First Steps AromatherapyThe Apothecary in Inglewood
If you've ever been captivated by the enchanting world of aromatherapy and desired to unravel its secrets, the "First Steps Aromatherapy" course at The Apothecary in Inglewood is your perfect initiation. Crafted as a foundational step, this course provides a comprehensive introduction to the art and science of true aromatherapy, setting the stage for further exploration in the Aromatherapy Level 1 course.
The journey begins with fundamental theory, terminology, and safety protocols to ensure a solid understanding of the essentials. Participants delve into the study of 14 of the most commonly used essential oils, exploring their therapeutic properties and discovering optimal blending techniques.
What You Will Learn
- Research and Design: Develop the skills to research and design aromatic recipes, laying the groundwork for creating personalized blends.
- Blending Techniques: Engage in hands-on learning, mastering specific techniques for blending essential oils into water, oil/lotion, and dry materials. This practical aspect involves creating three distinct blends for varied application methods: aerial, bath, and skincare.
- Safety and Knowledge: Acquire the ability to use essential oils safely and knowledgeably, not just for personal use but also for your family and friends.
The course covers a spectrum of topics, including:
Definitions of aromatherapy, essential oils, and relevant medical terminology. Essential oil extraction methods and their sources. Safety considerations in aromatherapy. Quality and purity criteria for essential oils. Theories of absorption and routes of entry for essential oils into the body and so much more.
The Essence of Essential Oils
What Are Essential Oils? Essential oils are the pure essence of a plant, distilled through various methods such as steam distillation, CO2 extraction, or absolute extraction. While each method has its nuances, the term "essential oil" often serves as a collective reference, encompassing natural, aromatic, volatile plant oils, which may include CO2 extracts and absolutes.
A Fragrant Journey to Well-Being
Aromatherapy, at its core, is a celebration of nature's fragrant bounty. Beyond the aromatic allure, it beckons individuals to explore the profound connection between botanical elements and holistic well-being. As you venture into the world of aromatherapy, let your senses guide you, and may your journey be filled with the therapeutic richness of essential oils and natural companions.