Ally Sands demystifies herbs and crystals and shows readers how to utilize their healing powers with 40 DIY projects. Increase healthy blood flow and promote relaxation with a Crystal Face Massage, cleanse your home with a homemade Floral Smudge Wand, or chase away nightmares with a Strawflower Dream Catcher. Ally also includes drinks and tonics that incorporate seasonal ingredients, from an Herbal Mojito with Edible Flowers to an immune-boosting Fire Cider. Ally is the owner of Aquarian Soul and has 15K followers on Instagram. Her products are sold in Urban Outfitters and she has been featured in Nylon, Vogue, Harper's Bazaar, Refinery 29, ELLE, Allure and many others. This book has 40 projects and 60 photos.
"What makes this book so unique is the artful blending of the healing properties of both crystals and herbs and the simple step-by-step instructions on how to incorporate them into one's daily life." --Rosemary Gladstar, herbalist and bestselling author "Ally has been a pioneer in the modern trend of crystallized herbal skincare." --Yulia Van Doren, founder of Goldirocks and author of Crystals: The Modern Guide to Crystal Healing "This book is chock-full of rituals to keep you grounded and seeing the magic and mystery of everyday life, from a woman with lots of experience." --Lauren Haynes, herbalist and owner of Wooden Spoon Herbs
Ally Sands is the owner of Aquarian Soul, "the original gemstone infused apothecary." She is a certified master herbalist, aromatherapist and reiki healer. Her projects have been featured in Nylon, Vogue, Harper's Bazaar, Refinery29, ELLE, Allure and many others. Urban Outfitters currently carries her products. She lives in San Diego, California.