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    Dorene Petersen, ACHS Founding President /  
    Feb 21, 2023 3:01:43 PM
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    Quality of Essential Oils: Extenders, Adulterants, Diluents...Oh My!

    When practicing aromatherapy, every Registered Aromatherapist (RA) should be working with the best oils to achieve the desired therapeutic effects. Learning to assess the quality of an essential oil is much like developing a "nose" with which to...

    Dorene Petersen, ACHS Founding President /  
    Feb 21, 2023 3:01:35 PM
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    Quality of Essential Oils: I say Lavender, You Say Lavandin...Is it the same?

    For this reason, it is very important to identify the oil specifically by Latin name as L. intermedia has its own therapeutic uses and must not be interchanged with L. angustifolia. Camphor is a ketone known to have a stimulating effect. In...

    Lauren Torchia /  
    Feb 21, 2023 3:01:26 PM
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    Funding Your Holistic Health Education: Tips for Finding Scholarships

    Here at the American College of Healthcare Sciences (ACHS), we're lucky to be able to speak with prospective students all day long. They're budding aromatherapists, herbalists, and holistic nutritionists (the list goes on!), just like some of you....

    Dorene Petersen, ACHS Founding President /  
    Feb 21, 2023 3:01:16 PM
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    ACHS President Dorene Petersen Contributes to Rose! Herb of the Year 2012 Published by International Herb Association

     Earth Day is every day! Learn more about the natural, green therapeutic benefits of the essential oil of Rose beyond smelling sweet.
    Dorene Petersen, ACHS Founding President /  
    Feb 21, 2023 3:01:03 PM
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    5 Essential Tips To Know When Using Hydrosols

    BY ACHS President Dorene Petersen, BA, Dip.NT, Dip.Acu, RH (AHG)Throughout your aromatherapy studies, you will have come across reference to aromatic waters, hydrosols, hydrolats, and floral waters. Essentially, these are all the same thing: the...
    Dorene Petersen, ACHS Founding President /  
    Feb 21, 2023 3:00:52 PM
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    Congratulations Recent ACHS Graduates! We can't wait to hear about all your future successes!

    Congratulations, American College graduates! Hats off to you! We are very proud of your accomplishments and look forward to hearing all about your future successes. Join us in celebrating our latest ACHS grads, including:• Allison Sarkar,...
    Dorene Petersen, ACHS Founding President /  
    Feb 21, 2023 3:00:29 PM
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    How to Choose an Aromatherapy Certification Program

    So you've been dabbling with essential oils and are now thinking of taking it further... But how do you choose a good aromatherapy certification program? 

    Tracey Abell, ACHS President /  
    Feb 21, 2023 3:00:19 PM
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    Become a Certified Aromatherapist - Help Kids with Cancer

    Aromatherapy has many benefits, including the ability to help children and adults with stress and anxiety, whether in response to a specific situation, like heading back to school, or the ups and downs of life in general.Here's a video clip from CBS...

    Dorene Petersen, ACHS Founding President /  
    Feb 21, 2023 3:00:11 PM
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    ACHS CIO Erika Yigzaw Awarded 2012 DETC Distinguished Recognition Award

    Congratulations Erika Yigzaw,
    Lauren Torchia /  
    Feb 21, 2023 3:00:02 PM
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    Six Tips to Buying Quality Aromatherapy Essential Oils

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