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  • 1. By Bonnie Canavino
    President Red Cherry Group
    Aromatherapy
    Amrit organic ~ RAW SKIN CARE ~ spa specifics
  • 2. Healing with Essential Oils
  • 3. Healing with Essential Oils
  • 4. Healing with Essential Oils
  • 5. Modern History of Aromatherapy
    These Western European Professionals began the Modern Science of using aromatherapy in medicine and healing thus began aromatherapy in our western cultures
    Also Look up:
    ~Italian scientists
    Dr. Renato Cayola, Dr. Giovanni Garri,
    ~Professor
    Paolo Rovesti
  • 6. Aromatherapy Secrets
  • 7. Aromatherapy Identity & Language
    A great deal of Plant or flower is require to produce a rather small amount of essential oil
    They must be stored with a tight lid & in a cool environment.
    They love glass either colored or frosted because they are light sensitive
    They are not an oil in the true sense of the word, they evaporate and will float from our skin into the air yet can penetrate into the blood stream!
    They live active for years if treated with care1
    They do not like extreme temperatures
    They are not uniform, colors from clear to green, light to heavy weight & disperse differently sometimes cloudy!
    They do not mix well with water, they love fatty acid oils, alcohol, soap, honey & eye yolk!
  • 8. Aromatherapy Natural Sources
  • 9. Aromatherapy Methods of Extraction
    Distillation: is the number one preferred method of organic & natural gurus.
    Plant Materials
    Container , tube & receptacle with cool water
    Content is heated, plant live droplets are carried by steam to receptacle
    Lighter oils float to the topvoila essential oil
    Belowfloral water
    Facts about distillation;
    Higher temperatures or pressure great higher volumes of oil but directly effects quality.
    Destroys plants fragile substances
    Changes aroma
    A complete essential oil has all its components.
    Example:
    lavender has 160 different components
  • 10. Aromatherapy Methods of Extraction
    Cold Press the next preferred method of processing of organic and naturalist gurus.
    Specifics plant materials including fruit skin abd thick leaf plants are gathered
    Mixed with a little water
    Pressured with compression for oil extraction
    Enfleurage is an ancient method
    Plant materials immersed in neutral fat ( either animal or plant)
    Pressed between two hard surfaces (glass)
    Repeated over weeks
    Once fat was separated from the plant material the mixture was covered with alcohol until the oil separated from the fat
  • 11. Aromatherapy Methods of Extraction
    Chemical Solvent not the most favorite 21st Century preference. Solvents include: hexane, petroleum benzine, ether &carbon tetrachloride
    Extraction comes with vacuum distillation
    Solvents are highly toxic & plant extraction is never complete
    End results -solvent in essential oil 5 parts per million
    Resinoid Method is separating the essential oil with fragrant resins
    Odorless & toxic
    Heat separation is an additional solvent: toluol/toluene or alcohol
    Alcohol is the preferred solvent
    Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Method
    Liquid-phication to extract essential oils
    Leaves High and low notes
    Debate of therapeutic value still out to jury!
  • 12. Aromatherapy Farming Resources today
    Today our global market for essential oils, herbs and precious plants comes every corner of the world
    The US states include: California, Texas, Mississippi, Virginia, Carolina, Michigan, Iowa, Illinois, Indiananearly every state does
  • 13. Aromatherapy Journey into the Center of the Brain
  • 14. Aromatherapy Journey into the Center of the Body
  • 15. Aromatherapy Knowledge Sources
    Build a library
    Check out the Internet for approved on line courses
    Check Your local College
    Ask your teachers
    Ask Local massage certifiers Like NCBTMB and associations!
    Aromatherapy natural healing by Maury & Arcier
    Learn indigenous medicinal cultures!
  • 16. Thank you and lets stay Connected
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    launch January 2011
    Contact Information
    Phone 847 823 1727 Email info@redcherrygroup.com
    www. theamritorganic.com or www. The redcherrygroup.com or www. spaspecifics.com