Science of Aromatherapy - (5 CEC)
What you'll learn
- Understand the basic chemistry of essential oils
- Identify common safety guidelines and contraindications
- Identify clinical applications for aromatherapy
- Identify personal uses for aromatherapy
- A keen interest in essential oils
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:
allergies & allergic reactions
pregnancy & breastfeeding
general safety guidelines
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
- Health Professional
Cheryl Whitten is a Clinical Aromatherapist, herbalist, and professional writer. She specializes in teaching women and families how to harness the power of nature to take charge of their health and the health of their children. Cheryl graduated Athabasca University with a Bachelor of Arts With Distinction in English Literature and studied aromatherapy with Essence of Thyme College of Holistic Studies. She also studied herbalist at the Master level with Wild Rose College and functional medicine approach to hypothyroidism with Maryland University of Integrative Health. She conducted research on stress reduction and aromatherapy and presented the research at the Canadian Mental Health Association Alberta conference.
Cheryl writes for leading medical and health and wellness websites and her work and research has appeared in the International Journal of Professional Holistic Aromatherapy. She has been in the industry for almost 20 years and has studied with some of the world’s renowned botanists and aromatherapy experts. Cheryl is known for breaking down aromatherapy myth with evidence-based approaches.