Exploring the Current French Aromatherapy Landscape

Wendy Belcour

Is France really the heartland of Aromatherapy?  We give France so much prestige` in the aromatherapy world because of their history with the discipline and also they grow amazing lavender but how does the aromatherapy landscape in France look today?  We ask Wendy Belcour this and many more questions in this week’s podcast.

Wendy is the co-director of the Ecole Internationale du Bien-Être (Toulouse, France) founded in 2009. A British trained clinical and holistic aromatherapist and massage therapist, Wendy is at the forefront of training Natural Health practitioners in France. She is also the initiator of several innovative techniques and supportive care services in France. Nursing Touch ® is an innovative method for soothing pain and promoting physical and emotional comfort, incorporating light touch with powder fragranced with essential oils. This method has been taught and practised throughout France since 2009. As the originator of this technique, in this session, Wendy will discuss the applications and benefits of Nursing Touch ®in the hospital and hospice environment.

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Rhiannon Harris. Essentialorc.com
Salvatore Battaglia - The Complete Guide to Aromatherapy

What was your first introduction to Aromatherapy?
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France is considered the mother land of Aromatherapy.  Why is this?
How does aromatherapy differ in France to how it is taught, used and respect in other counties/regions?
How important is plant chemistry in the French aromatherapy teaching and practicing circuit?
Where have you seen changing in the French aromatherapy teaching seen since you moved to Toulouse?
Where do you see the French aromatherapy world evolving tin the next 10 years?

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Disclaimer: The information presented in this podcast is for educational purposes only, and is not intended to replace professional medical advice. Please consult your doctor if you are in need of medical care, and before making any changes to your health routine.

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