Alternative of medicine; designed for the treatment or prevention of diseases with the use of essential oils and other aromatic plant compounds. Aromatherapy - the 'Treatment through Fragrance', can be defined as the art and science of utilizing naturally extracted aromatic essences from plants to balance, harmonize and promote the health of body, mind and spirit. The use of essential oil brings tremendous physical and mental benefits to the patients. The essential oils stimulate the sense of smell and can have a positive effect on the body. They can support the immune system, reduce pain and inflammation, heal the skin and kills microbes such as bacteria, viruses and fungi.
Most Aromatherapists work with spa, beauty centers, hospitals, nursing homes, chiropractors offices, massage clinics, hotels, resorts, cruise ships etc Aromatherapists can set up their own private practice at home, initially by treating their friends and family members. They can build up their network of clients by promoting their business through advertising in media and social websites. Some specialists travel to visit their patients in their own homes, in hospitals or hospices. Those with profound knowledge in therapeutic uses of essential oils can set up essential oil production manufacturing business, web retail stores, therapeutic product lines and consultation services.
10+2 and graduation for postgraduate course.
Holy Angels College of Alternative Medicines, Mumbai
Mahendra Institute of Alternative Medicine, Jaipur
Institute of Alternative Medicines and Research (IAMR), Kolkata
Indian Board of Alternative Medicines, Kolkata
G Spa Academy, Mumbai
Institute of Education Research and Development (IERD), Kolkata
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Dr. Shahs Panchkarma Ayurveda Clinic, Indore
Indian Institute of Aromatheraphy and Cosmetology, Kolkata
College of Clinical Magnetology and Prana Healing College, Thrissur
Bachelor of Aromatherapy
Basic Aromatherapy Course
Certificate Course in Aromatherapy
Diploma in Aromatherapy
Post Graduate Diploma in Aromatherapy
The salary of Aromatherapists varies depending on location, type of workplace and the number of patients treated. An experienced Aromatherapist can earn between Rs.20,000 - Rs 35,000 per month. As most Aromatherapists are usually self-employed they can choose their own working hours. An appointment with these professionals, usually lasts between 40 minutes to 1 1/2 hours and one can charge an hourly rate between Rs. 300 to Rs. 500 per session. Experienced practitioners can earn nearly Rs.1 lakh per month.