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April 21, 2021  6:30pm - 7:30pm MDT

Essential Oil Synergy with Pharmaceutical Drugs with Dr. Judith Boice

Dr. Judith Boice is a naturopathic physician, acupuncturist, #1 international best-selling author, and award-winning author and teacher. Her mission is treating the whole person, not just the symptoms. Dr. Boice delivers sustainable health care rather than quick fixes.

She believes when people know what being healthy looks like for them, they get to have a great life, whether that’s riding bikes with their grandchildren, staying healthy in a high-pressure job, or overcoming cancer.

Dr. Boice consults with private patients, writes books, and trains people to use natural medicines to address common conditions and home emergencies. She believes vibrant wellness is the natural outcome when people live in harmony with the Earth, their body, and Dr. Boice graduated from the National College of Naturopathic Medicine (1994) and the Oregon College of Oriental Medicine (1996). She has been in practice for 26 years and is a Fellow of the American Board of Naturopathic Oncology (FABNO) and Senior Vitalist of the Naturopathic Medical Institute. She is an associate professor for the American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine doctoral program, professor for the Pacific College of Health and Science, and an assistant professor at the American College of Healthcare Sciences. Dr. Boice worked for three years at Cancer Treatment Centers of America Southwestern Regional Medical Center. She lives in southern Oregon.

Learner Outcomes:

  • Understand the impact of dermal absorption of essential oils on both oral and dermal absorption of pharmaceutical drugs
  • Understand why specific essential oils and their constituents can reverse resistance to certain antibiotics and chemotherapy drugs
  • Discuss human trials and a successful human clinical research study conducted in this area

This presentation reviews dermal absorption of essential oils and survey the impact of essential oils on both oral and dermal absorption of pharmaceutical drugs. Recent research demonstrates specific essential oils and their constituents can reverse resistance to certain antibiotics and chemotherapy drugs. Researchers have utilized in vitro trials for much of this research. We also will review the handful of human trials conducted in this area and explore more deeply an example of successful essential oil research that has progressed from in vitro testing through human clinical trials.

Continuing Education

Continuing Professional Development (CPD) credit:
There are two ways to earn CPD credit for watching a webinar.

1. You may earn 1 CPD credit for watching a live webinar. Instructions on how to earn the CPD credit will be given during the webinar.

2. You may earn 1 CPD credit by watching a webinar and submitting a 100-word summary to AIA. Be sure to include your name, address, and title on your summary.  Each summary must be submitted on a separate document.

Please mail your webinar summary to AIA or email your summary on a word document to [email protected]  If you have more questions, please call the AIA office at 303-531-6377 or 1-877-531-6377.