Mastering the Art and Science of Aromatherapy Blending
Validated by IPTI - (Independent Professional Therapists International) and widely accepted by most Professional Bodies

5cpd points

This one-day workshop is designed as an advanced workshop open to qualified and student aromatherapists.

Blending of essential oils can be a challenging, if not overwhelming, prospect for all aromatherapists. Anyone can mix some oils together and ‘hope for the best’ - not everyone can blend!
Do you ever feel ‘lost’ when trying to come up with a ‘perfect blend’?
Do you ever wonder ‘how do pros do it’?
Have you ever ended up with a blend that simply didn’t smell right?

The art of blending requires experience and knowledge. And a well-trained nose. And then… more experience. It all comes with time but there are ways of speeding this process up!

This workshop will enable you to create wonderful combinations that are both effective and pleasant, through a basic understanding of a few elementary principles, some simple guidelines and a bit of imagination. An understanding of basic principles is ess

  • Learning to use your nose
  • The all-important ratios – how to work them out – and staying safe.

  • How does it work? – the theories of synergy and adaptogen
  • Guidelines for creating synergistic blends
  • The ‘connection’ between the chemical composition of essential oils and therapeutic blending – how to get it right?!
  • Different approaches to blending
    the historical/traditional ‘notes’ system the aroma-groups system the scientific approach (based on chemical composition of essential oils)

  • Selecting and blending oils (essential and vegetable) for the particular common problems
  • Designing blends – The DO’s and DON’Ts of good blending
  • Equalisers/modifiers and enhancers
  • Odour Intensity
  • ‘Best oil for…’ the job at hand
  • Blending for the ‘first time Client’ and for an ‘emergency’ treatment
  • The ‘gentlemen’ and the ‘rascals’
  • How to ‘save’ a blend that ‘went wrong’
  • And many other secrets of a Pro.

Come and join us for this special day and your blending will never be the same!

The workshop will be largely practical in content and you will be required to wear appropriate clinic workwear for the duration of the course.

Course fees include:

All class tuition
A comprehensive course manual
An MSCM Certificate of Attendance for your professional portfolio
5 cpd points

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