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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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Balsam Fir Essential Oil

by Andrea on January 28, 2011

Common Name: Balsam Fir Latin Name: Abies balsamea Balsam Fir is one of my closest essential oil companions. My experience highlights Balsam Fir essential oil’s wonderful immune supportive, antispasmodic and anti-inflammatory properties. The pronounced monoterpene content of Balsam Fir essential oil suggests it can support movement in the body. This means it can open up the […]

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Online Body Butter Class Video Clips

by Andrea on January 25, 2011

Making these videos for the body butter class was like being on an aromatherapy cooking show! We made eight videos for the Aromahead Online Body Butter and Lip Balm class. This body butter class video is a three-minute collection of short clips from each of those eight. We had these videos shot professionally, but you […]

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