Aromatherapy Certification for Doulas
Aromatherapy Certification for Doula Practice
This advanced learning module, covers extensive aromatherapy practice and care for pregnancy, labor and postpartum care. Students will learn about aromatherapy formulations, safety and appropriate use with labor support, pregnancy issues and postpartum life.
Students will be able to:
- Discuss aromatherapy, its history, and development Identify and safely use up to twenty essential oils, including methods of application.
- Evaluate the quality of essential oils, and understand the principal production methods.
- Describe the physiology of the sense of smell.
- Give an overview of the limbic system, lymphatic system, immune system, and skin, and methods of absorption of essential oils.
- Discuss how essential oils interact on physical and emotional levels Understanding chemistry of essential oils Identify contraindications and safety issues.
- Create blends and formulate for specific ailments and issues.
Students are required to read the following books for the course:
Clinical Aromatherapy for Pregnancy and Childbirth by Denise Tiran
Essential Oil Safety by Robert Tisserand
This program is done with a dual certification with Heart of Herbs Herbal School upon completion you will have an Aromatherapy Level I Certification and your Aromatherapy for Birth Workers from Birth Arts. All enrollments are final.