Learn aromatherapy one drop at a time.
We know that when you’re first learning about aromatherapy, it can be overwhelming. There’s just so much to learn!
From what essential oils actually are, to the different kinds of aromatherapy, from different methods of extraction, to hundreds of different kinds of oils (or thousands if you are a connoisseur), to chemistry, safety, and all the ways we can use them … it can definitely be a lot to take in.
It’s enough to make you want to lay down and sniff some Lavender (unless Lemon or Ylang is more your taste … or would that be smell?)
So, to help you on this journey, we created these Lessons to help you learn aromatherapy—one drop at a time.
It’s like blending. When we are dropping in the essential oil, we want to add it drop by drop, taking the time to sniff our blend before deciding to add another. I often say, “You can put more drops in, but you can’t take them out.”
Absorbing information can be similar. Have you ever read so much that you don’t remember any of it? It’s so tempting to devour everything you can on a subject that you’re passionate about.
But there’s something to be said about giving yourself time to absorb what you learn.
Until you’re ready for something like one of our Certificate Programs, you can enjoy these mini-lessons and learn about aromatherapy from me and Sylla.
Even if you’ve done a course somewhere else, you might find new little tidbits you hadn’t encountered or thought about.
We urge you to start with just the first lesson, and take your time working through the exercise before moving on to the next.
Learn all you need to know about how to dilute your essential oils in this important Lesson Drop.
With so many essential oil brands out there, how to do you decide who to buy from? Here are our guidelines for choosing the brands that are best for you.
When you’re getting started with essential oils, it’s hard to know which oils to start out with. Here’s our guide for building your first collection and getting to know your oils well.
If it hasn’t happened yet, it probably will … Find out what to do when you spill some oil while blending.
Learn about your three new best friends in this short introduction to Carrier Oils.
Learn about three more carriers to enhance your aromatherapy skin treatments.
Getting used to blending your carriers? Enliven them even more with some additives.
Now that you’ve learned even more additives to work with, how do you know how to blend them? We’ll show you in this Lesson Drop.
How often have you received an essential oil, saved it for a “special occasion,” and then years go by and you wonder, is this even still good? Here is some guidelines to know what to use up quickly, what may have past it’s shelf life, and what can stay in your collection for years to come.