Aromatherapy with two essential oils from Satureja genre and mindfulness meditation to reduce anxiety in humans

Soto-Vásquez MR, Alvarado-García PA Journal of Traditional and Complementary Medicine, 2016 ABSTRACT: The goal of this study was to verify whether association of aromatherapy with essential oils of Satureja brevicalyx or Satureja boliviana and mindfulness meditation can reduce anxiety levels in humans. A randomized experimental trial was carried out with 108 participants who were divided… Read more »

Effectiveness of Silexan oral lavender essential oil compared to inhaled lavender essential oil aromatherapy on sleep in adults: a systematic review protocol

Greenberg MJ, Slyer JT JBI Database of Systematic Reviews and Implementation Reports, 2017 ABSTRACT: The objective of this review is to identify the effectiveness of Silexan oral lavender essential oil compared to inhaled lavender essential oil aromatherapy on sleep latency, sleep duration, sleep quality, disturbed sleep and anxiety in adult patients. CITATION: Greenberg MJ, Slyer… Read more »

Evaluating the efficacy of lavender aromatherapy on peripheral venous cannulation pain and anxiety: A prospective, randomized study

Karaman T, Karaman S, Dogru S, Tapar H, Sahin A, Suren M, Arici S, Kaya Z Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice, 2016 ABSTRACT: OBJECTIVE: This study was designed to evaluate the effectiveness of lavender aromatherapy on pain, anxiety, and level of satisfaction associated with the peripheral venous cannulation (PVC) in patients undergoing surgery. METHODS: One… Read more »

Effects of Inhaled Citronella Oil and Related Compounds on Rat Body Weight and Brown Adipose Tissue Sympathetic Nerve

Batubara I, Suparto IH, Sa’diah S, Matsuoka R, Mitsunaga T Nutrients, 2015 ABSTRACT: Citronella oil is one of the most famous Indonesian essential oils, having a distinctive aroma. As with other essential oils, it is crucial to explore the effects of inhalation of this oil. Therefore, the aim of this research was to elucidate the… Read more »

In vitro pro-oxidant/antioxidant role of carvacrol, thymol and their mixture in the intestinal Caco-2 cell line

Llana-Ruiz-Cabello M, Gutiérrez-Praena D, Puerto M, Pichardo S, Jos Á, Cameán AM Toxicology In Vitro, 2015 ABSTRACT: The food industry needs to provide consumers with fresh and healthy products. In this context, food packaging plays an important role. Thus, certain essential oils are being incorporated into plastic polymers to confer better preservative properties. The oregano… Read more »

What is an essential oil constituent?

Each essential oil is made up of one or more chemical compounds, which are called constituents. For example, the main constituents of lemon essential oil are the chemical compounds limonene and beta-pinene. Understanding the functions of individual chemical constituents can help you better understand the function of the entire oil. ◄ Back to FAQs

Is there a certification for the Education Modules?

As of now, the modules are just for educational purposes and we do not have a certificate for completing them. However, we are in the works of developing this so keep an eye out for it in the future! ◄ Back to FAQs

Can oils be substituted? If so, how do I know which essential oil can be used?

The chemistry of an essential oil determines its biological activity within the body, and in turn, its therapeutic properties. One of the great benefits of essential oils is that they share many similarities in chemistry. For this reason, it is effective to substitute essential oils with similarities in chemistry. For more information about the chemistry… Read more »

Synergistic anti-candidal activity and mode of action of Mentha piperita essential oil and its major components

Samber N, Khan A, Varma A, Manzoor N Pharmaceutical Biology, 2015 ABSTRACT:  CONTEXT: Mentha piperita L. (Lamiaceae) has been used in folk medicine since antiquity. Its essential oil (mint EO) and major bioactive components have antimicrobial properties but their mechanism of action is still not clear. OBJECTIVE: The present work aims to elucidate M. piperita‘s anti-Candida… Read more »