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Wellness at Work: An Aromatic Solution
To test the potential of Aromatherapy as a work-based stress management tool, an in-house clinic was set up for members of staff at a University. The Aromatherapy Clinic was temporarily organised to support staff through the process of reconfiguration and to evaluate the level of interest and the potential value of continuing to provide such in-house wellbeing support in future.
Essential Oils in Historical Context
The history of essential oils is inseparably entwined in the evolution of medicine, evidenced through ancient medicinal texts and artefacts left by civilisations living over 5,000 years ago. Applied in the form of fumigants, incense, cleansers, antiseptics, antibiotics, bactericides and preservatives, as well as psychosomatic ....
Hydrolate, Hydrolat, floral water, aromatic distilled water and hydrosol – what is the difference?
Not that long ago before aromatherapy became so popular, all distillate waters were collectively known as 'floral waters'. However as the term ‘floral waters’ only really refers to the water left over from distillation of essential oils from flowers and more and more aromatic waters appeared on the market, a new term had to be used...
Compound found in coriander and ginger may help protect against the negative effects of radiation exposure
In recent years, scientists have become increasingly interested in monoterpenes because they are capable of scavenging ‘reactive oxygen species’ (ROS) in the body. ROS molecules are a natural product of the metabolism of oxygen, and play key roles in cell signalling and other biological processes.
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