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Animal Aromatherapy & Botanical Studies

Animal Aromatherapy & Botanical Studies

Do you love animals? Are you considering a holistic career working with animals and their caregivers? Do you want to learn more about aromatherapy for use with your animal friends? If you answered yes to one or more of these questions, you may be interested in our unique and specialized courses.…

Aroma Apothecary Healing Arts Academy

Aroma Apothecary Healing Arts Academy

Aroma Apothecary Healing Arts Academy has been offering professional aromatherapy certification courses for health professionals, holistic retailers, and those interested in holistic aromatherapy since 2002. We provide a 50-hour Aromatherapy Certification Level 1, a 200-hour Professional Aromatherapy Certification Program, and a 300-hour Mastery Aromatherapy Certification Program designed to meet the…

JennScents® Aromaversity

JennScents® Aromaversity

Level 1 Holistic & Level 2 Professional & Level 3 Clinical Aromatherapy approved.

Aromatherapy Certification Programs include mind-body health focused courses providing an in-depth foundation and well-rounded education in many facets of holistic aromatherapy. Courses include video lessons & demos, eWorkbook, hands-on mentoring and certificate of completion. Level 1 Holistic…

Sedona Aromatics

Sedona Aromatics

Level 1 (50 hours) & Level 2 (250 hours) approved

Sedona Aromatics is known as the garden school online as we combine aromatherapy education with supplemented learning in the garden through online visuals! We have a comprehensive aromatherapy certificate program.  The Language of AromaticsTM  Home Study Program which has been…

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Hand sanitizer recipe

In March 2020, the pandemic called coronavirus (COVID-19) triggered a rush on hand sanitizers. Consumers and businesses alike rapidly jumped on the DIY hand sanitizer bandwagon. Unsafe and inaccurate DIY recipes swept social media. The U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) warned consumers, “FDA recommends that consumers do not make their own hand sanitizer. If made incorrectly, hand sanitizer can be ineffective, and there have been reports of skin burns from homemade hand sanitizer. The agency lacks verifiable information on the methods being used to prepare hand sanitizer at home and whether they are safe for use on human skin”1

Shanti Dechen Blog

Many things can happen in our lives to disrupt our emotional balance and create thoughts and feelings of stress, sadness or anxiety. Psychoneuroendoimmunology (PNI) is the study of the mind's effect on health and resistance to disease. PNI researchers have studied how emotions and thoughts impact the brain, hormones, nervous system, and the immune system's ability to protect.

Image: Catnip (Nepeta cataria) Copyright 2020 Kelly Holland Azzaro (from our botanical garden)

A perennial plant that thrives during spring into mid-autumn. Catnip plants are drought tolerant (and require good drainage to avoid getting soggy roots). Nepeta species love sunshine, but can also do well in mild shaded areas as long as the plant has access to sunlight for at least six or more hours. Catnip is considered to be an invasion plant and since it is part of the Lamiaceae botanical family-as are mint plants, be sure to map out where you’d like for the catnip to grown (in a separate garden, pots, or larger raised beds secured with wooden boards, etc.) to ensure it doesn’t take over too much garden space-unless, of course, if that is your intention (or, should I say, your cat’s intention!), to have a specific catnip garden just for your cats! (See bottom section for photos on ideas to start your own catnip garden).


As mentioned, pomegranate (Punica granatum) was thought to be one of the first plants cultivated for its beneficial properties. Traditionally the leaves, seeds, juice, flowers, bark and roots were all used for their various effects, of which some of the most important are lowering fever, treating diabetes, diarrhea and ulcers, as well as stopping bleeding and acting as a blood tonic.¹³

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Conservation and the Aromatherapy Industry: With Dr. Kelly Ablard
A Conversation with IFPA Chairman Gabriel Mojay
Aroma-Chemistry with Dr. Tim Miller - Beyond Aromatics Podcast

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