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Meet Deanna Russell

Clinical Aromatherapist

Essential oil Therapist

Registered Aromatherapist

Level: All levels

Students' age: adult

The course duration is: 1.5 hours viewing time

Aromatherapy Foundational Concepts

$74.99 CAN

(REG. $154.99)

Are you new to essential oils? Do you love essential oils? Do you have an hour to get started? Then let's do it!

Essential oils can be part of YOUR health lifestyle.

If you are totally new to essential oils and are curious about what they do and how you can use them, this course is for you. If you have already been using essential oils and have some questions about them, this course is for you too.

This course covers important essential oil safety issues including using essential oils during pregnancy, using oils during cancer treatments, and how to use essential oils safely. 

A free 24 page workbook is provided with this course. Be sure to follow the instructions to get the workbook. It provides all the charts and worksheets and recipes into 1 location, and there are BONUS options for those students that complete 100% of the course.

Recommended textbook for this course: Quick Start to using Essential Oils by Deanna Russell

This course is straightforward with an emphasis on practical application and is brand neutral. This course takes a conservative approach and does not cover chakra healing.

Important introductory chapters include defining aromatherapy terms, and how to choose a quality essential oil.

The course covers profiles of 12 amazing, versatile essential oils: 

  1. Lavender

  2. Rosemary

  3. Eucalyptus

  4. Cedarwood

  5. Peppermint

  6. Geranium

  7. Roman chamomile

  8. Tea tree (Melaleuca)

  9. Ginger root

  10. Sweet orange

  11. Sweet marjoram 

  12. Bergamot. 

You will learn how to blend essential oils, learn safety considerations and guidelines, and essential oil recipes. 

Practical assignments help you gain experience in using essential oils for you and your family. Most of all, this course helps you customize your options and make the best solutions that fit you as an individual. 

Students say:

"This is a great course for beginners in aromatherapy. As a phytotherapist and herbalist I know quite a lot about herbs. With this course I got the opportunity to learn even more about plants and the use of their essential oils. Deanna knows her stuff very well and I've always got the feeling that she loves to share what she knows. I enjoyed the course a lot!  I am looking forward to more courses by this instructor! Thanks a lot, Deanna!"

-    Tanja Zientek
"I must say ...this one of the most educational and fun aromatherapy classes I've taken. She is fun, steady, and very clear and concise. I will take more classes given by you.
Thank you so much Deanna"
-    Denise North
"I really enjoyed the content of the course. The oils and selection were well thought out and very practical. It is a great foundation course and I know I will review the resources as I get myself applying the basic principles more. I think this is a great course for anyone who wants to be more intentional and organized with essential oils."
-    Elke Carlson

"This aromatherapy course provided me with a good foundation on how to use essential oils. I have been using essential oils for a few years now, mostly in a diffuser, but I appreciated the helpful tips and suggestions that this course provided. I would recommend this course to someone who is just starting out with essential oils, or to someone who would like to review some solid fundamental principles. I especially appreciate the fact that I can access this course for life, as this will be a good reference to consult in my journey with essential oils. I also plan to make good use of the downloadable resources, which will help me branch out and experiment. The quizzes make for fun review, and they are very user-friendly.
It is obvious that Deanna is extremely knowledgeable and well-trained. She has answered many questions in her career, and it shows. Her emphasis on safety is impressive, as it is clear she wants these oils to be used in beneficial ways, always. I hope she will create more of these online courses. 5 stars"

-    Sheila S

Printable resources and video instructions are available for easy reference.