It may surprise you, but Butter Essential Oil is totally a thing! And, this stuff is not just for your popcorn, although if you do want to add it to your food by all means go ahead— it’ll taste amazing, and it’s food grade! Other than its culinary uses, Butter Essential Oil has many benefits when it comes to aromatherapy.
Our Butter Essential Oil is Co2 extracted oil from Anhydrous Milk Fat. It originates from Europe and has a pale yellow shade and medium consistency. It also has a very rich, warm, distinct, buttery aroma…and we mean that literally! It smells just like fresh butter while offering a number of benefits that regular butter couldn’t easily compete with…
Anti-aging, skincare, and Butter Essential Oil go hand in hand! This is mainly due to three fatty acids: caproic, myristic and palmitic. Caproic acid provides conditioning and moisturization for the skin, while myristic acid has lubricating, brightening, and detoxifying properties. Lastly, palmitic acid is already a natural component of healthy skin that benefits both the skin barrier and acid layer and can be found in Butter Essential Oil.
Due to its exceptional skincare properties and rich aroma, many high-end bath and body products often contain Butter Essential Oil. We actually use it as an important ingredient in our Super Custom Anti-Aging Blend.
When compared to ordinary butter that you buy at your local supermarket, Butter Essential Oil has a much longer shelf life. This is because it doesn’t contain heavier compounds such as butyric acid and lactic acid. This oil is also food grade, so feel free to add it to foods that could use an enhanced flavor, but fewer calories.
Butter Essential Oil blends very well with other food-like essential oils, such as Vanilla Essential Oil and Cocoa Essential Oil. But be warned, a little goes a long way and you should only add up to 1 to 2 drops per oil with these!
Within the metaphysical space, Butter Essential Oil also provides spiritual benefits associated with the heart chakra. If you find yourself needing to heal and balance your heart space, try incorporating this oil into your favorite practices. Its aromatic properties offer a feeling of home, warmth, and comfort. In turn, this may help you relieve heart chakra blockages such as distrust and emotional pain.
We’ve provided three awesome ways of ways to incorporate Butter Essential Oil into your life with recipes below!
Whipped Cocoa Body Butter
If you’re into DIY skincare, use this fun cocoa-themed recipe to help promote soft, healthier skin.
Melt down and mix together hard butters and oils. Set it in the freezer for about 15 minutes or until close to solid, but not too hard.
Whisk until mixture is fluffy and white. Store it in a clean container.
Fluffy Vanilla Buttercream
- ½ cup unsalted butter, softened
- 1 ½ teaspoons vanilla extract
- 2 cups powdered sugar, sifted
- 2 tablespoons milk
- 1 Drop Butter Essential Oil
- 1 Drop Vanilla Essential Oil
Cream room temperature butter until smooth and fluffy. Add powdered sugar and mix until fully incorporated.
Add milk and Vanilla extract. Mix Well. Add one drop of Butter essential oil and one drop of Vanilla Essential Oil for an enhanced flavor.
Fresh Baked Goodies Diffusion
If you love the smell of freshly baked goods straight from the oven, try this blend out. This may help you relax and feel at home!
Use equal parts of each essential oil in your diffuser for a rich aroma.
Butter Essential Oil is especially unique, and hard to find from other aromatherapy sources! Give your meals an extra boost of flavor, enhance your skincare regime, and even open and heal your heart chakra with this oily ally. Enjoy this rare find by making Butter Essential Oil a part of your collection!