The Aromahead Blog - Aromatherapy Education and Resources
Have you ever made a body butter with kpangnan butter?
It’s pronounced “pan-ya.” At room temperature, kpangnan butter’s texture is firm like cocoa butter, and it has a beautiful powdery silkiness. It’s usually a yellow butter, and has a rich scent that’s somewhere between shea and cocoa butter—softly nutty and warm. Once the butter is smoothed onto your skin, the aroma only lingers for a few minutes.
Many massage therapists just love marula oil for massage, because of its silky consistency and the benefits it holds for a wide range of skin conditions. Marula oil is a light and lovely South African carrier oil. It has a gentle aroma that easily blends with most essential oils, which is just another reason people love using marula oil for massage. […]
Creating body butters and essential oil blends with carrier oils has always brought me--and my skin--great pleasure! When creating an essential oil blend in a carrier, getting creative is a good thing! Choose from a wide variety of butters and oils. When deciding, think about consistency, the therapeutic properties of the carrier, and your intention for the blend. […]