Book of the Month: "The Heart of Aromatherapy" by Andrea Butje

by Jenna Jones November 03, 2016

Book of the Month:

In our modern age, expertise on just about anything is available through a few taps on a keyboard and an online connection. The internet is jam-packed with expert advice but technology has limits. There is just something special about turning the pages of a book, scribbling notes in the margins and limiting screen time.

Dive into “The Heart of Aromatherapy” and discover new uses for essential oils and learn extensive background and information about the essential oil process. Written by renowned aromatherapist Andrea Butje, the book examines the safety and efficacy of essential oils while providing inspiration and simple outlines for recipes.

Relax, read and enjoy.

Description from Amazon

In this guide to safe and effective aromatherapy, Aromahead Institute founder Andrea Butje brings 40 essential oils’ unique properties to life for easy home usage.

Each essential oil profile contains thorough practical information (Latin name, aroma, aromatic note, uses, and safety tips), as well as a “personality” profile to provide a sense of the core spirit, physical, and emotional supportive capabilities. Interspersed throughout the text are stories about individual distilleries and tips for buying the safest, most natural forms of the essential oils.

Over 100 recipes are categorized for skin care, rest and relaxation, respiratory, digestion, pain relief, meditation and contemplation, and natural cleaning. Clear, easy-to-follow instructions are accompanied by safety tips and adjustments to make each recipe kid-friendly.

With accessible information and recipes, both budding and experienced aromatherapists alike will be able to create personalized essential oil blends for happier, healthier bodies, minds, and homes.

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