mynou copyMynou de Mey (The American Institute for Aromatherapy & Herbal Studies) has a Master’s Degree in Medicinal Herbology, an International Certification in Aromatherapy, and is a Certified Educator in the field of Aromatherapy. Her extensive training in Aromatherapy and Herbology has greatly contributed to her excellent professional profile. Director of the American Institute for Aromatherapy and Herbal Studies, Mynou offers both correspondence and live certificate courses. She teaches Aromatherapy worldwide, has appeared on television, and contributes to news articles for health-oriented publications.

Mynou has served as Vice-President of NAHA (National Association for Holistic Aromatherapy), an association concerned with the education and ethics of aromatherapy in the United States, and previously served on the Educational Committee and the Ethics Committee. Mynou is a co-founder, and actively serving as a Board Director for ARC (Aromatherapy Registration Council,) a non-profit organization involved in promoting education in the field of Aromatherapy.

Mynou was selected by the US-AID program in Washington, to be sent to Russia to teach Cosmetologists and Doctors about the practice of aromatherapy and the business of aromatherapy in the American context. There, she introduced to those professionals many essential oils that were unknown or/and unavailable to them.

Mynou worked as a consultant for a well-known National Football League, making blends specifically designed for athletes, their success, self-confidence, and the locker room!

She served as a consultant for some known Cosmetic product designers and reviewed the accuracy of their marketing lingo, medical claims, and safety use.

She is proud to have many students in the US and in Japan, who, under her guidance, have started their own Aromatherapy business, or teachings. She has had several celebrities learning with her and continues to seek students that want to spread the word about Aromatherapy responsibly.

Today, she still  teaches Aromatherapy, but is also involved in many different projects and other businesses: making mosaics, and owning a cultural store called Gopooja (Praying to the Sacred Cow).  Her favorite saying is, “May all your steps be scented.”