This short course will look at some basic information about how to safely use essential oils at home for yourself and your family. We will look at how essential oils work, safety considerations, dilutions, blending, ways to use oils and storing oils. You will practice basic massage of hands and face, and self massage. We cover some common essential oils in some detail and have a go at making blends and some preparations. This course will not qualify you as an Aromatherapist or cover you to use oils with the general public.
10/5/18 — What is Aromatherapy, a short history, how essential oils work, doses/dilutions and blending oils. Look more closely at 3 or 4 essential oils and practice blending them.
24/5/18 — Contra-indications and general safety considerations, Introduction to hand massage and self massage. Practice hand massage. Look more closely at 3 or 4 essential oils and practice blending them.
7/6/18 — Ways to use oils in the home, looking at oils for common health conditions, Storing oils, Face massage and practice. Look more closely at 3 or 4 essential oils and practice blending them.