Marco Valussi has been working with medicinal and aromatic plants for nearly 30 years.
After studying Forestry in Italy, he gained his BSc. (Hons.) in Herbal Medicine in London in 1998, after a diploma in aromatherapy with ITHMA in 1995. He is currently production manager and scientific director of the distilling company Magnifica Essenza, in Italy, and is visiting professor in essential oils and herbal medicine at various Universities in Italy.
He has published various scientific papers on the subjects of essential oils and medicinal plants and is now collaborating on a systematic review on the antiviral activities of essential oils.
Marco has collaborated with Benoit Roger to develop and teach our Advanced Aromatherapy Science Program: Ecology and Pharmacology of Essential Oils from the Plant to the Clinic (coming soon).