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Amy Kreydin
Board Certified Reflexologist, Clinical Aromatherapist, Barefoot Hiker
Board Certified Reflexologist, Clinical Aromatherapist, Barefoot Hiker
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Aromatherapy classes at ACC begin in a few weeks! Study the botany and pharmacology of 20 essential oils in this 8 week class right here in Austin!

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Perfect weather for a cup of Turmeric Chai! Warming turmeric, ginger, and cardamom in a cup of hot coconut milk - yes, please!

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A tale of two lavenders
As an aromatherapist I have been trained to look to the chemistry of essential oils to best determine what their therapeutic actions will be. Essential oils are sent off to a lab for a two-part analysis called Gas Chromatograph and Mass Spectrometry or GC/M...

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Why I fly with Lemongrass
Lemongrass ( Cymbopogon citratus ) is one of just a couple of essential oils that I take with me when I travel by air. That spicy-citrus scent unique to Lemongrass is now embedded in my brain as a smell associated with travel and I get excited to pack my ba...

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Can I use essential oils on my baby?
This question comes up on a daily basis in my practice and online world of fragrant friends. My first response is an emphatic NO. However, aromatherapy is a holistic modality and we explore each client's goals and needs on a case-by-case basis. Even the you...

It's a Rockrose kind of afternoon #aromatherapy #essentialoils  

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Aromatherapy in the Childbearing Year
Aromatherapy is the controlled use of essential oils and hydrosols for specific outcomes that are measurable - clinical aromatherapy support can address physical, emotional, and psychological wellness goals. Aromatherapy during the Childbearing Year Aromath...

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Top 10 activities to enjoy in Austin this spring
This is my second spring in Austin and I'm in love! Here's my top ten list of activities to enjoy this season: 1.) Get on Lady Bird Lake  - there are several places that rent kayaks, canoes, paddleboards, bicycling-boat-contraptions, and even a giant swan b...

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Aromatic Medicine and the French Method of Aromatherapy
“ All things are poisons, for there is nothing without poisonous
qualities. It is only the dose which makes a thing poison. ” - Paracelsus What is the French Method of Aromatherapy? When I was in Paris last summer I asked a pharmacist about the state of a...
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