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Aromatic Therapies and the Skin

Anatomy, Physiology, Pharmacology, and Formulating with the Skin in Mind

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This module from the 200-Hour Aromatherapy Certificate Program is designed to give a comprehensive overview of aromatics for the integumentary system. In the anatomy and physiology portion we will explore the skin with an eye towards supporting it in times of trauma and dis-ease. In the pharmacology portion we will look at topical applications through the lens of dermal absorption. The materia medica portion will cover the properties of lipid plant oils and butters. The materia aromatica will explore the chemistry of select aromatics. To round out this module students will receive a foundational overview of cosmeceutical formulating - creating their own skincare formulations to achieve desired outcomes.

This 16 hour module is composed of two (2) four-hour lessons via live Zoom with recordings available for later viewing, and two (2) four-hour lessons via practicum here in the Northwest Austin studio.

Fall 2019 classes are scheduled as follows:

  • Thursday, October 10th, 10am-2pm via Zoom
  • Thursday, October 17th, 10am-2pm via Zoom
  • Thursday, October 24th, 10am-2pm in studio
  • Thursday, October 31st, 10am-2pm in studio

It is recommended students have taken a 12-20 hour foundational class on aromatic therapies prior to attending this class.


Your Instructor


Amy Kreydin
Amy Kreydin

Amy Kreydin, Board Certified Reflexologist and Clinical Aromatherapist, has been in private practice since 2004. Kreydin received her certificate as a Certified Reflexologist from the Palmer Institute in Salem, MA in 2004, and was awarded her board certificate in Reflexology from the American Reflexology Certification Board in 2006. She trained at a Harvard teaching hospital in Boston, MA and obtained her Certified Clinical Aromatherapy Practitioner (CCAP) in 2011. In 2015 and 2016 Amy received her advanced diploma in Aromatic Medicine from The Institute of Traditional Herbal Medicine and Aromatherapy, and the Heal Center in Atlanta, Georgia. She has lectured and taught classes in wellness institutes, hospitals, colleges, conferences, and clinics since 2007. Kreydin is passionate about whole body wellness and loves helping folks reach their health goals to live an abundant, vibrant, and balanced life.


Course Curriculum


  2. Fatty Oils & Aromatics
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  3. Practicum Formulating Day One
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  4. Practicum Formulating Day Two
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Frequently Asked Questions


When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
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