AIA has made arrangements with the following organizations and journals to provide you additional educational opportunities. Feel free to visit these sites to enhance your opportunities and note that some of the journals provide AIA members subscription discounts.
Aromatherapy Today is the international aromatherapy journal for those who are passionate about aromatherapy.
Aromatherapy Today is now included in most natural therapy college libraries and has become a standard reference publication for both aromatherapy teachers and students. Internationally acclaimed and respected writers provide a unique combination of practical information, scientific data, case studies, ethereal and sometimes controversial information. www.aromatherapytoday.com
Aromatika Magazine - Hungary
"The International Journal of Clinical Aromatherapy (IJCA)" provides research, information and education in the field of essential oils. Advanced clinical aromatherapy and aromatic medicine. The IJCA presents solid practitioner-orientated and evidence-based information in a professional format. All articles are peer reviewed and referenced where possible. Members of the editorial board are all highly experienced in the essential oil field.
The Aromahead Institute's Compnenet Database is the culmination of research conducted over the past several decades. GC/MS technology has made it possible to know the individual chemical components pf essential oils. Our database gives aromatherapists, researchers and health practitioners the ability to look up the evidence based medicinal properties of essential oil chemical components. The information provided in this data base makes it simpler to blend for specific health concerns from a researched scientific perspective.
The American Herbal Products Association (AHPA) is the national trade association and voice of the herbal products industry. AHPA is comprised of domestic and foreign companies doing business as growers, processors, manufacturers and marketers of herbs and herbal products, including foods, dietary supplements, cosmetics, and nonprescription drugs. Founded in 1982, AHPA's mission is to promote the responsible commerce of herbal products. www.ahpa.org
"The Aromatherapy Registration Council™ ("ARC") has developed and administers the Registered Aromatherapist™ registration program as a means to fulfill its mission of promoting the safe delivery and effective practice of aromatherapy, with the ultimate purpose of protecting public health and safety." www.aromatherapycouncil.org
The Aromatherapy Times is the official journal of the International Federation of Aromatherapists and is registered at the British Library. It is an informative professional publication covering developments in the world of aromatherapy in both the private and the public sector. Many articles are written by IFA members who are experts in their field.
Whether you are a practising qualified aromatherapist, a student of aromatherapy, or are involved in the broader field of complementary therapies, you will find the journal an excellent source of information on aromatherapy developments, legislation, research papers, IFA activities, workshops, graduate training, lectures, professional support, and on developments in the wider world of complementary therapy.
The Essential Oil Research Database is the only database in the world concerned with the biological activity of essential oils. The bibliographic references and abstracts are sourced from peer reviewed, scientific journals worldwide and are updated monthly. All of the full papers are on file; ask detailed questions about the research and quickly receive the answers. The research papers are closely linked to a component database; clicking on the component name in the abstract will display an information box about the component, including a structural drawing. The Essential Oil Research Database is an invaluable tool for the professional therapist.
International Federation of Professional Aromatherapists
Japanese Society of Aromatherapy (JSA) is a group of medical professionals organized to promote and increase awareness level of medical aromatherapy, to establish aromatherapy as an academic discipline through scientific/medical researches, to prevent aromatherapy malpractice accidents, to increase knowledge and skills through information exchange and sharing, and to improve members’ social positions.
The International Journal of Professional Holistic Aromatherapy (IJPHA)