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Aromatherapy for Reflexologists

The Theory & Application of Aromatherapy Essential Oils for Reflexologists

Diploma in Aroma-Reflex Therapy-theory via zoom


This course is eligible for Insurance cover

This training is eligible for CPD points with the various professional associations

At Green Tara College we teach you how to use Aromatherapy oils in an in-depth method.  Aromatherapy can be used for many ailments, for deep healing and relaxation. We teach from a spiritual perspective and work with students to develop the ‘extra sensory’ skills of tuning into a client’s energy field. We will teach you to bring to your client, the treatment  they truly need.

Some of the classes will be a blend of practical and theory to experience and learn the application of Aromatherapy.

Course Content:

  • History of Aromatherapy
  • Study of 42 Pure Essential oils to include: properties of each oil
  • Source and extraction of each oil/Chemical Composition of each oil
  • Blending of oils – creating oils for specific conditions
  • Contraindications and considerations in the use of Aromatherapy
  • Benefits of each oil and blended oils
  • Common ailments and contraindications
  • Client Care
  • Learning the various carrier oils
  • After care advice
  • Treating common health conditions with Aromatherapy
  • Safely blending and using essential oils & carrier oils
  • Possible Reactions of Aromatherapy Treatments
  • The teaching and practice of  a lovely foot and let massage for applying Aromatherapy.
  • The Integration of Aromatherapy with Reflexology – Aroma/Reflex- the practice and teaching of a foot & leg massage incorporated within the Reflexology treatment through in-depth practical training
  • The integration of Aromatherapy with Reflexology – through a hand and arm massage that can be incorporated with Hand Reflexology
  • Aftercare advise when using Aromatherapy for clients
  • Other methods of using Essential Oils – oil burners, baths, candles, smell etc.
  • Meditation at each class to connect you with the spiritual energy of the oils
  • Working energetically & intuitively with essential oils
  • Various ways of applying the essential oils through other therapies

We supply the following charts for you: blending sheet forms, Essential oil task sheets, blending sheet form.

Review: Overall, I really enjoyed taking part in this course. I feel that I can use what I have learned along with my reflexology and I am happy that I will be able to offer this to my clients as a superior treatment. I feel that using a blend along with reflexology will help to further enhance the whole healing process and I am really looking forward to being able to use this with my clients in the future. Grace 2020

Course Fee:

Normally €995.00   – Special offer to IRIL,NRRI, FHT, AOR members and new graduates:  €595.00
If you wish to pay in installments, the course reverts to the original fee, three payments of  €350.00

Payment Schedule:

  1. You are welcome to pay the full amount up front
  2.  You can pay Deposit of €350.00 to secure your place, then pay €245.00 in second month

Assessment Methods

  • There are no case studies with this training
  • A multiple choice examination will be taken at the end of the training
  • There are some on-going assignments during the course
  • You will be applying the practice on clients at home

Progression route

The following is further training that you could progress onto:

  • Natural Product Making (making your own natural products)
  • Natural skin cream making (make and market your own skin products)
  • Aromatherapy Massage post graduate Certificate – learn to offer a full body Aromatherapy massage

    Course Dates Autumn 2023

    November:   06, 13, 20, 27
    December:  04, 11
    January: 15, 22, 29
     19, 26,
    : 04, 11,  
    08 if needed

Other Post-Graduate Reflexology Courses

How do I book a place?

In order to book a place please REGISTER by clicking the REGISTER FOR THIS COURSE button.

You can check your booking, then click PROCEED TO CHECKOUT. 

Methods of payment

  • Card  –  via the website.
  • Paypal – if you have a Paypal account.  Paypal will also let you make a card payment without a Paypal account.
  • Google Pay – if you are currently logged into your Google or Gmail account, this option will be offered to you.
  • Apple Pay – if you have an Apple account, this option will be offered to you.
    A place on the course cannot be guaranteed without payment.
  • If you are a return GTC learner, GTC graduate or member of professional holistic therapy associations you get a discount of €15.  This discount can be redeemed against the ‘balance payment only‘.  To avail of this you must apply the code professional (all lower case) at the checkout.


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If you are uncomfortable paying online, you can phone the office (046 90 60 600) and they will make the booking for you and take your card details over the phone.

Equipment required:

2 blending beakers
Stirrers – Eileen will advise in class

Essential oils

We will be covering 42 essential oils & some more (see end of page)
You will be required to have essential oils for each class.  We recommend you obtain these in advance of the class each month or at the start of class.  The essential oils are broken down between the lectures.  You will need to have the oils on the list for each lecture. Blending will commence at first lecture. You are welcome to use any oils you already have, they do not need to be from the one supplier.

Carrier oils
The same applies for the carrier oils.  You will require to have the oils on the list for each lecture.  Blending will commence at first lecture.

Blending/storage bottles
30ml blue glass or amber glass bottles x 20
5ml blue glass or amber glass bottles x 20

These can be obtained from an Irish Company called Bomar.  They are based in Wicklow – www.   Bomar stock a wide range of aromatherapy equipment, essential oils, carrier oils and natural product making equipment.  They also have student packs available.

Also – source at next to nature – Navan- they will give a discount to GTC students

Address Labels  – These are required for writing up blends and labelling your oils.


  • Louise Tucker Aromatherapy book (available on Amazon) Introductory Guide to Aromatherapy (lavender shade  cover)
  • Note pad, pens, hard-back notebook for recording your blends/ideas/notes on aromatherapy
  • Folder for blending sheets.

Aroma class oils  we will use per class

  • Lecture 1
    Essential oils:  
    Lavandin, lavender, lavender spike, Lemon, clary sage
    Carrier oils: Almond, Coconut
  • Lecture 2
    Essential oils: Rosemary, Ylang, Ylang, Eucalyptus Globulus, Geranium, Chamomile Roman, Tea Tree
    Carrier oils: Jojoba, Peach Kernel, Grapeseed
  • Lecture 3
    Essential oils: Marjoram, Grapefruit, Neroli, Sandalwood, Rosa Damascena, Rosa Centifolia, Lemongrass
    Carrier oils: Sunflower, Avocado, Wheatgerm
  • Lecture 4
    Essential oils: Basil, Benzoin, Cedarwood, Chamomile German, Cypress, Frankincense, Ginger Orange sweet, Orange bitter
    Carrier oils: Carriers: Apricot kernel, Castor oil, Hazelnut, Macadamia, Linseed, Olive oil, Peanut oil, Sesame Seed, Evening Primrose, Walnut oil, Soya oil
  • Lecture 5
    Essential oils:  Bergamot, Eucalyptus Citriodora, Eucalyptus Dives, Eucalyptus Smithii, Jasmine, Juniper, Mandarin, Myrrh, Patchouli, Black pepper, Peppermint, Petitgrain, Thyme, Vetiver

The rest will be advised as we progress along

List of essential oils class 2021
Cedarwood atlasChamomile germanChamomile roman
ClarysageCypressTea Tree
Eucalyptus GlobulusEucalyptus citriodoraEucalyptus dives
Eucalytus smithiiVetiverSandalwood
JasmineJuniperRose Damask
LavandinLavender TrueLavender spike
LemonLemongrassRose Cabbage
MandarinMarjoram (sweet)Myrrh
NeroliOrange (sweet)Orange (bitter)
PatchouliPepper (Black)Peppermint
PettigrainYlang YlangThyme


List of Carrier Oils Class 2021
AlmondApricot KernelAvocado
Castor OilCoconutGrapeseed
Evening PrimroseHazelnutJojoba
PeanutPeach KernelSesame