ACHS Health and Wellness Blog

    Aromatherapy Safety: Using Essential Oils in the Bath [VIDEO]

    How to Reduce Your Meat Consumption: 5 Tips to Go Vegetarian

    10 Wellness Activities for the Ultimate Father’s Day

    What is Gluten? 6 Facts About Gluten Sensitivity

    The 14 Best Wellness Books to Read this Summer

    How to Launch into the Holistic Nutrition Field

    The Most Important APA Rules to Know

    How the Quality of Essential Oils Impacts Therapeutic Value and Safety

    Green Cleaning: 10 Essential Oils that Naturally Repel Insects

    Essential Oil Safety: Practicing Aromatherapy with Caution

    The Amazing Use of Essential Oils as Natural Preservatives

    DIY: Naturally Dyed Easter Eggs

    Empowering Farmers to Develop Organic and Fair Trade Practices in Nepal’s Essential Oil Industry

    A Psychologist’s 3 Step Guide to Managing Stress

    How to Protect Your Skin Through Nutrition

    What is the Best Diet for Health? A Nutritionist and Nurse Weighs In

    Wisdom from a Successful Ringside Sports Nutrition Advocate

    Homeobotanicals: Secret Wellness Weapons

    What’s in a Name? Why Latin Binomials are Important

    Green Cleaning: 8 Eucalyptus Life Hacks You’ll Love

    How to Become an AHG Registered Herbalist

    The Aroma of Love: Rose in Perfumery

    3 Powerful Smoothie Recipes for Successful Students

    7 Delicious Recipes to Help You Go Paleo in 2017

    Anxious or Feeling Down: Can Essential Oils Help?

    5 Must-Know Tips about Essential Oil and Pregnancy

    Winter Wildcrafting: 5 Pro Tips for Off-Season Foraging

    What You Can and Cannot Say to Aromatherapy Clients [Video]

    How to Start Your Holistic Health Blog

    Rosemary is for Remembrance: Plus 4 Other Herbs that Boost Memory

    Be Creative with Your Health Resolutions and Improve Success

    4 Holistic Recipes for Silky Smooth, Healthy Hair

    Community Aromatherapy: 5 Ways to Reach Out and Recharge for Winter

    Comfort and Joy: A Holistic Approach to a Vibrant Holiday Season

    How to Create Successful Essential Oil Blends

    Sports Nutrition: Adaptogenic Herbs for Well-Being and Physical Endurance

    5 Dangerous Ingredients in Your Vitamins and Dietary Supplements

    Holistic Parenting: How I Supported My Child with ADHD

    Kale Stir-fry and Thanksgiving: A Love Story

    Why You Should Try a Virtual Challenge to Reduce Your Business’s Carbon Footprint

    Celebrate Diabetes Awareness with Simple Lifestyle Changes

    How to Thank a Veteran… Holistically!

    The True Roots of Herbalism: Recapping the 2016 American Herbalists Guild (AHG) Symposium

    Top 10 Ways to Show Your Clients You Care

    Chemistry for Aromatherapists: What You Need to Know

    How to Wow Your Spa Clients As Soon As They Walk In the Door

    6 Common Misconceptions About Becoming a Certified Spa Manager

    Why We Want to Work at These 6 Spa Venues (and You Will Too!)

    How to Communicate the Health Benefits of Spa Services to Your Clients

    FDA Says Antibacterial Soaps are Out! 30 Essential Oils to Use Instead

    Halloween Treat: Lollipop Recipe with Essential Oils

    5 Tips for Staying Young

    Ditch the Chemicals in Starbucks: Enjoy a Holistic Pumpkin Spiced Latte

    Aromatherapy + Yoga: A Practice for Mind, Body, Spirit

    Never Do Homework In Bed: 3 Reasons Why

    Why I Love the American Herbalists Guild Symposium (and You Should, Too!)

    Why You Should Add Writing to Your Self-Care Routine

    Seek First to Understand: Personal Responsibility in Communication

    5 Delightful and Work-Enhancing Essential Oils for the Office

    Can Essential Oils Improve Customer Experience?

    Study Abroad: What is Ayurvedic Medicine Like in India?

    21 Must-Have Natural Travel Kit Basics

    How to Know If You’re Ready to Be an Entrepreneur

    3 Tips on Financial Success for Holistic Spa Professionals

    Email Marketing: 5 Painless Tips for Writing Outstanding Emails

    Herbs for Women: Coping with Women’s Health Issues

    What’s So Healthy About the Mediterranean Diet?

    Can’t Meditate? Here’s What’s Stopping Your Meditation Practice

    10 Tips for Using Aromatherapy in Your Spa

    Plant Mama 101: A Beginner’s Guide to Indoor Gardening

    More Than Herbs and Oils: How My Dog Saves My Life

    Digging into Herbal Medicine Conferences

    Help! How Do I Choose a More Holistic Diet?

    India Study Abroad: What Handmade Products are Made in India?

    How to Support ADHD Naturally

    Fruity Herbal Ice Pop Recipes [Video]

    How to Navigate Food Allergies While Traveling this Summer

    Study Abroad India: Traveling to the Marayoor Sandalwood Forest in Kerala, India

    Aromatherapy and Memory

    Study Abroad in India: How Silk is Produced

    5 Simple Ways to Network Like a Boss!

    ACHS's Official Comment to the FDA on the Term "Natural"

    Happy HerbDay! 5 Fun Facts About Capsicum (Chili Peppers) You Probably Don’t Know

    The Fountain of Youth: What is the Secret to Healthy Aging?

    Simple Swaps to Eat Healthy When Dining Out

    Real Changes You Can Make this Earth Day

    How to Use LinkedIn to Fire Up Your Holistic Health Career

    {DIY} All-Natural Soothing Aftershave Balm for Natural Products Day

    We’re Going to Washington, DC to Become Lobbyists for a Day (or Two)!

    Top 5 Tips for Reviving Your Holistic Health Habits

    24 Natural Sleep Aids for Restful, Rejuvenating Sleep

    How Exotic Rose Can Grace Your Life [+ Recipes!]

    3 Reasons to Love Rose in Your DIY Skin Care

    Why Using Coconut Oil is One Fad You Should Follow

    Help Define ‘Natural,’ or the FDA Will Do it For You

    How to Make the Ultimate Herbal Steam

    How to Create a Meditation Space of Serenity

    Why Greece Loves Olive Trees and Oil (And You Will, Too!)

    5 New Year’s Resolutions for People Who Hate Resolutions

    35 Holistic Nutrition Terms You Should Know

    Fall Holistic Health: A Flu Shot or Herbal Teas?

    10 Natural Gifts Wellness Warriors Will Love

    All About Adaptogenic Herbs

    Natural Love Potions? Neroli and Jasmine Essential Oils

    Spicy and Savory B6 Stuffed Potatoes

    3 Holistic Remedies for Sinus Support

    Delicious Herbed Pumpkin Soup

    Herbal Remedies for Healthy Holiday Digestion

    Essential Oils and Head Lice

    Recipe for Winter Wellness: Baked Winter Pears or Apples

    Top Aromatherapy Wellness Plan Takeaways from AIA 2015

    Fabulous Facts About Fermentation and Your Gut Health

    An Aromatherapist’s Report from IFEAT 2014: Pesticides, Cultured Aromas, the Arab Spring, and Global Warming

    5 Soothing Herbs for Peace and Calm

    8 Spectacular Essential Oil Blends

    10 Easy Relaxation Techniques to Harmonize Your Day

    5 Foolproof Ways to Fail Finals Week

    10 Ways to Feel More Grounded Every Day

    An Interview with Tea Master and ACHS Graduate Sarah Hurt

    5 Essential Oils for Men

    My Grandmother’s Secret to Longevity

    7 Essential Oils to Tame Mosquitoes

    Debunking Dangerous Myths About Essential Oils

    Why You Need to Blog for Your Holistic Health Practice (and Your Life!)

    Greener is Healthier: 7 Simple Ways to Green Your Home and Workspace

    Essential Oil Feature: Paraguay Petitgrain

    4 Festive Herbal Iced Teas for July Fourth

    Super Easy DIY Tips to Harvest and Dry Your Herbs

    How To: 4 Unique Uses for Lemon in the Home

    Good Girl Moonshine or Ginger Switchel: Apple Cider Vinegar and Ginger Refresher

    Why Everyone Should Be Dry Skin Brushing

    Immortelle Essential Oil and Extract: Are Two Preparations Better than One?

    Memories Matter: 6 Easy Tips for a Healthy Brain

    Essential Oil Feature: Low-linalool New Zealand Lavender

    Nourishment for the Mind and Soul at NANP 2015

    Nutrition Conference Recap: An Introvert’s Insights on NANP 2015

    How to Make Personal Flower Essences

    If You Do One Thing for Your Holistic Health Career, Do This

    Top 10 Tips for Starting Seeds this Spring

    Blending 101: The Art of Pairing Essential Oils Drop by Drop

    5 Beautiful {DIY} Body Care Recipes to Celebrate Natural Products

    How to Create an Invigorating Morning Ritual You’ll Stick With

    How to Boost Vitamin D with Mighty Mushrooms

    GMOs and Pesticides: Why You Should Cook Organic

    Why I Went Paleo/Primal for My Gestational Diabetes

    Interview with Holistic Nutrition Consultant and Health Writer Lindsay Boyers

    5 Reasons You Must Attend Our Next Master Lecture Webinar

    Spice, Spice, Baby! Raw, Paleo Cacao Bites Recipe

    The Remarkable History of Roses

    3 Romantic Recipes with Rose Essential Oil

    10 Essential Steps to Become a Registered Aromatherapist (RA)

    From Mindful to Light: 16 Words to Shape 2015

    6 Popular Herbs to Help Alleviate Minor Aches and Pains

    3 Steps to a Powerful Winter Wheatgrass Detox

    How to Experience the Ultimate Aromatic Bath (Plus Recipes!)

    Cheers to 2014: Our Top 7 Success Stories

    Registered Aromatherapist (RA) Shares Secrets of Success [Video]

    Cooking with Kale: Try These 5 Recipes [Slideshare]

    Gluten Free, Grain Free, Dairy Free Pumpkin Pie Recipe

    {DIY} How to Make Fizzing Herbal Bath Bombs [Video]

    7 Irresistible Reasons to Try Thyme as a Culinary Essential Oil

    Salt: Too Much or Too Little Can Kill You

    Basil Essential Oil: A Must-Have in Your Fall Holistic Cooking

    Must Have: 5 Essential Oils To Beat Back To School Bugs

    5 Quick Tips For Cooking With Essential Oils

    Health Professionals: The Do's and Don'ts of Holistic Nutrition

    How Growing Lavender Brings Summer Fun for Everyone

    Why Alternative Treatments are Better for Veterans

    How to Make a Luscious Herbal Moisturizer

    Quiz: Is Online Learning for Me?

    Holistic Mommy: Top 12 Foods to Beat Morning Sickness Naturally (Part 2)

    FAQ: 11 Frequently Asked Questions About Online Education at ACHS

    Holistic Mommy: How to Beat Morning Sickness Naturally (Part 1)

    The Aroma of Choice: Health Freedom and Aromatherapy*

    Green Cleaning: Why We Love Lavender Essential Oil (And You Should, Too!)

    9 Questions & Answers on PTSD and Holistic Health Protocols

    How to Find Scholarships for Your Holistic Health Education [Plus Free Video!]

    Green Cleaning Swaps: How to Trade Toxic Cleaners for Natural Essential Oils in Your Home

    5 Avoidable Mistakes that Will Flag Your Comment as SPAM

    6 Signs You Should Become a Holistic Nutritionist

    5 Resources Every Holistic Nutrition Student Should Know

    Local Food: Where Does Your State Rank?

    Top 7 Tips to Simplify Your Super-Mom Life

    Top 10 Ways to Detox this Spring

    5 Fun Faculty Facts for National Teacher Appreciation Day 2014

    20 Herbal Medicine Terms You Should Know

    6 Reasons to Take an Online Course in Aromatherapy or Health and Wellness this Summer

    Top 10 Ways to Cut Clutter, Chaos, and Stress for Spring

    Top 11 Reasons to Love Online School

    10 Green Superfoods Your Holistic Nutritionist Eats

    20 Aromatherapy Terms You Need to Know

    Top 5 Most Dangerous Restaurants For Your Health

    6 Big Changes that Prove Natural Medicine is Making History

    10 Sweet Reasons to Eat Dark Chocolate

    The 5 Ultimate Romantic Destinations for Essential Oil Lovers

    The 5 Worst Pieces of Advice We’ve Ever Heard About Sunscreen (and the 3 BEST!)

    7 Essential Oils: The Ultimate Travel Kit for the Winter Olympics in Sochi

    Natural and Artificial Sweeteners: Is Stevia Safe?

    16 Questions from the Master Lecture Webinar: What's Hot and What's Not in Aromatherapy

    Top 6 Guilt Free Recipes for an Epic Super Bowl Sunday

    5 Herbal Teas Everyone Should Be Drinking for National Hot Tea Month

    Holistic Nutrition: 9 Foods to Boost Your Mood

    Top 5 Reasons Why You’ll Love Mastic

    Top 5 Ways to Check Quality of Essential Oils: Gas Chromatography (GC), Mass Spectometry (MS), Latin, Organoleptic Testing & Knowing Your Supplier

    A Year in Review: 13 Best Holistic Health Moments from ACHS in 2013

    Holistic Nutrition on the Moo-ve! Organic Milk is Packed with Omega-3s

    The 12 Toasty Drinks of the Holistic Holidays

    Nutrition, Vitamins, and Holistic Health

    Top 9 Reasons to Study Abroad in Indonesia

    How Do Wellness Coaches Become Better Writers, Bloggers, Tweeters, & Authors? Eng 101 and Eng 201!

    Cancer Sniffing Honeybees: Next Buzzing Trend in Holistic Health?

    Quality of Essential Oils: Diluents, Extenders, Synergy…Oh My!

    Top 6 Tips to Survive Black Friday for the Holistic Holiday Shopper

    Excuse Me...is that your Phone that Smells like Roses?

    Holistic Health at Home: 5 Tips for a Holistic Thanksgiving Holiday

    The eWriting Herbalist: An Interview with Author Lori Bell

    Scholarship Recipient Reminds Us: Holistic Health is Helping Others

    5 Tasty Herbs for Seasonal Cooking: Flavor Fill Your Fall!

    ACHS Grads and Alumni: Reaching for the Stars to Heal the World

    Scholarship Recipient Focuses on Celebrating the Small Achievements

    Mirror to Wellness: 4 Health Indicators that can Signal Deficiencies

    Strung Out Over Seasonal Change? Rebalance with Bach Flower Remedies

    Top 10 Tips for a Good Night's Sleep: How to Avoid the Zombie Life

    The 4th Sweet Way to Cut Sugar (Plus Seasonal Shortcake Recipe!)

    Happy Food Day! Celebrate Nutrition with 3 Sweet Ways to Cut Sugar

    7 Practical College Tips for Current or Prospective Students

    Wellness on the Rise: 3 Holistic Practices Sweeping Modern Healthcare

    “Slow Down!” Scholarship Recipient Provides Tips for ACHS Students

    What to Tweet? Create a Buzzing Twitter Feed with Daily Hashtags

    ACHS Just Named 2014 Military Friendly School

    ACHS Faculty Member Achieves Registered Aromatherapy Status from ARC

    Aromatherapy for Golfers: Inhale to Improve Your Swing?

    ACHS Lavender Harvest 'Shares the Health'

    Holistic Health: Healing Power of Basil

    Use Aromatherapy at Home: 10 Tips to Breathe Easy

    Waste Not, Want Not: Holistic Recipes for Rogue Tomatoes

    Homesteading & Foraging 101: Wild Plum Jam with Honey Recipe

    Back-to-School Holistic Heath Tips for Busy Parents

    Upcoming Webinar: I've got my AAS Holistic Health Degree - Now What?

    Holistic Health Advocacy Starts with You — Stay Informed

    What Is State Authorization and Why Should Students Care?

    Zombies Turn to Holistic Health for Relief from Sleepless Nights

    What Makes Aromatherapy HOT? A Glimpse Into 2014 Trends

    Upcoming Webinar: Success Through ACHS and Beyond: The Story of One Graduate's Success

    Don't Just Believe the Hype—Get Educated: ACHS Offers Aromatherapy Training to Young Living & doTerra Staff

    Industry Info: Holistic Nutrition Internships Available with NANP

    Holistic Health College's Accreditation Renewed by DEAC

    Lemongrass: A Must-Have in the Holistic Nutrition Kitchen

    Holistic Health On the Road: Black Pepper Oil in Southern India

    ACHS Holistic Health Scholarship Recipient Says 'Follow Your Heart'

    Holistic Nutrition for Busy People: How Easy Is It to Get Healthy?

    Memorial Day Wellness: Homemade Lavender Lemonade & Spa Water

    Text Abbreviations: An "IDTS" in the Holistic Health Classroom?

    Pursuing a Master of Science: ACHS Adds Four New Accredited Programs

    Dr. Clyde B. Jensen joins the ACHS Board of Directors

    Holistic Health & Wellness Writing: Silencing Your Inner Critic

    Medical Terminology: Gram Positive vs. Gram Negative Bacteria

    Holistic Health: Ready, Set, Walk for National Walking Day on April 3

    Holistic Health: 8 Travel Tips from a Travel Junkie

    Holistic Nutrition: Quinoa: Gluten-Free High Protein Vegan Superfood

    Perseverance Makes Holistic Health Practitioner Dreams a Reality

    Holistic Health & Wellness Careers: Boards and Registration Exams

    Industry Info: NAHA Aromatherapy Journal Spring Issue Now Free Online.

    Holistic Nutrition: Top 5 Kale Smoothies for Spring

    Aromatherapy Travel Education: A Life Changing Experience!

    Study Abroad: Aromatherapy in Indonesia May 2013

    ACHS Students Share Tips for Holistic Health Program Success

    Green Living: How ACHS Reduces Our Carbon Footprint One Green Step at a Time

    8 Tools You Need to Be A Successful Holistic Health Student at ACHS

    Do You Need a BS to take the MS in Complementary Alternative Medicine?

    7 Strategies for Student SUCCESS

    Help Us Celebrate Our Top 6 Accomplishments of 2012

    Why Do We Study Reflexology in Aromatherapy 101? Where's the Science?

    Aromatherapy: 12 Essential Oils of the Holidays

    3 Easy Aromatherapy Essential Oil Blends for Winter Wellness

    Holistic Health at Home: 7 Simple Steps to Make Herbal Cough Drops

    Video & Recipe: How to Make Aromatic Bath Salts for Holiday Gifts

    Holistic Nutrition: Eat this Herb - Basil

    2013 DETC Famous Alumni of the Year Jane Thomas

    2013 DETC Outstanding Graduate of the Year Tracey Robbins

    Holistic Health at Home: DIY Herbal Teas for Health (and Gifts!)

    Holistic Health Education Accreditation: How to Avoid Jumping from the Frying Pan Into the Fire

    5+ Ways to Manage Your Brand for Holistic Health Professionals

    A Holistic Thanksgiving: What Are You Thankful For?

    Holistic Health: Reduce Stress During the Holidays

    Holistic Nutrition: Sweet Potatoes More Than A Thanksgiving Treat

    Holistic Nutrition: 10 High-Fiber, Low-Calorie Foods You'll Love in 2016!

    Make Aromatherapy Holiday Gifts at Home: Free eBook!!!

    Holistic Nutrition: Wine Tasting? Consider Organic Wine for Wellness

    U.S. Air Force Veteran Robin Hasbrouck Awarded $1,000 ACHS Military Scholarship

    Vote On Your Favorite Essential Oils With List.ly

    ACHS offers Imagine America Military Award Program and Adult Skills Education Program Scholarships

    How to W.R.I.T.E. Stellar Holistic Health Essays, Articles, & Blogs

    Holistic Health News: How to Select Herbal Supplements

    ACHS Approved to Participate in Title IV Federal Student Aid Programs

    Exploring the Indonesian Herbal Tradition of Jamu

    5 Essential Oils in 5 Minutes or Less: Our Picks for Fall

    Sharing Holistic Health Content: Netiquette

    ACHS Named 2013 Military Friendly School by GI Jobs

    6 Self-Care Suggestions for Busy College Students

    Aromatherapy For Self-Care

    Congrats Graduates on Your Alternative Medicine Certification!

    ACHS and Apothecary Shoppe Re-Certified as Green America Gold Certified Businesses

    How to Grow Valerian in Your Botanical Garden

    About ACHS

    Our flexible, online programs, highly qualified faculty, diverse student body, and commitment to exceptional online education make ACHS the perfect choice for you. Your ACHS education is accredited by the DEAC (www.deac.org) and recognized throughout the holistic health community. Read more about the importance of accreditation here

    Programs include:

    • Aromatherapy
    • Holistic Nutrition
    • Herbal Medicine
    • Natural Products Manufacturing
    • Spa Management
    • Homeopathy
    • Health and wellness

    and more! 

     

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