Aromatherapy

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Aromatherapy
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2013-11-12 18:32:31
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  1. Produces feeling of warmth
    Warming
  2. An agent which helps heal wounds and sores by external application
    Vulnerary
  3. Expels intestinal worms
    Vermifuge
  4. Increases dilation of capillaries (thus worming and increasing the blood flow to an area causing it to redden)
    Vasodilatory
  5. reduces dilation of capillaries (thus reducing blood flow to an area and the redness it causes)
    Vasoconstrictive
  6. Helps possitive thinking, "lifts" emotions
    Uplifting
  7. Invigorates and gives strength to a specific area or the whole body depending on the oil
    Tonic
  8. Increases perspiration
    Sudorific
  9. Aids digestion, eases indigestion
    Stomachic
  10. Stimulates the particular system of the whole body
    Stimulant
  11. Calms the nervous system
    Sedative
  12. Warms and reddens the area of application, and subsequently the blood vessels in the area dilate
    Rubefacient
  13. Has a refreshing effect
    Refreshing
  14. Has a general relaxing effect
    Relaxing
  15. Preventative of disease or infection
    Prophylactic
  16. Helps promote production of oestrogen
    Oestrogenic
  17. Strengthening and toning to the nervous system
    Nervine
  18. Promotes evacuation of bowel
    Laxative
  19. stimulates the immune system
    Immuno-stimulant
  20. Lowers blood pressure
    Hypotensive
  21. increases blood pressure
    Hypertensive
  22. Stops bleeding
    Haemostatic
  23. Increases the secretion of breast milk
    Galactagogue
  24. destroys fungi
    Fungicidal
  25. Reduces fever
    Febrifuge
  26. helps fluidify, thus remove, mucus from lungs and respiratory passages
    Expectorant
  27. Provokes menstruation
    Emmenagogue
  28. Increases urine production
    Diuretic
  29. removes impurities and toxins
    Depurative
  30. Removes or masks unpleasant smell
    Deodorant
  31. Cell-regenarator
    Cytophylactic
  32. A stimulant and tonic
    Cordial
  33. Helps wound heal
    Cicatrisant
  34. Clears and focuses the mind
    Cephalic
  35. Helps prevent flatulence
    Carminative
  36. Has an overall calming effects
    Calming
  37. Creates balance in emotions or in activity of part of the body
    Balancing
  38. Kills bacteria
    Bactericidal
  39. Contracts and tightens tissues, especially skin
    Astringent
  40. calms, slows muscle spasm
    antispasmodic
  41. Prevents or removes the infections
    Antiseptic
  42. Relieves sensation of itching or prevents it's occurrence
    Antipruritic
  43. An agent which resist or destroys pathogenic micro-organisms
    Antimicrobial
  44. Helps remove catahhr
    Anticatarrhal
  45. Reduces the effects caused by too much gastric acid
    Anti - acid

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