NEW! Butters, Balms and Salves Certification Program

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  Our new Butters, Balms and Salves online Certificate program has been designed for massage therapists, estheticians, and individuals interested in learning how to make unique and effective body butters, balms and salves! It is a self paced program so you can learn on your own time! This is an entry-level class. No previous Aromatherapy […]

Distilling Your Own Hydrosols

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Distilling our own hydrosols! Distillation is a fascinating field of study for the aromatherapist and herbalist alike and although I am just beginning this journey and have much to learn, I shall share my experience to date. Hydrosol derives from the Latin “hydro” meaning “water”and “sol” for “solution”. In the world of aromatherapy, hydrosols are […]

Essential Oils for Aromatherapy Poster/Chart

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A Poster devoted to Essential Oils for Aromatherapy! Thought I would share this beautiful chart with you all. You can have it printed up as a chart (it’s designed as a 24″ by 36″ poster). Enjoy! Download: aromatic poster

Doctrine of Signatures and Essential Oils

Doctrine of Signatures for Essential Oils

Blending by Morphology (also called: the Doctrine of Signatures) Written by: Jade Shutes WATCH OUR BLENDING WEBINAR (FREE!) http://theida.com/blending-webinar   Introduction to Morphology Blending I define ‘morphology’ as a method of intuitively approaching essential oils based upon the messages or energetics inherent within each individual plants specific form and its function/role within the plant. To […]

The Beginning of My Aromatic Journey

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Hi! I thought I would share how I began my career in Aromatherapy.  Studying aromatherapy changed my life and I continue to grow in my passion and dedication to living a natural and healthy life because of it. Om shante. If you would like to learn more, receive recipe ideas, special offers and information about […]

FREE WEBINAR! Blending and Essential Oils

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Would you like to learn ways of blending essential oils more effectively? Join us for this free webinar on Blending and Essential oils! Wednesday, April 2nd :  7pm EDT (6pm CST, 5pm MST, 4pm PST) Learn valuable tools to improve and enhance your blending techniques. You will learn: The steps to building a blend How […]

Essential Oil Research

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Finding great research on specific essential oils can be time consuming but if you are a research junkie like me, here are some great resources that I pulled together for the National Association for Holistic Aromatherapy. Research Sites American Botanical Council The East-West School for Herbal and Aromatic Studies is a member of the American […]

The Internal Use of Essential Oils Webinar with Jade Shutes

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The Internal Use of Essential Oils Instructor: Jade Shutes A Webinar from a Family Aromaherbalist’s Perspective Somewhere between these current two extremes: ‘never use essential oils internally’ and ‘you can take just about any essential oil internally’ is a balanced approach and view of the use of essential oils internally.  In this two part webinar […]

Components and Essential Oils – A Research Reference Manual

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Components and Essential Oils – A Research Reference Manual by Jade Shutes, B.A., Dipl. AT, Cert. Herbalist I love reference manuals! Ones I can hold, book mark, smell, look at, highlight, and mostly use to help guide me in making aromatic and/or herbal remedies for myself, my family and for students or clients! One of […]

Aromatherapy Certification Onsite Classes for 2013-2014 with Jade Shutes

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 2013-2014 Aromatherapy Education Schedule Coming in from out of town? Fly into RDU airport. Search trip advisor for hotels in the Chapel Hill/Carrboro Area: our zip code is 27516.  We are 3.5 miles outside of Carrboro and 5 miles from the heart of Chapel Hill. The NC Botanical Gardens are 4 miles away and the […]