The Airmid Institute


Kelly and Quechua Vic and Paulina: l to r: Victor (Quechua President), Kelly, and Paulina (Victor’s wife) just completed a successful day of aromatherapy training. Location: Andes, Peru

The Airmid Institute is dedicated to the global education, research, and sustainable management of aromatic medicinal plants*. Our mission is to support aromatherapy training and certification worldwide, knowledge sharing of aromatic plant medicine between North American healers and plant-medicine healers in other countries, sourcing of, and clinical research on essential oils, and implementing projects to support the conservation, and sustainable growth and harvesting of threatened aromatic medicinal oil-bearing plant species.

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We are very excited to have received Kelly’s aromatherapy educational materials translated into Shipibo for integration into elementary school curriculum in central Peru. Translation credits: Obed Maldonado

Aromatherapy educational material on Lemongrass essential oil translated into Shipibo.

“Earth provides enough to satisfy every man’s needs, but not every man’s greed.” 
― Mahatma Gandhi