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I Need Sleep Now Essential Oil Recipe

by Andrea Butje on July 10, 2013

We all love to sleep well. This bath salts recipe can really help! It’s one of my favorite essential oil recipes for sleep. I have a lot of essential oil recipes for sleep, and I especially love this one in pink bath salts. But you can use any natural salt you like. 1 drop Neroli essential oil (Citrus […]

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I Want to Sleep Bath Blend

by Andrea Butje on December 19, 2011

We all have those nights when sleep escapes us. Try this I Want to Sleep Bath Blend to help you get your zzz’s! If you don’t feel like taking a bath, you can still use this sleep bath blend as a foot soak before bed. Just add all the ingredients to a pot big enough […]

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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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I Love Citrus Essential Oils

by Andrea Butje on October 23, 2011

It’s true, I’m having a love affair with my citrus essential oils. And why not? They’re uplifting and supportive . . . of our immune systems! We can use them for cleaning and diffusing into the air. Their aromas are familiar and bright. Citrus essential oils are inexpensive, and great for cleaning bathrooms and kitchens. And how […]

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Homemade Bathroom Grout Scrub Recipe

by Andrea Butje on February 16, 2011

Common household cleaners often contain harsh chemicals. So we made our own bathroom grout scrub that not only works, but smells clean and delicious! Can cleaning bathrooms and showers get more enjoyable? Really?   Bathroom Grout Scrub Recipe Ingredients 15 drops Sweet Orange essential oil (Citrus sinensis) 15 drops Tea Tree essential oil (Melaleuca alternifolia) […]

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Solid Natural Perfumes

by Andrea on January 3, 2011

I love solid natural perfumes. They can be simple to make, and are so beautiful–and I don’t have to worry about synthetics.     One of my new favorites is made with beeswax, vanilla infused jojoba wax, Neroli essential oil (Citrus aurantium var. amara), Petitgrain essential oil (Citrus aurantium var. amara or Bigaradia) and Orange essential […]

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