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The Implications of Brexit on Aromatherapy Regulations
The Implications of Brexit on Aromatherapy Regulations
December 27, 2019
While it is impossible to predict right now the long-term implications that Brexit may have on the aromatherapy industry, it will be ‘business as usual’ until the the UK government decide which of our current laws and regulations they wish to keep, and choose those they want to amend, and then finally put a plan together to achieve the changes.

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IFA Donates Masks to China & Hong Kong to Combat Coronavirus Outbreak
IFA Donates Masks to China & Hong Kong to Combat Coronavirus Outbreak
February 10, 2020
The IFA have donated two thousand protective masks to several Chinese and Hong Kong provinces for our members and friends via our schools affected by the outbreak of the deadly coronavirus. The masks are destined to the provinces of Hubei, Zhejiang and Fujian, Kowloon and Wan Chai.

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The IFA Sets New Guinness World Record
The IFA Sets New Guinness World Record
March 26, 2018
On 26th March 2018 at the Heung Yee Kuk Building, Shatin, Hong Kong, IFA members came together for a historic event to set the new world record by giving 30 minute hand massages simultaneously to 297 elderly people beating the previous world record of 250.

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Ingestion & Neat Application of Essential Oils Guidance
Ingestion & Neat Application of Essential Oils Guidance
October 25, 2018
Essential oils absolutely must not be taken internally unless prescribed and administered by a primary healthcare practitioner, pharmacist, or herbalist who is also a trained and qualified essential oil practitioner - the IFA does not advocate the internal use of essential oils in any other circumstance, either via oral, rectal or vaginal means.

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Parliamentary Group report calls for CAM therapies to rescue NHS from financial crisis
Parliamentary Group report calls for CAM therapies to rescue NHS from financial crisis
April 8, 2019
A new report released by the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Integrated Healthcare (PGIH) warns that “The future of healthcare lies in our health system recognising that physical, emotional and mental health are intrinsically linked, and that only by treating a patient as a whole person can we tackle the root cause of illness... It urges the government to embrace complementary, traditional and natural medicine to ease the mounting burden being placed on the NHS.

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Purchasing Fixed Oils & Essential Oils for Therapeutic Uses Guidelines
Purchasing Fixed Oils & Essential Oils for Therapeutic Uses Guidelines
September 13, 2019
There are two main rules to follow when purchasing quality essential or fixed oils. Firstly, always buy from a reputable supplier and, secondly, always check that the bottle label has sufficient information on it read more to identify how to do this.

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