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The Aromatic Apothecary

Discover the incredible power of essential oils and other aromatics, gaining a deeper understanding of their properties, uses, and benefits.

Welcome to the Aromatic Apothecary online membership, where we invite you to embark on an exciting journey into the fascinating world of essential oils, aromatic plants, essential oil components, carrier oils, distillation, and more.

With the guidance of one of the leading voices in the aromatherapy world, Jade Shutes, you’ll gain access to a wealth of knowledge and insights that come from over 33 years of experience as an aromatherapist and herbalist. Alongside Jade, we’ll be bringing in voices from around the world to share their unique perspectives, stories, and expertise.

In the Aromatic Apothecary, you’ll discover the incredible power of essential oils and other aromatics, gaining a deeper understanding of their properties, uses, and benefits.

Our easy-to-use online platform provides you with access to a wealth of resources, including comprehensive plant monographs, informative video lessons thru our monthly gatherings, quarterly deep dives, and exclusive expert interviews. Plus, you’ll be part of a supportive community of like-minded individuals who share your passion for all things aromatherapy.

Join us as a founding member and unlock the full potential of essential oils, carrier oils, co2 extracts, distillation, aromatic plants and more! Let us inspire you to explore this fascinating world, deepen your understanding of the power of nature’s medicine, and transform your life with the aromatic gifts of the earth.

Included in Your Annual Membership

Quarterly Deep Dives

On topics such as ‘Essential Oils & Carriers for Pain’ or expert interviews. Each quarter, you can attend the live online sessions or view recorded class at your own time.

Monograph Database

Your one-stop resource of monographs, available online and as downloadable pdfs

Impromptu Gatherings

We offer impromptu talks with guest teachers throughout the year. You will be sent information one month prior to gathering and then one day prior to live online session. Recordings will be placed in the Apothecary.

Connection & Inspiration

Be a part of a global community of fellow aromatherapists and herbalists.

Recipes & Formulation Guides

Recipes and formulation guides covering seasonal self-care and family care.

The Aromatic Apothecary Monographs

Essential Oils

Carrier Oils

Herbal Oils

CO2 Extracts

Components

Hydrosols

Essential oil & Co2

Each Essential Oil and CO2 monograph will provide the following information:

  • Botanical Information
  • Extraction Information including up-to-date conservation status
  • Aromatic Chemistry
  • Safety
  • Therapeutic Actions
  • Western Herbal Energetics
  • System Affinities
  • Blending Information
  • Core Indications
  • Research Notes: Clinical trials, Animal Studies, In Vitro Studies

Carrier & herbal oils

Each Carrier Oil and Herbal Oil monograph will provide the following information:

  • Botanical Information
  • Extraction Information including up-to-date conservation status
  • Manufacturing Information
  • Shelf Life and Storage
  • Nutrient Profile
  • Formulating with

Components

Each Component monograph will provide the following information:

  • Component Name
  • Research: Therapeutic actions such as anti-inflammatory, etc.
  • List of Essential oils rich in specific component
  • Safety Considerations when relevant

Annual Membership

Payment Details

Pay Monthly*

$18

Pay Annually

$199

*The Aromatic Apothecary is an annual membership. Opting for the monthly payments is for a 12 month committment.

Meet Your Instructor

Meet Jade:

Jade Shutes is an aromatherapist, herbalist, author, researcher, gardener, and aromatic distiller.

She holds a Diploma in Holistic Aromatherapy, Holistic Massage, Anatomy and Physiology, and Reflexology from the Raworth College of Natural Medicine in Dorking, UK, and a Diploma in Aromatherapy from the International Therapist Examining board (ITEC). She also holds a certificate in herbal medicine.

An aromatherapy practitioner, researcher, and educator for over three decades, Jade is passionate about aromatics and believes the sense of smell is one of the most powerful senses for healing the mind/body/psyche in this era of upheaval and change. She is considered to be a thought leader in the aromatherapy community and is highly respected for her balanced, progressive and inspiring education.

Jade is the founder of the School for Aromatic Studies. She is the past president for the National Association for Holistic Aromatherapy (2000-2003 and 2013-2015), author of “Aromatherapy for Bodyworkers”, co-author of “The Carrier Oil Palette”, and the main author of the "Ultimate Guide to Aromatherapy".

Monograph Contributor

Meet Camille:

Camille Charlier is a clinical herbalist, artist, mole enthusiast, and literary sleuth. A recent graduate of the Eclectic School of Herbal Medicine’s Clinical Intensive Program, Camille aims to support marginalized people and populations confronting complex trauma. With a background in academia — a degree in biology from Reed College — Camille interweaves rigorous scientific research, plant medicine, queer theory, and an impish appreciation for encounters with the mystical, the inexplicable, and the absurd. When Camille isn’t jamming on trumpet and accordion, you’ll find them clowning, making comics, and reading Borges.

FAQs

How long is my subscription valid for?

Once you subscribe to the Aromatic Apothecary, your subscription will last for 12 months (1 year). You can choose to auto-renew or cancel your subscription prior to renewal.

Can I cancel my subscription anytime?

The Aromatic Apothecary provides you with up-to-date and practical information for your aromatherapy journey. Your subscription is your commitment to an entire year. At the end of the year, you can cancel your subscription. While there are no refunds after joining, you can cancel your subscription anytime, which will deactivate your annual renewal.

What is the subscription fee for?

The School for Aromatic Studies, Jade Shutes, and contributors to the Aromatic Apothecary work diligently to provide you with a wide range of information and will continue to update as new research and experiences emerge. Your subscription provides you with monthly sessions and quarterly deep dives into specific subjects and access to monographs.

Is it okay to copy or republish information from the monographs?

Monographs and articles in The Aromatic Studies Monograph Database are for personal study use only.

All monographs are published by the School for Aromatic Studies. No part of any monograph may be reproduced in whole or in part, or stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording, or otherwise, without written permission of the author and School for Aromatic Studies.

Is it okay to use images from the monographs?

No. All images used in our monographs have a copyright protection.

Is it okay to share my login information with a friend or family member?

We kindly ask that you do not share your login information with anyone. Sharing, unfortunately, may result in your subscription being cancelled.

Can I sign up if I don’t live in the United States?

Yes! We have students from all over the world in our community. All calls and presentations are in English.

Annual Membership

Payment Details

Pay Monthly*

$18

Pay Annually

$199

*PLEASE NOTE: The Aromatic Apothecary is an annual membership. Opting for the monthly payments is for a 12 month committment.