Diploma in Aromatherapy

Diploma Code: ARO 100Diploma in Aromatherapy

Title: Diploma in Aromatherapy

Duration: 615 Clock Hours / 12 months

Description: Aromatherapy is the study and use of powerful anti-viral, anti-fungal, anti-bacterial essential oils for massage, and other related therapies to enhance wellness and promote deep relaxation. This program integrates advanced therapeutic methods for a more comprehensive healing effect. Students will also learn how to make creams and specific blends for each individual client for a variety of skin types and health concerns. Anatomy and Physiology is a requirement of this program. Practical and theory exams, case studies and a dissertation will be the methods of evaluation.

This very unique program is available totally online through the use of 2 Virtual Classrooms – Wiley Plus and CIHS Virtual Classroom.


  • Completion of required reading assignments, tests, essays and final exams
  • Satisfactory completion of 25 case studies & 1000 word dissertation
  • A passing grade of 70% or higher on all online tests.


  • High School Diploma
  • Fluent in the English language
Course Code Course Title Duration Method of Delivery
BIZ 101 Business Ethics 15 clock hours Online
ARO 101 Aromatherapy Theory 150 clock hours Online
ARO 102 Aromatherapy Lymphatic Drainage Video 150 clock hours Online
APP 102 Basic Introduction to the Human Body 250 clock hours Online
INT 101 25 Case studies & 1000 word dissertation 50 clock hours Online



Title: Aromatherapy Theory

Author: Linda Henderson

Aromatherapy TheoryThis comprehensive 350 page ebook consists of materials and information collected over the 25 year history that the author has been in practice using Natural Medicine. Aromatherapy was the first of Linda’s many designations and she still uses essential oils today in her busy practice. The book contains the History of Essential Oils, Olfactory Process, the Limbic System, Absorption through the skin, The Lymphatic System, Methods of extraction, Essential Oil Production and Adulteration, Effective application, Safety Guidelines and Contra-Indications, Glossary of Therapeutic Action, Carrier/Base Oils, Varied Applications, Classification of Plants, Therapeutic Grade essential oils, Chemistry of essential oils, Chemical constituents of some commonly used essential oils, Essential Oil Monographs, Anise to Ylang Ylang, Common conditions aided by Aromatherapy, Compresses, Poultices, Pregnancy, Children/Babies, Fragrant way to Beauty, The Aromatherapy Massage, and finishes with the Aromatherapy Consultation.

This book is included in Course tuition

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Basic Introduction to the Human BodyTitle: Basic Introduction to the Human Body

Author: Custom Print Product for CIHS – includes Wiley +

ISBN: 978-1-118-42828-3

Type: Printed

Price (CAD): 111.95

The Basic Introduction to the Human Body enables allied health professionals to efficiently and effectively master the essentials of anatomy and physiology as well as understand the balance between homeostasis and disruptions to homeostasis. Features such as Looking Back to Move Ahead help refresh basic concepts and make connections from system to system and concept to concept. Rich in clinical resources that highlight disruptions to homeostasis, the book also includes a special section in each chapter that focuses on Wellness. These unique discussions help allied health professionals make the connections between knowledge of form and function with optimal healthy choices.

Softcover / 273 pages

Note: CIHS is pleased to offer this text as well as access to the Wiley + Online Classroom at a special reduced student rate. This special pricing for the text and access to Wiley + is only available for purchase through the College


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Title: Essential Chemistry for Aromatherapy

Author: Sue Clarke B.Sc. Ph.D

This new edition of Essential Chemistry for Aromatherapy provides an accessible account of the key theoretical aspects of chemistry and their application into the safe practice of aromatherapy. For readers with a limited science background, this book offers a clear and concisely written guide to essential information in chemistry. For practitioners, the book applies chemistry to the practical and therapeutic use of essential oils, and leads to a better understanding of composition, properties and technical data related to essential oils.


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Title: Aromatherapy for Health Professionals

Author: Len Price, Shirley Price

This book provides a clear and authoritative introduction to aromatherapy as practiced in modern health care settings, providing valuable information for any health professional who wants to learn about the subject. It provides the in-depth knowledge needed to begin using essential oils in the practice environment.


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