Essential Oils

A Warming, Moisturizing Jojoba Blend

by Andrea Butje on January 5, 2015

A moisturizing jojoba blend to keep you warm! Cold, dry weather can make you feel just that—cold and dry. When I lived in a cold climate it seemed like I was always looking forward to the next cup of tea or hot bath! Here’s an aromatherapy recipe for one of my favorite moisturizing jojoba blends. […]


Digestive Belly Cream Rub Recipe

by Andrea Butje on December 22, 2014

Get through the holidays with essential oils for digestion. There are a lot of celebrations going on this time of year! And there is often delicious food at every one of them. Some people even have multiple gatherings to go to in the same evening. Before you know it, you’ve eaten too much. I’m not […]


I have a great Aromatherapy gift idea to share with you! You can make your own essential oil diffuser blend for someone, and offer them a unique way to diffuse it with Aroma-Spheres. Aroma-Spheres are small pieces of clay pottery hand crafted into different shapes. Some are imprinted with words or designs. They are made […]


3 Ways to Use Essential Oils in a Bath

by Andrea Butje on November 24, 2014

Using essential oils in a bath is so simple and luxurious. I think that’s probably why this is one of the more popular ways people use essential oils. Adding essential oils to a bath is great for your skin. You also inhale the oils—the warm bath water helps them evaporate more quickly. So relaxing! We talk about […]


Why do we love Frankincense essential oil?

by Andrea Butje on November 3, 2014

Frankincense essential oil is one of my favorites! I know that I’m not alone. Every time I talk about Frankincense essential oil (Boswellia carterii), so many people chime in saying that it feels like a friend to them, too. I even wrote a blog post about how much people love it! You can find that […]


Do You Love Aromas & Creating Essential Oil Blends?

by Andrea Butje on July 30, 2014

Aromas are experienced through the breath, and greatly impact our experience of the world. Think of how you feel when you step out the front door and take in that first breath of springtime. How does the tang of freshly grated lemon zest make you feel? What happens for you when you bury your nose in […]