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Aromatherapy Learning Platform

Picking wild Thyme. Photo (c) Boèmia.

The Aromatherapy Learning Platform

shares quality insights and explores new ways to facilitate education

in the fields of aromatic plant extracts and aromatherapy.

Welcome at the
Aromatherapy Learning Platform

The Aromatherapy Learning Platform:

shares quality insights from researchers, authors and educators and

explores new ways to facilitate education in aromatic plant extracts.

Browse the collections

Pursue your study by browsing the collections.

Collections are assemblies of in-depth knowledge about specific aspects of aromatic plant extracts and their application in aromatherapy, linked to selections of aromatic plant extracts.

Take courses

Learn from the experts: pursue your study with online courses, blended learning courses, live webinars and classroom courses.

Create marvelous blends

Explore the line-up of aromatic plant extracts in the Aromatic Plant Extract Index:

  • Select aromatic families: from Citrus to Woody.
  • Select Base, Heart and Top notes.
  • Select the type of extractions: from cold-pressed essential oils to absolutes.
Harvesting the Aleppo pine
Harvesting the Aleppo pine
Harvesting the Aleppo pine

Harvesting the Aleppo pine (Pinus halepensis) on the hills surrounding the Boèmia workplace. Photos (c) Boèmia.

Collections

Foto Alexandra Gorn @ Unsplash

Sedative extracts to improve sleep quality

In a 2019 systematic review and meta-analysis, Pi-Chu Lin and colleagues from Taipei Medical University in Taiwan evaluate the effects of aromatherapy on sleep quality.
Geert De VuystUpdated on 25 March 2021
 Foto Alexandra Gorn @ Unsplash

Photosensitizing aromatic plant extracts

A number of aromatic extracts are photosensitizing when applied to the skin, followed by exposure to the sun.
Geert De VuystUpdated on 25 March 2021
 Photo Bruna Branco @ Unsplash