The Aromatic Apothecary

Aromatherapy Education Online – Build Your Career

By Y@DminG | Oct 10, 2017 | Comments Off on Aromatherapy Education Online – Build Your Career

Are you interested in becoming an Aromatherapy Professional? With the Institute’s aromatherapy education online course, you will have direct access to our all-inclusive program from the comfort of home. You can even sign up for a free course!   Start Your Career on the Right Foot A good aromatherapy education is the basis for any…

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Is There Value In A Professional Consultation?

By Y@DminG | Oct 3, 2017 | Comments Off on Is There Value In A Professional Consultation?

The Benefit of Professional Consultations Getting a professional aromatherapy blending consultation can help with the stress of trying to mix a DIY blend. Professional blends are appropriately blended with only the oils that contain the highestbenefit. The carrier oil is also chosen specifically for its restorative properties. You can be reassured that with a professional consultation, you…

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Holistic Phyto-Aromatherapy to Support Lyme Disease

By Anna | Sep 26, 2017 | Comments Off on Holistic Phyto-Aromatherapy to Support Lyme Disease

What is Lyme Disease? Lyme disease is a multi-faceted, bacterial infection caused by the spirochete bacterium, Borrelia burgdorferi. The infection is transmitted from the bite of an infected, small, black-legged tick, known as Ixodes or Deer Tick. The infected tick must be attached for a period of 1-2 days, allowing the bacteria to spread throughout…

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Lymphedema: A Challenge Faced By Our Lymphatic System

By Anna | Sep 19, 2017 | Comments Off on Lymphedema: A Challenge Faced By Our Lymphatic System

What is Lymphedema?   Our lymphatic system is comprised of lymphatic organs and specific cellular groups and molecules that work in conjunction with and correspond directly with our immune system.  Acting as our military defense, standing ready to fight and defend our bodies from the invasion of infection and potential disease.  The lymphatic vessels assist…

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MRSA and Your Child: What Every Parent Should Know

By Anna | Sep 12, 2017 | Comments Off on MRSA and Your Child: What Every Parent Should Know

What is MRSA? Each year worldwide, people young and old alike, develop an infection from the drug-resistant staphylococcus bacteria. This bacteria, methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus is known as (MRSA). MRSA is now resistant to even the most common antibiotics used today. This bacteria naturally accumulates, as part of our “normal flora” on the skin and inside…

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The Santalaceae: Family of Sandalwoods

By Anna | Sep 5, 2017 | Comments Off on The Santalaceae: Family of Sandalwoods

The Santalaceae family is the family of Sandalwood Trees that produce essential oils. The Santalum genus may include up to 20 tropical, evergreen and semiparasitic trees and shrubs (Weiss 1997). Growing to approximately 29ft tall when it reaches full maturity at approximately 60 years of age (Rhind, 2012). More than 15 of the Santalum species…

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How To Enhance Your Aesthetic Practice With Aromatic Therapies

By Anna | Jan 4, 2017 | Comments Off on How To Enhance Your Aesthetic Practice With Aromatic Therapies

Taking proper care of our skin, the largest organ in our body has many benefits, beyond cosmetic appearance.  We should make it a regular practice to feed our skin like we feed ourselves. Nurturing our skin will allow our Integumentary System to work in harmony as a part of our Immune System, as our first line…

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Understanding Hydrosols & Their Role In Aromatherapy

By Anna | Oct 5, 2016 | 0 Comments

There are two products received when distilling aromatic plants. (1) The essential oil and (2) a hydrosol, which can often be referred to as a hydrolat. Hydrosols are the therapeutic waters produced from the distillation process. A hydrosol must be a product of distillation to be genuine. Hydrosols contain various percentages of naturally emulsified volatile plant…

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How To Become A Certified Aromatherapist

By Anna | Feb 4, 2016 | 0 Comments

  Enroll at the Institute of Holistic Phyto-Aromatherapy and become a Certified Aromatherapist. Why choose the Institute? Enrolled students have direct access to our all-inclusive program: Live streaming or on-site instruction. Interact with Teacher & Students in real time. Exclusive video learning library. Private instructor supervised community forum. Pre-printed tactile curriculum. (No endless downloads) Video…

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D.I.Y. Blending vs Professional Aromatherapy Consultation

By Anna | Jan 18, 2016 | 0 Comments

Have you already experienced the healing power of essential oil therapy? Do you find yourself purchasing a variety of oils, and making your blends? Are you completely enthused to learn more, but at times it seems overwhelming, and you are not sure where to start or how to continue?  Learning to apply essential oils, for…

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