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June/July 2012, V.4, No.3

The Aromatherapy School

June/July 2012 Newsletter

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Article: Essential Oils & the Immune System

New Happenings..... Teleconference; Bill the Bear & more.

In this newsletter:

  • 2012 Aromatherapy Workshop Schedule: Level I Aug.; Level II; Aug.; Level III Sept.
  • New Article: Essential Oils & the Immune System
  • Aromatherapy Certification: Earn your Diploma in Clinical Aromatherapy
  • Teleconference: Essential Oils & the Immune System
  • Upcoming Events: Teleconference; Correspondence / Distance Learning Aromatherapy Course
  • Essential Oils & Aromatherapy Products: New Blends, Diffusers & EO Boxes from Artisan Aromatics

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5 Days in Asheville: Two 2-Day Aromatherapy Workshops

The Aromatherapy School Classroom at Wyldhaven Farm

Our June workshops were a great success - all available seats for both Level I & Level II were filled. We had a great time and I'm happy to say that Dr. Power received five stars on all my evaluations. Joie loved teaching the classes and it seems that her students loved the classes as well.

Level I & II Aromatherapy Workshops will be presented as five day sequential events.

Early Registration ends 7/21/12.
Register now & Save $50.00 for each Level.

The Level I Aromatherapy Workshop will be presented over two days, and then the Level II Workshop will be presented over two subsequent days with a one day break in between the two workshops.

Students may elect to take both workshops or just one. Level I is available to all Healing Arts Practitioners (or with special permission). Level II is open only to graduates of Level I.

    Level I: Foundations of Aromatherapy for Healing Arts Practitioners - Next Level I August 18 & 19 (Sat./Sun.)
    Level II: Creating Essential Oil Blends for use in Clinical Settings - Next Level II August 21 & 22 (Tue./Wed.)
    Level III: Clinical Practice in Healthcare Settings - Next Level III: September 22 & 23.

Cost for the 2012 two-day workshops is $295.00 Early / $345.00 Late (less than 30 days prior) - Reserve your seat for $150.00 (one class).
Register for the Level I and Level II sequence together and save $15.00 $575.00 Early / $675.00 Late - Reserve your seat both classes $250.00 (two classes).
Note: Classes are beginning to fill so be sure to Reserve your Seat.

All of the above workshops will be at Wyldhaven, Dr. Power's Farm near Asheville - Quite a beautiful spot about 30 min SE of Asheville / 20-25 min. S. of Black Mountain / 15 min. N. of Bat Cave / 40-45 min. NE of Hendersonville

More workshop info: Workshop Info  |  Info about Dr. Power: About Dr. Joie Power  |  Registration Info: Registration

ESSENTIAL OILS & the IMMUNE SYSTEM (abbreviated outline of upcoming teleconference)

Essential Oils and the Immune System

  1. Discriminate
  2. Eliminate

IMMUNE SYSTEM ISSUES: Weak (underactive) vs. Unbalanced (overactive)


  • Genetic causes (Primary Immune Deficiency Conditions)
  • Poor nutrition and poor sanitary conditions
  • Some medications
  • Lack of sleep and violation of normal diurnal rhythms
  • Chronic viral or bacterial infections
  • Chronic stress


  • Antipathogenic essential oils can aid the immune system by reducing the pathogen load
  • Immunostimulant essential oils can act directly on the immune system and increase its function (since the lymphatic system can be considered a part of the immune system this includes essential oils that are lymphatic stimulants)
  • Depurative essential oils can be used to help remove toxins from the body
  • Essential oils that have relaxing, calming, anxiolytic and mood improving properties can be used to help achieve long lasting improvements in immune function through stress reduction.
  • Amphoteric vs. adaptogenic essential oils


... poor prognosis is given to those who are afflicted by intensely negative emotions... hatred, violence, grief, ingratitude, and other distorted expressions of the emotions are much stronger than the body's ability to maintain balance. When the patient is unwilling or unable to abandon these passions they will create new diseases just as fast as the doctor can remove the old ones.

Astangahradaya Sustrasthana


  • Sympathetic Nervous System
  • Hypothalamic-Pituitary-Adrenocortical Axis


  • Atrophy of thymus gland
  • Weakened immune system/increased susceptibility to infection
  • Diabetes
  • Arteriosclerosis
  • Hypertension
  • Osteoporosis
  • Faster aging
  • Cell loss in the hippocampus
  • Suppression of the manufacture of DHEA



(the above info/handout is continued on download available to teleconference registrants)

Join Dr. Power for her teleconference on July 12th to get the complete teleconference outline and particpate in the in-depth discussion of Essential Oils and the Immune System. See "Teleconference" below for details.

©Copyright 2012 Joie Power, Ph.D. / The Aromatherapy School

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Dr. Joie Power's Teleconference: July 12, 2012

Dr. Power is presenting a Teleconference for NAHA (National Association for Holistic Aromatherapy) and you're invited to attend.
Title: "Essential Oils and the Immune System"
This will be a greatly expanded version of the brief article above (in this newsletter).
Cost is free for NAHA members / $50 for non-members.
For our newsletter readers, NAHA is offering a special of $20.00 off their normal registration of $50.00 (just ask for it when you join).
So, for a limited time, you can join NAHA for $30.00 and then participate in the teleconference for free.

Sign up to listen to Joie's July 12th Teleconference. Teleconference Registration Info
Questions will be taken at the end of the teleconference - live.

A CD recording of the teleconference will be available from NAHA approximately 4 weeks after the teleconference. Purchase Teleconference Recordings - $10.00 NAHA members / $20.00 non-members

Dr. Power's previous teleconference recording:
Synopsis of Dr. Power's previous Teleconference Recording - Recorded July 8, 2010.
Topic: "Aromatic Pathways in the Brain; How Smell effects the Mind and Body"
CD recording now available from NAHA

Events; Happenings; Coming Soon....

Bill the Bear

Dr. Joie Power is working on several project for the new year:

  • An Aromatherapy Correspondence Course - expected completion date: late Fall / early Winter
  • A Workshop on Chinese Medicine - probably in 2013
  • Online Essential Oil Data Sheets (for Aromatherapy Students & Grads only) - some are already available
We'll be sure to let you know when these projects completed.

Visit by Bill the Bear: Recently we've had a few visits here at Wyldhaven from one of the "locals". Bill the Bear came to empty our bird feeders. He seems to be a nice sort of fellow but we've begun taking the feeders inside every evening. Hopefully our friend will find plenty of berries and nuts elsewhere.

As you can see from the pciture, he seems to love smelling the flowers so we're guessing he's a big fan of aromatherapy.

To sign-up, click: Register for Aromatherapy Workshops

ARTISAN AROMATICS: This Month's Special - SAVE 10%

Aromatherapy Diffusers from Artisan Aromatics

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Also new is our ability to supply therapeutic quality essential oils to hospitals, clinics and other healthcare facilities at wholesale prices. Contact Us for more info.

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Essential Oils from Artisan Aromatics

Artisan Aromatics offers a great selection of professional quality essential oils and absolutes including Gardenia, Rose, Tuberose, Lavender, Tea Tree, Ylang Ylang, etc. and offers substantial discounts to Healing Arts Practitioners as well as Students of The Aromatherapy School. To receive the Practitioner Discount, enter Practitioner10 in the Coupon Code box when you check out. Current and former students of The Aromatherapy School receive an even larger discount of 20%: enter Student20 in the Coupon Code Box when you check out.

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Joie Power, Ph.D., Dir.
The Aromatherapy School

©Copyright 2012 Joie Power, Ph.D. / The Aromatherapy School

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Dr. Power is a retired board certified neuropsychologist and former Assistant Professor of Surgery/Neurosurgery at the Medical College of Georgia, where she performed intra-operative cortical mapping with renowned neurosurgeon Herman Flanigan, M.D. She has over 20 years of clinical experience in both in-patient and out-patient settings and during her years of practice has also been both a practitioner and student of alternative healing methods, including herbal medicine, aromatherapy, Reiki, Chinese Medicine, and other energetic healing systems. Her extensive formal training and experience in the olfactory and limbic systems of the brain give her a unique qualification for understanding the actions of essential oils in the body. Dr. Power, founder of one of the earliest essential oil companies in the U.S. to specialize in therapeutic quality essential oils, is now a clinical consultant for Artisan Aromatics as well as an internationally known writer and teacher in the fields of aromatherapy and alternative medicine. Her approach to aromatherapy weaves together her solid scientific training and strong clinical skills with a holistic philosophy that honors body, mind and spirit. Dr. Joie Power is also the author of The Quick Study Guide to Aromatherapy and numerous published articles on aromatherapy and related topics.

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