Practitioner Course

Essential Oils for Resistant Infections

Update your knowledge of superbugs and antibiotic resistant infections. Learn how to treat them with essential oils.

Online Course
1 lesson


12 Months OR Subscriber Pass


90 min/lesson
1.5 Hours total


Andrew Pengelly

About this course

The overuse of antibiotics and disinfectants in society has led to the modern crisis of multi-drug resistance (MDR), and the emergence of resistant infections such as MRSA. In this webinar, mechanisms responsible for the development of MDRs will be reviewed as well as the opportunities for treatment that such knowledge provides.

Participants will be introduced to a selection of essential oils and plant medicines that have demonstrated activity against resistant infections, and provided with some homemade blends and evidence-based formulas. The role of medicinal honey will also be discussed.   ·         
What you receive:
  • Clear protocol explanations from some of the world's top practitioners
  • Clinical pearls for improved practice results
  • Access to your audio and video recordings via the App Store
  • A downloadable PDF of the presenter’s slides
  • Links to all referenced research papers and useful clinical handouts
  • Access to the community hub where you can get answers to your questions
  • A 30-day money back guarantee

From this course you will

  • Update your skills in antibiotic-resistant infections and superbugs
  • Explore the mechanisms for multiple drug resistance (MDRs), including current and future treatment options 
  • Gain an overview of current research on essential oils and MDRs
  • Learn about skin penetration enhancers
  • Learn about essential oils - mechanisms of actions
  • Biofilms and quorum sensing
  • Medicinal honey
  • Home-made and evidence based blends
  • Herbal medicines for immune support 

What's in this course

Your Presenter

Dr Andrew Pengelly PhD

Dr Pengelly has had a forty-year career as a herbal practitioner and naturopath, University lecturer, researcher, field botanist and aromatherapist. His PhD was awarded for his research into Australian plant medicines. He is author of the widely used text “The Constituents of Medicinal Plants” now it its 3rd edition, and currently employed as online teaching faculty for the Maryland University of Integrative Health (USA), where he teaches Herbal Pharmacology and Phytochemistry and Western Materia Medica to graduate students.

Dr Pengelly now lives in Ballandean, in the Granite Belt region of Southern Queensland, while commuting regularly to Brisbane where he works at the Queensland Herbarium as a digital imaging specialist. As co-founder and president of Indigenous Plants for Health Association Inc., he is involved in researching the chemistry and therapeutic potential of geebung (Persoonia spp.) in collaboration with the University of Queensland. He is a fellow and life member of the Naturopaths and Herbalists Association of Australia, and an active member of the Stanthorpe Rare Wildflowers Consortium.