Are you interested in exploring the world of hydrosols and how to make them? Hydrosols are becoming more and more popular again due to the fact that they are extremely safe and gentle to use and with a small home still also easy to make oneself.
This certified course will complete your aromatherapy training and add another tool to your tool box for both professional and home use.
This course will cover the following topics:
- The history of hydrosols
- Techniques of producing hydrosols
- Biochemistry of hydrosols
- Info about using different hydrosols: Learn how to use hydrosols in creams/lotions, clay packs, gels, etc.
- Hydrosols in cosmetics, cooking, therapy and for animals
- Hydrosols combined with tinctures, hydrosols combined or made with flower essences
- Dosages and Administration
- Energetic qualities
- Monographs on a variety of common and uncommon hydrosols
Who is this course for?
- Professional aromatherapists who feel the need to complete their knowledge with a good basis in the use and fabrication of hydrosols.
- Lay people who would like to learn more about hydrosols for home use.
- Professionals and lay people who are interested in medicine making and would like to start distilling themselves.
- Flower essence makers who would like to start making and using hydrosols for their energetic uses and for making flower essences in.
- Herbalists who would like to add to their repertoire of medicine making by including hydrosols for their energetic, physical and aromatic qualities.
- Natural cosmetic producers who would like to make and use hydrosols in their products.
What does the course include?
- Videos and audios with Cathy explaining different aspects of the subject.
- An audio interview with Florian Birkmayer about his use of hydrosols in psychiatry
- An audio interview with a distiller from Santa fe in New Mexico.
- Lesson pdf’s and visuals you can print out or download to your device.
- A choice of final paper to obtain the certification
About Cathy Skipper
Cathy, is English by birth and spent her adult life in rural France, where she farmed, trained and worked as a herbalist and aromatherapist and taught practical herbalism, botany and aromatherapy at the L’Ecole Lyonnaise de Plantes Medicinales’ in Lyon. She also participated for four years in an experimental approach to energetic healing called ‘Life cell’ under French Kinesiologist, Caroline Gupta. Her plant training in France included a two year course with Claude Lefebvre on Plant Communication. She left France last year to live and work in New Mexico with her partner Florian Birkmayer.
Cathy’s own work involves building bridges between aromatic medicine and herbalism as well as recognizing the importance of healing the healer and reconnecting with nature. In her teaching she marries, theory, practical work and energetics with an underlying intention of helping students develop an intuitive relationship between themselves, the plant/essential oil and the patient as an impetus for healing.
Her work with Florian is centralized around the work of Carl Jung and the psyche, aromatic molecules and the mind.
Cathy is co-author of the book Aromatic Medicine.