Essential Oils: The Series

An intensive approach to learning about essential oils with Dr. Nate Petley that provides a strong foundation for working with them medicinally and for their inherent scent.

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Class 1: Introduction to Essential Oils (June 2nd)

Join Dr. Petley for a fun evening of wafting, sniffing, and, if you’re not careful, snorting pure essential oils (snorting not recommended, of course). Participants will gain a deeper understanding of essential oils: what they are, how they are made, how they work therapeutically, how to determine quality oils, and how to blend them.Recipes will be provided to get you started at home and each student will get a free bottle of sweet orange essential oil.

Class 2: Medicinal Uses of Essential Oils (June 9th)

Essential oils are not only used for their scent, they are used medicinally.In this class, students will gain a deeper understanding of safety, various uses, common conditions responsive to essential oil treatment, and appropriate doses.Dr. Petley will discuss how he incorporates essential oils in the clinic setting. Each student twill get a free bottle of lavender essential oil.

Class 3: Blending Essential Oils (June 16th)

In this fun class, learn how to blend essential oils like a professional. Dr. Petley will demonstrate the steps he takes to determine which oils work well together and how to determine the ratios of each used. He will discuss various blending factors including medicinal value, energetic properties and scent characteristics. Each student will take home a 1ml vial of a blend made in class.

Class 4: Creating Herbal Products (June 23rd)

In this final class of the series, students will gain experience creating herbal products that feature essential oils for their scent, medicinal value and energetic properties.Projects made in class include bath salts, bath oils, massage oils, deodorant spray, room spray, bug sprays, and more!Students will take home samples.

Location: Maine Center for Natural Health, One Post Office Square, Waterville, Maine 04901

Preregistration is or (207) 616-0049

Questions? Email [email protected]

Ala Cart Classes: $30 each

Entire Series: $100 paid in full at first class.

All classes run 6PM-8:30PM

Preregistration and payment is required to reserve your seat for this class. Please email Dr. Petley at [email protected] if you have any questions about the class. NOTE: There is a 10% cancellation and processing fee if you cancel by the end of the day June 1st. If you cancel after that or do not show up, you will forfeit 50% of the class fee.


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