Aromatherapy Workshop


Discover the therapeutic and relaxing effects of essentials oils.


Aromatic plants and oils have been used for thousands of years, principally in incense and perfumes and for religious, medical and culinary purposes. Numerous ancient civilisations including the Egyptians used them and they are also mentioned in Vedic Indian literature and in the Chinese Yellow Emperor’s book of internal medicine dating from around 2000 BC.

Today they are used extensively in the cosmetic and food industries, both for their aromas and as flavouring. The essential oils have many therapeutic properties that can assist the body with a variety of ailments, they are readily absorbed through the skin where their biological and pharmacological compounds can affect the body.

Essential oils are highly concentrated oils from raw plant material, including seeds, bark, leaves, wood, roots, fruit and peel.  They are highly volatile and must be used with care and ALWAYS diluted; however they have many therapeutic uses. Essential oils can be used to help with many common ailments and reduce the need for taking pain killers and other over the counter medicines.


This workshop will teach you how by using essential oils you can:

  • Create your own massage oil – for headaches, aching muscles or tired feet

  • Blend your own facial oil, for mature, dry skin/ problem skin etc

  • Learn how to perform basic aromatherapy massage techniques.

This workshop will give you the basic skills to begin using essential oils for personal use and in the home. As well as giving you the freedom to create your own personalised and fragrant skin, bath and body care. This workshop is designed to give you an insight into the uses and discover the delights of aromatherapy. Essential oils can work on all levels of the self. 

It includes the pharmacologic properties of the carrier and essential oils and how they can be used and applied to assist with a variety of conditions, as well as aid in the healing of the body, mind and spirit.  This fun workshop will  give you valuable information on a fascinating subject.

This course has room for only 8 people, which helps with individualized attention and maximum learning.

This workshop is for beginners - no previous experience is required to attend. This is not an accredited course as this course is only 3 hours.   Educational certification may require more advanced studies.


In this course you will learn


  • The many ways to use essential oils

  • The uses of carrier oils and essential oils

  • How essential oils are blended and diluted

  • When to use essential oils and how to use safely

  • Which oils are best for various conditions e.g.

    • Circulatory and Muscular conditions - palpitations, high blood pressure,
      tired and aching muscles and stiffness.

    • Respiratory conditions - Colds, flu, sore throat, cough, sinusitis

    • Skin Problems – Acne, eczema, acne, burns, cuts, bruises, bites and stings, oily /dry skin

    • Digestive System - Spasm, pain, indigestion, nausea 

    • Nervous system - Insomnia, fatigue, stress, nervous tension, anxiety, mood swings