Introduction to Aromatherapy Mini Course

Introduction to Aromatherapy

Introduction to Aromatherapy is a FREE online Aromatherapy Mini Course that I co-created with fellow aromatherapist, Robin Kessler of RBK Aromatherapy.

In this course you will learn the basics of: 

  • the definition of aromatherapy;
  • how essential oils are made;
  • the importance of knowing and using Latin names;
  • methods of using essential oils;
  • common carrier oils;
  • chemical families basics;
  • sensitization and phototoxicity;
  • dangers of using oils neat;
  • recommended dilution rates;
  • how to select essential oil suppliers;
  • GC/MS report basics;
  • hydrosols; and
  • further resources to learn more.

Introduction to Aromatherapy may work slightly differently on different browsers and/or devices. If the course does not immediately appear below, you can also go directly to the course on Versal to take it there. Please note that you may need to create a free account with Versal to begin the course.

On mobile devices, as well as the embedded version below, you can navigate the course at the bottom of each screen by clicking “Next Lesson” (on the bottom right) or select a specific lesson by clicking or pressing the button on the bottom left to bring up the lesson menu. The lesson menu is always available to the left of the screen on the desktop version of the class when you are logged into the Versal website to take the course.

Some lessons have quizzes and you will not be able to go to the next lesson until you answer them correctly. We’ve made these as fun as possible!

We hope you enjoy this free mini course and learn some of the basics of Aromatherapy.

Let’s get started! (If it doesn’t work on the first try, you may need to refresh your browser a few times, try a different browser or device or try going directly to Versal.)

Start the Course!

Or take the course right here on Marvy Moms!

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About Emily Carpenter

Emily is a Web Whiz, Blogger, Speaker, Student, and Mom. She is the owner of WhizBang! Web Solutions LLC, and the founder of Marvy Moms. She loves working from home so that she can be there for every possible moment with her son, JW. Learning as she goes, Emily breastfed, bought cloth diapers (but never used them), made her son’s baby food, had a family bed for nearly two years, and loves spending time with her son. Emily is a certified Level II Reiki practitioner and offers her services both in-person and remotely to people interested in this energetic healing modality. Emily is currently enrolled as a student at the American Academy of Homeopathy to become a Certified Classical Homeopath and has earned a diploma in botanical medicine at Botanical Medicine Institute. She is also a Certified Aromatherapist, and received her training from Aromahead Institute.