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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.

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Aromatherapy & The Advertising (ASA) Codes
Aromatherapy & The Advertising (ASA) Codes
April 3, 2021
All registrants have a duty of care to protect their clients, part of which is to describe their services honestly, accurately and legally. All adverts are required to comply with the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) CAP codes. If you are in any doubt you should check your advertisements with them before going to print.

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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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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.

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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.

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