About Tisserand Institute

The safe use of Essential Oils could contribute powerfully to the health and well-being of our planet, and every individual. Our goal, therefore, is to inform the world and educate dedicated people about the benefits of essential oils, and their safe usage, based on genuine evidence, scientific data, and credible research. The Tisserand Institute synthesizes and translates new research and scientific findings into comprehensive and meaningful educational material on the benefits of Essential Oils.

Geranium oil – history and cultivation

Geranium is one of the most popular essential oils, both because of its many therapeutic properties (antibacterial, anticandida, anti-inflammatory, anxiolytic..) and its pleasant fragrance. The International Trade Center's monthly Market Insider publication  features a regular review of essential oil-bearing crops. In July 2015 the focus was on geranium, the cultivation of

February 21st, 2017|

Paula S. Begel Interview

Paula S. Begel is an aromatherapist, massage therapist, martial arts veteran and personal trainer. She has been practicing aromatherapy and massage for over 20 years and is involved in very interesting projects. Robert Tisserand sat down with her during the 2015 AIA conference in Denver to ask her about her work and successes.   Paula

March 14th, 2016|

Uncommon Documentary

You may remember Kristina Bauer as the author of Essential Oils and the Detox Theory, published last year on the Tisserand Institute website, or you may know her as the Untamed Alchemist, an aromatherapy blogger and author. What you may not know is that the last year, she partnered with Angela Jensen Ehmke, an aromatherapist

January 15th, 2016|

Kelly Ablard

      We are very proud of the accomplished professionals and educators that constitute the Tisserand Institute Advisory Board! They are not only knowledgeable; they are also actively involved in notable ventures. Here’s what Kelly Ablard has been up to lately. Kelly Ablard, a member of our Advisory Board, is both a well-rounded aromatherapist

September 25th, 2015|

Linda Halcón

We are very proud of the accomplished professionals and educators that constitute the Tisserand Institute Advisory Board! They are not only knowledgeable; they are also actively involved in notable ventures. Here’s what Linda Halcón has been up to lately. Linda is Associate Professor Emerita, School of Nursing, and faculty member of the Center for Spirituality

August 10th, 2015|

Infographic: Essential Oils as Antimicrobials

3,565 years of known history on one timeline, starting with the use of myrrh as a wound salve in ancient Egypt in 1550BC. Special thanks to Christine Carson, PhD for her input Download printable PDF

March 12th, 2015|