The Language of Plants; Simplifying Chemistry


Monday, April 24th + Tuesday, April 25th 2017 | 9:30 am - 5:00 pm EST

With Dr. Timothy Miller

Understanding chemistry is the backbone to understanding the safe and effective use of aromatherapy. But let’s face it, AromaChemistry can be challenging. Despite the visceral reaction we might have to all-things chemistry-related, essential oils are, after all, potent chemical cocktails. Roll up your sleeves and get ready to see chemistry in a whole new light!

This course is designed to be a low-pressure, fun learning environment where we start at the most fundamental, basic level for all topics discussed. Absolutely no prior understanding of chemistry needed.  Dr Tim will use easy-to-understand language throughout the course.

The fascinating course will outline the most important and juicy chemistry details so that you, the aromatherapy practitioner, can enhance your aromatic practice and maximize your therapeutic results while keeping in mind safety. Dr. Tim will also cover:  

  • Primary biosynthetic pathways
  • Functional groups and chemical families
  • Generalized therapeutic indications