UVU Executive Education

Essential Oils Advocate

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Program Overview

Build your expertise as an essential oil advocate.

  • Am I using the right essential oils? Which oil is best for me?
  • Can I use them to replace over-the-counter medications?
  • How do essential oils work? How do I use them safely and effectively?

Establish your credibility and confidence as an essential oil advocate with a certificate in essential oils. This series of courses was created by leading experts in the essential oil, aromatherapy, and medical fields.

Essential oils are a growing area of interest for both individuals and professionals. From physicians to athletes, people are turning to natural and holistic remedies in increasing numbers. There is plenty of anecdotal evidence to support the use of essential oils, but in recent years science and research have also provided significant validation.

UVU Executive Education offers two levels of certification that together surpass national requirements for essential oil professionals.c

After completing your Essential Oils Advocate certificate, you can know what oils to use, when to use them, and how to use them to address a wide range of health priorities. You’ll be empowered to take active control of your personal wellness in natural, effective, safe ways and apply your skills as a leader in the field of essential oils.

From the comfort of home, you’ll gain an in-depth knowledge of essential oils and how to use them confidently. Separate facts from fiction by learning from experts and modern scientific developments. Elevate your understanding and quality of life and become an informed leader in the world of essential oils.

This six-course certificate program
from a trusted institution will:

  • Give you the confidence and knowledge to use essential oils effectively.
  • Explore the chemistry of essential oils and how they interact with the body.
  • Review the growing scientific literature.
  • Discuss appropriate, efficient, and safe usage of oils.
  • Employ proven methods in the aromatic, topical, and oral use of oils.
  • Engage with complex topics surrounding the holistic health and wellness movement.

Essential Oils Adovcate Certificate
Level 1

Course One - $150
Essentials of Essential Oils

  • History of Essential Oils
  • Source Evaluation
  • Essential Oils Today
  • Quality and Purity
  • How Essential Oils Work
  • Using Essential Oils

Course Two - $300
Evaluating Essential Oils

  • Extraction Methods
  • Testing Essential Oils
  • Chemistry of Essential Oils

Course Three - $300
Using Essential Oils

  • Selecting Oils
  • Dilution and Dosing
  • Advanced Use of Essential Oils

Advanced Essential Oils Advocate Certificate
Level 2

Course One - $300
Current Topics and Trends in Essential Oils

  • The Essential Oil Community
  • Safety in Specialized Use Situations
  • Essential Oil Ethical Discussions
  • Advanced Chemical Structures

Course Two - $300
Specialized Essential Oil Applications

  • Essential Oil Use and Bio Terrains
  • Targeted Essential Oil Application

Course Three - $300
Advanced Essential Oil Discussions

  • Coaching Others
  • Considering Medication Replacements

Course outlines and topics subject to change. The Essential Oil Advocate Certificate and Advanced Essential Oil Advocate Certificate programs, including the program workbook, textbook, supporting documents, and other materials (the "Program") were created by Utah Valley University ("UVU") and are based, in part, on course materials licensed from Scott A. Johnson Professional Writing Services, LLC (both of the foregoing, collectively, the "Authors"). Scott A. Johnson, principal of Scott A. Johnson Professional Writing Services, LLC, is employed by dōTERRA International, LLC, a company based in Pleasant Grove, UT that sells essential oils and other related products. The Authors provide all information on an "as is" and "as available" basis and for informational purposes only. The Authors makes no representations or warranties of any kind, expressed or implied, as to the information, materials, or products mentioned. Every effort has been made to ensure accuracy and completeness of the information contained in the Program; however, it is not intended to replace any medical advice or to halt proper medical treatment, nor diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any health condition or disease. Always consult a qualified medical professional before using any dietary supplement or natural product, engaging in physical activity, or modifying your diet; and seek the advice of your physician with any questions you may have regarding any medical condition. Always consult your OB/GYN if you are pregnant or think you may become pregnant before using any dietary supplement or natural product, and to ensure you are healthy enough for exercise or any dietary modifications. The information contained in the Program is for educational and informational purposes, and it is not meant to replace medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment in any manner. Never delay or disregard professional medical advice. Use the information solely at your own risk; the Authors accept no responsibility for the use thereof. The Program was designed in accordance with the regulations and guidance given by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) of the United States of America; as such, users of the Program outside of the USA proper are responsible to abide by any and all safety regulations given by their respective governments. The Program is made available with the understanding that neither the Authors nor publisher shall be liable for any loss, injury, or harm allegedly arising from any information or suggestion in the Program. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has not evaluated the statements contained in the Program. The information and materials are not meant to diagnose, prescribe, treat, or cure any disease, condition, illness, or injury.