Essential Oils

Soothe Sunburn with Aloe and Essential Oils

by Andrea Butje on June 26, 2017

Sunburned? Here’s how to naturally soothe sunburn with aloe. Lots of us plan fun activities outside in the sun. But nobody plans to get sunburned! It’s more like sunburn sneaks up on us. It can happen whether you’ve planned a day of fun at the beach and forgot your hat, if you’re gardening for longer […]

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Steam with Essential Oils for Allergies

by Andrea Butje on May 29, 2017

Using essential oils for allergies can change your whole experience of allergy season! If allergies behaved the way we wanted, they’d never be there in the first place. Sometimes they are predictable—if you know you are allergic to something, or you always get seasonal allergies, you can prepare yourself for them. But they can also […]

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How to Nourish Your Heart with Floral Essential Oils

by Andrea Butje on April 10, 2017

Flowers remind us of the beauty all around us. Just imagine the way a bouquet can accent a room, bringing out its beauty and making you feel happy to be in the space. Flowers can also remind us of the love and support we have. I think that’s why they’ve always been a popular gift […]

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Aroma Vocabulary: Learn How to Describe a Scent

by Andrea Butje on January 30, 2017

Talking about essential oils and aromas can get tricky. How do you describe a scent to someone who has never smelled it? One of the best ways Aromatherapists have found to describe a scent is to create “families” or “categories” of similar aromas, and to come up with words that describe the families. So we […]

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I wanted to share some truly exciting news: my new Hay House book, The Heart of Aromatherapy: An Easy-to-Use Guide for Essential Oils, is available for pre-order on Amazon! The book has only recently been made available for pre-order but has already made it to many of Amazon’s top lists including: #11 on Amazon’s “Best […]

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Tips for Blending Essential Oils by Aroma

by Andrea Butje on June 27, 2016

One of my favorite methods of blending essential oils is to go by aroma. It’s an amazing process, because learning the art of aromas never really ends. The more you learn about essential oils, the more creative you can be when blending according to their aromas. Here are a few tips that might help, whether […]

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