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    Jul 25, 2017 10:52:05 AM
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    How to Make a Successful Herbal Tincture [DIY] | achs.edu

    How to Make a Successful Herbal Tincture [DIY]

    Summer has reached its peak. By now, your herb garden is flourishing and the wildcrafting trails are ripe for foraging. So what to do with all this fresh herb material?

    If you’re ready to bump your...

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    Jul 3, 2017 12:29:24 PM
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    How to Turn Your Weekend into Adult Summer Camp

    How to Turn Your Weekend into Adult Summer Camp

    Have you heard the recent buzz about “adult summer camp?” It’s a new trend that encourages grown-ups to channel their inner kid and revisit the blissful, exciting days of summer camp. There are...

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    Jun 13, 2017 3:20:10 PM
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    10 Wellness Activities for the Ultimate Father’s Day

    10 Wellness Activities for the Ultimate Father’s Day 

    It’s time for some serious “Dad and Me” bonding time! Father’s Day is on its way. Are you tempted to order a pizza, crack a beer, and flip on a baseball game with Dad on June 18? While a good...

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    May 3, 2017 6:00:00 AM
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    How the Quality of Essential Oils Impacts Therapeutic Value and Safety

    How the Quality of Essential Oils Impacts Therapeutic Value and Safety

    Not all essential oils are created equal. While we might like to assume that all oils— beautifully and professionally packaged and sold in seemingly reputable stores—are of...

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    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...

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    Jan 13, 2017 3:02:13 PM
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    What You Can and Cannot Say to Aromatherapy Clients [Video]

    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?  

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    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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    Oct 12, 2016 9:00:00 AM
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    30 Essential Oils to Use With Soap | achs.edu

    In a long overdue move, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently announced a ban on antibacterial soaps containing potentially harmful chemicals. Echoing what holistic wellness experts have known for a while, the FDA stated that chemicals...

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    Sep 16, 2016 8:00:00 AM
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    5 Delightful and Work-Enhancing Essential Oils for the Office | achs.edu

    If you commute to your job, you spend a lot of time at your workplace. The average American spends about 1,600 hours per year at the office. Even though you’re thriving in a career and workplace that is fulfilling and allows you to live out your...

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    May 12, 2016 2:41:36 PM
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    ACHS's Official Comment to the FDA on the Term "Natural"

    Recently, the Food and Drug Administration opened a public comment period to determine what the term "natural" should mean on food labels. You can read more about what the FDA was looking for in our blog post here. As a holistic health college...

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