Guest Posts

Preventing Colds and Flu

by Andrea on September 20, 2009

A guest post by Cindy Black. For more from Cindy, stop by her blog at the Meridian Massage Institute. There is plenty of concern these days about the H1N1 Swine Flu. I’ve been getting many questions about preventing colds and flu from friends and clients as they go to work in schools, public and private […]


I have learned some amazing things while working with essential oils in my home, which I would like to share with you. I started dabbling with essential oils after being given a bottle of Lavender. I’m thinking this is probably where everyone starts their adventure into this amazing field! My first very important lesson was […]


Today’s guest post is by Aromahead graduate, Kim Brooker. In the past, smells and scents never really meant a lot to me. Sure, I’d smile when inhaling jasmine flowers in my garden, feel relaxed when I used my lavender bath salts, and conjure up memories of my childhood up north when I smelled a pine […]


Today we’re featuring guest poster Meghan O’Brien, graduate of the Aromahead Institute Aromatherapy Certification Program, levels one and two. Take it away Meghan! My name is Meghan O’Brien and I am Licensed Massage Therapist and a Certified Aromatherapist.  I have a private massage and aromatherapy consulting practice in Sarasota, Florida.  I graduated from Sarasota School […]

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When I started working with Andrea Butje two years ago, I knew absolutely nothing about essential oils. My concept of aromatherapy was limited to a general sense that Lavender was calming and Bath and Body Works carried a minty stress-relief lotion. As I began working on the Aromatics International website, I was shocked to learn […]

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An Interview with Essential Elements

by Andrea on September 30, 2008

Essential Elements was started by Minta Meyer and Therese Miller after they graduated Aromahead Institute. Talk about being proud of your graduates! Essential Elements has become a real inspiration for everyone interested in starting their own aromatherapy business. I recently sat down with Minta to learn a little more about their journey.   1. Tell […]