$345 • Release Date: May 15

Both chronic and acute pain, caused by a wide range of conditions, can result in life-changing health concerns that are often either under-treated by modern medicine or treated exclusively through powerful or risky pharmaceuticals. In addition to the failure to address the concern, many women face painful conditions that are ignored or under-addressed by care providers.

Get effective pain relief through powerful botanicals with the protocols and formulas taught in this independent course. This course includes 5 in-depth modules covering the epidemiology and physiology of pain, followed by a deep dive into the herbs and essential oils that have been shown in the scientific literature to effectively manage pain. 


Module One: Epidemiology of Pain

  • Measuring Pain
  • Subjective v Objective Outcomes
  • Pain Management Myths
  • Prevalence & Incidence
  • Influence of Sex & Culture on Pain

Module Two: Physiology of Pain

  • Inflammation
  • Infection
  • Tissue Injury
  • Acute Pain Response
  • Risks of Chronic Pain

Module Three: Herbs for Pain Management

  • Anti-Inflammatory Botanicals
  • Wound Healing
  • Protocols for Pain Reduction
  • Formulations & Dosing
  • Clinical Research Overview

Module Four: Aromatherapy for Pain Management

  • Olfaction & the Brain
  • Placebos for Pain
  • Anxiety & Pain
  • Formulations & Dosing
  • Clinical Research Overview

Module Five: Essential Oils & Pain Management

  • High Dose Topical Applications
  • Toxicology
  • EOs and Blood Flow
  • Formulations & Dosing
  • Clinical Research Overview


The Franklin School of Integrative Health Sciences is a research focused continuing education institution offering an evidence based approach to preventive, public, and integrative health. FSIHS is also an approved school by the National Association for Holistic Aromatherapy and is the only NAHA approved school with a PhD researcher directing the program. FSIHS is also a recognized CEU provider for Board Certified Health and Wellness Coaches (NBC-HWCs) CE #100102.


Independent Courses On Demand are asynchronous, so they are not delivered in real time and you are not required to be online at any specific time.

Lessons are available all at once and you will receive the name and email address of your personal instructor immediately after registration. You can email your instructor at any time during your course access with questions about the modules. Your instructor is available weekdays to respond to questions and will typically respond within 1-2 business days.

Register now, begin whenever you are ready, and work at your own pace. You will have access to the course for 6 months to allow ample time for course completion, review, and application. For more details about our Independent Courses On Demand, CLICK HERE.