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Essential Living: Aromahead Institute’s first eBook!

by Andrea Butje on September 6, 2011

I’m so excited to announce that I’ve published my first aromatherapy eBook! Essential Living: Aromatherapy Recipes for Health and Home. The 113-page aromatherapy eBook offers everything a beginner needs to get started with simple aromatherapy for health and home. The eBook includes over 60 easy recipes to help you create natural, safe and environmentally friendly products for beauty, skin care, your health, […]

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21 Drops: An Innovative New Essential Oil Company

by Andrea on November 15, 2010

Cary Caster, an Aromahead Institute graduate, has created an innovative and exciting new essential oil company called 21 Drops. The 21 Drops website’s homepage begins with this: “21 Drops is a thoroughly modern line of therapeutic grade essential oils. Our artisan blends are 100% natural, organic or wild crafted. Tried, tested and incredibly effective. Designed […]

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Essential Oil Profiles: Grapefruit!

by Andrea on May 28, 2010

Common name: Grapefruit Latin name: Citrus paradisi For a refreshing, bright, and uplifting aroma, try diffusing Grapefruit essential oil!   It blends beautifully with all other citrus oils, as well as Rosemary, Palmarosa, Geranium, and Cardamom. I love citrus oils! Grapefruit has so many wonderful qualities, but because it is so common I sometimes forget how amazing […]

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5 Salt Scrubs I Love

by Andrea on May 25, 2010

Want to know some of my favorite blends for salt scrubs? I leave mine right in the shower or by the tub, and use them every few days. If I want to use them on my face, I substitute the salt for brown sugar and the rest of the recipe stays the same.     […]

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Blend Your Own Natural Antibacterial Cleansers

by Andrea on November 5, 2009

Kimba is so happy we clean with natural antibacterial cleansers! Aromatics International includes a recipe section with wonderful blends developed over the years. They recently added several new recipes for natural antibacterial cleansers: a hand cleanser and a hand soap (the soap is listed under colds and flu). I find that when I clean with natural […]

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Relieve Tension Headaches With Essential Oils

by Andrea on September 4, 2009

I’ve recently had some great experiences using essential oils for headaches. Here are a few tips on using essential oils for headaches yourself–safely and effectively. First add 1 drop of Peppermint essential oil (Mentha piperita) into a teaspoon of Trauma Oil, and rub it on the back of your neck. It should feel cool and tingly. […]

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