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Fall 2017 Webinar


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AromaChemistry: An Introduction

Date: November 2, 2017

Time: 7pm – 9pm EST

Location: Online Webinar

Members: $50

Non-Members: $75

Description:

Ready to get acquainted with a little AromaChemistry? Now is the time! Let’s face it: AromaChemistry can be challenging. So many different molecules, chemical families, technical drawings, and not to mention the hard-to- say names. Despite the visceral reaction we might have in response to all-things chemistry-related, essential oils are, after all, potent chemical cocktails. As such, understanding chemistry is the backbone to understanding the safe and effective use of aromatherapy.

In this 2-hour webinar, we are going to get our toes wet by discussing some of the fundamental concepts of AromaChemistry. We will highlight some functional groups and specific examples of components within that functional group, like our good ole friend d-limonene!

This course is designed to be a low-pressure, fun, interactive learning environment where we start at the most fundamental, basic level for all topics discussed. Absolutely no prior understanding of chemistry needed – we are starting at Square 1 and we will use easy-to-understand language throughout the webinar! Chemistry is fun! Let’s do this!

About Timothy Miller ND, MAc, LAc, RA

Timothy Miller ND, MAc, LAc, RA is a naturopathic physician, licensed acupuncturist, and registered aromatherapist. He is a graduate of the National College of Natural Medicine (NCNM) in Portland, OR.

Dr. Tim is a chemistry nerd. He is fascinated by the chemistry found in the natural world. Fueled by the abundant, potent, and unique components within aromatherapy, Dr. Tim has sought to understand how essential oils act on the body and identify which clinical applications are best incorporated into practice.

Dr. Tim first began his aromatherapy studies in 2005. He has since traveled the world to advance his understanding of essential oils and their clinical implications. Dr. Tim has studied with Rhiannon Lewis, Gabriel Mojay, Mark Webb, Kurt Schnaubelt, and Jeffrey Yuen. He has successfully completed a National Association of Holistic Aromatherapy (NAHA) approved course and has completed the requirements to become a registered aromatherapist. He is a member of the Aromatherapy Registration Council (ARC).

Beyond his love of aromatherapy, Dr. Tim is an avid traveler and student of foreign languages. He enjoys spending time with his family, watching movies, and being in nature.

Dr. Tim loves to learn new things and is driven by self-improvement and emotional intelligence. Dr. Tim believes deeply in Docere (the naturopathic medicine tenet of ‘Doctor as Teacher’) and loves to teach. He is a speaker, teacher, practitioner, and contributing author. He believes learning should be fun and makes every attempt to engage his students in a profound and meaningful way.

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