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Introduction to Essential Oil Safety



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Key safety considerations when using essential oils.

  • Suitable dilutions and dosage adjustments for children, adult, pregnant/lactating, elderly, and frail immune-compromised individuals.
  • The importance of performing skin patch tests.
  • The risks for therapists using aromatherapy and what steps can be taken to minimize the risk.
  • The potential issues of essential oil toxicity, and what to do in case of an accidental poisoning

  • Pay the CEU processing fee ($25)

  • Watch the lecture video (approximately 60 minutes).

  • Pass the short CEU assessment quiz with a score of 80% or higher on your first attempt to demonstrate successful acquisition of knowledge.

  • After you register, you will have access to a student dashboard where you can download your CEU certificates and transcripts for successfully completed courses.


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CEUs are not accredited and generally cannot be used for accredited degrees.


Refund Policy:  This self-based program is non-refundable upon purchase.

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