Essential Oils: The Good, The Bad, and Everything in Between

The Field of Aromatherapy is changing rapidly. With all the talk of ingestion and millions of recipes on the Internet, how do you know which is good, bad and where the truth lies in between. Topics will include how to know when to use an essential oil, absolute, CO2 extraction, or hydrosol and how to learn the difference between them. Safety concerns will be discussed in conjunction with frequency and methods of use. How to choose therapeutic quality products as well as questions to ask your supplier will also be addressed. Proper research techniques will be discussed. Come learn when, where, and how to use your aromatic tool kit in a safe manner.


Amber M. LaBoarde is a clinical aromatherapist at Loving Scents Aromatherapy, a private practice in Greensboro, N.C., specializing in integrative therapies. She was first introduced to aromatherapy in 2012 and began classes toward her degree in aromatherapy and herbalism with the American College of Healthcare Sciences in 2014. Her teaching/education specialties include Fertility/Reproductive Issues, Children, Perfumery and Custom Blending, as well as Cleaning with Essential Oils and Herbs. She has a passion for education and teaching clients how to use aromatherapy in their everyday lives alongside other holistic practices to reach their goals of a healthy, happy lifestyle.

Sunday, 9:00 am, Classroom H, 2 CE Hours- Esthetics, Cosmetology, Massage Therapy ( S900-H )

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