hydrosols

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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A Simple and Effective Aromatherapy Mouthwash

by Andrea Butje on July 3, 2013

Looking for an aromatherapy mouthwash that tastes great, is made of natural ingredients, and actually gets the job done? I’ve found that rinsing with peppermint hydrosol is a simple and effective aromatherapy mouthwash. Peppermint hydrosol is great for taking care of your teeth and mouth. (Hydrosols are the pure healing waters produced during essential oil distillation.) If […]

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Rose Hydrosol from a French Distiller

by Andrea Butje on July 1, 2012

Recently, I visited a a lovely couple in France who have a rose distillery called Verdon, Roses and Aromes. They produce some of the most amazing rose hydrosol I’ve ever come across. They have beautiful fields of organically grown roses. 5,000 bushes, and planting more every year! Along with their sublime rose hydrosol, they craft […]

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Natural Cleaning Tips

by Andrea Butje on December 12, 2011

Here are a few fun natural cleaning tips from my new eBook, Essential Living eBook: Aromatherapy Recipes for Health and Home. Cutting Boards To keep wooden and plastic cutting boards free of bacteria, use a few drops of Lemon essential oil. First, wash the board with hot water and castile soap. Then put about five drops […]

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5 Great Ways to Use Hydrosols

by Andrea Butje on November 30, 2011

What is a hydrosol? Hydrosols are pure healing waters produced during distillation. There are many different ways to use hydrosols. When plant material is distilled, it’s exposed to either boiling water, steam or both. The steam moves through the plant, and breaks open the structures that contain the essential oil and other plant fluids. These fluids […]

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New Hydrosols at Aromatics International

by Andrea on July 8, 2010

As many of you know, Aromatics International has a new owner, Karen Williams. Karen has a special interest in hydrosols, and has brought many new and exciting hydrosols to Aromatics International. She’s added exotic hydrosols like “Victoria Blend,” which is a combination of Rose Geranium, Lavender and Lemon Verbena. Imagine! She has also added the […]

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