We passionately provide the highest quality aromatherapy education for healthcare sites, healthcare practitioners and individuals who wish to use essential oils safely and effectively — and we always have fun while doing it!

Essential Health was created by Denise Joswiak as a result of her ongoing quest to promote and improve health. Our classes help individuals learn how to support their physical, mental, emotional and spiritual well-being. Our curriculum is comprehensive and our instructors provide a relaxed, enjoyable environment. Our Aromatherapy Certification Program provides deeper levels of information about natural products and essential oils, detailed science, hours of blending in class, and the ability to easily create products and share information with others. Consulting services range from personal consultations to helping healthcare systems create evidence-based aromatherapy programs that promote best practice for their patients/clients.

Meet Our Founder

Denise Joswiak

BSN, RN, HNB-BC, Clinical Aromatherapist

Denise Joswiak

Denise Joswiak is a board-certified holistic nurse who created the Aromatherapy program for Allina Health. She has enjoyed teaching patients, families, and nurses throughout her 37 years as a nurse. At Allina Health, Denise currently teaches classes involving self-care and integrative therapies and sits on the Penny George Institute for Health and Healing Nursing Council. She is the Integrative Health Clinical Site Lead for United Hospital and co-facilitator of the United Hospital Holistic Nursing Council. Denise is an author and international speaker, offering Healthcare Consultations and aromatherapy education through her company, Essential Health. Denise loves traveling, canoeing in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness, and especially spending time with family & friends.

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