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This full essence treatment plan includes three comprehensive consultations with our founder and herbalist Ava Zhan and two unique, custom essence blends created specifically to address your own personal goals and concerns, plus a 50% discount on a future essence purchase. While individual essences and pre-made blends can offer a wide range of benefits, the best way to truly maximize your results from an essence healing regimen is to work directly with an experienced healer and create a fully customized, multi-step plan.
Because essences can work in very subtle ways, having regular check-in sessions with an objective provider is the best way to evaluate your progress, get a clearer picture of what may be changing—and what may not be changing just yet—and make wise choices about the best way forward. For example, if your first consultation reveals that you need an essence blend to counter stress or upheaval, assessing the situation anew after a month or six weeks on the first blend may reveal that you need a second blend to help you find the courage to step into something new, or perhaps a more refined approach to navigating the stressful circumstances, which may have changed since the first blend was created.
All consultations are confidential and conducted via phone or video call. Once you've purchased the package of your choice, Ava will contact you to set up a mutually convenient day and time for your first consultation, and will work with you throughout the course of treatment to create custom blends that are perfectly suited to your individual needs.
Your blends may be composed of flower and gem essences from our own Pacific Northwest essences prepared by Ava, or they may include essences we purchase from other well-established essence companies. The essence systems that Ava has studied over a long period of time and uses in her practice are Alaskan Essences, Mushroom Essences, Hawaiian Essences, Perelandra Essences, Bloesem Remedies Netherlands, Australian Bush Flower Essences, Living Tree Orchid Essences, and Himalayan Essences. It is of tremendous benefit to a client to work with a practitioner versed in more than one system, as no one set of flowers from a particular region or maker addresses every condition or need. Ava has a gigantic repertory of hundreds of essences to choose from for your concerns and health conditions, so if you find that you are especially drawn to a certain plant species or a certain regional energy, mention it during your consultation and she will be able to adjust your blend to match.
During the first consultation, Ava will discuss your concerns and your goals and will learn more about any areas of body or aura weakness or perceived blocks you may have, as well as any personal desires you would like to address, such as, for example, becoming more spiritually attuned, more nature attuned, a more patient parent, or a stronger, more tuned-in healer. Once Ava has a thorough understanding of your needs and your current state of health, she will work with you to prioritize which concerns or imbalances you'd like to address first, and will prepare a custom essence blend just for you. It will usually take one to three days after the initial consultation for Ava to create your first blend and mail it to you.
Each blend will come in a 1 fl oz (30 ml) bottle with a glass dropper. We recommend that you begin taking the blend immediately upon receiving it, since it will correspond strongly to your current state. The bottle will usually last for up to two months with daily use, taking your blend internally two to three times a day, a few drops at a time.
Once you've spent at least a few weeks taking your first essence blend, Ava will hold a second, follow-up consultation to evaluate any changes the first blend may have brought about, and to determine which essences will be most helpful for you as you move forward. For example, you may find that you've made progress in some areas, but still have blockages or imbalances in other areas, so we can tailor a follow-up blend to better address those specific challenges. Or, perhaps your first blend has created even bigger changes than we expected, and you may need assistance integrating these changes through a second round of grounding essences, or essences that help with adjusting to major life or health shifts. After your second consultation, Ava will create a second, completely new 1 fl oz (30 ml) custom blend designed to help you continue progressing through your healing journey.
After you've had time to experience the effects of your second essence blend, Ava will schedule a third consultation to hear your feedback and assess the results. At this point, whether you have more work you'd like to do addressing related health or emotional issues, or are ready to move on to a new phase of your journey, Ava will be able to help you process the progress you've made up to this point and to provide guidance on your next steps. After your third session we will e-mail you a coupon code for 50% off next your purchase, which can be used to select new essences from our store, refill one of your previous custom essences, or schedule a new consultation.
You can always order a refill of any of your custom blends by selecting the "refill" option from the drop-down menu when ordering. We keep records of each person's custom blends by date, so if someone purchases a refill, we will automatically make a refill of their latest custom blend. If you'd like to instead request a refill of a previous blend, just be sure to indicate the date of the blend in the order notes.
For additional information about healing with flower and gem essences in general, see Flower and Gem Essence FAQ.
Shake the bottle before each use. Take 3 drops at a time onto the tongue or mixed with water 3–4 times a day, between meals and not with herbs or coffee.If using a mist, shake the bottle and spray above your head or around a space of your choice two times a day, or more often if desired. Store away from sun exposure, excessive heat or cold, electronics, and strong scents.
Water, gluten-free brandy (from grapes; a preservative), sun and/or moon infusions of carefully selected wild or organically grown flowers and/or gems. Alcohol 22% by volume. There is also the option of a glycerine-based rather than brandy-based infusion.
Keep out of reach of children. Consult your health care practitioner before using if pregnant or nursing.