Recipes and Blends

Belly Spasm Oil for a Tight, Upset Stomach

by Andrea Butje on July 25, 2016

Make a Belly Spasm Oil to use when your stomach hurts! Our bellies are great communicators. They tell us when we need to eat, or when we’ve eaten too much—or eaten something that our digestive systems can’t handle. They can help us make decisions (when you get a hunch or a “gut feeling”), and we […]

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Make an “Aromatherapy First Aid Kit” for Kids!

by Andrea Butje on July 11, 2016

Kids love summertime! For many of them, summer is the peak season for playing outside. A tiny downside of running around and having so much fun is that they can wind up with more bites, bruises, scrapes, and stings than at other times of the year. 

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Foot Bath and Foot Scrub Recipes for Summer

by Andrea Butje on June 20, 2016

A foot bath and foot scrub to cool those overworked feet! Feet can get very dry and chapped in summer, especially around heels and calluses. It’s important to keep your feet happy. They carry all the weight of your body, and uncomfortable feet can make for a very uncomfortable “rest of you.” Foot massages and […]

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Tips to Bug-Proof Your Home with Essential Oils

by Andrea Butje on June 13, 2016

Bug-proof your home with essential oil recipes you can make yourself! I have nothing against bugs like ants and spiders—they are so beneficial to our world—but I do like them to stay outside of my house . . . and not live in my mailbox! 

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Make Your Own Travel Foam Soap

by Andrea Butje on June 6, 2016

Make travel foam soap with essential oils! When I travel, I like to make my own soap and take it with me. I prefer using my own over some of the soaps provided by hotels. I know exactly what’s in a bottle of travel foam soap I’ve made, so I already know my skin will […]

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I love citrus essential oils! When I open a bottle of Grapefruit, Yuzu, distilled Lime, Tangerine, or Lemon and breathe it in, I can’t help but smile, and I feel my body releasing stress. It just makes me happy! 

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