distillers

The Trip of a Lifetime!

by Andrea Butje on April 7, 2014

Today is not my usual day. It’s the beginning of a month-long distiller trip! Today I will be arriving in Abu Dhabi, one of the seven United Arab Emirates, to visit a frankincense distiller! Not only will I get to meet the people behind the process of producing Frankincense essential oil, but I’ll get to see literal […]

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A Great Way to Give Thanks to Essential Oil Distillers!

by Andrea Butje on February 26, 2014

Botanica2014, the international Aromatherapy conference created by Rhiannon Lewis, brings together scientists, educators and those passionate about herbal medicine and clinical aromatherapy. Botanica is raising money for three essential oil distillers to come to the conference at very little personal cost to them. Kailash Dixit is a Nepal based distiller and herb grower. His business, […]

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Trips to Visit Essential Oil Distillers

by Andrea Butje on January 20, 2014

I just love visiting essential oil distillers. They’re all such warm people who care deeply about the plants they grow and the oils they distill. Over the past few years, I’ve blogged about several of my trips to visit essential oil distillers around the world. This is a list of those blog posts featuring distilleries in […]

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I Love Citrus Essential Oils

by Andrea Butje on October 23, 2011

It’s true, I’m having a love affair with my citrus essential oils. And why not? They’re uplifting and supportive . . . of our immune systems! We can use them for cleaning and diffusing into the air. Their aromas are familiar and bright. Citrus essential oils are inexpensive, and great for cleaning bathrooms and kitchens. And how […]

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Aromahead Institute’s 400-hour Scholars Program

by Andrea Butje on August 10, 2011

Interested in becoming certified in Aromatherapy? The Aromahead Institute Scholar’s Program is designed to meet the highest level of Aromatherapy Certification in the USA. The Aromahead Institute Scholar’s Program provides an inspiring combination of courses leading to qualification to practice as a Clinical Aromatherapist. The 400-hour program includes advanced training in aromatherapy chemistry, related anatomy and physiology, therapeutic […]

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Amazing Essential Oils Anyone?

by Andrea Butje on June 11, 2011

It’s rare for an essential oils distiller to sell retail. Generally, if we want to buy directly from an essential oils distiller, we have to buy larger quantities (at least a few kilos). But Alain, the distiller and owner of Florihana Distillery in the south of France, is happy to sell both small and large […]

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