Geert De Vuyst

Geert De Vuyst, author on aroma.news
With a blend of unique workshops, training courses and ingenious advice, Geert creates an uplifting impact on well-being in teams, companies and organizations.
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With a blend of unique workshops, training courses and ingenious advice, Geert De Vuyst creates an uplifting impact on well-being in teams, companies and organizations.

Geert provides services to companies, therapists, health/care professionals, spa/wellness professionals, retail outlets and educational institutions.

The primary focus of his work is on bridging scientific research about scent experience, essential oils and aromatherapy applications and daily life and work conditions, in particular when dealing with stress, lack of energy & burnout, psycho-emotional disorders and pain conditions.

Geert is founder of the Aromatherapy Learning Platform aroma.news. Recent assignments include: lecturer at the “Bachelor well-being and vitality management” at VIVES University College (Kortrijk, Belgium), member of the educational team at the Collège International d’Aromathérapie Dominique Baudoux (Enghien, Belgium), workshops for invididuals at Avansa (previously Vormingplus), Colruyt Group Academy …

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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.

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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