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    Erika Yigzaw /  
    Apr 24, 2017 2:34:00 PM
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    Green Cleaning: 10 Essential Oils that Naturally Repel Insects

     

    Ah, summertime! It’s that time of year to relax out on the porch, sip some lavender iced-tea, and watch the sun slowly dip behind the tree line. But if there’s one thing that can snap you straight out of that soothing summer bliss, it’s ...

    American College of Healthcare Sciences /  
    Apr 20, 2017 9:00:00 AM
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    Essential Oil Safety: Practicing Aromatherapy with Caution

    Essential Oil Safety: Practicing Aromatherapy with Caution

    If there’s one topic that has caused a lot of chatter in the aromatherapy community, it’s essential oil safety. And for good reason! There’s an exceptional amount of misinformation out...

    Oleg Maksimov /  
    Apr 18, 2017 12:01:23 PM
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    The Amazing Use of Essential Oils as Natural Preservatives

    The Amazing Use of Essential Oils as Natural Preservatives

    Are essential oils the future of the food industry?

    The modern food industry has evolved into a complicated system. Fruits and vegetables are cultivated in one part of the country,...

    Dorene Petersen /  
    Apr 6, 2017 8:30:00 AM
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    Empowering Farmers to Develop Organic and Fair Trade Practices in Nepal’s Essential Oil Industry

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

    Last fall, I traveled from my home in Portland, Oregon to the southern lowland area of Nepal known as the Terai. I went as a volunteer with Winrock...

    Erika Yigzaw /  
    Feb 17, 2017 4:00:00 PM
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    Green Cleaning: 8 Eucalyptus Life Hacks You’ll Love

    Green Cleaning: 8 Eucalyptus Life Hacks You’ll Love

    The best thing about essential oils: they’re incredibly versatile. An essential oil kit with a few key oils can be a “one-stop-shop” for holistic wellness. In my seemingly endless battle to...
    American College of Healthcare Sciences /  
    Feb 14, 2017 8:00:00 AM
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    The Aroma of Love: Rose in Perfumery

    With Valentine's Day comes delightful aromas! What better botanical to work with than the flower of love: rose! If you are a budding perfumer, rose is an essential oil in your repertoire. Here's a little more about love's most notorious...

    Dorene Petersen /  
    Jan 27, 2017 5:38:45 PM
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    Anxious or Feeling Down: Can Essential Oils Help?

    There has been more open discussion than ever in the health and wellness community about emotional issues like depression and anxiety. Talking about this difficult topic is an enormous step forward on the road to supporting those in need....

    Leslie Moldenauer /  
    Jan 27, 2017 8:00:00 AM
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    5 Must-Know Tips about Essential Oil and Pregnancy

    Essential oil safety is something everyone should be very clear on, from the aromatherapy novice to the expert. You don’t need to be an aromatherapist to practice basic safe use, but you definitely need to know where to look to find reliable,...

    American College of Healthcare Sciences /  
    Jan 13, 2017 3:02:13 PM
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    What You Can and Cannot Say to Aromatherapy Clients [Video]

    As you embark on your studies, you may be wondering: what can I do with my aromatherapy education after graduation? How can I help clients achieve optimal wellness with essential oils?  

    American College of Healthcare Sciences /  
    Dec 23, 2016 8:00:00 AM
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    4 Holistic Recipes for Silky Smooth, Healthy Hair

    It keeps us warm, protects us from the elements, and can make us feel attractive and stylish. Yes, we’re talking about hair!

    With all the wonderful things your locks do for you, skip the harsh commercial hair products and give them some natural...

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