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Bastyr University CCCE Certificate Course in Maui, Hawaii

A 10 Day Essential Oil Experience on the Island of Maui, Hawaii At the Aromatherapy Foundation of Maui April 17-26, 2015           Certificate Courses and Workshops:         Bastyr University CCCE Essential Oil Certificate Program            Includes certificate of attendance/CEU from Bastyr University CCCE and your first step to            Bastyr University's (non-credit) Essential Oil and Aromatherapy Certificate         Module 1:       Foundations  April 17-19           Module 2:      Chemistry & Biology … [Read More...]

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Asian Influenced Essential Oils for Pain & Inflammation: Un-Thai Those Muscles

Tom Yum soup for dinner. A healthy delight and deliciously exotic (from an American perspective). Coconut milk, lemongrass, bok choy, ginger, lime, turmeric, cilantro. Antioxidant and anti-inflammatory - common benefits to Thai cooking and many of the Asian herbs and foods. The Thai Herbal  Compress used in Thai Massage contains these same ingredients - used for inflammation and pain. This is the inspiration of an essential oil remedy.  Reducing pain is a highly sought after therapy. Several methods have been developed to … [Read More...]

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Excitement and Release: Spring Essential Oils

The scent, the feel and the sights. Spring. Way cool. An exciting time and a sense of new growth. A feeling of potential. The possibilities. It’s happening. With this comes the shedding. The letting go. Reevaluation. What stays. What goes. What belongs. From a body-skin perspective we’re talking about excess weight. Congested tissue. And toxic build-up. The essential oil detox and cleanse solutions. Think movement. Citrus and oxides. Lemon, orange (sweet or bitter), grapefruit. Eucalyptus (radiata, globules, smithii), MQV, tea … [Read More...]

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Bastyr University CCCE Certificate Course in Maui, Hawaii

A 10 Day Essential Oil Experience on the Island of Maui, Hawaii At the Aromatherapy Foundation of Maui April 17-26, 2015           Certificate Courses and Workshops:         Bastyr University CCCE Essential Oil Certificate Program            Includes certificate of attendance/CEU from Bastyr University CCCE and your first step to            Bastyr University's (non-credit) Essential Oil and Aromatherapy Certificate         Module 1:       Foundations  April 17-19           Module 2:      Chemistry & Biology … [Read More...]

Tom Yum Soup photo

Asian Influenced Essential Oils for Pain & Inflammation: Un-Thai Those Muscles

Tom Yum soup for dinner. A healthy delight and deliciously exotic (from an American perspective). Coconut milk, lemongrass, bok choy, ginger, lime, turmeric, cilantro. Antioxidant and anti-inflammatory - common benefits to Thai cooking and many of the Asian herbs and foods. The Thai Herbal  Compress used in Thai Massage contains these same ingredients - used for inflammation and pain. This is the inspiration of an essential oil remedy.  Reducing pain is a highly sought after therapy. Several methods have been developed to … [Read More...]

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Excitement and Release: Spring Essential Oils

The scent, the feel and the sights. Spring. Way cool. An exciting time and a sense of new growth. A feeling of potential. The possibilities. It’s happening. With this comes the shedding. The letting go. Reevaluation. What stays. What goes. What belongs. From a body-skin perspective we’re talking about excess weight. Congested tissue. And toxic build-up. The essential oil detox and cleanse solutions. Think movement. Citrus and oxides. Lemon, orange (sweet or bitter), grapefruit. Eucalyptus (radiata, globules, smithii), MQV, tea … [Read More...]

View from The Villa Deck

Bastyr University CCCE Certificate Course in Maui, Hawaii

A 10 Day Essential Oil Experience on the Island of Maui, Hawaii At the Aromatherapy Foundation of Maui April 17-26, 2015           Certificate Courses and Workshops:         Bastyr University CCCE Essential Oil Certificate Program            Includes certificate of attendance/CEU from Bastyr University CCCE and your first step to            Bastyr University's (non-credit) Essential Oil and Aromatherapy Certificate         Module 1:       Foundations  April 17-19           Module 2:      Chemistry & Biology … [Read More...]

Tom Yum Soup photo

Asian Influenced Essential Oils for Pain & Inflammation: Un-Thai Those Muscles

Tom Yum soup for dinner. A healthy delight and deliciously exotic (from an American perspective). Coconut milk, lemongrass, bok choy, ginger, lime, turmeric, cilantro. Antioxidant and anti-inflammatory - common benefits to Thai cooking and many of the Asian herbs and foods. The Thai Herbal  Compress used in Thai Massage contains these same ingredients - used for inflammation and pain. This is the inspiration of an essential oil remedy.  Reducing pain is a highly sought after therapy. Several methods have been developed to … [Read More...]

IMG_0408

Excitement and Release: Spring Essential Oils

The scent, the feel and the sights. Spring. Way cool. An exciting time and a sense of new growth. A feeling of potential. The possibilities. It’s happening. With this comes the shedding. The letting go. Reevaluation. What stays. What goes. What belongs. From a body-skin perspective we’re talking about excess weight. Congested tissue. And toxic build-up. The essential oil detox and cleanse solutions. Think movement. Citrus and oxides. Lemon, orange (sweet or bitter), grapefruit. Eucalyptus (radiata, globules, smithii), MQV, tea … [Read More...]

View from The Villa Deck

Bastyr University CCCE Certificate Course in Maui, Hawaii

A 10 Day Essential Oil Experience on the Island of Maui, Hawaii At the Aromatherapy Foundation of Maui April 17-26, 2015           Certificate Courses and Workshops:         Bastyr University CCCE Essential Oil Certificate Program            Includes certificate of attendance/CEU from Bastyr University CCCE and your first step to            Bastyr University's (non-credit) Essential Oil and Aromatherapy Certificate         Module 1:       Foundations  April 17-19           Module 2:      Chemistry & Biology … [Read More...]

IMG_0408

Excitement and Release: Spring Essential Oils

The scent, the feel and the sights. Spring. Way cool. An exciting time and a sense of new growth. A feeling of potential. The possibilities. It’s happening. With this comes the shedding. The letting go. Reevaluation. What stays. What goes. What belongs. From a body-skin perspective we’re talking about excess weight. Congested tissue. And toxic build-up. The essential oil detox and cleanse solutions. Think movement. Citrus and oxides. Lemon, orange (sweet or bitter), grapefruit. Eucalyptus (radiata, globules, smithii), MQV, tea … [Read More...]

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Essential Oils for Winter and Holiday Skin Care and Health

You want protection from cold, crisp, dry winter air and dehydrated household heating. Wintertime skin care. Enter essential oils to help you prepare for holiday time skin care and protect from winter’s worst damage.  In a companion blog, Winter and Holiday Health Care for Your Skin, I provide some essential nutrients and botanical ingredients that will deliver potent defense from winter’s hazards along with regenerating and supporting youthful, healthy skin. Essential oils are the therapeutic icing on the already beneficial … [Read More...]