Aromatics and Animal Self-Medication

Aromatics and Animal Self-Medication

What You'll Learn

  • How to establish communication with your animal using aromatics for health and well-being
  • The important role of aromatics in animal conservation
  • Safety concerns surrounding the application of essential oils on cats


Caroline Ingraham has been building an important database throughout the last 38 years of what animals select for specific conditions, and developing a new line of ethology that studies an animals subtle responses to aromatic molecules.

In this course, she demonstrates the importance of individualized medicine and the fact that one dose does not suit all, due to an animal’s individual enzymatic physiology and the severity of the condition. Caroline shares her stories of how elephants, bears, tigers, and companion animals can self-medicate to bring about profound healing to both the body and mind.

If you’d like to know more about the relationship between aromatics and animal self-medication from an absolute expert, then don’t miss out on this course!

Please Note: This course was originally recorded for an event called AromaSummit; as such, you may hear mention of this event during the presentation.

Course Content

  • Aromatics and Animal Self-Medication 1h 00min


Caroline Ingraham is a leading expert in the field of animal self-medication and founder of Applied Zoopharmacognosy and the Ingraham Method of Individualised Medicine (IMIM). She is an author, lecturer, consultant and teacher, with over 38 years of experience and work which plays an important role in animal welfare and encompasses an understanding of ethology, pharmacokinetics, and pharmacology in combination with animal self-medication.

Caroline collaborates with domestic animals and a wide range of other species: kangaroos, polar bears, brown bears, elephants, tigers, rhinos, and primates. Her work has featured in many journals and magazines, television, and radio. Caroline's latest books are Animal Self-medication and Help Your Dog Heal Itself.

Caroline lectures to vets, vet nurses, animal professionals, university students all over the world, as well as empowering those with companion animals to form new lines of communication using self-medicative techniques, to help animals in their care.

Continuing Education Approvals

  • Canadian Federation of Aromatherapists (CFA)

    1 CEU total (up to 1 CEU Category A) -Direct Approval
  • National Association for Holistic Aromatherapy (NAHA)

    1 CE credit total -Direct Approval
  • Alliance of International Aromatherapists (AIA)

    1 CPD total (up to 1 CPD Category A) -Assumed Approval
  • Aromatherapy Registration Council (ARC)

    1 hour total -Assumed Approval
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