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Laurel Hydrosol Blended with Conifers

by Andrea Butje on October 12, 2011

This summer during the Component Blending class, I made a Laurel Leaf hydrosol blend that has become my new favorite! Recipe 2 oz Laurel Leaf Hydrosol (Bay Laurel — Laurus nobilis) 10 drops Balsam Fir essential oil — Abies balsamea 10 drops Pinon Pine essential oil — Pinus edulis 10 drops Hemlock essential oil – Tsuga canadensis Talk […]

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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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Our Favorite Recipes for Blending

by Andrea Butje on May 10, 2011

Over the past few years I’ve written several blog posts on blending. As with all blogs, posts from the past can get tucked away in the archives, never to be seen again! In light of this, I want to highlight a few posts that showcase some of my favorite recipes for body products. If you’re […]

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Part one of this post gave excerpts from four of the aromatherapy blogs I recommend. Part two of this post offers four more blog excerpts for your reading pleasure! If you enjoy these excerpts, be sure to head over to the blogs to leave comments and interact with the authors.  Tell them Andrea at Aromahead […]

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In my last post about aromatherapy blogs, I linked to eight blogs I read regularly. I thought you might enjoy reading some excerpts from each of those blogs. There are so many wonderful voices in the aromatherapy and essential oils community, and there’s always more to learn! I’m posting the first four excerpts in part one […]

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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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