IFA Logo

             News   |   Events   |   Aromatherapy Awareness Week  |   Blog 

Service User Policy  |   FAQ's  |   Contact Us  |  Visit Us 

News 

All IFA registered practitioners are sent an IFA news update at the beginning of each month via email. If you would like to subscribe please complete the form.

Ingestion and Neat Application of Essential Oils Guidance
Ingestion and Neat Application of Essential Oils Guidance
October 25, 2018
Essential oils 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.

Read More >
Aromatherapy Awareness Week ‘Anti-Viral Properties of Essential Oils’ 08th – 14th June 2020
Aromatherapy Awareness Week ‘Anti-Viral Properties of Essential Oils’ 08th – 14th June 2020
March 27, 2020
Aromatherapy Awareness Week, pioneered by the IFA returned for its 12th year running. Our chosen theme focused on raising awareness of how essential oils can improve hygiene, boost immunity and support the respiratory system, as well as assisting with the psychological effects this unprecedented situation is having on mental health.

Read More >
IFA Clinical Aromatherapy Research Conference Postponed Until 2021
IFA Clinical Aromatherapy Research Conference Postponed Until 2021
March 24, 2020
We regret to inform you that in light of the UK Covid-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic the IFA Clinical Aromatherapy Research Symposium, to mark 35 years of excellence in the field has been cancelled for 2020. We will of course keep you updated as to when it will be rescheduled in 2021.

Read More >
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.

Read More >
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) urges the government to embrace complementary, traditional and natural medicine to ease the mounting burden being placed on the NHS.

Read More >
Purchasing Fixed Oils and Essential Oils for Therapeutic Uses Guidelines
Purchasing Fixed Oils and 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 accompanied by the relevant safety advice, read more about things to identify and for suppliers.

Read More >