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Ethics of Practicing Aromatherapy in Massage Practice

Ethics of Practicing Aromatherapy or Selling Aromatherapy Products in your massage practice. Using aromatherapy can enhance our practice and provide another aspect of healing for clients. Before you start each session with a client, it is important to ask them directly if they would like you to use aromatherapy in the session. This is part […]

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Posted in Essential Oil Botanicals on May 31st, 2009, 10:45 am by   Comments Off on Ethics of Practicing Aromatherapy in Massage Practice   

The Power of Aromatherapy

The Power of Aromatherapy by Rob Gilbert As the cost of health care skyrockets, Americans are increasingly turning to alternative medicine, including herbal remedies like Aromatherapy. Most people are aware of Aromatherapy, but there are many misconceptions about the science behind it and the role that Aromatherapists play in selecting the most effective herbal extracts. […]

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Posted in Essential Oil Botanicals on May 30th, 2009, 3:44 pm by   Comments Off on The Power of Aromatherapy   

Aromatherapy: Making Dollars out of Scents

Aromatherapy: Making Dollars out of Scents Stephen Barrett, M.D. Aromatherapy — sometimes called aroma therapy — is described by its proponents as “the therapeutic use of the essential oils of plants.” The word “essential” does not refer to nutritional value but to the volatile, aromatic components that are the “essence” of the plant. Essential oils […]

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Posted in Essential Oil Botanicals on May 29th, 2009, 8:45 pm by   Comments Off on Aromatherapy: Making Dollars out of Scents   

Aromathematics

Since the publication of Duke’s first phytochemical works (Duke 1992a, 1992b), we have almost doubled the phytochemicals, biological activities and species in our database. With this new contribution, we include much new data in the aromatic mint family, Lamiaceae. Data on the mint family are presented here in much the same format and with many […]

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Herbs and Herb Gardening Resource Guide

Herbs and Herb Gardening: An Annotated Bibliography and Resource Guide Compiled By: Suzanne DeMuth Alternative Farming Systems Information Center, Information Centers Branch National Agricultural Library, Agricultural Research Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture Beltsville, Maryland 20705-2351 Contents 1.  Introduction 2.  Books    2A.  Early American Plant Usage and Heirloom Gardens    2B.  General Aspects of Herbs    2C.  History of Herbs    2D.  Botany, Chemistry, and […]

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Posted in Essential Oil Botanicals on May 28th, 2009, 6:45 am by   Comments Off on Herbs and Herb Gardening Resource Guide   

Aromatherapy in the Mediterranean Fruit Fly

Title: Aromatherapy in the Mediterranean Fruit Fly (Diptera: Tephritidae): Sterile Males Exposed to Ginger Root Oil in Pre-Release, Storage Boxes Display Increased Mating Competitiveness in Field Cage Trials. Submitted to: Journal of Economic Entomology Publication Type: Peer Reviewed Journal Publication Acceptance Date: January 1, 2004 Publication Date: June 10, 2004 Citation: Shelly, T.E., McInnis, D.O., […]

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Aromatherapy Uses

massage diffusers candles cosmetics and skincare soaps snd toiletries household cleaning and freshening appetite control

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How Does Aromatherapy Work

Essential oils stimulates the powerful sense of smell. It is known that odors we smell have a significant impact on how we feel. In dealing with patients who have lost the sense of smell, doctors have found that a life without fragrance can lead to high incidence of psychiatric problems such as anxiety and depression. […]

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Aromatherapy Discussion

Aromatherapy means “treatment using scents”. It is a holistic treatment of caring for the body with pleasant smelling botanical oils such as rose, lemon, lavender and peppermint. The essential oils are added to the bath or massaged into the skin, inhaled directly or diffused to scent an entire room. Aromatherapy is used for the relief […]

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Evening Primrose

Evening Primrose Purchase Evening Primrose Oil – Retail – CLICK HERE  Latin Name: oenothera biennis Forms Available: oil Evening Primrose Oil – Oenothera biennis – This is a pale yellow oil with a pleasant, light and nutty taste. Its color may vary based on growing conditions and batch. Extremely helpful in treating menstrual and pre-menstrual […]

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Posted in Essential Oil Botanicals on May 24th, 2009, 7:44 am by   Comments Off on Evening Primrose   

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