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Collections are assemblies of in-depth knowledge about specific aspects of aromatic plant extracts and their application in aromatherapy, linked to selections of aromatic plant extracts.

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Sedative extracts to improve sleep quality

Geert De VuystUpdated on 25 March 2021
Pi-Chu Lin and colleagues from Taipei Medical University in Taiwan evaluate scientific research on the effects of aromatherapy on sleep quality in a 2019 systematic review and meta-analysis.
The authors conclude that aromatherapy can improve sleep quality. The species tested range from Rose (Damask) (Rosa × damascena), (Sweet) Marjoram (Origanum majorana) and Chamomile (Roman) (Chamaemelum nobile or Anthemis nobilis) to the Citrus genus.
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Photosensitizing aromatic plant extracts

Geert De VuystUpdated on 25 March 2021
Some aromatic extracts are photosensitizing when applied to the skin, followed by exposure to the sun (Tisserand & Young, 2014, p. 20, 27). Photosensitization means that the skin overreacts to sunlight, which can cause redness (erythema).
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The sedative action of aromatic plant extracts in wellness and spa

Geert De VuystUpdated on 25 March 2021
Aromatic plant extracts such as essential oils, cold extracts, absolutes and CO2 extracts are indispensable in today's wellness center and spa service offers. This collection describes a selection of aromatic plant extracts with 'sedative' properties for use in wellness and spa: from sauna aufguss sessions, over body massage and skin care, to diffusion in public spaces.
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The stimulating action of aromatic plant extracts in wellness and spa

Geert De VuystUpdated on 25 March 2021
Aromatic plant extracts such as essential oils, cold extracts, absolutes and CO2 extracts are indispensable in today's wellness center and spa service offers. This collection describes a selection of aromatic plant extracts with stimulating properties for use in wellness and spa: from sauna aufguss sessions, over body massage to diffusion in public spaces.
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 Photo Geert De Vuyst