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    Free Training: Master the Art + Science of Essential Oils!

    by Andrea Butje on February 18, 2019

    Why do some essential oils have multiple versions of their Latin names?

    An example is Rosmarinus officinalis ct. camphor and Rosmarinus officinalis ct. verbenone.

    Both of these essential oils are Rosemary . . . but the Latin names are different.

    Why is that? And does it matter which bottle you choose?

    It just so happens that some plants are capable of producing more than one type of essential oil. (And yes—it does matter which one you choose.)

    Isn’t that amazing?

    The reason some plants can do this has to do with the environment and involves chemistry.

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    The #1 Way to Build Your Essential Oil Confidence

    by Andrea Butje on August 06, 2018

    When you talk about your favorite essential oils and how to use them, do you ever think, “I hope I’m saying the right thing!”

    Would you feel confident telling someone you’re an expert in essential oils?

    What would it take for you to have that confidence?

    I can tell you, from years of being a teacher, that EDUCATION is the best basis for confidence and success as an Aromatherapist. Knowledge truly is power.

    I have seen so many students go from knowing a few basics about essential oils, to being true experts, with knowledge of many different oils, how to use them, the science behind why they work, and the CONFIDENCE to use them creatively and talk about them clearly.

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    Clear Away the Confusion Around Essential Oil Information

    April 23, 2018

    There is a lot of conflicting essential oil information out there. It’s especially common since Aromatherapy is becoming more popular in the “mainstream.” So many people are developing a passion for essential oils! […]

    An Invitation from Lavender and Spike Lavender

    February 05, 2018

    I overheard Lavender and Spike Lavender essential oils having a conversation the other day . . . Lavender: I sure do enjoy spending time with you, friend! But do you know what? I think sometimes people get us confused. Spike Lavender: It’s understandable, we have a lot in common. But we are very different too! I wish there was a way people could easily remember our differences. Lavender: There is! Have you heard about Aromahead Institute’s FREE webinar? It’s called “How to Help Others Transform their Lives and Health with Essential Oils.” […]

    A Special Invitation for Aromahead Readers

    January 29, 2018

    If you love essential oils, maybe you’ve heard the question, “Do essential oils work?” Of course they do! But you have to understand how to use them to get their full benefits, and to be SAFE while doing so. Education changes everything! I want to share a sweet message I received from an Aromahead student that’s a perfect example of how education can help you make a difference in the lives of others—even if you’re not running a business, writing a blog, or working as an Aromatherapist professionally (yet!) […]

    How to Make Better Essential Oil Choices for Your Friends and Family

    August 21, 2017

    As someone who loves essential oils, how often do you make blends or recommend oils for your family and friends? This can be one of the most fun, rewarding parts of Aromatherapy! It’s so fulfilling to be able to help the people you care about with your knowledge of essential oils. I receive emails daily from people who want to help others with essential oils, but don’t feel fully confident about their ability to do that. They want to be sure they make or recommend something that’s effective and safe! […]

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