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aromatherapy

the use of fragrant essential oils extracted from plants as a treatment in complementary medicine to relieve tension and cure certain minor ailments
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Stillpoint Studies: School of Essential Oils and Energetics is accredited by The Alliance of International Aromatherapists (AIA) as well as The National Association of Holistic Aromatherapy (NAHA), the governing bodies for national and international educational standards for Aromatherapists.
Having trained as an artist, she gained a degree from Brighton in fine art and theatre and was a freelance artist before consolidating her love of plants and their use for traditional healing by training as a holistic aromatherapist, attaining a diploma with honours from the London School of Aromatherapy.
AROMATHERAPIST Josie Donaldson is heading for the land of the rising sun on a mission to examine the skills of her Far-Eastern colleagues involved in the expanding field of alternative medicine.
They don't want to shop in a one-to-one situation - they prefer the anonymity of a supermarket - but they don't mind being massaged by a strange aromatherapist because it 'makes them feel better'.
The new title will provide the public with a method of locating and identifying qualified and well-trained aromatherapists.
The Walsall Hospice Development Team is looking for aspiring aromatherapists, complementary therapists, drivers, receptionists, fund-raisers, bereavement visitors and shop assistants for training schemes.
You can consult qualified aromatherapists for specific treatments for conditions such as bronchitis, menopausal problems, sinusitis, hay fever, cystitis and diarrhoea.
As practiced by licensed medical doctors, chiropractors, exercise physiologists, aromatherapists, massage therapists and yoga instructors, it deals with the body as a whole, instead of isolating unhealthy parts.
Self-regulation is due to follow soon in the case of acupuncturists, herbalists and aromatherapists.
Nurses, massage therapists, pharmacists, naturopaths, Registered Aromatherapists (RAs), herbalists, veterinarians, and other integrative and health practitioners should check with their licensing and professional organizations for details on continuing education requirements.
Most aromatherapists are trained to carry out lymphatic drainage.