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Jan. 15, 2015

AWP 008: Five Reasons Every Aromatherapist Should Learn Essential Oils Chemistry

AWP 008: Five Reasons Every Aromatherapist Should Learn Essential Oils Chemistry

We all want our essential oil blends to be effective and safe, right? Essential oil chemistry makes that possible! It is really important for anyone working with essential oils to understand the chemistry of these powerful plant extracts you're working with, especially if you are making blends for other people.

What You Will Hear in this Episode

  • Basics of essential oil chemistry
  • What is a GC/MS report? 
  • What a Gas Chromatograph measures
  • What a Mass Spectrometer measures
  • What is an essential oil chemical family
  • Five reasons why even a basic understanding of essential oil chemistry is fundamental to a professional aromatherapy practice.
  • In the "Smell Life" segment: 

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