Conversation with Shannon Becker
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Topics covered in this episode
How to approach aromatherapy with a scientific approach
Using knowledge of essential oil constituents to guide your formula choices
Common essential oil constituents and their effects
CO2 extracts - What are they and how do they differ from traditional essential oils?
Tips for creating effective blends for pain and inflammation
Effective approaches to dealing with anxiety with essential oils
How aromatherapy could be useful in our western medical system
About Shannon Becker
Shannon earned a PhD in Comparative Biomedical Sciences, concentrating in Cell Biology and is a certified aromatherapist through Aromahead Institute. She has completed over 770 hours of aromatherapy training and certification through internationally recognized schools--Aromahead Institute, NY Institute of Aromatic Studies (previously named School for Aromatic Studies), and the Institute of Traditional Herbal Medicine and Aromatherapy (ITHMA), London. She earned a diploma in Advanced Aromatic Medicine from ITHMA in 2018, as one of only 25 to earn the degree since the program started. Her mission is to combine my scientific training with clinical aromatherapy training, in order to help others. Her PhD and scientific training allow her to understand the chemical and biological aspects of aromatherapy and her extensive benchwork in the lab. She uses peer reviewed research and coursework to formulate aromatic therapies for specific purposes, relying on scientific aspects of the aromatics.
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Disclaimer: The information presented in this podcast is for educational purposes only, and is not meant to replace professional medical advice. Please consult your doctor if you are in need of medical care, and before making any changes to your health routine.