Shanti Dechen, CCAP, CAI, LMT

Shanti Dechen, CCAP, CAI, LMT is the founder and director of Aroma Apothecary Healing Arts Academy, is a certified clinical aromatherapist, and has been a clinical aromatherapy instructor for the last 18 years. She has been a health practitioner and a certified massage therapist since 1979. She has a university background in healing and the sciences—over 15,000 hours of extensive holistic training and certification in body-mind therapies.

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All About Arnica

Arnica (Arnica montana) grows in high mountain regions of Northern Europe, Siberia and is also cultivated in North America. The German folk name for arnica means “mountain of well-being.” Arnica montana is from the Asteraceae/Compositae family. The Arnica montana plant grows one to two feet in height with vibrant flowers similar to daisies. Stems are round and hairy, ending in one to three flower stalks, with flowers two to three inches across. The upper leaves are toothed and slightly hairy, while lower leaves have rounded tips. Arnica has been used for centuries medicinally to reduce pain and inflammation. The active components of Arnica montana include sesquiterpene lactones and flavonoi

All About Hydrosols

Hydrosols are the aromatic waters created as a co-distillation during the steam distillation of essential oils or a stand-alone product. Also, commonly referred to as hydrolates, floral waters and plant waters. Hydrosols are not just aromatic waters of flowers. The hydro-distillation of plant matter such as roots, bark, needles, leaves, fruit seeds, etc. are also plant matter that creates a hydrosol with great therapeutic benefits. Hydrosols and Essential Oils have many similarities but are very different in terms of shelf life, precautions, usage and storage. Unlike Essential Oils, Hydrosols: • Are Water Soluble–but they have a very different pH than water... Each hydrosol has a different p

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SHANTI DECHEN, CCAP, CAI, LMT

Certified Clinical Aromatherapist

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