Recipes and Blends

Make an Aromatherapy Travel Kit!

by Andrea Butje on June 15, 2015

I have to admit that while I love traveling . . . I don’t like leaving behind all my essential oils and blends! So making an aromatherapy travel kit has been the perfect solution. There is something so comforting to me about having some of my favorite blends in an aromatherapy travel kit. I know […]

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How To Make Gardener’s Hand Scrub

by Andrea Butje on June 8, 2015

I call this recipe “Gardener’s Hand Scrub”… … but it works for anything that leaves hard-to-remove dirt on your hands! It cleans deep in the creases of your fingerprints and under your nails. So even if you’re not a gardener, this hand scrub can be great to have “on hand.” (I couldn’t resist!) I made […]

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My Favorite Aromatherapy Recipes for Sleep

by Andrea Butje on May 25, 2015

I have created and shared so many aromatherapy recipes for sleep… …but there is always room for more! I know that so many people have trouble falling asleep and staying asleep. And I recently heard that the CDC called insufficient sleep a public health epidemic, so I thought I would share some of my favorite […]

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I use jojoba in a lot of aromatherapy recipes. It is so familiar to me, it feels like a friend. But the other day I heard someone ask, “What is a jojoba?” And I realized that maybe it’s not as familiar to everyone else as it is to me! So I thought it would be […]

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How To Melt Shea Butter and Natural Oils for Body Care

by Andrea Butje on April 20, 2015

Learn how to melt shea butter and natural oils so you can make your own body products. It’s one thing to follow a recipe—and that’s important when you’re creating a product that you want to replicate—but by understanding how to melt natural oils and butters, you’ll be able to get creative. There’s no end to […]

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Make Sports Massage Oil with Spike Lavender

by Andrea Butje on April 13, 2015

I have an easy-to-make recipe for sports massage oil to share with you! There are only two ingredients, so you can even make it if your body is sore after a workout and just wants a hot bath. The ingredients are Trauma Oil and Spike Lavender essential oil (Lavandula latifolia). We can keep this recipe […]

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