Aromatherapy for Holistic Therapists: Aromatherapy Theory Exam Flashcards


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1

The term aromatherapy was first used by who?

Rene-Maurice Gattefosse

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Who brought aromatherapy to Britain?

Madame Maury in 1950

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which decade was it introduced to Britain?

50's

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What dilution % would be used on the body for a health adult?

0.5-3%

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What dilution % would be used on the face of a healthy adult

0.5-1%

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What Dilution would be used on the body of a pregnant woman?

1 drop per 5mls = 1% therefore 2 drops in 10mls = 1%

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what dilution would be used on a baby up to 2 years?

no essential oils

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What dilution would be used on infants?

0.5-1%

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What dilution would be used on the body of a child?

0.5 -2%

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What is the maximum number of essential oils drops recommended to be used treatment on a healthy adult?

max 8 drops

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How many drops of essential oil would you use to 10ml of fixed oil on a health adult

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Give the meaning Analgesic

relives pain

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Give the meaning of diurectic

aids and increases the flow of urine

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Give the meaning of Immunostimulant

An agent that simulates the immune system

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Give the meaning of Vasoconstrictor

causes the narrowing or contraction of the blood vessels

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Give the meaning of carminative

settles the digestive system and relieves flatulence

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Give the meaning of Rubefacient

an agent that warms the skin, used to bring blood rapidly to the concentrated area of the skin causing it to redden.

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what is the common name for Ocimum basilicum?

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What is the common name for Citrus Bergamia?

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what is the common name for Anthemis Nobilis?

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What is the common name for Foeniculum Vulgare?

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What is the common name for Pelargonium Graveolens?

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What is the common name for Citrus Recticulata?

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What is the common name for Piper Nigrum?

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What is the common name for Rosa Damascena?

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What is the common name for melaleuca Alternafolia?

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