Geert De Vuyst

Geert De Vuyst, author on aroma.news
With a blend of unique workshops, training courses and consulting, Geert creates an uplifting impact on the well-being of individuals and teams.
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With a blend of unique workshops, training courses and consulting, Geert De Vuyst creates an uplifting impact on the well-being of individuals and teams.
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 individuals in collaboration with therapists, retail outlets and educational organizations.

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Aromatherapy for improved 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).