Breaking traditions: Using native essential oils in evidence-based practice
Deby Atterby is an active aromatherapy educator and clinical practitioner with over 30 years experience. She has continued to be active in an aromatic medicine and clinical aromatherapy as well as Western Herbal Medicine and has trained internationally since 2001.
In 2008, she undertook the task of editor and publisher of the industry magazine, “Aromatherapy Today International Journal,” which assists aromatherapists with their continuing education in the aromatherapy realm.
Deby instigated the first 2-day Aromatica Australia conference in 2015 and has built on its success in 2017, 2019 and online in 2021.
More recently, Deby has been recognised as an expert in Australian native essential oils and has many case studies to demonstrate their efficacy and benefits in a clinical environment and along with her colleague, educates predominantly in the use of Australian Essential oils.
She has since written and published a core text "Australian Essential Oil Profiles: Practical and Clinical Guidelines" which was released in 2021.