Sample Questions

Aromatherapy Certification Sample Test Questions
Ques: Which of the following is true about using essential oils for muscles?

a)  You can add the essential oils to lotions and then apply to the tired and fatigued muscles.
b)  You can’t use heavy scents such as cedar wood, cypress and tea tree to muscles.
c)  The flower essential oils are too weak for application to the muscles
d)  Nutmeg, allspice and cloves are essential oils to be used for holiday scents in the home, not for muscles.
Answer: a

Ques: Which of the following is true about the use of essential oils for hair?

a)  You can simply apply them directly to hair and scalp and leave them on for 24–48 hours.
b)  Applying essential oils to the scalp and hair is a process where the essential oils or blends are left on for six hours, then rinsed with water.
c)  Applying essential oils to the scalp and hair is a process where the essential oils or blends are left on for two hours or overnight, then the hair is shampooed twice.
d)  Applying essential oils to the scalp is dangerous because they are neurotoxic and will get into the brain through the scalp.
Answer: c

Ques: Which of the following is true about the use of essential oils for athletes?

a)  Athletes can benefit from massage oils with essential oils added to them to refresh tired muscles.
b)  Athletes can benefit from essential oils massaged into muscles that are sprained or strained.
c)  Athletes can benefit from essential oils before competition.
d)  All the above statements are true.
Answer: d

Ques: Which of the following is true about the use of essential oils for muscle issues?

a)  You can use eucalyptus, cinnamon and lavender but not juniper.
b)  You can use lemon, thyme and grapefruit essential oil but not pine.
c)  You can use chamomile, clary sage, cajeput, and ginger.
d)  You should always apply essential oils to muscles without a carrier oil.
Answer: c

Ques: Which of the following is true about using essential oils for athletes?

a)  Besides using essential oils for painful muscles, athletes can inhale the essential oils on a tissue to open up the respiratory passageways.
b)  Essential oils should never be used for arthritis
c)  Essential oils are flat-out dangerous for athletes to use and that’s why you never hear about their use on Olympic athletes’ interviews
d)  For sprains and strains, you can only use chamomile and ginger.
Answer: a