Recipes and Blends

Make Opopanax and Copal Resin Incense

by Andrea Butje on January 23, 2017

I love using materials from the natural world to scent my home. There are so many fun ways to do this! You can diffuse essential oils and make room sprays. You can burn incense sticks or cones. You can also make resin incense blends to sprinkle over charcoal. Chunky aromatic resins, like Frankincense and Copal, […]

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A Cold and Flu Blend for Daytime and Nighttime

by Andrea Butje on January 16, 2017

Essential oils are amazing when it comes to supporting immunity against colds and flu. Winter is prime time for viruses in many parts of the world. Fortunately, essential oils offer us powerful ways to stay healthy. There are many essential oils that can combat microbes and support health at the same time, but you don’t […]

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A Winter Skin Care Routine with Aloe, Avocado, and Rose

by Andrea Butje on January 9, 2017

Create a winter skin care routine with natural ingredients to cleanse, moisturize, and hydrate. Does your skin feel tight and dry this time of year? Sometimes, skin can lose moisture and some of its natural oils can become depleted. It can be so uncomfortable. And using soap—even all natural, organic soap—can just make your skin […]

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Two Quotes to Close Out 2016

by Andrea Butje on December 26, 2016

2016 is drawing to a close, and what a wonderful year it’s been. I’ve had so much fun blogging and working with everyone at Aromahead! I’d like to share two Mary Oliver quotes with you that speak to me about living a full, happy life. I like to revisit these quotes now and then, especially […]

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Holiday Stress Relief: Roll It On!

by Andrea Butje on December 19, 2016

The holidays are a busy time of year for a lot of us. Family, friends, events, and all the festivities of the season can make for fun, full schedules . . . but they can also leave us feeling out of balance. 

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Too Much Holiday Food? Make an Inhaler for Digestion!

by Andrea Butje on December 12, 2016

There is a lot of rich food to be enjoyed at this time of year. I just love seeing (and tasting!) the variety of meals, side dishes, and desserts people create. A lot of people reserve their best recipes for the holidays, and don’t make them at any other time of year. 

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