Recipes and Blends

Aromatherapy for Muscle Tension: Make an Inhaler

by Andrea Butje on February 23, 2015

Inhalers are a less known—but very effective—way to use aromatherapy for muscle tension relief. One of my favorite ways to use aromatherapy for muscle tension is relaxation massage. I use soothing massage oils and body creams with essential oils, which can really complement the healing power of touch. But I know that massage isn’t an […]

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How To Make Incense Sticks with Essential Oils

by Andrea Butje on February 16, 2015

Learn to make incense sticks with essential oils. I love burning incense! Loose incense, stick incense, cone incense—I’m a fan of them all! I especially love to make my own incense and customize the scent. There is actually a way to make the sticks themselves using makko powder. I’m creating a class about making incense […]

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Winter Aromatherapy Bath Salt Recipe

by Andrea Butje on January 19, 2015

A warm, floral aromatherapy bath salt recipe for cold nights! I love warm baths during cold weather. They are so comforting! I especially enjoy adding nourishing bath salts to my water. High quality healing salts can help repair your skin after it’s exposed to harsh weather, and protect it the next time you go out. […]

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A Warming, Moisturizing Jojoba Blend

by Andrea Butje on January 5, 2015

A moisturizing jojoba blend to keep you warm! Cold, dry weather can make you feel just that—cold and dry. When I lived in a cold climate it seemed like I was always looking forward to the next cup of tea or hot bath! Here’s an aromatherapy recipe for one of my favorite moisturizing jojoba blends. […]

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Digestive Belly Cream Rub Recipe

by Andrea Butje on December 22, 2014

Get through the holidays with essential oils for digestion. There are a lot of celebrations going on this time of year! And there is often delicious food at every one of them. Some people even have multiple gatherings to go to in the same evening. Before you know it, you’ve eaten too much. I’m not […]

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Peppermint Mandarin Holiday Lip Balm Recipe

by Andrea Butje on December 8, 2014

Make a holiday lip balm with Peppermint and Mandarin essential oils. Do you reach for your lip balm more often during the winter than at other times of year? When I lived in a climate that turned cold during winter (I live in Florida now), I noticed my friends doing that all the time! Another […]

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