Learn how to blend with essential oils!

Aromatic Formulation: Dynamics of Blending

With Jade Shutes

Interested in learning how to blend with essential oils? 

Jade Shutes has been the pioneer in creating unique approaches to blending with essential oils and other botanical ingredients since 1993 when she published her first edition of the Dynamics of Blending manual.

Now almost thirty years later and several editions of the manual, Jade is sharing updated and relevant material on Aromatic Formulation and the Dynamic of Blending for a new generation of aromatherapists! This courses includes 18+ prerecorded video recordings, course pdfs, worksheets, plus 2 live sessions with Jade!

Aromatic Formulation: Dynamics of Blending

Course Content

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Introduction to the Dynamics of Blending

• Welcome to course
• Deep dive into our approaches to blending based upon Jade's Dynamics of Blending Manual.
• Supplies and tools | Resources


Aromatic Studies Blending Framework

In this lesson, we will explore the blending process from the lens of:
• Product formulation (e.g. a cream, gel, inhaler, etc.)
• Consultation based formulation (customized to individual)

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Emotional Realm: Morphology (Plant part) blending

• Learn how to blend utilizing Morphology blending approach


Therapeutic actions

Therapeutic Actions and System Affinities

• Learn how to formulate with essential oils with our signature therapeutic actions and system affinities approach.

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Chemistry: From Family to Individual Component

• Discover a new way of utilizing chemistry when blending essential oils.

• Learn how to formulate based upon chemical family and/or chemical component.

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Dynamic Blending: Therapeutics of the Base

In this lesson we will explore the use of a wide range of plant-based or plant-derived material, such as carrier oils or gels. You will learn why the therapeutic of the base for essential oils is a valuable tool in creating effective aromatic remedies.


Models to Guide You

We will take a brief exploration of different models that may serve to guide the practitioner, body care product formulator, wellness advocate, and home self-care healthcare in their overall approach and relationship to essential oils and other plant-based or plant-derived ingredients.

• Ayurveda
• Seasonal

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Other Topics to be covered:

• Blending by Aromatic Palette
• Blending Factor
• Aromatic Mapping
• Dosage versus Dilution
• How to record your recipes and document experiences and/or feedback on your aromatic formulations
• Sustainability

Who is this course for?

  • Individuals interested in formulating and making their own botanical skin care products, for their family, friends and community
  • Massage Therapists and Estheticians who would like to make to either create your own line of products for your clients or to customize formulations
  • The Aromatherapy Entrepreneur who would like to develop or expand their existing business
  • Herbalists interested in integrating essential oils and other botanical ingredients into their products and/or practice

What you will learn:

Our Aromatic Formulation: Dynamics of Blending is a powerful class that will forever transform the way you relate to and formulate with essential oils. Rooted in Jade's original Dynamics of Blending Manual first published in 1993, this course continues the journey.

Our Dynamics of Blending course includes:

  • 18+ HOURS of Pre-recorded video content devoted to the dynamics of blending
  • PDF of our Dynamics of Blending Manual plus our NEW! Aromatic Studies Formulation workbook pdf
  • Aromatic Studies Blending Reference Charts
  • 1 year access to the Aromatic Studies Monograph Database!
  • Experiential exercises to practice formulating at home, in your blending studio or in your office
  • Certificate for Aromatic Formulation: Dynamics of Blending
  • CE hours for aromatherapist
  • Plus, TWO live online sessions with Jade Shutes
    Wednesdays - November 16th and December 14th: 10am to 12:30pm EST

What better time to learn how to blend with essential oils!

Your Instructor

About Jade Shutes Aromatherapy
Jade Shutes

Jade holds a Diploma in Holistic Aromatherapy, Holistic Massage, Anatomy and Physiology, and Reflexology from the Raworth College of Natural Medicine in Dorking, UK, and a Diploma in Aromatherapy from the International Therapist Examining board (ITEC). Jade completed her first year for the Masters of Science in Therapeutic Herbalism at the Maryland University of Integrative Health. She hopes to inspire a new generation of aromatherapists with a balanced, progressive and integrative approach to the practice of aromatherapy. She is the founder, visionary, and director of education for the School for Aromatic Studies.


Dynamics of Blending

includes TWO Live Online Sessions with Jade
Wednesdays - November 16th and December 14th: 10am to 12:30pm EST

Tuition: $249.00