hydrosols

3 Multipurpose Holiday Hydrosol Blends

by Andrea Butje on December 14, 2015

Hydrosol blends for body care, cleaning, and to raise holiday spirits. I’m always amazed by how versatile Aromatherapy is. Some essential oils can be used for a whole host of purposes. Lavender alone is so versatile that we can use it for everything from relaxation, to disinfecting, to reducing inflammation, to healing burns and skin […]

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Using Essential Oils for Kids: What is safe?

by Andrea Butje on October 26, 2015

You don’t have to be afraid of using essential oils for kids. You just have to know which oils are safest. I have written a lot about using essential oils for kids, sharing specific recipes here and there. I’m always happy to write about it! This time I’d like to share a list of which essential […]

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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 eBook, Essential Living: 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 (Citrus limon). First, wash the board with hot water and castile soap. Then put about five drops […]

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