This course explores the healing qualities of certain essential oils helpful for the physical body with a focus on the oncology population. The historical and current use of essential oils for cancer care are reviewed. The essential oil chemistry, quality standards, safety, and research are discussed especially as the relate to symptomatology.
Identify specific essential oils which can aid in cancer care.
Explore history, quality, uses, and safety of essential oils.
Discuss potential clinical uses of certain essential oils for the oncology population.
Participate in experiential learning utilizing essential oils for cancer care.
Explore current research of essential oils for cancer care and symptomatology
Instructor: Debra Reis, author, speaker, and nurse practitioner specializes in holistic health and supportive therapies including essential oils, relaxation techniques, and gentle movement therapies. She is the director and an instructor for the Certification in Clinical Aromatherapy program for the Institute of Spiritual Healing & Aromatherapy and nationally known expert in the area of essential oils for cancer care. Deb has a gift for making complex information easy to understand and integrate into practice.