Essential Oils

Citrus Essences From South Africa

by Andrea Butje on May 19, 2014

While in South Africa, I visited an extraordinary citrus production facility. I was excited to see this particular facility because they produce citrus essences, which are different than essential oils. Essences are extracted from the juice of the citrus rather than the peel, giving them a vital, bright, sparkling aroma. The picture above is of oranges that […]

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Tea Tree Plantation in South Africa

by Andrea Butje on May 12, 2014

In this picture, I’m standing next to a farmer who has just finished harvesting tea tree. We are in the Limpopo Province of South Africa, and I am so happy to be in this beautiful tea tree plantation! After the tea tree is cut, it’s brought to the distillery where Bruce, a master distiller, carefully distills […]

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Yuzu Essential Oil

by Andrea Butje on April 14, 2014

Have you used Yuzu? (Try saying that a few times fast!) Yuzu essential oil is extracted from Citrus junos, a small tree that produces citrus fruits that look like oranges or small grapefruits. Their color is orange-yellow with hints of green, and their peels are bumpy. Traditionally, the fruit peels were used in hot baths on […]

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I love inhalers! Aromatherapy inhalers are easy to make, inexpensive, and simple to carry around. I’ve come up with a few recipes over the years that I make over and over again. I’ve found that having these on hand gives me a wonderful feeling of being supported in my life, especially when things get a […]

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Great news for Massage Therapists! We are excited to announce that in addition to our existing NYS and Florida CEU approval, all of Aromahead Institute’s online Aromatherapy classes are now approved for massage CEU’s by the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCBTMB)! We recently added two new online classes to Aromahead Institute’s offerings. […]

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Aromatherapy for Natural Living – Online Class

by Andrea Butje on January 30, 2014

I am excited to announce that Aromahead Institute’s new online class, Aromatherapy for Natural Living, is now open for registration! The class is designed especially for people wanting to learn how to use essential oils and natural products to safely address common ailments affecting babies, children and adults. To register: Aromatherapy for Natural Living.  Andrea […]

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