Stephanie McBride is a passionate advocate for the use of essential oils as a form of natural self-care and in clinical practice, from the moment of conception on. Her 25 years of botanical medicine study, coupled with practical experience as a certified clinical herbalist, professional aromatherapist, and functional nutritionist, qualify her to provide the in-depth knowledge necessary to simplify an ancient health modality for others.
Born and raised in the US in Portland, Oregon, Stephanie is dedicated to her work as a health care professional, published author, and professional public speaker. Prior to her current occupation she spent five years in a clinic providing natural health support to women and babies during maternity and in postpartum. She has led case studies and consumed research related to the use of essential oils during each phase of maternity and in infant care. With feedback from a team of birth professionals, she has written two guidebooks and an e-course on the topic of the use of aromatherapy in childbearing. She has been a keynote speaker at wellness events throughout the United States and in Europe. Stephanie is also a Wellness Advocate for DoTERRA.