recipes

Argan oil is extracted from the kernels of the argan tree, Argania spinosa, found only in the southwest of Morocco. If you’re using argan oil for skin care, you’ve chosen a great oil to protect and nourish your skin, hair and nails. The women of Morocco’s native Berber people have produced and used argan oil for skin […]

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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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How to Make Baby Powder

by Andrea Butje on May 22, 2013

Concerned about the quality of the ingredients in your baby powder? You’re not alone! Here’s a recipe you can use to make baby powder that’s safe, gentle and effective. I’ve read the ingredient lists for some of the baby powders on the market . . . and I suggest you make baby powder yourself! If you […]

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5 Lavender Essential Oil Recipes

by Andrea on May 13, 2013

Great ways to use lavender essential oil! 1. Try three drops in the tub. Just be careful when adding your Lavender essential oil drops–sometimes they can come out pretty quickly!  Three drops is plenty in your bath for a lovely aroma.  The aroma will fill your whole bathroom, turning a simple bath into a spa […]

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Want quick access to a wide range of essential oil recipes? I created Aromahead’s iPhone aromatherapy recipes app based on requests from people who bought my book, Essential Living: Aromatherapy Recipes for Health and Home. People emailed and asked for more. “I want recipes when I’m traveling or at work, and especially in the moment when I need […]

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Coconut, Lime, Lavender & Vanilla Sugar Scrub!

by Andrea Butje on April 17, 2013

How to Make Your Own Sugar Scrub I created this sugar scrub recipe last year and have loved using it! The recipe calls for vanilla infused jojoba oil. You can either make the vanilla jojoba yourself or purchase it. To make your own, simply buy whole vanilla bean pods (Amazon.com has organic ones: Vanilla Beans (Whole) Organic […]

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