Research Papers and eBooks

Delving into the latest scientific findings, ACHS experts offer professional analysis and recommendations.

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Research Papers

Delving into the latest scientific findings, ACHS experts offer professional analysis and recommendations.

Lebanon Essential Oil Study

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.

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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eBooks

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Best Practices for Using Botanical Names in Academic Writing

ACHS Staff

This eBook will guide you through learning how to write the Latin names of herbs and essential oils as well as providing a list of botanical names for you to refer back to.

You will learn…

  • The importance of Latin names and why you can’t rely on common names
  • Guidelines for using Latin names in Academic Writing
  • List of Botanical names for herbs and essential oils used in ACHS courses

Fill out the form to download this free, expert-written eBook.

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From Bellyaches to Bruises- The Healing Powers of Wormwood

Dorene Petersen

Wormwood is a powerful herb with a long and interesting history of use. Wormwood’s reputation as an anthelmintic and parasiticide stretches back to ancient times. This article by ACHS Founding President Dorene Petersen, first published in the International Herb of the Year 2014 Book “Artemisia ssp. (Wormwood, Tarragon, et al.)”, delves into the complex history of wormwood.

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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!

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Essentials of Essential Oil Safety

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.

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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.

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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!