FREE Online Introduction to Aromatherapy

Join the School for Aromatic Studies and Jade Shutes for our FREE Online Introduction to Aromatherapy! Here’s what students of the course are saying: This course is beautifully put together for anyone who is wanting to learn more about Essential Oils. – Alicia I am blown away by the content and quality of this course. […]

Aromatherapy, the Nervous System and Autism

Aromatherapy, the Nervous System and Autism By Theresa DeMarco “Mrs. DeMarco,” the pediatrician delicately said, “I think your son, Sean, has Autism.” I stood with a blank stare as it took me a moment to register those words. Surely, he was mistaken. My son was nothing like Dustin Hoffman’s portrayal as Raymond in Rainman. While […]

Distilling with Cathy Skipper

With the rise in interest in distilling, we thought we would share this video with Cathy Skipper. This is from our French Aromatherapy course!   For those interested in the French Aromatherapy course, we have a special offer valid through June 31st. Enjoy a $100. discount off the course.  At checkout enter: aromatics Or: Enjoy […]

The Aromatherapy Registrations Council Part II

The Issues with ARC As many of you know I have recently been questioning the legitimacy of the Aromatherapy Registrations Council (ARC). The reasons are numerous but most importantly, I care about our graduates and students, I care about the certification process, and I care about finding out the truth about things like the ARC […]

Do You Need the ARC Exam?

The Aromatherapy Registrations Council – Is it a legitimate examination board? As I continue my path within the aromatherapy profession, I cannot help but to ask if ARC (the Aromatherapy Registrations Council) is a legitimate board representing the aromatherapy profession. I can no longer stay silent about this matter or ignore its importance. I can […]

Aromatic Inspiration for the New Year

“Plants mean nothing in isolation; they are a life-form rooted in and identified by their community, by their relationships to and interactions with all other life on Earth.” (Buhner) Like plants, humans also mean nothing in isolation. We are a life-form rooted in and identified by our community, by our relationships to and interactions with […]

Is Eucalyptus safe for children? Part I

Is Eucalyptus essential oil or other 1,8 cineole rich essential oils safe for children under the age of 10?  Part I **NOTE: Part II is in the works….   “All substances are poisons; there is none which is not a poison. The right dose differentiates a poison from a remedy.” – Paracelsus – 16th-century physician […]

How to pronounce Latin names for Essential Oils and Botanical Families

Learn how to pronounce the Latin names of Essential Oils and their Botanical Family. Watch:

Aromatherapy for Herbalists

The Role of Essential Oils in the Herbalist’s Toolbox  with Cathy Skipper   The days of a strict dividing line between the Anglo-Saxon’s well-being based approach and the French clinical approach to aromatherapy are now behind us. There may still be some instances where, through lack of knowledge or openness to one or other of […]

French Aromatherapy Certification Course

French Aromatherapy/Aromatic Medicine Certification Course with Cathy Skipper and Jade Shutes   Join Cathy Skipper and Jade Shutes for an in-depth exploration of the French Model of Aromatherapy and expand your herbal and/or aromatic toolbox!   Although we are calling this French Aromatherapy, this is really a course about the internal use of essential oils. […]