organic body care products

Blending with Carrier Oils and Butters

by Andrea Butje on August 4, 2012

Creating body care products and essential oil blends with carrier oils and butters has always brought me (and my skin) great pleasure! When creating an essential oil blend in a carrier, get creative. You have such a wide variety of carrier oils and butters to choose from. When deciding, think about consistency, the therapeutic properties […]

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Lotus Moon Medicinals

by Andrea Butje on October 18, 2011

Lotus Moon Medicinals is a certified organic farm in South Londonderry, Vermont owned by Lini Mazumdar. Lini is an herbalist certified from the Southwestern School of Botanical Medicine. She also has a Masters of Education in Counseling Psychology from Columbia University, and has been initiated in the Medicine Buddha tradition by Dr. Yeshi Dhonden, former […]

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Get Luscious Skin This Spring

by Andrea on May 13, 2010

I love using body butters!┬áHere’s one of my favorite recipes: Luscious Skin Recipe Makes about 9 oz 1 oz Beeswax 2 oz Cocoa butter 2 oz Red palm 1 oz Marula 2 oz Baobab Melt the beeswax and cocoa butter in a double boiler, and add the red palm. (I add the butters and oils […]

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We’re so excited to feature this Aromahead graduate spotlight–a guest post by Traci Dalrymple, founder of Kokokahn.   My story begins nine years ago in Japan, where I was first introduced to the use of essential oils as part of natural healing and wellness. During my time in Japan I took a trip to Bali, […]

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