helichrysum

A Natural Remedy for Baby Acne

by Andrea Butje on August 7, 2013

After trying a variety of recipes, I’ve found a natural remedy for baby acne that is perfect to help resolve diaper rash and facial acne for infants and babies. It can actually be used for acne anywhere on the body, and can be equally effective for teenagers with acne issues. I made a really short video (two […]

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3 Excellent Frankincense Essential Oil Remedies

by Andrea Butje on July 17, 2013

Recently I was in an aromatherapy class, and each person in the room talked about their favorite essential oils. More than half the group mentioned Frankincense essential oil! It’s not surprising–there are so many amazing Frankincense essential oil uses. Well, I felt right at home, because I also adore the aroma of Frankincense essential oil. Here are […]

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On my recent trip to Croatia, I was able to see a number of amazing, aromatic, skin healing plants. Unfortunately, I can’t take you all to Croatia with me! But fortunately, I can blog about my experience and take my camera. I managed to snap these beautiful shots of some of the native skin healing […]

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When I started working with Andrea Butje two years ago, I knew absolutely nothing about essential oils. My concept of aromatherapy was limited to a general sense that Lavender was calming and Bath and Body Works carried a minty stress-relief lotion. As I began working on the Aromatics International website, I was shocked to learn […]

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Helichrysum Species

by Andrea on June 27, 2008

There are many Helichrysum species used to distill essential oils. Each species varies significantly in its chemistry, aroma and therapeutic properties. I have a deep appreciation for all the Helichrysum species. I have four favorites: Helichrysum italicum Helichrysum odoratissimum Helichrysum bracteiferum Helichrysum gymnocephalum After we tested these four oils with GC/MS, we knew exactly what chemical […]

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Helichrysum in Corsica

by Andrea on June 8, 2008

An inspiring trip to Corsica and France. In Corsica, I visited a distiller, Michele, who I’ve been buying essential oils from this year. It was Helichrysum season, and I had the amazing opportunity to learn to harvest Helichrysum in the mountains with Michele and her crew. Corsica is absolutely full of Helichrysum! It grows wild in […]

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