green cleaning

Aromatherapy for Natural Living – Online Class

by Andrea Butje on January 30, 2014

I am excited to announce that Aromahead Institute’s new online class, Aromatherapy for Natural Living, is now open for registration! The class is designed especially for people wanting to learn how to use essential oils and natural products to safely address common ailments affecting babies, children and adults. To register: Aromatherapy for Natural Living.  Andrea […]

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The Benefits of Green Cleaning

by Andrea Butje on September 11, 2013

Every day, we’re exposed to toxins and chemicals in our environment. You can’t control what you’re exposed to outdoors and in public, but when it comes to your home, you can take major steps to eliminate environmental toxins. Why is green cleaning important? Your home is your nest and your sanctuary from the world. No […]

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Green Cleaning

by Andrea Butje on April 29, 2013

Common household cleaners often contain harsh chemicals.  The problem is that harsh chemicals, while they may clean our surfaces, also affect our bodies in negative ways. The chemicals can be absorbed by our skin, and inhaled–and they can actually enter our bloodstream this way. Green cleaning refers to using products with environmentally friendly ingredients designed […]

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Clean Kitchen Sponges

by Andrea Butje on January 23, 2013

I admit, my interest in clean kitchen sponges is a little weird–maybe a tad obsessive. I could go on and on about the disgusting bacteria that forms on your kitchen sponge and then gets spread all over your dishes (not to mention your hands), which is why using clean kitchen sponges is so important. If you doubt […]

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Aromahead Institute’s Blog/Book Tour

by Andrea Butje on December 27, 2012

Until I published my book, Essential Living: Aromatherapy Recipes for Health and Home, I hadn’t heard much about blog tours for books. On a book blog tour, you invite bloggers to write about your book, share information with them (in my case, essential oil recipes), and offer some kind of giveaway or contest for a […]

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Sharing Green Cleaning and Natural Body-care Recipes

by Andrea Butje on December 7, 2012

I really enjoy sharing natural living recipes. And I love learning new natural living recipes–new green cleaning ideas, natural body care recipes and natural perfumes–I love them all! So please feel free to share your own favorite natural living recipes, tips and tricks in the comment section. In that sharing spirit, I hope the links […]

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