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Aromasynergies

aromasynergy - Aromatherapy - Hairborist

Aromactifs

Aromactifs - Aromatherapy - Hairborist

Aromatherapy: aromasynergies and aromas with essential oils to treat hair problems in a 100% natural and organic manner.

Definition of aromatherapy

Aromatherapy is the way of using natural essences extracted from flowers, bark, stems, leaves, roots or other parts of a plant to enhance psychological and physical well-being.

Inhalation of these essential oils stimulates brain function. Essential oils can also be absorbed through the skin and enter the blood circulating through the body to improve the patient’s general condition. Aromatherapy is a form of alternative medicine, science has demonstrated its benefits on the body. It is used for multiple applications, including pain relief, improvement of mood and increased the cognitive function.

There is a large number of essential oils available, they each have their own healing properties.

Essential oils

Essential oils, or aromatherapy are the extract of a plant. These highly concentrated liquid oils are the basis of aromatherapy, which is based on the idea that the aromatic oil of a plant has healing properties. Essential oils should not be confused with perfume or other scented oils. Essential oils are natural, on the othe side fragrance are obtained by a chemical process to imitate certain aromatic scents.

extraction of essential oils:

The essential oils are extracted in several ways. Here find two ways of extraction :

extraction by steam:

This is the method used for decades , if well conducted, it allows to have a good qulity of oils. Plant are crossed by water vapor. At the end of the container, the vapor full of essential oil, is condensed in a coil cooled by a cold stream. A separator collects water and oil, then we decant to extract its oil since water has a different density of the oil.

Extraction by expression

This method is the simplest of all, but it may be appropriate for fresh peel, rich in essence. These are the bark of citrus: lemon peel, bergamot, lime, lemon, orange.
Expression is carried out by means of hydraulic presses, but using more primitive methods such as sponge or the bowl, which give a much higher quality product.

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