Recipes and Blends

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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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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