Essential oils have been used as remedies since ancient times for the treatment of numerous illnesses on account of their wide range of biological activities. Historical records show that essential oils were already in use more than 2000 years ago in ancient Egypt, India, Persia, Mesopotamia, and China to prevent illnesses, for the treatment of diseases and in religious ceremonies on account of their pleasant odors. Essential oil have drawn attention from scientists, practitioners, and therapists for their biological activities such as antibacterial, antifungal, antiviral, anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, anticancer, and antinociceptive properties. The use of essential oils in complementary therapies such as aromatherapy is popular in many countries and involves the administration of essential oils by inhalation, skin absorption, or ingestion for prophylactic medical care or active treatment.
Ylang-ylang Aromatherapy Reduces Anxiety in Patients Hospitalized for Interventional Neuroradiology Procedures
February 24, 2023
Hospitalization is necessary for the intensive treatment care for the patients preparing for medical procedures. It has been reported that hospitalization causes a moderate to high anxiety levels to these patients. High levels of anxiety produce several undesirable outcomes before, during and after the procedure. Increasing heart rate, blood pressure or other sympathetic outflows, and an increasing pain sensation are common possible effects of anxiety. It has been reported that patients with high levels of anxiety need a higher sedation drug dose and are prone to have unwanted movements during sedation. In addition, the elevation of blood cortisol level has been reported in anxiety patients and induces the reduction of immune systems, causing infection or delays the wound healing.
Hypertrophic scars (HS) are thick raised scars that occur when extra connective tissue forms during wound repair. These hypertrophic scars could affect the body image of the sufferers. But, on other hand, conventional therapy has not been optimally effective. Essential oils are currently widely used by society for treating several diseases, including skin diseases. Essential oils could penetrate the skin and are distributed under the skin. Essential oils are extracts from natural ingredients that are oil/lipid-based. The combination of Helichrysum italicum, lavender, lemongrass, patchouli, and myrrh is one of several essential oil combination ingredients believed as hypertrophic wound therapies.
July 8, 2022
Mycobacterium avium complex-related diseases are often associated with poorly maintained hot water systems. These bacteria are common and are found in fresh and salt water, in household dust and in soil. MAC bacteria usually cause infection in those who are immunocompromised or those with severe lung disease. They can become very sick and experience respiratory diseases, high fever, abdominal pain, weight loss, diarrhea, fatigue, swollen glands, night sweats, and fewer red blood cells, or more serious symptoms like hepatitis, pneumonia, and blood infections.Since humans are
May 22, 2022
Our body is a complex network of tubes, and the more freely they flow, the healthier we are. Our lymph and circulation are a major component of the free-flow of fluids throughout our body. Massage designed to enhance circulation, especially of the legs, the abdomen and the back, bring wonderful benefits to the whole body.The purpose of the Circulatory Blend is to eliminate stagnation and toxins from the body by increasing healthy circulation through aromatic massage.