Recipes and Blends

I used to be a Massage Therapist. You can probably imagine that I loved to use Aromatherapy blends for massages! I was always amazed at the way massage, especially combined with Aromatherapy, could soothe aches and pains. I experienced the way it eased sore muscles, aching joints, muscle spasms, and more. It was such a […]

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Make Your Own Aromatherapy Travel Kit

by Andrea Butje on May 2, 2016

I love bringing my own homemade Aromatherapy travel kit with me on trips. It’s so comforting to have my blends with me on the plane, and to know that I can use them as often as I need so I can stay healthy. They also help me feel grounded and relaxed, which can be so […]

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What is it you love about Aromatherapy? Is it the rich scents of the essential oils? The luscious feel of natural butters and oils on your skin? The ability to care for yourself, friends, and family with natural plant medicine? For me, it’s all of that—and so much more! Aromatherapy has truly changed my life, and […]

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Avo-Kombo Feel Better Butter

by Andrea Butje on April 4, 2016

One of my favorite natural carrier butters to use in body butter recipes for healing massage is kombo butter. Kombo butter has a deep reddish-brown color, and a distinctive nutty, earthy aroma. Its consistency is thick and oily, with granule-like bits throughout that melt when it’s warmed. (You can see the texture in this picture of kombo butter […]

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A Recipe to Use Essential Oils for Cold Sores

by Andrea Butje on March 28, 2016

You can use essential oils for cold sore relief! Do you get cold sores, or know someone who does? They are no fun! Even if you’ve gotten cold sores all your life, they can make you feel very self-conscious when you have to be at work or out and about in public. 

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A Sleep Remedy for the Final Stages of a Cold

by Andrea Butje on March 21, 2016

There’s such a sense of relief when you’re getting over a cold. The worst of the sneezes and sniffles are over, and your sinuses aren’t as stuffed up as they were a few days ago. You have more energy, and maybe even want to go for a walk. But when you lie down to sleep, […]

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