Essential Oils for Colds, Flu, Viral & Bacterial Infection (AROMA - 12ESSE01)

  Please register at the door - room 284.
January 31st, 2013 6:00 PM   through   9:00 PM
14500 Juanita Dr. NE
Bastyr University
ROOM 284
Kenmore, WA 98028-4966
United States

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Phone: (425) 602-3152
Professional $ 65.00
Bastyr/NIAOM alumni $ 55.00
General public $ 65.00
BU staff $ 45.00
Full time student $ 35.00
Campus Kenmore Campus
Audience healthcare professionals, massage therapists, estheticians, naturopaths, acupuncturists, nurses, general public, & students
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Discover how essential oils have been used safely and with proven efficacy for the herpes virus, shingles, MRSA and other viral and bacterial infections. The antimicrobial action (antibacterial, antifungal, and antiviral) of essential oils is one of their most effective properties, and have been documented by extensive research and evaluation. Jan 31, Thurs, 6-9:00 p.m. Instructor: Jimm Harrison 2.5 CEUs/PDAs

In this workshop you will experience the essential oils through smell, and observe Jimm demonstrate how to successfully select and apply essential oils for microbial infections and illness for you and your family. Healthcare professionals can also use these skills in their practice.

Upon completion of the seminar you will be able to:

  • List the two most effective antimicrobial essential oil compounds.
  • Name and select at least 10 essential oils for viral infection.
  • Name and select at least six essential oils for bacterial infection.
  • Describe how to competently blend antimicrobial essential oils for inhalation, massage and bath.

Jimm Harrison, Cosmetologist and Certified Aromatherapist

Jimm Harrison, cosmetologist and certified aromatherapist, founded the Phytotherapy Institute in 1995 to advance education in essential oil and plant therapy. He was the first cosmetologist invited by Harvard University and MIT to discuss the impact of essential oils in skin care. Harrison has been conducting certification programs and lectures in essential oil therapy for accredited massage, spa therapy, cosmetology and medical esthetic institutions across the country since 1993, including the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard Medical School, and Massachusetts College of Pharmacy. He is the author of Aromatherapy: Therapeutic Use of Essential Oils for Esthetics, and has developed natural/organic skin care products for the professional and retail markets. To read more about this presenter, please visit his website at

Continuing Education Units (CEUs, PDAs, CMEs, CPEUs):
CEUs available for NDs (except CA & OR)
CEUs available for LMPs licensed in WA
NCBTMB CEs pending approval for LMPs
CEUs available for ARNPs and RNs licensed in WA
Category II CMEs available for MDs and PAs licensed in WA
NCCAOM PDA points pending approval for LAc’s
CEUs approved for LAc’s licensed in CA

Course Notes
You will have the option to purchase natural skin care products and essential oils directly from the instructor after the class concludes (Credit card, cash or check payable to the instructor).

Location: Bastyr University Kenmore Campus, room 284. Bastyr University is housed in an older facility with fluctuating interior temperatures; it is advisable to wear layers. Also, Bastyr is a “fragrance-free” campus.