Hydrosols: Exploring These Ancient Medicinal Waters
We will explore the history of the distillate waters we call "Hydrosols." We will discuss Good Manufacturing Practices, microbes and shelf stability, Myths vs Facts surrounding the distillate water and look at the chemistry and current research of Hydrosols and their uses in a clinical practice.
March 7, 2013, 7:30 pm EST
Regional Representative: Marilyn Addison, Charlotte, North Carolina
Guest Speaker: Shari Claire
Description: Transforming Negative Energy Patterns in Your Etheric Field Into Love and Forgiveness Through Etheric Cleansing & Chakra Balancing. An Emotional and Spiritual Detox.
Members will receive email information about the teleconference and call in information.
Information: Call 1-877-531-6377
Our Presenter: Lia Whitmore, CA
About the Teleseminar:
Asperger’s is a form of autism that presents unique challenges and opportunities to those of us in aromatherapy. I am hoping to educate others about Aspergers and its unique challenges and the gifts that come with it, as well as present creative alternatives to using oils with the sensory challenges that are often present in Aspergers clients.
- Teleseminar Topic: Essential Oils for Respiratory Health
- Our Presenter: Liz Fulcher, RA, Clinical Aromatherapist, Essential Oil Educator
If there’s one thing every aromatherapist knows about essential oils, it’s their powerful affinity with our respiratory system. But do you know which essential oils have the greatest impact on illness of the lungs, throat and sinuses? click here for more information
What would you do for your family if the flu came along?
This question was asked of Debbie Freund, RN, CCAP, click here to read more.
As Aromatherapists, those of us who have oils that may be approaching expiration, we can always make good use them as additions to our cleaning products!
Click here to read the non-Toxic Cleaning Recipes by permission from Victoria Bender, CA.
Recipes include; All Purpose Cleaning Spray, Streakless Windows, Water or Alcohol Marks on Wood, Wood polish, Floor Cleaner, Toilet Bowl Cleaner, Wood cutting Boards, Coffee Maker Cleaner, Brass Polish and Ant Deterrent.
In the last 20 years aromatherapy has spread its influence to the household, toiletries and personal care areas: consumer products claiming to relax or invigorate our psyche’s have invaded our bathrooms, kitchen and living room areas. The numbers of therapists using essential oils in Europe and the USA has grown from a handful in the early 1980’s to thousands now worldwide. We have had time to add to our bank of knowledge on essential oils from reflecting on many decades of aromatherapeutic development and history, the collection of
anecdotal information from practicing therapists, as well as from clinical & scientific investigations. We have also had enough time to consider the risks in employing essential oils in therapy. In the last twenty years, many more people have had accidents, been ‘burnt’, developed rashes, become allergic, and become sensitized to our beloved tools. Why is this?
To read the article, click here ... Aromatherapy Undiluted-Safety and Ethics.
This is a special paper written by Tony Burfield and Sylla Sheppard-Hanger in 2005. Sylla Sheppard-Hanger has given AIA permission to reprint this article
Essential oils are a complement to conventional medicine. Always seek medical advice for serious health conditions. Essential oils are generally used in two ways: topical and inhalation.
Topical uses include: adding essential oils to baths and showers to refresh and cleanse; applying directly to skin for wounds, sprains, strains, muscle pain and tension; and making personalized skin care products for a wide array of common skin conditions.
Inhalation of essential oils molecules is the most common method for mood and emotional support, respiratory conditions, and cleansing and purifying the air. Essential oils can be inhaled from tissues or inhalers, dropped onto st4eaming water, added to vaporizers, diffused or sprayed.
Consulting with an Aromatherapist for oil selection, best application methods and concentration levels will ensure success.
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