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Combining Herbs and Essential Oils with David Crow, L.Ac.


Certain essential oils can be combined with herbs for specific therapeutic benefits. In this presentation, David Crow returns and explores how essential oils and aromatherapy can be integrated with herbal treatments. The presentation will explore which essential oils can be safely combined, and how, with herbs according to therapeutic functions.

David will help us to understand when and how essential oils and aromatherapy are a primary, adjunct or contraindicated treatment, to understand the compatibility or lack of compatibility of specific groups and species of essential oils and specific groups and species of herbs, and simple combinations of herbs and essential oils for specific therapeutic benefits.

David will cover:
•    Expectorant, mucolytic, decongestant and antitussive herbs
•    Nervine relaxant, sedative and anxiolytic herbs
•    Demulcent herbs
•    Anti-spasmotic and analgesic herbs
•    Antimicrobial herbs
•    Cholagogue and laxative herbs
•    Immune modulating and immune stimulating herbs
•    Adaptogen, trophorestorative and neuroendocrine regulating herbs
•    Antiinflammatory herbs
•    Emmenagogue and uterine tonic herbs

David Crow is an acupuncturist and herbalist with over thirty years experience. He is the author of several books, including In Search of the Medicine Buddha, a book about his studies of Tibetan and Ayurvedic medicine in the Himalayas. A well-known lecturer in the field of natural medicine, Mr. Crow’s work is largely focused on the synthesis of botanical medicine, ecology and spirituality. He is the founder of Floracopeia, a company that supports ecologically sustainable agriculture through the production of essential oils and aromatic treasures. For more information about David or Floracopeia visit their website: http://www.floracopeia.com.

Disclaimer: The webinars may present information that does not fully reflect Hawthorn University’s philosophy. Nonetheless, these presentations have been chosen because of their overall quality of information.

For a copy of the PDF presentation used in this webinar, click here.