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The School for Aromatic Studies

The School for Aromatic Studies

The School for Aromatic Studies is one of the leading schools in North America. What makes our school unique? Our balanced, progressive & inspiring education is creating a path for a new generation of aromatherapists to emerge and succeed!

Jade Shutes, Owner and Director of Education, offers dynamic, comprehensive and empowering education…

Franklin Institute of Wellness

Franklin Institute of Wellness

The Franklin School of Integrative Health Sciences was established in 2013 by Dr. Jessie Hawkins, PhD to raise the bar in integrative health education, specifically in the fields of aromatherapy and herbalism. FSIHS is a research-focused institution of higher education offering continuing education programs for both integrative and conventional health…

Aromahead Institute

Aromahead Institute

Andrea Butje is an international Aromatherapy Educator and founded Aromahead Institute in 1999. One of the most innovative virtual schools in the world, the Institute’s elegant and intuitive classroom design makes online learning interactive and fun with Andrea’s personally written lessons, videos, and guided activities.

Aromahead Institute’s curriculum combines essential…

American College of Healthcare Sciences

American College of Healthcare Sciences

Accredited Certificate, Diploma, and Degree Programs in Aromatherapy. American College of Healthcare Sciences is the only nationally accredited, NAHA-approved Level 1, Level 2, Level 3 professional clinical Aromatherapy training available online in the United States. CEUs are available for many professionals including Registered Aromatherapists (RA). Live a life empowered by…

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

Level 1 (50-hour) & Level 2 Professional (200-hours) & Level 3 Clinical Aromatherapy (300-hours) approved.

 

These programs offer a comprehensive combination of courses geared towards healing and creating a successful and professional aromatherapy business. Aroma Apothecary Healing Arts Academy courses and programs exceed the recognition and approval of 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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Lavender field

NAHA was proud to collaborate with Franklin Health’s nonprofit center to conduct a study which confirmed that lavender and tea tree oils are unrelated to endocrine disruption and are safe to use in children’s products. “This study was the first and only to scientifically evaluate these claims, and included over 550 children” (Franklin). Scientific research is a critical tool that allows us to better understand the safety and efficacy of essential oils. NAHA is committed to furthering essential oil research and will continue supporting relevant research projects. The next collaborative study will focus on clary sage and pregnancy. I’d like to personally extend my heartfelt gratitude to all of the wonderful NAHA members who make studies like these possible through your support! Annette Davis, NAHA President

Bee, Pollination, Aromatherapy

In the spring edition of the NAHA Aromatherapy Journal 2021.1, my article “The Making of Bee Bread,” highlighted the science behind why pollination is really plant sex. Plants have adapted over millions of years to find the perfect recipe to attract their reproductive aid, their pollinators, by their means of communicating through a blend of odoriferous compounds. The perfect recipe often comprises of hundreds of compounds. “Rose (Rosa [×] damascena) flowers contain over 300 essential oil compounds that contribute to the attraction of pollinators.”[1] The “recipe” greatly affects success in pollination. “1,8-Cineole, present in 60% of the scents of orchids analysed by Dodson et al., 8 was found to attract the greatest number of pollinator bees (70%). In comparison, eugenol, methyl salicylate and methyl cinnamate attract fewer species.”[2] This intimate relationship between pollinator and plant relies heavily on specific formulations and can easily be disrupted by varying factors and leads to many questions.  Have you ever wondered if pollution affect our pollinators?

Aromatherapy

Dandelion, from the genus Taraxacum, is a perennial flowering plant from the family Asteraceae. It is native to Eurasia and North America. The two most common species are Taraxacum officinale and Taraxacum erythrospermum, which were introduced from Europe, and now grow wild. They are edible from root to tip. The common English name is derived from French: Dent-de-lion, or “lion’s tooth.”[1]

Aromatherapy Essential Oils NAHA

If you want to learn something, you study it. Aromatherapy is no exception! To be considered competent and respected as a professional, take the steps with a professionally recognized school. The more you study aromatherapy, the more you will realize that educating yourself is a continual process. Since my first introduction to aromatherapy in 1994, it has taken me on extensive study and exploration. As the years have progressed, I am amazed at the continual updates and research available. Over the years, the practice of aromatherapy has significantly advanced. It has adopted more research and a holistic approach encompassing integrating a person’s health, both mentally and physically, using various applications and healing methods.

NAHA Podcast

Distilling Hydrosols & Creating a Holistic Practice: Angela Sidlo
Conservation & the Aromatherapy Industry: Dr. Kelly Ablard
A Conversation with IFPA Chairman: Gabriel Mojay

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