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ACHS Research Papers

Research Paper 1

Lebanon Essential Oil Summary

Dorene Petersen, ACHS President and Founder, Amanda Lattin ACHS Aromatherapy Program Chair and Professor

This research paper evaluates the inhibitory action of a number of essential oils from Lebanon against SARS-CoV and HSV-1.

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Essential Oil Research Summary

Dorene Petersen, ACHS President and Founder, Amanda Lattin ACHS Aromatherapy Program Chair and Professor

This research paper evaluates anti-bacterial, anti-fungal, and anti-viral effects of three essential oil blends.

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Essentials of Essential Oil Safety eBook

Dorene Petersen, ACHS President

This aromatherapy safety eBook is your free, concise guide for how to safely use essential oils with confidence. Learn about photosensitivity, how to use essential oils safely in the bath, common essential oil mistakes, and more.

A Rose By Any Other Name...

Dorene Petersen, ACHS President

Authored by ACHS President Dorene Petersen, this eBook is packed full of beautiful photographs taken by Dorene during her rose journeys in India and Turkey. Plus, receive several of Dorene's favorite personal formulas using rose essential oil!

Careers in Aromatherapy

Dorene Petersen, ACHS President

This white paper is based on research into the latest industry trends. This guide will help you to navigate the budding aromatherapy and essential oil therapy professional opportunities, including crucial information about the difference between a licensed and unlicensed practitioner.

Aromatherapy Everyday Basics

ACHS Staff

This eBook will guide you through key topics in aromatherapy. You’ll learn the best essential oils for everyday use, essential information on safety, and much more!

Top 10 Culinary Essential Oils

Dorene Petersen, ACHS President

When you add certified organic (or at the very least pesticide-free) essential oils to your cooking, that's when the fun starts, and you'll be hooked!Perhaps you’re ready to use essential oils in your recipes but are feeling too anxious to try them out.

Saving Your Herbal Harvest

Erika Yigzaw, CSO, Master Gardener

Every year, gardeners and farmers of all types celebrate the harvest season. It can be hard work, but it's time to reap what you’ve sown in spring and summer! Are there herbs throughout your garden that you really want to harvest, but not sure how?

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Preparing Herbal Teas

Dorene Petersen, ACHS President

Is there anything better than brewing a hot or iced cup of tea to help you wind down? It’s time to put those herbs to good use by creating the PERFECT tea. Download the free eBook Preparing Herbal Teas, written by ACHS President Dorene Petersen!

Green Spring Cleaning with Essential Oils

Dorene Petersen & Erika Yigzaw

Interested in using essential oils for your spring cleaning but not sure how? What essential oils should be in your spring cleaning kit, what items can you use to make simple & easy green cleaners? What essential oils can keep your home healthier?

Holiday Gifts to Make at Home Second Edition

Holiday Gifts to Make At Home

ACHS Faculty

Do you know what holistic gifts you’re giving this season? Show your loved ones that you’ve thought about their specific needs with homemade holiday gifts made with all natural health products! Learn how easy it is to make your own in our free eBook.

Telehealth and Nutrition Law and Regulations

Dorene Petersen, ACHS President and Jonathan Posey

Telehealth, also referred to as telemedicine, is defined as the delivery of healthcare through telecommunications technology from one location to another. But is it legal in your state? Find out in this white paper by Dorene Petersen and Jonathan Posey.