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Metric Conversion Chart for Your Aromatherapy Recipes

by Andrea Butje on September 18, 2013

Writing a book is an adventure! When I began writing Essential Living: Aromatherapy Recipes for Health and Home, I knew I wanted to offer recipes that I actually use. That way I could be sure they are practical and effective. I leave my blends where I usually use them around the house. Cleaning products live in […]

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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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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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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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A Simple and Effective Aromatherapy Mouthwash

by Andrea Butje on July 3, 2013

Looking for an aromatherapy mouthwash that tastes great, is made of natural ingredients, and actually gets the job done? I’ve found that rinsing with peppermint hydrosol is a simple and effective aromatherapy mouthwash. Peppermint hydrosol is great for taking care of your teeth and mouth. (Hydrosols are the pure healing waters produced during essential oil distillation.) If […]

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