The Transformative Power of Flower Essences with Katie Hess of LOTUSWEI

Personal life coaches in a bottle”...

That’s how Katie Hess, flower alchemist, author of Flowerevolution and founder of LOTUSWEI, one of the world’s leading floral apothecaries, describes flower essences.

In this interview, we dive deep into flower alchemy and flower essences, how they work and why they’re so powerful. Katie breaks down how to make flower essence remedies, and the most important component when preparing them. Katie also shares the incredible transformations that she started seeing working with clients in the first decade of her business. You’ll hear Katie’s top travel tips (having traveled all over the world), including her fave flower essences, teas, superfood hacks, and non-negotiable practices, and the flower essence that Katie’s working with right now for setting boundaries and has her “over the moon.”

With her signature elixirs featured in O, The Oprah Magazine, The New York Times and the LA Times, Katie’s flower-powered community is thriving. Katie teaches mindful-awareness practices at Flowerlounge events around the world, hands out flowers to strangers in urban Flower Flash Mobs + hosts the Flowerlounge Podcast with listeners in over 60 countries. Whether it’s a retreat in Costa Rica, her meditations, or her travels to find the planet’s rarest flowers... the essence of Katie’s work is to bring people into a whole new world, from the inside out.

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Show Notes

In this episode, we discuss:

  • What is flower alchemy and flower essences, how they work and why they’re so powerful

  • How flower essences are one of the most sustainable forms of herbal medicine and the major differences between flower essences and essential or herbal oils

  • How flower essences are like personal life coaches in a bottle

  • Katie breaks down how to make flower essence remedies, and the most important component when preparing them

  • How playing in nature was a refuge for Katie as an only child, living in small towns

  • Katie’s long journey into flower essence that started in Mexico, and how it all clicked for her

  • How Katie first started her business, and how it felt like a struggle and uphill battle

  • The incredible transformations that Katie started seeing working with clients in the first decade of her business (10s of thousands of hours!)

  • What Katie devoted herself to in order to support her business and spiritual path, and how her business is a big part of her spiritual path

  • Some of Katie’s favorite remedies to use for fear and anxiety, such as Arctic lupen flower helps you feel supported, peaceful and calm

  • What to expect when you start taking flower essences - Katie breaks down the 3 phases in a timeline, including the honeymoon, the insight months, and the manifestation + embodiment period

  • How the flower essences taught Katie about her own impatience

  • How flowers are our mirrors

  • What your favorite flower says about you

  • Why Katie chose the name LOTUSWEI and what it means

  • Katie’s intuitive business building process and evolutionary journey of with her work

  • How Katie believes we need more sacred beauty time to find ourselves again amidst technology and epidemic of busy-ness

  • The positive effects that take place when a group of people come together and meditate

  • The unseen forces that are at play supporting Katie’s work

  • The intuitive method that Katie has learned to trust in her work with flower essences that is far superior than using the mind

  • How to get started making flower essence remedies

  • Katie’s advice on how to get started using flower essences for personal wellness and growth

  • One of Katie’s favorite exercises to get to your top flower essences and figure out where to start

  • How Katie is being guided and examples of ways to tune into this guidance

  • The meditation practices that Katie does everyday that has supported her to heal herself, and the importance of a pure motivation

  • Flower essences Boundless Wisdom - heals old traumas, creates spaciousness, brings insights that helps you practically figure out your whole life

  • The Flowerevolution Program

  • What is feeding Katie’s wild right now - she shares 3!

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