Recipes and Blends

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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Three Aromatherapy Spring Cleaning Recipes

by Andrea Butje on March 14, 2016

Aromatherapy spring cleaning recipes to revitalize your home! Cleaning can be nourishing—and yes, even fun!—when you make your own natural cleaning recipes. Spring is a great time to do that. It’s associated with new beginnings, and cleaning helps us embrace beginnings with a fresh, open mindset. 

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Homemade Shower Gel with Frankincense & Spruce

by Andrea Butje on February 29, 2016

Make homemade shower gel to refresh your body and mind! There’s something so rejuvenating about a rain shower. It leaves the earth fresh, fragrant, and nourished from the outside in. The water washes away all the dust and dirt, and everything comes out clean and renewed. You could say the same thing about your daily […]

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When we use essential oils to support allergy relief and respiratory health, what exactly are we looking for? We want essential oils that calm congestion, ease inflammation, reduce infection, and boost the body’s immunity so that we’re better equipped to deal with allergens and germs. It helps if they can reduce pain, too. (I used to […]

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Keep Your Spirits Bright: Aromatherapy Recipes

by Andrea Butje on February 8, 2016

Do you find that your energy flags at this time of year? In many parts of the world, the nights are much longer than the days, and less sunshine can lead to low spirits and even depression. So I want to share some uplifting Aromatherapy recipes that can help you beat the winter blues. The […]

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Conifer Oil Extravaganza & A Black Spruce Recipe!

by Andrea Butje on January 18, 2016

There is something really special about conifer essential oils. Their aroma is so comforting and invigorating at the same time. It gives me the sense of being in a cozy cabin—warm and cared for, with an expansive feeling of inspiration. (What better place is there to get creative than in a cabin in a pine […]

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