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Picture golden gorse of the sand dunes under a bright blue sky, with the peaceful sound of the ocean waves or the great rushing Findhorn River running down from the snow-covered mountains. Welcome to Nature Spirits Scotland, a second generation family business making Vibrational Flower Essences and Aromatherapy Room Mists in the rural area of Morayshire, beside the stunning Speyside ‘whiskey country’ and Scottish Highlands.

Our Story …. 

We are committed to creating Essences and Mists that promote holistic wellness and support emotional and spiritual wellbeing. We believe in a metaphysical approach to holistic health, and see this as an interdependent and interconnected system of flowing energetic vibration. Our Essences are made using the healing properties of Deeside Water and are preserved in organic cognac. We use the finest fresh flowers and purest essential oils, and use as many ‘good for the earth’ options as sustainably possible. Iona follows her mother’s original way, working in attunement with nature in the Essence Garden and in alignment with the spirit of healing, when mixing the products in the dispensary.

Our company founder, Marion Leigh created the Findhorn Flower Essences 1993, before forming Nature Spirits Scotland in 2000. Since then, our commitment has remained focussed on providing the purest and most potent natural Scottish Essences and Mists for the purpose of emotional healing and spiritual wellbeing. Marion’s daughter Iona, stepped into leadership in 2019 and is continuing her mother’s legacy by using the solarisation, moonlight, indirect, environmental methods, ensuring the Findhorn Flower Essences remain as potent as ever by annually amplifying Marion’s original mother tinctures.

Our Essences can provide you with the inner energetic support to;

Build your courage to manifest your dreams through a deeper commitment to yourself and life

● Improve self-esteem and innate intuition through raising your awareness and alignment

● Naturally develop your creativity and spirituality through raising your natural energetic vibration

Meet Iona …. 

Iona Oran Housby is the creator, founder and musical channel behind ‘Essences by Iona‘. Iona moved to the beautiful village of Findhorn (from Australia) at the age of eight, where she grew up dune jumping and enjoying beach fires and wild swimming with friends. As a teenager, Iona began helping her mother Marion to gather sacred water from nearby holy wells (such as the Hopeman Braemou Well), before solarising essences in the full moon energies. Back then, all bottling and labelling happened around the family kitchen table!

Iona moved to London at 17 to pursue music, and in her 20’s had completed a Masters degree in Music and Health (specialising in sound therapy), while writing and recording a set of three self-penned and self-published albums; Spirit, Beside the Waves of Time and Wild by NatureDuring these years, Iona returned to Findhorn every summer to enjoy nature, song-writing and teach with Marion at Cullerne House. 

In her 30’s, Iona studied with one of the UK’s leading integrative experts; Dr Rosy Daniel and gained a Diploma Health Creation, leading to an Advanced Practitioner certification in Essence Therapy with the British Flower and Vibrational Essence Association. Iona opened her own private Essence Therapy practice and began researching with Essences.

Upon turning 40, Iona began making her own Essences By Iona by combining her deep understanding of holistic health and vibrational medicine. Iona teaches internationally as a BFVEA accredited tutor, and lives with her husband and three sons in Moray, where she loves making essences in the Nature Spirits Cabin and music in her Home Studio Bee!

Meet Marion …. 

Our founder Marion Leigh was born in Berlin, Germany in 1951, before emigrating to Australia with her family at the age of six. Marion live in the Findhorn Foundation in the 70’s, before returning to Australia to train as a homeopath at Sydney University. In 1992, Marion returned to Findhorn, Scotland with her two young children Iona and Michael, and was immediately drawn to the wild flowers from plants growing all around. Marion began solarising flower essences along the Moray Coast and Findhorn River, while summer travels took her to Sacred Stone Sites and the remote west coast isle of Erraid and neighbouring holy isle of Iona to make the Findhorn Flower Essences.

Marion deep passion for working with the moon cycles, plant consciousness and sacred Celtic festivals led her into 30 years of research, teaching and treating people with Flower Essence Therapy. Over 30 years later, Marion’s famous Findhorn Flower Essences, and beloved Combination Essence blends and Room Mists continue to bring emotional support and spiritual support to thousands of customers and clients who choose to be supported by the healing power of flowers, gemstones and nature’s elemental energies. We invite you to join our tribe and continue this journey with us … Much Love, Iona x