The Heart of Aromatherapy
Let trusted essential oil expert and educator Andrea Butje of Aromahead Institute guide you on an unforgettable journey into the Heart of Aromatherapy.
Within its 288 pages, Andrea beautifully and clearly explains the science, art and spirit of aromatherapy. Her writing style is charming, fun and easy-to-read.
Andrea sprinkles lovely, insightful stories throughout the book of her experiences meeting with and working with distillers and of her wonderful experiences in using essential oils.
The Heart of Aromatherapy includes 40 wonderfully intriguing and detailed essential oil profiles. Most are 2-3 pages in depth.
Also included is a categorized selection of over 100 practical (but not boring!) and easy-to-make recipes for skin care, rest and relaxation, respiration, digestion, pain relief, meditation and contemplation and natural cleaning. I love how she provides a kid-safe alternative for most of the recipes.
From the Back Cover
The Go-To Essential Oil Guide for At-Home Use
Aromahead Institute founder Andrea Butje brings 40 essential oils to life in this guide to safe and effective aromatherapy. from cardamom to lavender to yuzu, each oil's aroma, uses, and safety tips are clearly defined, while the core physical and emotional supportive properties are captured in expressive personality profiles.
Over 100 recipes are included to support skin care, rest and relaxation, respiratory health, digestion, pain relief, meditation and contemplation, and even natural cleaning. Kid-friendly adjustments accompany each recipe to ensure safe usage and a healthy home environment for all ages.
Take an up-close and personal peek at essential oil distillers around the world as they describe the passion, work, and meticulous care they put into creating their homegrown products. Andrea walks you through what you need to know to select quality essential oils from trustworthy sources.
By the end of this book, you will know which oils you want to turn to for different needs, whether physical or emotional, and you will be able to personalize aromatherapy blends to perfectly complement your mood and spirit. With only the most essential of resources, you can invigorate your mind, body, heart, and home.
About the Author (From the Back Cover)
Andrea Butje is an internationally recognized aromatherapist and author. Her aromatherapy school, Aromahead Institute, reaches students from around the world thanks to her innovative online educational programs and her inspired approach to creating community. In 2013, Andrea was honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Alliance of International Aromatherapists for the remarkable work she has accomplished in the aromatherapy profession. She resides in New York and Florida, and you can visit her online at www.aromahead.com.
Table of Contents for The Heart of Aromatherapy by Andrea Butje
- Essential Oil & Relaxation
- About Essential Oils
- Using Essential Oils Safely
- Carriers, Carrier Oils, and Butters
- Essential Oil Profiles
- Skin Care
- Rest and Relaxation
- Pain Relief
- Meditation and Contemplation
- Natural Cleaning
- Learn More About Aromatherapy at Aromahead Institute
- Aromatherapy Resources
- About the Author
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