I can’t think of a more versatile ingredient than the mighty coconut. It is a wondrous fruit (technically called a “drupe”) that provides us so many benefits for our health and beauty needs. Bad breath, underarm B.O., dry hair—coconut oil supposedly cures it all—and Starflower Essential’s high quality, certified organic Extra Virgin Coconut Oil can be one of the most effective natural moisturizers and therapeutic skin treatments!
Amino Acids and Essential Fatty Acids are the building blocks for overall skin health. Starflower Essentials products are packed with these compounds that play an important role in maintaining naturally beautiful skin. Read on to discover more about their properties and their role in skin health.
22 OctTake a look at two of our best selling products SkinDance and Enerchi, let’s explore the essential fatty acids these products have that will transform your skin and health.Read more »
The Starflower Retreat is located in Sarasota, Florida. Our good friend Rand Carter is a knowledgeable biodynamic grower and composter who is experienced in the art of composting. In October of 2018, he built our 5 foot by 8 foot, 48 inch tall compost pile. We documented Rand on video describing his process while educating us with an abundance of valuable information as he builds the compost pile. You can see the video down below at the end of this blog post.
What is biodynamics? Biodynamic gardening has been around for nearly a hundred years. This gardening method was invented by scientist-philosopher Rudolf Steiner, who believed that there is more to the health and vitality of a garden than simply the chemical and physical processes we can observe. Dynamic forces involved include metaphysical, etheric, and astral influences. Lunar and astrological cycles also play a key role in the timing of biodynamic practices. It is recognized that subtle celestial forces affect plant
Raw Chocolate is the richest antioxidant on the planet and this product has lots of it. We've combined it with raw almond meal for emolliency and freshly milled raw millet flour, the best grain for the skin and highest in organic silica. This makes a fabulous synergy for removing dead skin as it reduces wrinkles and pore size, tones capillary action, reduces surface veins and leaves the skin feeling velvety soft and smooth.
- Fresh delivery of raw almond and millet pulp/milk to deeply cleanse, tone and nourish the skin.
- A natural exfoliant and astringent to help refine pores. Natural alternative
Moringa is considered nature's multivitamin and is recognized as a Super Food and medicinal plant containing all eight essential amino acids. The anti-oxidant, anti-inflammatory, anti-microbial, anti-cancer and anti-aging properties of the Moringa leaf are suggested to be powerfully beneficial in helping to prevent and manage a number of illnesses. Research supports the effectiveness of Moringa in supporting the treatment of arthritis, gastric disorders, infections, immune disorders, parasites, and nervous disorders.
"Moringa is an extraordinary plant. It has all the nutrients that could be found in a perfect food." - Dr. Monica Marcu, PhD, author of "Miracle Tree"