ACHS Staff

Amanda Lattin, BA, MAT, Dip. Aroma., MH, RA

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Dean of Aromatherapy

Undergraduate courses taught: AROMA 101, AROMA 203, AROMA 303, AROMA 304, AROMA 305, CHEM 120, IHS 100

Graduate courses taught: AROMA 501, AROMA 503, AROMA 504, AROMA 505, AROMA 507

Community courses taught:
Introduction to Seasonal Health: Winter Wellness

Amanda Lattin has had a passion for growing and using nutritional and medicinal plants since she planted her first garden at age six. She followed this passion and inquiry while finishing her  B.A. in Chemistry at Huntingdon College. She performed research on Ionic Liquids, the Study of Chinese Culture through Chemical Analysis, and Transitional Metal Oxides in Tattoo Pigments. She also traveled to China with Huntingdon College to share water quality research after the opening of the Three Gorges Dam.

Amanda continued her education by completing her Master’s of Teaching with a concentration in Chemistry at Lewis and Clark College. There her thesis designed curriculum about the Geochemistry of the Oregon John Day Region. After teaching chemistry at West Linn High School, Amanda returned to her interest in medicinal plants and began studying essential oils with Dr. Kurt Schnaubelt at the Pacific Institute of Aromatherapy. She continued her studies by completing her diplomas in Aromatherapy and Herbal Studies at ACHS. Amanda also trained for a year in Applied Kinesiology with Dr. Robert Ciprian, DC, D.I.B.A.K.

Amanda has taught the chemistry of essential oils at the College of Botanical Healing Arts in Santa Cruz as well as at many workshops and seminars. She has written articles on Aromatherapy as well as served as a subject consultant for various schools. She has run her Aromatherapy and Herbal Consulting practice in Portland, OR since 2008. Amanda became an Aromatherapy Registration Council Registered Aromatherapist (RA) in April 2013.