Sustainability and essential oil production: An in-depth look at patchouli, lavender and organic essential oil production, and its impact on global sustainability
Join David Tomlinson, founder of Absolute Aromas, as he explores with us his experiences with essential oil production and sustainability. David founded Absolute Aromas in 1994 and has spent the last 27 years dedicated to the essential oil industry. He believes passionately in the quality of essential oils, which has meant building close relationships with essential oil producers around the world. Specializing in high-quality natural products brings with it responsibilities to our planet. As such, David has been actively investigating the sustainability of essential oils by visiting many suppliers and studying the efforts that they have been making.
David is on the Executive Committee of IFEAT (International Federation of Essential Oils and Aroma Trades), which represents the global producers and traders of essential oils. He is a Director of the Aromatherapy Trade Council, and a Trustee of the Phyllis Tuckwell Hospice in Farnham, UK.
Hydrolats: What we know and what we don't know
Ann Harman is an organic farmer, herbalist and distiller. She has been making herbal products for decades and distilling hydrosols for nearly 30 years. Ann is the author of Harvest to Hydrosol, a how to book about distilling for hydrosols. She is currently involved in research of the hydrosols; chemistry, microbiology, adulteration, heavy metals and comparison experiments through Circle H Institute. She loves sharing her knowledge of the world of distillation and hydrosols. She is an international speaker who lectures on her continual research on hydrosols and the Art of Distillation. Ann hosts intensive, hands on workshops featuring international teachers in Washington State, USA and offers online courses. She regularly contributes articles about distillation and hydrosols to industry journals.Website: learn.botannicals.com
About the Webinar
Though hydrolats have been distilled for centuries, if not millennia we still don’t know very much about them. In this presentation Ann will discuss some of the current research and publications devoted to the distillate waters. She will examine a few chemistry and microbiology analyses. Ann will also discuss many of the misconceptions that are prevalent regarding the hydrolats. She will discuss where and how the misinformation comes from and how to recognize it.
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Aromatic Medicinal Garden
A webinar about the basics of Herbal Infusion Remedies, from planning and growing to harvesting earth medicine.
This year, home grown medicine can be at your fingertips.
- Planning the Medicinal Garden (no space too small!)
- How to grow your own medicinal aromatics
- How to harvest and dry medicinal aromatics
- How to prepare Herbal Oils with your garden herbs
- How to store medicinal aromatics
- Guidelines for choosing your top 3 herbal oils
Monika Meulman has been practicing as a professional Aromatherapist for over 20 years and is a life long gardener. As the chair of LEGS (Lakeshore Environmental Gardening Society), she has been growing plans, gardens AND plants just about everywhere. She runs the beautiful ECO & EARTH based Healing Muse Apothecary in West Toronto. She strives to Inspire Healing in those who cross her path and always looks to nature as her source of healing wisdom.
Being able to build a business and life of your dreams is inspiring, so this webinar introduces you to a few basics to consider before you start your journey.
If you are new to running a business or have in the past but failed to accomplish your goals, this webinar will give you a brief guide on where and how to start.
Time is money and money is time. The presenter has experienced this as a professional and created this webinar to introduce you to everything you need to start the business of your dreams without wasting any unnecessary time or information overload, or money and falling down an internet rabbit hole.
They also explain how to explore more information beyond this webinar, when you might opt to hire out and the value in keeping full control of your business. Countless marketing, business and government sites explain that if you are not making money, it’s a hobby. Is your aromatherapy practice a business or a hobby?
Refocusing: Aromatherapy for ADD and ADHD
“Would you like to ground and rediscover who you truly are?” Jonathan has been a psychologist since 1986 and has always been interested in research and integrating different disciplines.
In 2002 he began studying advanced clinical aromatherapy in the UK and since then he has continued to extend his knowledge.
Jonathan has been working within the palliative care system in The Netherlands since 2009, incorporating his skills for providing comfort. Over the years, he has developed, used, trained and lectured in diverse therapeutic interventions (conventional and non-conventional).
Jonathan is also a Reiki Master, HEARTS (UK) Teacher, Anointer, Coach, Counsellor and an International Teacher and Lecturer. Jonathan is director of Essentia Nobilis (NL).
Aroma Alone: Strategies in Clinical Care
Over the past 15 years, the use of aroma-alone therapeutic interventions in clinical settings has greatly increased. Prior to this, aromatherapy had largely been associated with a touch technique delivered by the health care practitioner. In this webinar, Rhiannon will draw upon her extensive experience in clinical care as well as upon latest research that demonstrates the efficacy of aroma-alone interventions to reduce suffering, improve symptom management, and improve quality of life across a range of clinical challenges and with different age groups. Rhiannon was the first person to introduce aroma inhalation devices to the UK cancer and palliative care world in 2003. She will share some of the lessons learned along the way concerning their integration and efficacy as well as offering simple, clear guidance on the benefits of reinforcing the “aroma” aspect of aromatherapy.
Small Business Taxes
Sylvia Heiber, bookkeeper local to London, Ontario, will provide the tips and best practices on how to organize your records in a way that at tax time, the process of filing your income tax return is as easy as child's play.
Intro to Pharmcokinetics
In this presentation, we will explore the pharmacokinetics of aromatherapy — how the body interacts with essential oil components and how these compounds are metabolized and excreted from the body.
Transgender 101: How to Incorporate Inclusive Practices in your Holistic Health Business
Join us for this exciting, unique and new opportunity to expand your professional business practices and so much more!
Harassment and Misconduct: Managing Risk in Your Professional Practice
As cofounder of Workright, Donna Marshall regularly lectures, writes, consults and advises organizations on how to prevent, manage and respond to harassment and other workplace issues as well as how to create an inspiring and respectful work culture.
The Healing Power of Essential Oils vs. Pharmaceuticals
After having earned a Doctorate in Pharmacy, Chadi ABI-GHOSN focused his attention on patient’s care, which he enriched by a decade of academic pharmacology teaching. In this webinar Chadi discusses what is special about essential oils vs.drugs, antimicrobial mode of action of essential oils, facts about antibiotic resistance, antimicrobial properties of essential oils, heal skin infections and ear infections using a synergy of essential oils.
How to Craft a Mindful Marketing Message and Serve Your Clients on Social Media
Join Jenn Walker as she discusses crafting mindful marketing messages, marketing mindset mastery and tangible takeaways to get started on social media.
Gentle Healing From Within: Introduction to Bach Flowers
"Health depends on being in harmony with our souls.” Dr. Edward Bach
Join Gudrun Penselin, M. Ed as she explores the history of Dr. Bach and the flower remedies that he is now famous for.
Carrier Oils in Your Aromatherapy Practice
This one hour workshop will introduce the therapeutic properties of carrier/fixed oils. You will learn the classification of the fatty acids and how they can influence your aromatherapy formulations.
Compassion Fatigue : The Cost of Caring and Finding Strategies to Cope
Vij Richards is a Registered Nurse with a certification in Occupational Health. When she returned to work in a hospital setting in 2006 she was not prepared for the stressors that staff needed help with.
Palliative and Hospice Care: Aromatherapy and How I Incorporate it into Palliative and Hospice Care
In this webinar, Robin Kessler discusses how do you can get involved in palliative and hospice care, what you need via education, which essential oils and hydrosols are recommended, safety Issues when using essential Oils, and more!
Aromatic Psychodynamics In Skin Care
Join Danielle Sade as she explores:
- Bringing awareness of the emotional and psychological impact on skin condition.
- Using essential oil inhalations to lower Cortisol in the system to assist in relieving inflammation.
- Learn about a selection of essential oils that have been proven to lower Cortisol in the blood.