The term ‘Aroma Therapie’ first used by the French Chemist, Rene-Maurice Gattefosse, to describe the therapeutic action of Aromatic plant essence. Mrs. Gattefosse, studied about the therapeutic plants and done lots of experiments with it. Later his follower Dr. Jean Valnet who found the essences maid by Gattefosse and understand the healing powers of it, took up his work and used it for healing the wounds of World War II soldiers. The application of Aroma Therapy to beauty treatments and health care services started by Marguerite Maury in her famous book, ‘The Secret Of Life and Youth’. She also developed the method of applying the oils through massage. Today there are wide researches happening to understand the therapeutic and scientific foundation of the oils’ properties and applications. Many things already revealed through trail and error over thousands of years. Aroma Therapy is an Ancient Art: The value of natural plants has been recognized for more than 6000 years, for it's healing, cleansing, preservative and mood enhancing properties, as well as for the sheer pleasure of their fragrances. The origin of Aroma Therapy can be traced through the religious, medical and social practices of all the major civilizations. It’s likely to be the Chinese who found the remarkable powers of plant around 4500BC. However the Egyptians have the credit of recognizing and exploiting the Physical spiritual properties of the aromatic essences. Modern archeologists excavated the evidences of wide usage of aroma essences for the mummification of dead bodies in Egyptian Mummies. By around 3000BC the priests used the aroma essences for therapeutic usage and clamed the healing is happening by Gods grace. They kept the powers of plants as a secret and eventually commons also start using the essences as perfumes and medicines in their daily life. Hippocrates, the father of modern medicine has used many plant extracts for his surgical usages. How ever the fall of Roman Empire maid a set back of the development of Aroma Therapy in Europe. Aromatherapy Massage: Basically aromatherapy massage is the most effective way to introduce aroma oils on a body. The international association for developing and controlling the practices , Aroma therapy Associates, maid a standard operational procedure for aromatherapy massage and is base on Swedish massage. It’s a sensual massage mostly focusing on slow movement to manipulate major skeletal muscles of the body. Choosing the proper blend for body, face and for inhalation is the part of this treatment and is mostly done by the client with the guidance of the therapist. Setting the therapy room and fixing accurate temperature, choosing the room freshener, lighting arrangement, flower arrangements, warm towel applications and communication through the treatment are also very crucial for the highest result of the treatment. http://ongoingprojects.info/ispaa/index.php/blog-detail?id=25

Main subjects in Diploma in Aroma Therapy

Theory Sessions
    Module I
    Aroma Therapy
  • Anatomy & Physiology
  • History & Development
  • Herbology
  • Extraction Methods
  • Effects of Essential Oils
    Module II
    Aroma Products
  • Essential Oils & Base Oils
  • Blending Techniques
  • Indications & Contra Indications
  • Client Consultation
  • Storage & Handling of Oils
Practical Sessions
    Module III
    Aroma Massage
  • Basic Massage Steps
  • Classical Movements
  • Swedish Massage Demonstration
  • Cross Training
  • Yoga Basics
    Module IV
    Aroma Therapy Practice
  • Therapy Protocols
  • Correction sessions
  • Feed Back Sessions
  • Post Treatment Procedures
  • Treatment Room Maintenance
  • Sanitation Protocols
Requirements for admission
  • ID Proof Original
  • 5 Passport Size Photos
  • Notebooks, Pen, Pencils
  • Yoga Mat
  • Maximum pairs of sports outfit, shower towels and hand towels

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