Recipes and Blends

Making Chocolate and Vanilla Lip Balm With Kids

by Andrea Butje on August 21, 2013

Making lip balm with kids is so much fun! When you’re making lip balm with kids, you’ve got quite a few great flavor options. The chocolate/vanilla is definitely a favorite! There are a few steps to complete before you get the kids in the kitchen to make the lip balms. You’ll need to infuse cocoa absolute and vanilla […]

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How You Can Use Coffee Flower Infused Jojoba Wax

by Andrea Butje on August 14, 2013

The distillers I work with in South Africa produce a very unique infused oil: Coffee Flower Infused Jojoba. Can you imagine the smell of coffee flower infused jojoba? If not, let me tell you–it’s amazing! Photo Source The jojoba wax (pronounced ho-ho-bah) is pressed from the jojoba seeds (Simmondsia chinensis). The seeds from the woody bush produce […]

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A Natural Remedy for Baby Acne

by Andrea Butje on August 7, 2013

After trying a variety of recipes, I’ve found a natural remedy for baby acne that is perfect to help resolve diaper rash and facial acne for infants and babies. It can actually be used for acne anywhere on the body, and can be equally effective for teenagers with acne issues. I made a really short video (two […]

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Essential Oil Recipes for Daily Life

by Andrea Butje on July 28, 2013

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3 Excellent Frankincense Essential Oil Remedies

by Andrea Butje on July 17, 2013

Recently I was in an aromatherapy class, and each person in the room talked about their favorite essential oils. More than half the group mentioned Frankincense essential oil! It’s not surprising–there are so many amazing Frankincense essential oil uses. Well, I felt right at home, because I also adore the aroma of Frankincense essential oil. Here are […]

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I Need Sleep Now Essential Oil Recipe

by Andrea Butje on July 10, 2013

We all love to sleep well. This bath salts recipe can really help! It’s one of my favorite essential oil recipes for sleep. I have a lot of essential oil recipes for sleep, and I especially love this one in pink bath salts. But you can use any natural salt you like. 1 drop Neroli essential oil (Citrus […]

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