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10 reasons why aromatherapy students trust Aromatics International

Aromatherapy students trust Aromatics to provide the highest quality, sustainable essential oils at affordable prices. It’s our honor to support essential oil education!

1. We were founded to provide quality essential oils for aromatherapy students!

Aromatics International was founded by aromatherapy teachers, for aromatherapy students.

More than 20 years ago, Andrea Butje and Cindy Black co-founded the Aromahead Institute to teach the art and science of essential oils, but they struggled to find a proven source of pure essential oils for their students to practice with.

Andrea conducted a lab test on one of her bottles of “frankincense oil” and discovered that it only actually contained 2% true frankincense. The rest was synthetic! That was the moment when she knew something had to be done.

Using pure essential oils is the foundation of aromatherapy. Impure oils don’t offer therapeutic benefits. In fact, they can even cause negative reactions. She and Cindy founded Aromatics International to source and import only the purest essential oils, carriers, and aromatherapy products in the world.

Read our story.

2. We’re owned and operated by certified aromatherapists

In addition to being founded to support students, our owners have all been aromatherapy students themselves!

To this day, Aromatics International is
owned and operated by certified aromatherapists.

We remain committed to education and reliable information, and to offering the highest-quality products in the world—the same ones we use for ourselves and our families.

Each of our team members is an experienced certified aromatherapist who is well versed in the complexity and nuance of essential oils.

3. Transparent product information

You deserve to know all the details about your essential oils! We’ll never conceal information from you or leave you guessing. We’ll share details about the kind of information you should expect from your essential oil company below, as well as where you can find it on the Aromatics website.

4. Batch-specific GC/MS lab reports

How can you be sure the essential oils you’re buying are pure? The only way to know for certain is with a lab test called “GC/MS.”

Every batch of essential oil we receive at Aromatics International
is tested using GC/MS technology and validated by a third-party chemist.
We provide the reports on our website.

A GC/MS report lists the chemical components present in an essential oil along with their percentages. And chemical components determine each oil’s therapeutic properties! As an aromatherapy student, seeing an oil’s components will give you insights into its benefits and uses.

On our website, you can find batch-specific GC/MS reports for each essential oil we carry. Simply search for the oil you are looking for, then click on the GC/MS reports button to view all the details.

distillation dates

5. Distillation dates & details

Because all essential oils have shelf-lives, we also share when our essential oils were distilled. You can find distillation dates on the GC/MS reports for each oil. This information is important because the fresher your essential oils are, the more vibrant, potent and effective they will be!

We also offer details about where each oil was sourced and how it was produced. These details can impact an oil’s chemical profile, safety considerations and more!

distillation dates

6. Small batch, single origin essential oils

Our owners nurture strong relationships with small-scale farmers, distillers, and producers around the world. Many of them have become our close friends!

These hard working people share our value for sustainability and take pride in their products. They follow traditional practices, honoring quality over profit.

We offer single-origin oils as a way of supporting their craft, tracking sustainability, and ensuring quality from plant to package.

essential oil origin

7. 100% organic or wildcrafted products

You deserve the highest-quality essential oils, free of synthetic chemical pesticides, herbicides, and fertilizers.

All of our essential oils are guaranteed 100% pure:
certified organic, organically crafted, or wildcrafted.

Certified organic: These plants have gone through official certification to verify that they’re grown with organic practices, without synthetic chemicals.

Organically grown: Certification isn’t available in some regions. In that case, the farmers devote themselves to traditional, natural, and organic practices.

Wildcrafted: These plants are harvested by hand in the wild. Harvesters always leave enough behind for future generations.

GC/MS tests guarantee that each oil has the ideal therapeutic profile and is free from any unwanted synthetic substances.

8. Sustainable sourcing & eco-friendly business practices

In addition to working with distillers whose practices ensure the long-term health of essential oil producing plants, we minimize our impact by choosing eco-friendly and biodegradable packaging materials and eliminating single use plastics.

Learn more about ethical and sustainable aromatherapy

9. Course kit savings

Take advantage of fully stocked aromatherapy kits at bundled savings! We partner with the Aromahead Institute to offer course-specific kits that include all the supplies you’ll need to blend along with your class.

For example, we offer a complete Aromatherapy Certification Program kit that includes all the essential oils, carriers, and supplies covered in the course! You can also purchase the kit lesson by lesson.

acp kit

No need to pause your studies while you hunt around for the purest and most affordable products, and wait for them to arrive. With our Aromahead course kits, everything you need is already right there for you. And even better, each kit offers significant savings over buying all of the products individually.

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10. Everything an aromatherapy student needs, all in one place!

In addition to high-quality essential oils, we have all kinds of other helpful supplies that aromatherapists count on! Like organic carrier oils and butters, hydrosols, beeswax, containers, diffusers, blending supplies and more.

Shop our carrier products, hydrosols or accessories!

Aromatics supports education

As aromatherapists, it’s our mission to support education in every way we can. The more people understand how to use essential oils for therapeutic purposes, the more aromatherapy’s reputation as a genuine complementary therapy grows. Education spreads awareness of safety, sustainability, and science. It’s the foundation of effective aromatherapy.

We partner with the Aromahead Institute, an industry-leading aromatherapy school that has helped thousands of students master the art and science of essential oils. Aromahead makes the study and therapeutic use of essential oils accessible and fun and Aromahead students receive discounts on their course supplies at Aromatics International! Check out Aromahead’s course catalog and consider taking a class to expand your essential oil knowledge and skills!

View Aromahead courses.

Thank you for being part of this growing movement! We’re here to support and supply your journey.

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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.