CARRIERS GUIDE

CARRIERS GUIDE - Chapter 6

Get creative & keep learning!

Get clarity on your next steps and keep your aromatic creativity flowing!

You have a LOT of choices when it comes to choosing carriers for your aromatherapy products!

Use this guide as a starting point, so you don’t feel confused as you’re blending. Feel free to try different carriers and recipes. It can take time to discover which carriers you enjoy working with the most, which your skin responds to the best, and which are your absolute, can’t-live-without-them favorites! As always, enjoy the process and reach out to us with any questions. Our team of certified aromatherapists is ready to help.

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Keep learning!

Which aspects of aromatherapy are you ready to learn more about?

Aromahead Institute’s popular online classes will help you understand aromatherapy from all angles—from working with unique carriers, to knowing which oils to use (and why), to becoming a fully certified aromatherapist. They even have a free essential oil course for beginners!

Start by checking out these classes:

Body Butters and Lip Balms

Master the art of blending with carrier oils and butters! Learn to make perfect lip balms, luscious body butters, natural deodorants, and more. The blending foundations in this class will support your entire aromatherapy practice for years to come.

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FREE Introduction to Essential Oils

Aromahead’s popular free course! Discover how to use essential oils to create strong immune blends, foaming hand soap, delicious lip balm, and other products for a natural lifestyle.

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Aromatherapy Certification Program

Become an expert in the art and science of essential oils! The ACP’s research-based curriculum helps both beginners and experienced practitioners become certified aromatherapists—in a fun, interactive, online program that accommodates your schedule.

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REFERENCES

Daniel, A.N., Sartoretto, S.M., Schmidt, G., Caparroz-Assef, M., Bersani-Amado, C.A. and Cuman, R.K.N. (2008) Antiinflammatory and antinociceptive activities of eugenol essential oil in experimental animal models. Brazilian Journal of Pharmacognosy 19, 212-217.

Kang, P., Han, S.H., Moon, H.K., Lee, J.-M., Kim, H.-K., Min, S.S. and Seol, G.H. (2013) Citrus bergamia Risso elevates intracellular Ca2+ in human vascular endothelial cells due to release of Ca2+ from primary intracellular stores. Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine Article ID 759615.

Linck, V.M., da Silva, A.L., Figueiró, M., Caramão, E.B., Moreno, P.R.H. and Elisabetsky, E. (2010) Effects of inhaled linalool in anxiety, social interaction and aggressive behaviour in mice. Phytomedicine 17, 679-683

Peanna, A.T., D’Aquila, P.S., Panin, F., Serra, G., Pippia, P. and Moretti, M.D. (2002) Anti-inflammatory activity of linalool and linalyl acetate constituents of essential oils. Phytomedicine 9, 721-726.

Woelk, H. and Schläfke, S. (2010) A multi-center, double-blind, randomised study of the Lavender oil preparation Silexan in comparison to Lorazepam for generalized anxiety disorder. Phytomedicine 17, 2, 94-99

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OUR PROMISE TO YOU

Pure

Our products are 100% pure and completely natural. They are organically grown and free from additives of any kind. We take the extra step of testing each batch to guarantee its purity and share the test results on our website so you can see all of the details.

Effective

To support your health and wellness, we only select products that have the ideal chemistry for maximum therapeutic benefit. Our recommendations are guided by expert aromatherapists based on the latest research and science.

Sustainable

We keep the earth in mind during each step of our process, making sustainable choices from plant to package. Our small scale producers follow organic practices and all of our materials are selected for sustainability, including plant-based inks and biodegradable shipping materials.