distillers

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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Community Farms in South Africa: A Small Miracle

by Andrea on February 28, 2011

We recently received this story about community farms from one of our South African distillers and would love to share it with you! We have a very poor community in Bela Bela, who have quite a lot of land available to them because of the size of their tribal boundaries. (Bela Bela is about fours […]

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Kenya Essential Oil Distiller

by Andrea on October 18, 2010

Lubanchem Limited was named after the company’s signature product–“Luban”–the Somali word for Frankincense, or the Boswellia species. The company is registered and based in Nairobi, Kenya. From their humble beginnings in 2002, the company now has its own facilities with 12,500 square feet of production area. Due to its ability to adapt and change proactively, […]

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