Aromatherapy Foundation of Maui | Olinda, Maui, Hawaii

‘DISCOVER AROMA’ Residential Educational Program - An Overview

The Aromatherapy Foundation of Maui provides more than just a beautiful place to stay but equally important provides you with an educational opportunity to experience the world of aromatherapy on a working aromatic botanical teaching farm.

‘Discover Aroma’ – an Introduction to Aromatherapy Program includes:

Luxurious Overnight accommodations - Click the links for detailed descriptions of accommodation options.

Aromatic Gardens

Residential Educational Experience

  • Access to explore and learn from our on-site Beauty & Wellness Teaching Gardens.
  • Use of the in-house diffuser and essential oil set to explore fragrant and healthy essential oils as a tool for emotional and physical well-being.
  • Free attendance to a scheduled on-property Aromatic Distillation Demonstration.
  • Requisite participation in our 5-minute per day Scientific Research Survey, recording your specific impressions of Lavender (Lavendula angustifolia) essential oil while sitting quietly.
  • Use of the Introductory Aromatics Course providing a well-rounded introduction to the benefits and pleasures of aromatherapy.
  • Use of the books in the Aromatherapy Lending Library.
  • Access to Aromatherapy Massage and Body Care essential oil application sessions on property or at select locations throughout the island.

‘Discover Aroma’ Residential Program - The Details

Enhance your Hawaii visit with AROMATHERAPY, at the Aromatherapy Foundation of Maui. We are dedicated to raising personal awareness about the benefits of essential oils to create positive change in health, home and environment. As part of our commitment to this educational endeavor, we offer an introductory residential program to begin your understanding about the art and science of Aromatherapy. Our location is filled with the wonderful fragrances of aromatic plants. This electrically charged air creates natural aerosols with ionized oxygen, leaving us refreshed and revitalized.

Your time spent here will include the safe use of various essential oils and aromatic hydrosols to be utilized right in ‘your home’. You will experience firsthand, the relaxing and revitalizing effects of essential oils through the cool vapors released in the easy to use diffusers provided in each of the accommodations.

Your accommodation at the Aromatherapy Foundation of Maui, a registered 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization, provides more than just a beautiful place to stay but equally important provides you with an educational opportunity to experience the world of aromatherapy with a stay on an aromatic botanical farm. You will be surrounded by over one-thousand aromatic plants, be able to roam the gardens and learn about the individual plants, make use of the in-house diffusers which will fill ‘your home’ with the fragrant and healthy aromatic scents, be able to attend the on-property aromatic distillations, have access to the application of essential aromatic oils in body treatments on property or at recommended locations throughout the island, participate in a hands-on nationally recognized scientific survey recording your specific impressions of various essential oils, and have the opportunity to peruse the literature provided within each unit including a beginners aromatic course which provides a well-rounded introduction to the benefits and pleasures of aromatherapy.

Our belief here at the Aromatherapy Foundation of Maui is that there is tremendous potential provided by the aromatic plants that surround us in our environment to nourish us with good health, bring balance to our mind and emotions thus providing vitality and quality of life. Better than providing a rigid and formalized course, our tact is to immerse registrants directly into a lifestyle that is surrounded by many facets of aromatherapy so that participants can appreciate and learn in a fun and casual manner that fits their schedule. While enjoying the property, each person may incorporate a painless form of education and develop knowledge and skills that will remain with them for the rest of their lives. You may participate in as much of the program as you would like and we are confident that you will be leaving us with a better understanding and appreciation of the science of aromatherapy and how it may serve to make your life and those of your loved ones richer for the experience.

Everyone staying as overnight residents at the Aromatherapy Foundation of Maui will be asked to be a participant in a study involving essential oils that will require exactly five minutes a day to complete.