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


 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 […]

Clinical Social Worker shares aromatherapy with clients

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Interview with Brian Cina, Clinical Social Worker   While teaching  at Lunaroma in Burlington, VT,  I was honored to meet Brian Cina, a Clinical Social worker who integrates aromatherapy into his practice with adolescents and parents. During this interview Brian shares with us his insights and experiences of working with essential oils in a clinical […]

Learn “About Vegetable Oils”

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About Vegetable Oils Written by: Jade Shutes, B.A., Dipl. AT, Cert. Herbalist Purchase book About Vegetable Oils is the first of a series of reference e-books designed to support and enhance your knowledge of all things related to aromatherapy! Discover the incredible benefits of a wide range of vegetable oils for maintaining and supporting the […]

Massage Therapy CE Hours: Aromatherapy Education

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This summer enjoy studying Aromatherapy from home online while also gaining CE hours.  The East-West School is an approved provider of CE hours for massage therapists through the NCBTMB and the FL Board of Massage.  Start earning your CE hours today!   Our Programs include: Aroma101: Foundations of Aromatherapy Aroma201: Advanced Aromatherapy Aromatic Applications for […]

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Aromatic Chemistry NEW! Online Program


The East-West School for Herbal and Aromatic Studies is incredibly pleased to announce the launch of our new Advanced Aromatic Chemistry     Course Overview To learn more about the technical aspects of this program, please visit here. Insights into the new program: Aromatic Chemistry will teach you not only about the current research on […]

Aromatherapy Teacher Training Certificate Program with Jade Shutes

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Aromatherapy Teacher Training Certificate Program with Jade Shutes   Dates: Dates to be announced Times: 9:00 to 4:30pm (may run later) Location: Carrboro, NC  (exact location to be announced) Tuition: $1200. includes all materials and supplies used for class Have you always wanted to be an aromatherapy educator? The Aromatherapy Teacher Training Program is designed […]

The Quality of Essential Oils

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The Quality of Essential Oils By Jade Shutes, BA, Dipl. AT., Cert. Herbalist The quality and authenticity of the essential oils we utilize are the very heart and foundation of aromatherapy. The quality of essential oils is often a contentious subject bringing up feelings of protectiveness and challenging beliefs.  I have written this article, not […]