Aromatherapy Recipes and a Give Away from Aromatics International

by Maria on December 22, 2008

Aromatics International features over 100 aromatherapy recipes formulated personally by a clinical aromatherapist with over a decade of experience.

On their recipes page, you can browse by ailment or intention—making it easier than ever to put your essential oil collection to good use. The aromatherapy recipes area features a broad selection of recipes treating everything from acne to sun burn.

Already familiar with the aromatherapy recipes on Aromatics International? Try browsing through the individual essential oil pages. Each page has a recipe! You’ll find blends to address everything from menstrual cramps to tension headaches–and they’re all easy to make. Each recipe is one of Andrea Butje’s personal favorites, which she’s blended for herself, her friends and family.

Cold and flu season is upon us. Essential oils can help boost your and your family’s health without harmful synthetic chemicals. Check out the blend for early signs of a respiratory infection on the Ravintsara essential oil detail page. Of if you just need a boost, check out the immune support blend on the Rosewood essential oil detail page. One of the most popular treatments for cold and flu is a steam blend—and Aromatics International has several recipes, including the decongestant steam blend on the Eucalyptus globulus essential oil detail page.

Aromatherapy blends and recipes aren’t just about treating digestive, cold, or pain issues. Essential oils can also support general well-being, relaxation, positive thinking, and sensuality. The holidays are just hours away, but there’s still time to make last-minute gifts for your loved ones. Bath salts, mother blends for steams and diffusing, and massage oils make wonderful gifts for the holidays, birthdays, or other special occasions. Find recipes on Aromatics International or experiment with your own formula.

Have a favorite recipe? Submit it in the comments here by midnight EST on December 31st.  We’ll pick one lucky winner to receive a free ½ ounce of Lavender essential oil—and we’ll feature your recipe here on the blog in January!  (Don’t forget to include your email address in the form so we can contact you!)

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Maria Mora has worked on and off with Andrea Butje and Cindy Black since the inception of Aromatics International in 2006. With a background in writing and marketing, she enjoys assisting the talented Aromahead team with spreading their amazing wealth of knowledge. She looks forward to attending the Aromahead Institute's Aromatherapy Certification Program in the fall of 2008, and hopes that her next son waits to arrive until she's done with the last segment of the class.

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Just Kelly December 25, 2008 at 10:06 pm

Blend to Control Pet Odor
Try this natural and aromatic spray. Pour the essential oils into a 1-oz spray bottle filled with water. Shake very vigorously several times before each use. Spray directly onto your dog, holding the bottle about 10 inches from him. Avoid spraying on the head and eyes.
# 10 drops Lavender
# 10 drops Geranium
# 6 drops Lemon

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Meghan December 28, 2008 at 1:57 pm

Sleep Easily
This is a blend to ensure you will get a restful night’s sleep. It is also great for hyperactive minds and anxiety. We all know that around this time of year there is a lot of that!
2 drops Lavender Angustifolia
2 drops Sandalwood
3 drops Sweet Marjoram
2 drops Ylang Ylang
3 drops Myrrh
Blend well into 1oz. lotion or oil and massage into chest, belly or where ever it feels soothing. Or blend into 1oz water in a spray bottle and mist sheets and pillow case before bed. it can also be applied as a perfume throughout the day to calm anxiety.

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mommymae December 30, 2008 at 10:57 am

not a recipe, so much, as a use of lavender. i soak a cotton ball with about 10 drops of lavender oil and put it in a pocket on my vacuum to infuse the smell into the house. mmm…

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Robin December 31, 2008 at 12:42 pm

relaxing baby bath for those fussy babies this time of the year… wishing to play with “toys” and not wanting to sleep :) we can all thank Santa for this.

4 drops lavender french
1 drops chamomile german

1/2 cup powdered milk

Blend well infuse into warm bath..rubbing water into the little one’s skin. The baby will sleep like a baby all night long…

this can also be made into a nice spray for the little one’s crib sheets and pillow before bed time..in a fine mist sprayer add the lavender and chamomile to 2 oz. witch hazel
to help ease tension and aid with relaxation.

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Louis December 31, 2008 at 6:45 pm

3 drops of (true) lavender oil
1 drop of lavendin oil
1 drop of ylang ylang oil
1 drop of sweet orange oil
2 drop of bergamot orange oil
1 drop of eucalyptuses
2 drops of rose oil
1 drops of sandalwood oil
Total=12 drops of EO
mix with this vegetable oil with Essential oil/ vegetable oil in the ratio of 50/50
12 drops of EO mixture with 12 drop of vegetable oil

put few drop of this fragrant oil on a piece of dye and bleach free toilet paper put next to your bed and go to sleep. This smell going to put you in sleep

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