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Certified Aromatherapist Level 1

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This entry-level aromatherapy certification is designed for individuals without prior experience who have an interest in the therapeutic applications of aromatherapy. It is also suitable for existing health professionals, including Massage Therapists, Estheticians, Herbalists, Nurses, and Physicians.

The comprehensive course covers various subjects, including essential oil usage, chemistry, the science of aromatherapy, anatomy, physiology, and specific data and applications for twenty essential oils. Additionally, it delves into the understanding of four body systems, complemented by an in-depth exploration of Anatomy & Physiology 1.

Learning Objectives:

    1. Introduction to Aromatherapy History: Gain insight into the origins and historical significance of aromatherapy, including an exploration of ancient Egyptian aromatic practices.
    2. Essential Oil Profiles: Study the properties, benefits, and uses of 20 essential oils commonly used in aromatherapy practices.
    3. Therapeutic Uses: Understand the therapeutic applications of essential oils within the context of the human body systems, including their effects on physical and emotional well-being.
    4. Production and Extraction Methods: Explore various methods of extracting essential oils, including distillation, cold pressing, enfleurage, absolute extraction, and CO2 extraction.
    5. Botany: Develop an understanding of plant botany and its relevance to aromatherapy, including plant identification and classification.
    6. Physiological Effects: Learn about the physiological effects of essential oils, including absorption methods, the role of olfaction and the limbic system, and their impact on the skin, respiratory system, and immune system.
    7. Physical and Emotional Interactions: Explore how essential oils interact with the body on both physical and emotional levels, including their effects on mood, stress, and mental well-being.
    8. Essential Oil Chemistry: Delve into the chemical composition of essential oils, including their molecular structure and therapeutic properties.
    9. Blend Creation: Master the art of creating effective essential oil blends tailored to specific therapeutic purposes.
    10. Diluents and Carrier Bases: Understand the role of diluents such as vegetable oils and other carrier bases in aromatherapy blend formulation.
    11. Methods of Application: Learn various methods of applying essential oils, including inhalation, diffusion, topical application, and optional internal use.
    12. Safety and Contraindications: Identify safety considerations, including dermal, respiratory, and internal precautions, as well as contraindications for specific essential oils.
    13. Anatomy and Physiology 1:  Expand your knowledge of human anatomy and physiology, focusing on key body systems relevant to aromatherapy practice.
    14. Business Development: Acquire foundational knowledge in business development, including marketing strategies, client communication, and ethical considerations.
    15. Legal and Ethical Issues: Understand legal, ethical, and privacy considerations in aromatherapy practice, including adherence to the NAHA Code of Ethics.

    These learning objectives provide a comprehensive framework for acquiring the knowledge and skills necessary to practice aromatherapy safely and effectively while adhering to professional standards and ethical guidelines.

Course Duration: The course encompasses a total of 75 hours, inclusive of research, study cases, and examination hours.

Completion Timeline: You are required to complete all course requirements within 1 year from your sign-up date. This timeframe allows for flexibility in pacing your studies while ensuring timely progress toward your certification.

In our Advanced Aromatherapy Certification program, it’s important to acquaint yourself with the graduation requirements necessary for the successful completion of the course:

  1. Research Paper: Each student is required to prepare a comprehensive research paper, ranging from 3 to 5 pages, focusing on an aromatherapy topic of their choice. This paper should demonstrate a deep understanding of the chosen subject matter and its relevance to aromatherapy practices.
  2. Case Studies: A minimum of 5case studies must be completed by each student. These case studies serve as practical applications of aromatherapy techniques and principles learned throughout the course. They provide valuable insights into real-world scenarios and enhance your ability to address diverse client needs effectively.
  3. Level 1 Examination: Students are required to sit for and successfully pass the Level 1 examination administered by the school. This examination evaluates your comprehension of the course material and your readiness to apply aromatherapy principles in professional settings.

Who Is This Course For?

Our program caters to individuals who:

    • Have a keen interest in learning the fundamental principles of aromatherapy.
    • Aspire to attain certification and comprehensive knowledge in harnessing the remarkable benefits and applications of aromatherapy, particularly in utilizing essential oils for therapeutic purposes.
    • Are either currently engaged in the healthcare system or are aspiring to enhance their career prospects in complementary holistic healthcare.

NAHA Accreditation

Ebers School of Aromatherapy proudly stands as an accredited NAHA Approved School Educator. Our aromatherapy courses not only meet but exceed the rigorous standards set forth by NAHA Certified Level 1 Certified Aromatherapist requirements.

If you’re ready to delve into the captivating realm of aromatherapy and embark on a journey of discovery and growth, we invite you to join us.

Upon the satisfactory completion of all academic requirements outlined above, you will be awarded a certificate from Ebers School of Aromatherapy, an NAHA-approved School Educator. This certificate signifies your dedication to advancing your knowledge and skills in aromatherapy and your readiness to embark on a fulfilling career in this field.

Below is a detailed breakdown of the course modules and topics covered:

Course Breakdown:


  • Course Overview
  • Class Supplies List
  • Required Assignments
  • Research Paper Guidelines
  • Coaching Sessions
  • Case Studies
  • Aromatherapy Consultation Forms

Module One: History and Fundamentals

  • History of Aromatherapy
  • What is Aromatherapy

Module Two: Botany and Aromatherapy

  • Aromatic Families
  • The Role of Botany in Aromatherapy
  • Plant Structure and the Oil Cell
  • Common & Botanical Names
  • Extraction Methods

Module Three: Storage, Safety, and Precautions

  • Storage and Safety
  • Topical Use Precautions
  • Sensitization
  • Equipment used in Aromatherapy

Module Four: Essential Oils

  • Datasheets for 20 Essential Oils
  • Therapeutics, Methods of Application, and Safety
  • GCMS Analysis Sample

Module Five: Basic Chemistry of Essential Oils

  • Chemical Families
  • Safety and Therapeutics of 10 Chemical Families

Module Six: Methods of Applications

  • Useful Recipes for Methods of Application

Module Seven: Blending Techniques

  • Blending Tips
  • How to Select Essential Oils for a Blend
  • Blending by Notes
  • Blending by Aromatic Families
  • Doctrine of Signatures

Module Eight: Skin and Integumentary System

  • Skin and Integumentary System Diseases
  • Adverse Effects of Using Oils
  • Essential Oils for Various Skin Conditions

Module Nine: Limbic System

  • Essential Oils for Stress

Module Ten: Respiratory System

  • Respiratory System Diseases
  • Essential Oils for Respiratory Conditions

Module Eleven: Muscular Systems

  • Muscular System Diseases
  • Essential Oils for Muscular System Diseases

We’re committed to providing you with a thorough and engaging learning experience that empowers you to excel in the field of aromatherapy. If you have any questions or need further assistance, please don’t hesitate to reach out.

This comprehensive breakdown covers the breadth and depth of the course, ensuring students receive a thorough education in aromatherapy and related subjects.

Please review this breakdown carefully to evaluate the course content before signing up. If you have any questions or need further clarification, please don’t hesitate to reach out.

As you prepare to embark on your exciting journey into the world of aromatherapy with Ebers School of Aromatherapy, we want to ensure you have all the necessary tools and supplies to make the most of your learning experience. Below, you’ll find detailed information about our recommended course kit and supplies:

Course Kit and Supplies:

  1. Packaging: Our kit includes a variety of packaging materials essential for creating your own blends, including spray bottles, inhalers, plastic bottles for lotions and massage oils, 5ml bottles for diffuser blends, coffee bean tins, plastic tubs, labels, markers, perfume strips, and plastic pipettes.
  2. Carrier Oils: Essential for diluting and blending essential oils, our kit includes a selection of high-quality carrier oils such as coconut oil, almond oil and  jojoba oil

Options for Obtaining Supplies:

  • Purchase from Ebers School of Aromatherapy: You have the option to conveniently purchase your course supplies directly from us. Visit our website at https://www.ebersconsulting.com/ to explore our supply offerings.
  • Bring Your Own Supplies: Alternatively, you may choose to source your own supplies independently. Please ensure that any supplies you procure are pure and natural, adhering to our high standards of quality.

Continuing education hours:

Ebers School of Aromatherapy is a NAHA Approved School Educator and offers aromatherapy courses that exceed the requirements set forth by NAHA for aromatherapy education. Our Aromatherapy Certification online level 2 is 300 hours course that exceeds the qualifications set by NAHA which qualifies you as a “NAHA Certified Level 1 Certified Aromatherapist.” Please visit NAHA for more information.


Refunds for online courses are available within 24 hours of registration  prior to login to the program, once logged in and have to access no refund

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Course Content


  • Welcome
  • Orientation
  • Course Overview
  • Class Supplies List
  • Assignments
  • Research Paper Guidelines
  • Coaching Sessions
  • Case Studies
  • Health Disclaimer
  • Glossary – Essential Oil Terminology
  • Module One: History of Aromatherapy
  • What Is Aromatherapy?
  • Ebers Lesson 1 History of Aromatherapy Quiz
  • Module Two: Botany and Aromatherapy
  • Plant Families – Taxonomy
  • The Role of Botany in Aromatherapy
  • Plant Structure and the Oil Cell
  • Common and Botanical Names
  • Ebers Lesson 2 Botany and Aromatherapy Quiz
  • Extraction Methods
  • Module Three : Essential oil Quality and Safety
  • Topical Use Precautions
  • What is Sensitization?
  • Equipment Used In Aromatherapy
  • Ebers Lesson 3 Storage And Safety Quiz
  • Module Four: Essential oils Data Sheets – Monographs
  • Sweet Basil – Ocimum basilicum L
  • Clary Sage – Salvia sclarea
  • Eucalyptus – Eucalyptus globulus
  • Cypress – Cupressus sempervirens and Cupressus macrocarpa
  • Frankincense – Boswellia sacra
  • Pink Grapefruit – Citrus × paradisi Macafady
  • Geranium – Pelargonium graveolens
  • Helichrysum – Helichrysum italicum
  • Jasmine – Jasminum grandiflorum L.
  • Juniper Berry – Juniperus Communis
  • Lavender – Lavandula angustifolia
  • Lemon – Citrus limon
  • Marjoram – Origanum marjorana
  • Patchouli – Pogostemon cablin (Blanco) Benth
  • Peppermint – Mentha x piperita
  • Roman Chamomile – Chamaemelum nobile L.
  • Rosemary – Rosmarinus officinalis
  • Sweet Orange – Citrus sinensis var pera Citrus aurantium
  • Tea Tree – Melaleuca alternifolia
  • Ylang Ylang – Cananga odorata forma genuina (Lam.)
  • GCMS Analysis Sample
  • Ebers Lesson 4 Essential oils – Materia Medica Quiz
  • Module Five: Chemistry
  • Chemical Families
  • Monoterpenes
  • Sesquiterpenes
  • Oxygenated Hydrocarbons – Monoterpene Alcohols
  • Oxygenated Hydrocarbons – Sesquiterpenols Alcohols
  • Phenols
  • Esters
  • Aldehydes
  • Ketones
  • Coumarins -Furocoumarins
  • Oxides
  • Ebers Lesson 5 Basic Chemistry Quiz
  • Ebers – Module Six: Methods Of Application
  • Useful Recipes /Formulas
  • Ebers Lesson 6 Methods Of Application Quiz
  • Module Seven: Blending Techniques
  • Blending Tips
  • How to select oils for a Blend
  • Fragrance Notes
  • Setting Up Your Workspace
  • Aroma Wheel – Fragrance Wheel
  • Doctrine of Signatures
  • Module 7 Blending Techniques
  • Module Eight: The Skin
  • Bonus – Advanced Level 2 The Integumentary system – Skin
  • Skin – Integumentary System Diseases
  • What is an Adverse effect from using oils?
  • Essential Oils for Various Skin Conditions
  • Vegetable & Seed Oils
  • Hydrosols
  • Aromatic Break
  • Module 8 The Skin
  • Module Nine: Nervous System
  • Essential Oils for Stress
  • Chakras
  • Aromatic Break
  • Module 9 Nervous System
  • Module Ten : Respiratory System
  • Respiratory System Diseases
  • Essential Oils for Respiratory Conditions
  • Aromatic Break
  • Module 10 Respiratory System
  • Ebers – Module Eleven Muscular System
  • Muscular System Diseases
  • Essential Oils for Muscular System Diseases
  • Yoga
  • Aromatic Break
  • Module 11 Muscular System
  • Resources
  • Aromatherapy Business Practice
  • Thank you

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