October 17–18, 2015 | 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Join Traditional Roots Institute and Registered Aromatherapist Amanda Lattin for a comprehensive investigation of the science and clinical application of aromatherapy.
Weekend topics include:
- Plant biochemical synthesis of essential oils;
- the co-evolutionary chemical language behind plant secondary metabolites and its relationship to human physiology;
- phytochemistry and mechanisms of action for commonly used essential oils;
- scientific research on essential oils as anxiolytics and anti-MRSA agents;
- case studies of clinical aromatherapy highlighting safety and efficacy; and
- cautions, contraindications and quality control.
The weekend seminar offers and in-depth examination of the top 10 essential oils for clinical practice. Topics also include biochemical actions of the oils, the chakra/endocrine system correlation, custom blending and specific protocols. This is an updated version of the class offered through Traditional Roots in February 2014.
About the speaker:
Amanda Lattin is a trained chemist, teacher, herbalist and practicing aromatherapist. Lattin earned both an undergraduate degree and a Master of Arts in Teaching in chemistry before moving into herbalism and aromatherapy as a career focus. She is a professional member of the National Association of Holistic Aromatherapy, Alliance of International Aromatherapists, is an internationally certified aromatherapist through Pacific Institute of Aromatherapy and a registered aromatherapist.
She has developed and taught curricula on chemistry, biochemistry and essential oils at College of Botanical Healing Arts in Santa Cruz, Calif. and American College of Healthcare Sciences in Portland, Ore. She also owns and runs Terracina Aromatics and Herbals in Portland, named for the small county in southwestern Italy where her family worked the land for generations.
Registration is available for both in-person and webinar options. EP: Early-plus registration ends Sept. 9; EB: early bird registration ends Oct. 4
Health-care providers: $175 early plus; $200 early bird; $250 general
Public: $125 early plus; $150 early bird; $200 general
Students/1st-year graduates: $50 early plus; $75 early bird; $125 general
$25 alumni discount with code