The New Academic Standard
The 4th Edition speaks to the student who is intent on learning the latest developments in essential oils. The goal is to become deeply familiar with authentic essential oils so the student will be empowered to create the most effective therapeutic formulae. While the 3rd Edition - the Classic Aromatherapy Course - represents The 4th Edition Course integrates other explanations beyond chemical structures and components found in the Classic Correspondence Course.
On a personal level, the course can be a source of great joy and progress. By learning how effective essential oils can be, the ground can be laid to move away from chemicals in one’s personal life. Understanding aromatherapy can bring about an extraordinary strengthening of the body’s self-healing abilities.
The 4th Edition Course is authored by Kurt Schnaubelt, PhD in 2018. Like the Classic Correspondence Course, the 4th Edition is a self-study course comprised of 358 page volume consisting of six parts.
The Course also includes 32 essential oils in two pouches with 16 oils each (29 are 5 ml quantities and 3 are 1 ml). Among the included oils are precious examples such as Everlasting and German Chamomile, different species of Eucalyptus and different Chemotypes of Thyme. There are different specimens of Ginger and Rose illustrating how different products can be derived from the identical plant by different extraction methods such as distillation, solvent extraction or CO2 extraction. These samples offer olfactory impressions, while also representing valuable additions to every essential oil library. All oils are described in the Course book and are chosen to illustrate - by fragrance - different Aromatherapy topics. One such topic, for instance, is the comparison of a steam distilled oil vs. the CO2 extract of the same plant.
A copy of Kurt’s book, The Healing Intelligence of Essential Oils, is included for further learning as well as 54 Study questions to give students an idea of how the new and contemporary style of the provided information translates into exam questions.
To delve further into the 4th Edition Course content, feel free to explore the 6 parts:
Part I: Essential Oils
Part II: Chemistry
Part III: Alternatives
Part IV: Medicine
Part V: Today’s Best Formulas
Part VI: Tomorrow’s Aromatherapy
International Certification in Aromatherapy and Exam
The 4th Edition Course offers an International Certification through completing an exam. For exam details click the Certification and Exam link tab. A fee of $150.00 is required to apply for the exam. The fee covers the exam, grading and processing, and forwarding of the transcript and certificate.
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WHAT IS INCLUDED
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