DOCTOR NICOLE BOUKHALIL

LEBANON

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Nicole BouKhalil, Pharm D, MPH, Clinical Aromatherapist NCCA, MIFPA is a Doctor of Pharmacy and a Clinical Aromatherapist. She holds a Master in Public Health.

She studied Phytotherapy, Aromatherapy and Medicinal Plants in the faculty of Pharmacy of La Timone in Marseille, France, and underwent further trainings in medical and clinical aromatherapy in France and the UK.

A pioneer in introducing aromatherapy practice to Lebanon, Dr BouKhalil is committed to promoting aromatherapy, both among the general public and the healthcare professionals. She teaches aromatherapy for everyday use and gives lectures and workshops throughout Lebanon  to raise awareness about the benefits of aromatherapy.

Dr BouKhalil initiated the first clinical aromatherapy services in a hospital setting in Lebanon and trains healthcare professionals in clinical aromatherapy.

She believes in the holistic approach to reach optimal health care and well-being.

She offers clinical aromatherapy consultations in a multi- disciplinary clinic in Beirut as part of the integrative approach for the patients. In her pharmacy in Beirut, she creates aromatherapy blends tailored to her patients needs and counsels on natural and plant derived products.

Her passion for essential oils led her to become actively involved in the preservation and promotion of the medicinal and aromatic plants of her country. Her aim is to promote the Lebanese the essential oils and encourage small distillers sell their products and sustain their work, especially in the harsh conditions the country is facing.

She is the Airmid Institute ambassador to Lebanon, with a current project of creating an aromatic path of the local and native plants in a community in the North of the country. She also proudly serves as the NAHA Director to Lebanon and sits on the IFPA Board of Directors.

PROFESSOR THOMAS HUMMEL

GERMANY

CHANCHAL CABRERA

CANADA

DOCTOR MICHAEL LEON

USA

MARCO VALUSSI

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DOCTOR RUTA ALDONYTE

LITHUANIA

FIONA HEDIGAN

IRELAND

DOCTOR EVA HEUBERGER

GERMANY

DOCTOR BENOIT ROGER

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PÄIVI HELENA BLÖCHL

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FRAUKE GALIA

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JANET NIENHUIS

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DOCTOR ADRIANA NUNES WOLFFENBÜTTEL

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CLAIRE ROBILLIARD

ENGLAND

DOCTOR SUNITA SINGH

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DEVI PRASAD BHANDARI

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DOCTOR MARIAN REVEN

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GUS LE BRETON

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CAROLINE INGRAHAM

ENGLAND

JONATHAN BENAVIDES

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DENISE CUSACK

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JONATHAN HINDE

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MADELEINE KERKHOF

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GABRIEL MOJAY

USA

HELEN NAGLE-SMITH

ENGLAND

DOCTOR RAFAEL OLIVEIRA DA SILVA

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KAREN SWANEPOEL

SOUTH AFRICA

DOCTOR FRANÇOISE COUIC-MARINIER

FRANCE

TERESA BARRON

ENGLAND

LAUREN BOOKLIN

CHANNEL ISLANDS

SANIEN DE BEER

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JENNIFER PRESSIMONE

USA

KAYLA FIORAVANTI

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JIRBIE GO

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NINA MEDVED

SLOVENIA