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Introducing Aromatherapy & the art of Essential Oil Blending (1.5-day programme)

The Aromary Kerikeri

Discover various parts of aromatic plants from which essential oils can be extracted

‘Introducing Aromatherapy & the Art of Essential Oil Blending’

This workshop is ideal for anyone with an interest in using essential oils for personal and home use.

Day 1 begins with an overview of Ancient Aromatics to Modern Day Aromatherapy.  And is followed by a closer look at what essential oils are, how they are extracted and how to store & use them safely.  Participants will work closely with the plant material & botanical products.

Day 2 is a half-day introduction to the art of essential oil blending.  Participants will learn to develop their ‘odour memory’ through aromatic plant material, discovering their unique aromas and experiencing their effects. Simple blending techniques & practical tips will be covered including an introduction to the concept of essential oil synergy.

Over the 1.5-day programme, profiles of 6-essential oils will be covered.  Several practical sessions will introduce basic methods of aromatic inhalation & skin application.

Comprehensive notes will be provided.  Participants will make a personalised blend to take home.


The Aromary is set among 7-acres of natural bush & gardens with beautiful ponds, streams and waterfalls. A tranquil environment for aromatic study.



Introducing Aromatherapy & the Art of Essential Oil Blending
1.5-day workshop

The Aromary, Kerikeri

Click here for on-line booking application

Further information, contact Carol Rose
021 121 2621


Read what other participants have said………….


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Carol displayed a warm enthusiastic approach.  I was impressed with her knowledge and professionalism.  I gained  a greater understanding and confidence of essential oils and how they positively influence health and well-being.  I can’t wait for the next course!”
Jenny C (Kerikeri)

I thoroughly enjoyed your course & would highly recommend it.  I also really enjoyed blending & look forward to future courses to learn more about this & different oils to use.”  James J (Auckland)

A gifted and generous teacher.” Adrienne B (Kerikeri)

The Aromary offers a peaceful, tranquil setting


I felt enveloped in ‘another world’… of calm, knowledge and total escapism.  Carol Rose kept me completely fascinated. I would highly recommend anyone with an interest to attend this day, it was simply fabulous.  Should be compulsory for every person’s life skills.”
Maureen K (Kerikeri)

Introducing Aromatherapy was a fabulous workshop, great fun, hands-on and practical for anyone wanting to use oils responsibly for healing and everyday general bliss. I enjoyed making my own blend.  The workshop hand-out is great value for reference at home.  All up, a highly enjoyable day with Carol Rose.”  Melanie V (Opua)

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