1. An Individualised Look into Gastrointestinal Health: Part 1

  • Recognise behaviours that could indicate poor gut health, follow the clues...e.g., overly focused on food, eating stones, anxiety
  • Understand the importance of purging
  • Learn which oils to offer for chronic and acute digestive disorders such as IBD, colitis and diarrhoea

1. An Individualised Look into Gastrointestinal Health: Part 2

  • Learn which oils support the microbiome and why
  • Understand the pharmacokinetics (how oils work in the body) of some of the essential oils you will be offering
  • Learn which oils partner together and why
  • Learn which psychotherapeutic oils are often associated with gut issues

2. The evolution of secondary metabolites

  • Key events
  • Physiological adaptation
  • Evolution of terpenes found in essential oils


3. An Individualised Look into Liver and Gall Bladder Health: Part 1

  • Recognise clues that could indicate the need for liver or gall bladder support e.g., eye problems, irritability, is travel a cause of stress
  • What you can learn from where flies congregate
  • Learn which oils support Cushing's Syndrome and why
  • Understand the role the liver plays in balancing hormones

3. An Individualised Look into Liver and Gall Bladder Health: Part 2

  • Learn which oils to offer for liver and gall bladder
  • Learn which oils support the microbiome and why
  • Learn which oils partner together and why
  • Learn which psychotherapeutic oils  are often associated with liver and gall bladder issues

4. Functional Groups - A Deeper Look into Essential Oil Science

  • What are essential oils
  • Understand which oils are photo-reactive
  • Constituents commonly found in the plant kingdom: alkaloids, saponins and tannins, why they cannot be found in essential oils, but are present in CO2 extract

5. Kidney/Bladder: Part 1 

  • Recognise clues that could indicate the need for Kidney/ bladder  support e.g., noise sensitivity, frequent urination, uncharacteristic bucking
  • What species is most prone to kidney stones
  • Understand the role the kidney/ bladder plays in fear and insecurity
  • Join Caroline in a consultation with a dog that had been licking around his genitals, and some important learning outcomes from this session

5. Kidney/Bladder: Part 2 

Live video consultation which offers important lessons on what. to look for when working with kidney - bladder oils

5. Kidney/Bladder: Part 3 

  • Learn which oils support cystitis and other common kidney/ bladder conditions
  • Learn how to offer oils for kidney/ bladder
  • Learn which oils support the microbiome and why
  • Learn which oils partner together and why
  • Learn which psychotherapeutic oils are often associated with kidney and bladder issues 

6. How does self-medication work?

How the Body Informs Taste and Smell on its Health 

  • An introduction to fundamental neuroscience
  • How neurones transmit information
  • Why do some receptors stimulate neurone while others inhibit them?
  • How some essential oils send messages to influence neurotransmitters and hormones
  • How some essential oils can influence body and brain chemistry
  • Understand the importance and role of Cox 1 and Cox 2 when offering certain oils that inhibit the inflammatory response
  • Examples of how self-medication work on the body and mind

7. Pain, part 1: Behaviours, Clues and Signs, as well as known conditions

How to work with:

  • Paralysis
  • Burns
  • Arthritis
  • Amputations
  • Back pain - musculoskeletal
  • Pain relief for animals in season

7. Pain, part 2: Understanding pain relieving remedies, their partners and some pharmacokinetics  

Musculoskeletal, nerve pain, injury, wounds, lick granuloma and tooth abscesses


8. Working with Rescue Animals, Trauma, Psychotherapeutic remedies (Part 1)


8. Memory, Trauma & Psychotherapeutic remedies (Part 2)


9. Topical application, olfaction and revision


  • Olfaction (a deeper look)
  • Topical and other routes of administration
  • Useful practical tips
  • Safety notes
  • Essential oils and drug metabolism
  • Essential oil distribution / excretion
  • Understanding how to group essential oils to give you an insight into the possible needs of the animal
  • Revision 


10. The Ingraham Self-Medication Research App. (optional)

If you are a Masterclass student and you would like to create a subscription to the Ingraham App, please send your request to us via an email ([email protected]). 

Student subscription rate: £5.00/month (UK) or £30.00/6 months for overseas students. You will be billed separately for this.

  • View remedies recommended for certain conditions
  • Quick search for details on a particular remedy to help you when deciding which remedies to offer, and how to safely use them
  • The app allows you to record notes and photos about your animal, remedies offered and responses, so you have the information available to view again as a future reminder
  • A chart to compare remedies offered, and selected across all of the sessions with your animal
  • If you would like to include the app with this module, please send an email to the office: [email protected] and we will send you full details


"I must say how impressed I am with the new app which went live a couple of days ago. Intuitive in its use, it is really well designed and packed full of information. In fact its like carrying both your books in miniature! I especially like the way you can search by condition or by remedy. I am already using it and it will be my constant companion." Julia C


Ingraham Forum:

I am very happy to say that the Ingraham Online Masterclass Facebook community page is now live. It would be lovely to see you there, where you can share stories and meet like-minded people in a safe and friendly environment. This site is only focused on self-medication relating to the online masterclasses and your experiences. I hope to be organising live discussion groups and more in the near future, will keep you posted. 




Exclusive subscription for Ingraham Masterclass students

(dates to be confirmed)

Come and join our self-medication family, and be a part of this exciting journey

  • Ingraham monthly presentations, live or recorded online classes working with either dogs or cats
    A variety of topics to be covered that may include, skin problems, endocrine, reproduction, birthing, weaning, heart - circulation and respiratory conditions, and cancer,  tumours, and growths


  • Full subscription to the Ingraham Forum


  • Regular online Q&A sessions with Caroline


After the successful completion of modules 1 and 2, each student will be awarded an Ingraham Certificate







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