Andrea

Balsam Fir Essential Oil

by Andrea on January 28, 2011

Common Name: Balsam Fir Latin Name: Abies balsamea Balsam Fir is one of my closest essential oil companions. My experience highlights Balsam Fir essential oil’s wonderful immune supportive, antispasmodic and anti-inflammatory properties. The pronounced monoterpene content of Balsam Fir essential oil suggests it can support movement in the body. This means it can open up the […]

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Online Body Butter Class Video Clips

by Andrea on January 25, 2011

Making these videos for the body butter class was like being on an aromatherapy cooking show! We made eight videos for the Aromahead Online Body Butter and Lip Balm class. This body butter class video is a three-minute collection of short clips from each of those eight. We had these videos shot professionally, but you […]

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Aromahead’s Advanced Graduate Program

by Andrea on January 17, 2011

Want to learn the chemistry of essential oils and have fun at the same time? Come to the Advanced Graduate Program at Aromahead Institute! Starts March 23, 2011 in Sarasota, Florida! 10-day class: Mar 23-27 and Apr 13-17, 2011 During this exciting professional-level program we will explore the chemistry, aromas and therapeutic uses of over […]

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Nurturing Skin Care Products From Bella Avani

by Andrea on January 14, 2011

I just love blogging about innovative, new companies! Bella Avani is an exciting company focused on herbal and aromatherapy skin care products. They offer a variety of holistic and therapeutic skin care products–from bar soap to moisturizers to sumptuous spa scrubs–all uniquely designed. The owner is Elizabeth Hornak. I first met Elizabeth when she took […]

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Aromahead Institute has a new batch of GC/MS-tested teachers! I am excited to introduce to you to five wonderful Aromahead Institute graduates who will be teaching Aromahead’s 235-hour Aromatherapy Certification Program (ACP).   They all attended a special teacher training with me, focused on teaching at this high level (in addition to all their many years of […]

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Solid Natural Perfumes

by Andrea on January 3, 2011

I love solid natural perfumes. They can be simple to make, and are so beautiful–and I don’t have to worry about synthetics.     One of my new favorites is made with beeswax, vanilla infused jojoba wax, Neroli essential oil (Citrus aurantium var. amara), Petitgrain essential oil (Citrus aurantium var. amara or Bigaradia) and Orange essential […]

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