Adult Skills Scholarship Recipient: Carolyn Critchelow

“Don’t quit don’t give up on what your dreams are. Surround yourself with like minded people!” ~ Carolyn Critchelow Discovering Holistic Health Carolyn Critchelow is a recipient of the ACHS Adult Skills Scholarship. Carolyn is currently a nurse but has become passionate about integrative health and wants to learn more about the holistic approach to […]

Making Your Own Incense Cones

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Creating your own Incense Cones or Incense Sticks is easy, fun, and also makes great gifts! This blog post was written by Robert Seidel, and reposted with permission from The Essential Oil Company. What do you need for making Incense Cones? – Blank incense cones or incense sticks – Essential oil, fragrance or blend of […]

DEAC Awards 2022: Michael Ford is our Outstanding Graduate!

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Michael Ford is a graduate of several certificate and diploma programs, as well as, our Associate of Applied Science in Complementary Alternative Medicine, Master of Science in Herbal Medicine, Master of Science in Aromatherapy and Master of Science in Integrative Health Sciences. Herbal medicine was his first step into the world of holistic health in […]

ACHS Graduation 2022: A time for reflection, celebration and inspiration!

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With Commencement Ceremony just around the corner, and the pandemic still lingering, how do you plan on celebrating your graduation? Will you be walking across the stage this year or joining your ceremony virtually? Even if your institution has chosen not to have an in-person ceremony this year, there are still lots of ways for […]

DEAC Awards 2022: Our Famous Alumni is Farante Ager!

Farante Ager is a graduate of our Graduate Certificate in Complementary Alternative Medicine, Graduate Certificate in Wellness Consulting, Graduate Certificate in Holistic Nutrition, and Master of Science in Health and Wellness. She initially became interested in integrative health when exploring organic and fresh foods. Where Farante lives, organic and fresh food options are limited, and […]

Discovering Holistic Health with Jennifer Langsdale

Jennifer Langsdale has been a wellness advocate, practitioner, and yoga instructor for the past twenty years. She is a graduate of the Master of Science in Aromatherapy at ACHS and since the completion of her program, she has opened two yoga studios, Wild Nurturer, in her community and created her own yoga therapy – Inner […]

ACHS Founder’s Scholarship Recipient: Digambar Prasad Chaudhary

Digambar Prasad Chaudhary graduated from ACHS.edu with the Graduate Certificate in Aromatherapy in 2021. Living in Nepal, he began his journey with essential oils 15 years earlier as he became aware of the “many oils in his country” At that time, he worked for Non-Government Organization’s (NGO’s) and International Non-Government Organization’s (INGO’s) development programs. In […]

Alumni Highlight – Kristyn Cook of Sacred Oak Apothecary

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Kristyn Cook is a Master of Science in Herbal Medicine graduate who took the initiative to open her apothecary, Sacred Oak Apothecary LLC, in 2021. She started with local farmer’s markets to introduce her products and now has a thriving presence online, working with Naturopathic Doctors and supporting herbal businesses across the nation. Discovering Holistic […]

Green Juice, Exercise and Mental Decline?

Green Juice, Exercise and Mental Decline

By ACHS Student Morgan Smith You’re active, exercise daily, eat healthy whole foods, the occasional green juice, and limited processed foods, but you still feel lost, unsure, sad, or unmotivated? You’re physically healthy, but your mental being requires some reassurance, some attention, and care. Deepak Chopra believes that each of us can “find the place […]

Safety Tips for 13 Essential Oils | Part 2

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By ACHS Founding President Dorene Petersen, BA, Dip.NT, Dip.Acu, RH (AHG) In this blog post, ACHS Founding President Dorene Petersen shares her expertise with valuable safety tips for seven essential oils. You can read part 1 with six more essential oil profiles here, and we hope you find part 2 equally informative. 7. Essential Oil […]

Safety Tips for 13 Essential Oils | Part 1

By ACHS Founding President Dorene Petersen, BA, Dip.NT, Dip.Acu, RH (AHG) In this blog post, ACHS Founding President Dorene Petersen shares her expertise with valuable safety tips for six essential oils. In part 2 next week, she will share tips for seven more essential oils. 1. Essential Oil of Lavender Lavandula officinalis (Chaix.), L. vera […]

Animal Aromatherapy: Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) With Paula Warner

Animal Aromatherapy: Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) With Paula Warner

By ACHS Diploma in Aromatherapy Graduate Paula Warner After finishing my Diploma in Aromatherapy through ACHS, I wanted to broaden my knowledge base to include working with aromatherapy and Bach Flower Essences through Ashi Aromatics. I want to share with you some questions that always seem to come up in my practice, Paws & Hooves […]