What is CFA?

The largest and leading accrediting aromatherapy association in Canada! A place for certified aromatherapists to be professionally recognized and accountable.


The Canadian Federation of Aromatherapists, the CFA, supports, fosters and educates professional aromatherapists. We are dedicated to providing current, best practice information about the safe and effective use of essential oils and aromatic materials.


The CFA aims to be the leading provider of aromatherapy education and information nationally and internationally.


  • Established in 1993, is a non-profit, federally chartered, national association
  • Volunteer-based organization
  • Committed to providing public access to professional aromatherapists who are trained and certified in the safe use of essential oils
  • High standard of education through our accredited schools
  • Governed by a Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice
  • Membership on a global level, Canadian and international
  • Sponsored by membership fees, fundraising events and contributions
  • We publish a quarterly publication, CFA Newsletter
  • Public access to Find An Aromatherapist