Science of Aromatherapy - (5 CEC)
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Science of Aromatherapy - (5 CEC)

Learn the chemistry of aromatherapy, the superpower of plants, & how to safely use aromatherapy for everyday health
4.9 (5 ratings)
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19 students enrolled
Last updated 5/2020
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This course includes
  • 5 hours on-demand video
  • 2 articles
  • 10 downloadable resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • The basics of aromatherapy, including science & chemistry, safety and contraindications, clinical applications, and personal use
Requirements
  • A keen interest in essential oils
Description

After completing this course, you will come away with the skills to use aromatherapy and essential oils for physical and emotional health for yourself, in a clinical setting, and your loved ones.

Cheryl is a Clinical Aromatherapist, member of the Canadian Federation of Aromatherapists, 15 years professional experience and 18 years of personal experience. She has completed research on aromatherapy and stress reduction and presented the research at the Canadian Mental Health Association Alberta annual conference. Her work will be published in the International Journal of Professional Holistic Aromatherapists.

Most information available on aromatherapy is confusing and conflicting, produced by untrained individuals, and leaves us feeling skeptical. Bust through those challenges with this course. Learn the science & chemistry of aromatherapy, safety guidelines, drug interactions, contraindications, and botanical profiles of 10 most popular essential oils.

Confidently incorporate essential oils into your practice with your clients.

You will be able to use your new knowledge of aromatherapy to understand essential oils and:

  • drug interactions

  • allergies & allergic reactions

  • pregnancy & breastfeeding

  • children

  • epilepsy

  • bleeding disorders

  • general safety guidelines

  • topical application

  • inhalation

  • ingestion & its controversies

  • chemistry, main uses, and contraindications of the 10 most popular essential oils

Once you have completed this aromatherapy course, you will be able to confidently apply your skills to:

  • understand common contraindications and safety guidelines

  • choose & eliminate appropriate essential oils from protocols

  • create a synergy & method of application

  • choose a carrier oil

  • properly dilute essential oils

  • create a massage blend

  • research aromatherapy and understand the scientific applications

This aromatherapy course is packed full of PDF files for you to download, quizzes, and so much more!

Full instructor support for any questions you may have.

On completion of this course you will receive a certificate of completion, which can be submitted to the Natural Health Practitioners of Canada for 5 Continuing Competency credits for online/distance learning.

Who this course is for:

  • People, and professionals, interested in essential oils and want to know how to safely use aromatherapy in a clinic setting or at home, based on information from a trained Clinical Aromatherapist and from scientific information on essential oils

Who this course is for:
  • Beginner essential oil users
  • Beginner essential oil users in massage therapy
  • Massage therapists
  • Yoga teachers
  • Physiotherapists
  • Chiropractors
  • Therapists
  • Health Professional
Course content
Expand all 39 lectures 04:58:30
+ Introduction
2 lectures 12:56

Introduction to Science of Aromatherapy and your instructor, Cheryl Whitten.

Preview 03:27
Quiz
1 question
+ History & Basics of Essential Oils
4 lectures 32:13
Properties of Essential Oils
08:06
Essential Oil Extractions
13:03
History of Essential Oils
07:35
Quiz
4 questions
+ Science of Essential Oils
4 lectures 27:13
Chemistry of Essential Oils
03:58
Terpenes
07:39
Oxygenated Compounds
11:55
Chemotypes
03:41
Quiz
4 questions
+ Method of Application & Absorption
4 lectures 47:08
How Essential Oils Work In the Body
08:51
Topical Application
17:43
Inhalation
08:44
Ingestion
11:50
Quiz
5 questions
+ Safety & Precautions
9 lectures 01:33:14
General Safety & Usage Considerations
09:35
Pregnancy & Breastfeeding
15:54
Children
14:00
Epilepsy & Bleeding
07:58
Dilution & Photosensitivity
10:19
Higher Risk Essential Oils
03:27
Allergies & Allergic Reactions
14:15
Drug Interactions
05:55
Quality
11:51
Quiz
5 questions
+ Essential Oil Profiles
10 lectures 47:17
Lavender
07:04
Lemon
05:21
Eucalyptus globulus
03:52
Peppermint
04:48
Lemongrass
04:05
Frankincense
06:56
Rosemary
04:45
Tea Tree
02:51
Clary Sage
04:03
Orange
03:32
Quiz
9 questions
+ Creating A Blend
2 lectures 25:04
Assessing & Creating A Client Protocol
18:51
Self-Assessment & Creating a Personal Protocol
06:13
+ Conclusion
3 lectures 06:01
Congratulations! You've completed the course!
05:06
How To Request Your Course Certificate
00:11
Completion Swag
00:43