aromatherapy certification

Have you ever wanted to make an Aromatherapy blend, but you didn’t have the essential oils in the recipe? In that case, you might find yourself saying something like, “Black Spruce essential oil? What is that? And what can I use instead so I can make this blend effectively?” What about phototoxicity? Do you feel […]

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Have you ever thought about becoming a Certified Aromatherapist? Becoming a Certified Aromatherapist has changed my life for the better in so many ways. I knew that I wanted to earn my certification back in the 1990s, and from the moment I made that decision, Aromatherapy has helped my life blossom. It’s been such a […]

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Do you love working with essential oils so much that you’ve considered becoming a Certified Aromatherapist? Curious about what’s involved in earning your aromatherapy certification, and how getting certified would impact your life? I created a FREE webinar that I think you’re going to really enjoy. It’s called, “How to Become a Certified Aromatherapist,” and […]

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What does a Certified Aromatherapist actually do?

by Andrea Butje on September 26, 2016

I have met so many amazing people through Aromahead Institute! Many of them are students and graduates. In fact, I was so impressed with the work Aromahead graduates are doing in the world that I started the Aromahead Graduate Directory. It’s an online database where our graduates can list their businesses, talk about how Aromatherapy […]

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My Journey into the World of Essential Oils

by Andrea Butje on September 19, 2016

I want to share the story of how I first got introduced to the world of essential oils and Aromatherapy. Let’s go back to 1994, when Cindy Black and I co-founded the Finger Lakes School of Massage in Ithaca, NY. Running a Massage Therapy school was a deeply fulfilling experience, and I loved using essential […]

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Have you ever made a blend with both Lavender and Spike Lavender essential oils? Lavender is Lavandula angustifolia, and Spike Lavender is Lavandula latifolia. Lavender and Spike Lavender both have beautiful floral aromas, are nourishing for skin, and are great for soothing muscles. They have a lot of similarities, but they’re also very different. 

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