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Fall 2018 Schedule
Online Level I | Foundation in Essential Oil TherapyThe Online Level One Foundation course offers students a 36 hour introductory course in the use and understanding of 23 Essential Oils through an exclusive, protected digital curriculum of seven classes in 28 videos; each approximately 20 minutes. The College of Botanical Healing Arts provides an in-depth video experience of how essential oils work in the human body and mind, eliciting truth, beauty, and goodness in every class.

The course is an independent, self-study program. It is unique and not offered to users anywhere else online. This class is open to everyone with no previous aromatherapy training required. Upon enrollment and payment, handouts of 140 pages and the two texts will be mailed to you. A Level One Kit of 23 GC/MS analyzed essential oils is available through Elizabeth Van Buren Essential Oils. The kit is $299 with your 25% student discount. Contact EVB at 831-425-8218, x1 to place your order. The student can begin with the first video immediately and study at their own pace.
Live Level I | Foundation Course in Essential Oil TherapyThe program includes lessons on distillation methods, blending, chemistry of essential oils, physiology of skin and immune system, methods of application, safety data, the study of oils in ancient cultures, and the effectiveness of essential oils on the mind, body, and spirit.Mondays, Sept. 24Nov. 195:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Level II Course 1 | History of MedicineThis class is a fascinating study of the evolution of medicine. Students follow the circuitous path of herbal and Western Medicine. Subjects include dark ages of plagues, witch burnings, bloodletting, the islands of healing light, the Salem University in Italy and the alchemy of Paracelsus. The present day emergence of herbalism and
aromatherapy along with the technological advances of allopathic medicine. Students will create herbal and essential oil balms and write a short research paper on one figure or area from the colorful history of medicine.
Thursdays, Sept. 20Oct. 255:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Level II Course 5 | Mind and BodyThis class focuses on how essential oils affect the limbic brain and the endocrine, nervous, and immune systems, creating a mind-body connection. Students study therapies for psychoneuro
immunology disease, including spiritual applications. This class elicits a creative response and awareness of how thoughts and emotions effect one’s health. A new focus for class will be the subconscious and conscious mind. Students learn to recognize methods that prevent disease and
create harmony in the mind/body.
Wednesdays, Sept. 26Nov. 145:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Level II Course 6 | Clinical Science This course covers the study of disease, addictions, and pathology, as well as the study of viruses, bacteria, fungi, and some of the many illnesses that they may cause. New: We will examine essential oils for MRSA (super bug) infections. Conditions such as multiple sclerosis, cancer,
obesity, and drug addiction are reviewed. Students learn how supplements, such as a minerals, vitamins, and herbs work well with essential oils to
restore balance to the body. We look in depth at nutrition and its
importance to health.
Tuesday, Oct. 2Nov. 275:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.