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Improving Nutritional Value & Overcoming Trauma - With Katrina Harrison

The Aromatherapist

Release Date: 02/18/2020

What Are Hydrosols? show art What Are Hydrosols?

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What is a hydrosol? How does it work? Can you make one at home? Clinical aromatherapist Cheryl Whitten breaks down the difference between essential oils and hydrosols and the safety precautions to using them. Resources

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Essential Oils, Receptors, & Hormones show art Essential Oils, Receptors, & Hormones

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Let's clear up the rhetoric around essential oils and receptors. Clinical aromatherapist Cheryl Whitten discusses the mechanisms and the discussion around essential oils, receptors, and hormone binding. Resources

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Lynne Anne Gallaway on Aromatherapy in Nursing & Senior Care show art Lynne Anne Gallaway on Aromatherapy in Nursing & Senior Care

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How can we be holistic in longterm, senior, and end-of-life care? Lynne Anne Gallaway, RN GNC, IASP is a Registered Nurse with a Gerontological Nursing Certification and an Integrated Aromatic Science Practitioner who has personally recovered from fibromyalgia and depression. From her personal experience and her professional experience of 43 years as a Director of Nursing and Administrator in a long term care home, she tells us why and how we should adopt a broader view. Resources

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Cindy Maricle on Finding Your Voice with Aromatherapy show art Cindy Maricle on Finding Your Voice with Aromatherapy

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Cindy Maricle, BSc discovered the power of aromatherapy after she suffered a spinal injury. With her degree in medical science technology, aromatherapy wasn't on her radar. But after the damage was reversed, she made a shift to combine her clinical medicine and science background with holistic health. As a college faculty member, guest lecturer, and Licensed Spiritual Healer with a number of applied aromatherapy certifications, Cindy teaches us the power of following your passion and how we can find our voice through aromatherapy.  Resources Email Cindy at

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What Happens When We Smell Essential Oils show art What Happens When We Smell Essential Oils

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Essential oils have the potential for neurological therapies based on their small molecular structure. Research is developing in this area, but we do know some things about how they work. Learn about the 2 main processes of how essential oils work in the brain with Clinical Aromatherapist Cheryl Whitten. Resources  

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Essential Oils of the Orange Tree: Bitter Orange vs Sweet Orange show art Essential Oils of the Orange Tree: Bitter Orange vs Sweet Orange

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What's the difference between bitter orange and sweet orange essential oil? Clinical Aromatherapist Cheryl Whitten breaks it down. Resources

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Phototoxicity & Essential Oils show art Phototoxicity & Essential Oils

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What is phototoxicity and why do some essential oils cause this reaction? Plus how to take caution with your skin, some myth-busting around which essential oils are phototoxic, and what to do if you have a reaction. Resources

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Essential Oils of the Orange Tree: Petitgrain show art Essential Oils of the Orange Tree: Petitgrain

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There are many types of petitgrain oils available. Cheryl Whitten, Clinical Aromatherapist, breaks down why you need to know the difference. Resources

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Palo Santo Uses & Conservation show art Palo Santo Uses & Conservation

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Is palo santo endangered? How can we make sure we're buying sustainable products? Plus, the chemistry of the essential oil, uses, and precautions from Clinical Aromatherapist Cheryl Whitten. Resources Join our

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Essential Oils of the Orange Tree: Neroli show art Essential Oils of the Orange Tree: Neroli

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From the bitter orange tree, Neroli is a beautiful citrus oil with a sweet and floral smell. Known for its ability to reduce anxiety, it is one of the big ones we pull out when we're in a fragile emotional state. Today we talk about historical and traditional uses, how to use it, and contraindications and precautions. Resources:

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Katrina Harrison struggled with her health since birth and, at age 5, she suffered a tragic car accident where her brother didn't survive. Between her poor health and the survivor trauma, she began to seek wellness and found aromatherapy. Things started to change.

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