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  • 1
    Aromatherapy
    Mr. Gadade Dipak
    Lecturer
    Dept. of Pharmaceutics,
    Shri Bhagwan College of Pharmacy,
    Aurangabad-03
  • Introduction
    Use of aromatic or essential oils
    Hieglyphics (4500 BC) mentioned use of aromatic sub. as drugs and medicine
    Term ‘aromatherapy’ was coined by French cosmetic chemist Prof. Gantle Fosse.
  • Introduction
    He was aware of potential of aromatic material for treatment of physical & mental ailments.
    India- traditional use of aromatherapy ubtane, essence sticks, and dhoops for changing mood
    3
  • Introduction
    Essential oils were used due to their antimicrobial property to avoid putrefaction of dead bodies in process of preservation
    Greeks used of aromatic principles for massage, aromatic bath & for wound healing
  • Theory & Basic Concepts
    Osphresiology- study of physiology & other aspects of olfaction.
    It is interdiciplinary science involving mol. physics & app. psychology
  • Theory & Basic Concepts
    Chemical molecules from source come in contact with anatomical structures where interaction occurs and signals are transferred to brain
    6
  • Theory & Basic Concepts
    Researchers from Weizmann Institutes of sci., Israel have found out principle of smell
    Aromatic chem. G-protein stimulation
    Production of Adenylate cAMP cyclase activation
    Increased ionic permeability Impulse
    transmission
  • Theory & Basic Concepts
    The electric impulse is transmitted through nerve fibers to brain
    Aromatic substances have potential curative abilities in treatment of wounds, acne, other skin problems, arthritic diseases and stress conditions
    8
  • Diagnosis
    Aromatherapist carefully narrate the problem of patient
    Aromatherapist investigates about diet, lifestyle, present symptoms, past illness and previous treatment
    After diagnosis he prescribes specific essential oils as a remedy.
    The aromatic oil formulation is decided based upon the diagnosis.
    9
  • Treatment
    Formulated oils are massaged into skin, inhaled or added to the hot bath.
    OilMassage- selected for skin problems, muscular pain, urinogenital disorder, etc.
    Inhalation- selected in respiratory diseases and in some nervine diseases.
    Massagetechnique- specific pressure points and works down to lymph nodes
    Oils selected carefully for quicker effect
    10
  • Treatment
    For single application 2-3drops of essential oil in a teaspoonful carrier oil used
    Whole body massage require 8 drops of essential oil in 3 teaspoonful carrier oil
    Wheat germ oil(10%)used as preservative
    Oils for massage- chamomile, geranium, lavender, mandin, peppermint oil, etc.
    Oils as carrier- Olive oil, almond oil, corn oil, etc.
    11
  • Treatment
    Full bath: 5-10 drops of essential oil added to warm bath & body immersed for 10 to 20 min.
    Half hand/foot bath: 4-8 essential oil drops blown in warm water & hands/feet soaked for 5 to 10 min.
    Compress Treatment: 4-8 drops of essential oil added in enough hot/cold water so as to soak compress & applied to affected area
    12
  • Treatment
    Hot water is recommended in cases like backache, toothache and rheumatic pain
    Cold water is preferred in bruise, sprain and headache
    Inhalation: 4-8 drops sprinkled on tissue paper or in hot water and inhaled for 5 to 10 min keeping eyes closed. It is contraindicated in asthmatic patient
    Internaluse: as a aromatic tea or other liquids preparation
    13
  • Various Disorders and Aromatic Oils
    14
  • Various Disorders and Aromatic Oils
    15
  • 16
    May these flowers
    spread happiness…