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  1. 1. Which one of
    the following is an effect of Benzoin oil on the circulatory system?

    a) Decreases circulation

    b) Warms circulation

    c) Increase heart rate

    d) Relieves nervous tension
    b) Warms circulation
  2. 2. What are the
    2 main chemical constituents of Cypress oil?

    a) Pinene, camphene

    b) Camphene, limonene

    c) Geraniol,menthone

    d) Limonene,myrcene
    a) Pinene, camphene
  3. 2. What  type of Eucalyptus oil is mostly used in Aromatherapy

    a) Roman

    b)Blue gum

    c) Black gum
    d)German
    c) Black gum
  4. 4. Which one of the following is not a benefit of fennel on the digestive system?

    a) Relieves irritable bowel syndrome

    b) Relieves colic

    c) Cleans out the liver

    d) Cleans out the intestines
    a) Relieves irritable bowel syndrome
  5. 5. From which part of the plant is boswellia carteri extracted;

    a) The flowers of the tree

    b) The leaves of the plant

    c) The seeds

    d) The resin of the tree
    d) The resin of the tree
  6. 6. Which of the following is a benefit of geranium on the lymphatic system;

    a) Calming

    b) Soothing

    c) Balancing

    d) Stimulating
    d) Stimulating
  7. 7. Which type of skin would citrus paradisi most benefit?

    a) Dry skin

    b) Oily skin

    c) Sensitive skin

    d) Mature skin
    b) Oily skin
  8. 8. How is jasmine extracted?

    a) Steam distillation

    b) Expression

    c) Enfleurage

    d) Absolute
    distillation
    c) Enfleurage
  9. 9. The therapeutic effect of a galactagogue oil is to;

    a) Increase the secretion of breast milk

    b) Increase the production of semen

    c) Increase the production of oestrogen

    d) Increase perspiration
    a) Increase the secretion of breast milk
  10. 10. An example of an oil which may help control appetite;

    a) Pine

    b) Bergamot

    c) Chamomile (German)

    d) Jasmine
    b) Bergamot
  11. 11. Which one of the following is a benefit of rosa centifolia on the reproductive system;

    a) Helps promote the production of oestrogen

    b) Increases semen production

    c) Increases the production of breast milk

    d) Decreases the production of oestrogen
    b) Increases semen production
  12. 12. Which essential oil is a great stress reliever and antidepressant?

    a) Palmarosa

    b) Sandalwood

    c) Petitgrain

    d) Benzoin
    c) Petitgrain
  13. 13. Where in the world does patchouli come from?

    a) England

    b) Ethiopia

    c) Asia

    d) Madagascar
    c) Asia
  14. 14. Commiphora myrrha is the botanical name for which oil;

    a) Melissa (lemon balm)

    b) Rosewood

    c) Tea tree

    d) Myrrh
    d) Myrrh
  15. 15. Which oil is the only oil considered safe for use after the first trimester of pregnancy;

    a) Citrus reticulata

    b) Aniba rosaeodora

    c) Origanum majorana

    d) Melaleuca alternifolia
    a) Citrus reticulata
  16. 16. Which one of the following is a therapeutic action of Citrus Limon?

    a) Increases perspiration

    b) Lowers blood pressure

    c) Has a general relaxing feeling

    d) Stops bleeding
    d) Stops bleeding
  17. 17. Which oil regulates problems related to menstruation?

    a) Neroli

    b) Lavender

    c) Bergamot

    d) Cypress
    d) Cypress
  18. 18. What are the 2 main chemical constituents of basil?

    a) Sumares Linoleic acid, benzaldehyde

    b) Camphene,limonene

    c) Linalool,methyl chavicol

    d) Pinene,limonene
    c) Linalool,methyl chavicol
  19. 19. The therapeutic effect of a cordial oil is to;

    a) Promote positive thinking

    b) A stimulant and tonic

    c) Produce a feeling of warmth

    d) Invigorate the mind
    b) A stimulant and tonic
  20. 20. When an essential oil is volatile, it describes;

    a) The essential oil will evaporate in air

    b) The essential oil will not evaporate in air

    c) It has an effect on the mind

    d) The essential oil has a chemical effect
    a) The essential oil will evaporate in air
  21. 21. How is vetiveria zizanoides extracted?

    a) Steam distillation

    b) Enfleurage

    c) Infusion

    d) Expression
    a) Steam distillation
  22. 22. An example of a stimulating oil is;

    a) Ocimum basilicum

    b) Boswellia carteri

    c) Styrax benzoin

    d) Neroli bigarade
    a) Ocimum basilicum
  23. 23. From which part of the plant is orange (sweet) extracted;

    a) The peel of the fruit

    b) The leaves of the fruit

    c) The flowers

    d) The resin of the plant
    a) The peel of the fruit
  24. 24. Which one of the following is a therapeutic action of commiphora myrrha;

    a) Prevents allergic reactions

    b) Promotes evacuation of the bowel

    c) Creates balance in emotions

    d) Helps wounds heal
    d) Helps wounds heal
  25. 25. What is the botanical name for melissa (lemon balm);

    a) Mentha piperita

    b) Melissa officinalis

    c) Melissa citrus

    d) Jasminum officinale
    b) Melissa officinalis
  26. 26. What are the 2 main chemical constituents of lime?

    a) Citronellal,myrcene

    b) Citral,geraniol

    c) Terpineol,cineole

    d) Limonene,pinene
    d) Limonene,pinene
  27. 27. Which essential oil stimulates the immune system to produce protective white blood cells?

    a) Lemon

    b) Lavender

    c) Neroli

    d) Ylang Yland
    a) Lemon
  28. 28. Where does juniper come from?

    a) South America

    b) Africa

    c) Canada

    d) Red Sea
    d) Red Sea
  29. 29. Which one of the following is a therapeutic action of grapefruit?

    a) Regenerates cells

    b) Expels intestinal worms

    c) Increases perspiration

    d) Contracts and tightens the tissues
    d) Contracts and tightens the tissues
  30. 30. Which of these oils would be most suitable for use on a healthy client who is feeling lethargic and fatigued;

    a) Zingiber officinale

    b) Juniperus communis

    c) Daucus carota

    d) Citrus reticulata
    a) Zingiber officinale
  31. 31. From which part of the plant is pelargonium graveolens extracted;

    a) The leaves

    b) The seeds

    c) The flowers

    d) The whole of the plant
    d) The whole of the plant
  32. 32. What are the 2 main chemical constituents of foeniculum vulgare var dulce;

    a) Limonene,cineole

    b) Linalyl acetate, methyl chavicol

    c) Anethole,limonene

    d) Linalool,terpineol
    c) Anethole,limonene
  33. 33. Which symptom would benefit from the use of basil oil?

    a) Amenorrhoea

    b) Cystitus

    c) Arthritis

    d) Flu
    a) Amenorrhoea
  34. 34. What is the botanical name for bergamot?

    a) Piper nigrum

    b) Citrus bergamia

    c) Boswellia carteri

    d) Citrus aurantium var amara
    b) Citrus bergamia
  35. 35. Which of these oils would be most suitable for inhalation for a healthy client
    presenting with aches and pains in the muscles;

    a) Daucus carota

    b) Citrus paradisi

    c) Citrus aurantium var amara

    d) Piper nigrum
    d) Piper nigrum
  36. 36. Where does chamomile (German) originate from?

    a) Italy

    b) South Africa

    c) Hungary

    d) Asia
    c) Hungary
  37. 37. Which oil would be most suitable for hyperactive children?

    a) Cupressus sempervirens

    b) Matricaria recutita

    c) Lavandula angustifolia

    d) Commiphora myrrha
    b) Matricaria recutita
  38. 38. Which of the following is a benefit of clary sage on the skin;

    a) Reduces inflammations

    b) Keeps the skin supple and elastic

    c) Improves skin tone

    d) Decreases production of sebum
    a) Reduces inflammations
  39. 39. The therapeutic benefit of an expectorant oil is to;

    a) Calm the nervous system

    b) Increase the secretion of breast milk

    c) Remove mucus from lungs and respiratory passages

    d) Expel intestinal worms
    c) Remove mucus from lungs and respiratory passages
  40. 40. Who developed aromatherapy as a clinical therapy;

    a) Robert Tisserand

    b) Dr Jean Valnet

    c) Rene Maurice Gattefosse

    d) Avicenna
    a) Robert Tisserand
  41. 41. Which carrier oil is high in linoleic acid;

    a) Sweet almond

    b) Wheat Germ

    c) Jojoba bean

    d) Grapeseed
    Grapeseed
  42. 42. What is integral biology?

    a) The way essential oils affect our mind and body

    b) The study of our environment's effect on our physical and mental health

    c) The way in which aromatherapy massage treats the specific problem that the client has

    d) The study of the body's systems
    b) The study of our environment's effect on our physical and mental health
  43. 43. Which of the following is not a therapeutic action of citrus sinensis;

    a) Helps lift depression and symptoms related to it

    b) Helps prevent flatulence

    c) Calms the nervous system

    d) Kills or helps prevent a virus from developing
    b) Helps prevent flatulence
  44. 44. From which part of the plant is pogostemon cablin extracted;

    a) The dried flowers

    b) The roots 

    c) The dried seeds of the flowers

    d) The dried leaves
    d) The dried leaves
  45. 45. Which essential oil deodorized;

    a) Eucalyptus

    b) Orange (sweet)

    c) Rose (damask)

    d) Pine
    d) Pine
  46. 46. Santalum album is the botanical name for which oil;

    a) Sandalwood

    b) Melissa

    c) Ginger

    d) Eucalyptus
    a) Sandalwood
  47. 47. Which of the following is not a therapeutic effect of cananga odorata;

    a) Helps lift depression

    b) Calms the nervous system

    c) Heightens sexual desire

    d) Removes impurities and toxins
    d) Removes impurities and toxins
  48. 48. Roman chamomile is;

    a) Stimulating

    b) Calming

    c) Invigorating

    d) Energising
    b) Calming
  49. 49. Which oil is recommended for a client with toothache?

    a) Matricaria recutita

    b) Pelargonium graveolens

    c) Boswellia carteri

    d) Melissa officinalis
    a) Matricaria recutita
  50. 50. From which part of the plant is black pepper extracted;

    a) The leaves

    b) The roots

    c) The dried berries

    d) The flowers
    c) The dried berries
  51. 51. What are the 2 main chemical constituents of carrot seed oil?

    a) Carotol, farnesol

    b) Chamazulene,limonene

    c) Sabinene,linalyl acetate

    d) Carotol,dau col
    d) Carotol,dau col
  52. 52. What essential oil increases sensitivity to ultraviolet light?

    a) Black pepper

    b) Cypress

    c) Bergamot

    d) Vetiver
    c) Bergamot
  53. 53. Where does benzoin oil originate;

    a) Asia

    b) Sumatra

    c) Tasmania

    d) China
    b) Sumatra
  54. 54. Which one of the following is not a therapeutic effect of eucalyptus?

    a) Helps to remove mucus from lungs and respiratory passages

    b) Prevents or removes infection

    c) Helps prevent flatulence

    d) Slows muscle spasm
    c) Helps prevent flatulence
  55. 55. What are the 2 main chemical constituents of geranium oil?

    a) Geraniol,citronellol

    b) Limonene,Pinene

    c) Geraniol,farnesol

    d) Pinene,camphene
    a) Geraniol,citronellol
  56. 56. Which essential oil detoxifies the body?

    a) Foeniculum vulgare var dulce

    b) Origanum majorana

    c) Pogostemon cablin

    d) Citrus aurantium var amara
    a) Foeniculum vulgare var dulce
  57. 57. Where in the world does citrus paradisi come from?

    a) Australia

    b) Spain

    c) West Indies

    d) Brazil
    c) West Indies
  58. 58. Grapefruit would benefit which of the following conditions;

    a) Fibrositis

    b) Hodgkin's Disease

    c) SAD

    d)Atherosclerosis
    c) SAD
  59. 59. From which part of the plant is juniper extracted;

    a) The flowers

    b) The seeds

    c) The roots

    d) The dried berries
    d) The dried berries
  60. 60. Lavandula angustifolia is the botanical name for which oil;

    a) Lemon

    b) Rosewood

    c) Lemongrass

    d) Lavender
    d) Lavender
  61. 61. Which one of the following is not a benefit of lemon on the circulatory system?

    a) Tonifies blood

    b) Improves circulation

    c) Helps reduce cellulite

    d) Lowers high blood pressure
    c) Helps reduce cellulite
  62. 62. Which type of skin would most benefit from the use of cymbopogon citratus;

    a) Oily skin

    b) Dry skin

    c) Mature skin

    d) Sensitive skin
    a) Oily skin
  63. 63. Which one of the following is not a therapeutic effect of lime?

    a) Lowers blood pressure

    b) Increases dilation of capillaries

    c) Kills or prevents a virus from developing

    d) Lifts the emotions
    b) Increases dilation of capillaries
  64. 64. The safety data for origanum majorana is;

    a) Not to be used before consuming alcohol

    b) Phototoxic

    c) Skin irritant

    d) Not to be used during pregnancy
    d) Not to be used during pregnancy
  65. 65. Which essential oil is refreshing and happy?

    a) Tea tree

    b) Rose (damask)

    c) Basil

    d) Mandarin
    d) Mandarin
  66. 66. Which one of the following is a benefit of cupressus sempervirens on the circulatory system?

    a) Slows nose bleeding

    b) Lowers blood pressure

    c) Eases varicose veins by narrowing blood vessels

    d) Stimulates circulation
    c) Eases varicose veins by narrowing blood vessels
  67. 67. Which oil helps to relieve headaches and migraines?

    a) Rosa centifolia

    b) Vetiveria zizanoides

    c) Coriandrum sativum

    d) Citrus limon
    c) Coriandrum sativum
  68. 68. Which of the following is not a benefit of salvia sclarea on the reproductive system;

    a) Relieves menopausal depression

    b) Eases painful cramps

    c) Relieves PMT

    d) Relieves fluid retention
    a) Relieves menopausal depression
  69. 69. The therapeutic effect of a hypertensive oil is to;

    a) Increase dilation of capillaries

    b) Stimulate the nervous system

    c) Destroy pathogenic micro organisms

    d) Increase blood pressure
    d) Increase blood pressure
  70. 70. Which method of extraction is used to obtain the oils of citrus fruits?

    a) Steam distillation

    b) Expression

    c) Solvent extraction

    d) Resinoid extraction
    b) Expression
  71. 71. Which molecule is found in most essential oils?

    a) Aldehydes

    b) Oxides

    c) Terpenes

    d)Sesquiterpenes
    c) Terpenes
  72. 72. Which of the following essential oils is a rubefacient;

    a) Cypress

    b) Black pepper

    c) Chamomile

    d) Majoram
    b) Black pepper
  73. 73. Which essential oil would you recommend for use on a client with fluid retention?

    a) Cananga odorata

    b) Foeniculum vulgare var dulce

    c) Boswellia carteri

    d) Citrus reticulata
    b) Foeniculum vulgare var dulce
  74. 74. Which carrier oil may cause allergies?

    a) Avocado

    b) Jojoba bean

    c) Peach kernel

    d) Wheatgerm
    d) Wheatgerm
  75. 75. When blending for a face massage, what dilution would you use?

    a) 1 drop of essential oil to each 10ml of carrier oil

    b) 2 drops of essential oil to each 5ml of carrier oil

    c) 5 drops of essential oil to each 10ml of carrier oil

    d) 4 drops of essential oil to each 5ml of carrier oil
    b) 2 drops of essential oil to each 5ml of carrier oil
  76. 76. Using minute doses of the bacteria, virus or substance which has caused the problem in the first place is a remedy known as;

    a) Bach flower remedies

    b) Herbalism

    c) Acupuncture

    d) Homeopathy
    d) Homeopathy
  77. 77. From which part of the plant is melissa officinalis extracted;

    a) The small twigs

    b) The dried flowers

    c) The roots

    d) The leaves and flowers
    d) The leaves and flowers
  78. 78. Which of the following skin conditions would benefit from the use of commiphora myrrha;

    a) Impetigo

    b) Folliculitis

    c) Athlete's foot

    d) Lentigo
    c) Athlete's foot
  79. 79. Where in the world does neroli (orange blossom) come from;

    a) South Africa

    b) France

    c) Denmark

    d) Russia
    b) France
  80. 80. What are the 2 main chemical constituents of melaleuca viridiflora;

    a) Limonene,pinene

    b) Linalyl acetate, linalool

    c) Camphor,camphene

    d) Cineole,terpineol
    d) Cineole,terpineol
  81. 81. Which essential oil provokes a positive outlook;

    a) Palmarosa

    b) Myrrh

    c) Orange (sweet)

    d) Black pepper
    c) Orange (sweet)
  82. 82. Which one of the following is not a therapeutic action of cymbopogon martinii;

    a) Destroys fungi

    b) Kills bacteria

    c) Helps wounds heal

    d) Prevents or removes infections
    a) Destroys fungi
  83. 83. The safety data for pogostemon cablin is;

    a) Skin irritant

    b) Should be used in low concentrations

    c) Avoid during last trimester of pregnancy

    d) Incompatible with homeopathic remedies
    b) Should be used in low concentrations
  84. 84. What are the 2 main chemical
    constituents of petitgrain;

    a) Pinene,terpenes

    b) Pinene,limonene

    c) Carene,dipentene

    d) Linalyl acetate, geranyl acetate
    d) Linalyl acetate, geranyl acetate
  85. 85. Where does the best pine oil come from?

    a) France

    b) Norway

    c) Spain

    d) Java
    b) Norway
  86. 86. From which part of the plant is rose (cabbage) extracted;

    a) Leaves

    b) Seeds

    c) Roots

    d) Flowers
    d) Flowers
  87. 87. Which essential oil comes from the same plant as lavender?

    a) Basil

    b) Tea tree

    c) Frankincense

    d) Rosemary
    d) Rosemary
  88. 88. Melaleuca alternifolia is the botanical name for which oil;

    a) Palmarosa

    b) Lemon

    c) Bergamot

    d) Tea tree
    d) Tea tree
  89. 89. Which one of the following is a therapeutic effect of santalum album?

    a) Helps remove mucus from the lungs and respiratory passages

    b) Increases blood pressure

    c) Increases the production of oestrogen

    d) Expels intestinal worms
    a) Helps remove mucus from the lungs and respiratory passages
  90. 90. Where does vetiver come from?

    a) East Asia

    b) North America

    c) Brazil

    d) South India
    d) South India
  91. 91. Which essential oil is known as the oil of tranquility;

    a) Palmarosa

    b) Vetiver

    c) Lemon

    d) Geranium
    b) Vetiver
  92. 92. The therapeutic effect of a cicatrisant oil is to;

    a) Helps heal wounds

    b) Reduce dilation of capillaries

    c) Prevents disease

    d) Stimulates the immune system
    a) Helps heal wounds
  93. 93. What are the 2 main chemical constituents of salvia sclarea;

    a) Linalol, pinocarvone

    b) Linalyl acetate, linalool

    c) Anethole,phellandrene

    d) Myrcene,sabinene
    b) Linalyl acetate, linalool
  94. 94. Which oil would be best suited to clients with dry skin conditions;

    a) Chamomile (Roman)

    b) Lemon

    c) Black pepper

    d) Lemongrass
    a) Chamomile (Roman)
  95. 95. Which one of the following is a benefit of daucus carota on the digestive system?

    a) Stimulates appetite

    b) Tonifies liver and gallbladder

    c) Aids peristalsis

    d) Relieves indigestions
    b) Tonifies liver and gallbladder
  96. 96. Which one of the following is a benefit of carrot seed on the reproductive system?

    a) Regulates menstruation

    b) Increases sperm production

    c) Relieves fluid retention

    d) Relieves nausea
    a) Regulates menstruation
  97. 97. The safety data for ocimum basilicum is;

    a) Not suitable for pregnant women

    b) Can be toxic in large doses

    c) Incompatible with osteopathy treatments

    d) Incompatible with bach flower remedies
    a) Not suitable for pregnant women
  98. 98. Bergamot should be used free of which ingredient;

    a) Linolol

    b) Terpenes

    c)Sesquiterpenes

    d) Bergapten
    d) Bergapten
  99. 99. Styrax benzoin is the botanical name for which oil;

    a) Benzoin

    b) Neroli

    c) Sandalwood

    d) Jasmine
    a) Benzoin
  100. 100. Which symptom of the respiratory system would most benefit from the use of basil oil?

    a) Bronchitis

    b) Laryngitis

    c) Sinusitis

    d) Nephritis
    c) Sinusitis
  101. 101. What are the 2 main chemical constituents of eucalyptus?

    a) Cineole,limonene

    b) Phellandrene,limonene

    c) Benzyl acetate, linalol

    d) Myrcene,sabinene
    a) Cineole,limonene
  102. 102. Where does fennel originate from?

    a) Madagascar

    b) Greece

    c) Java

    d) South Africa
    b) Greece
  103. 103. Pelargonium graveolens is the botanical name for which oil;

    a) Rose (damask)

    b) Geranium

    c) Pine

    d) Cedarwood
    b) Geranium
  104. 104. The safety data for foeniculum vulgare var dulce is;

    a) Incompatible with bach flower remedies

    b) Skin irritant

    c) Incompatible with herbalism

    d) Not to be used on epileptics
    d) Not to be used on epileptics
  105. 105. Which one of the following is a therapeutic effect of ginger?

    a) It has a cooling effect on the body

    b) It has a painkilling effect

    c) Calms the nervous system

    d) Removes impurities and toxins
    b) It has a painkilling effect
  106. 106. Which essential oil helps to improve memory?

    a) Melaleuca viridiflora

    b) Citrus aurantium var amara

    c) Zingiber officinale

    d) Citrus bergamia
    c) Zingiber officinale
  107. 107. Which one of the following is a benefit of grapefruit on the nervous system?

    a) Improves memory

    b) Acts as a sedative

    c) Relieves insomnia

    d) Balances mood swings
    d) Balances mood swings
  108. 108. Jasmine has the following effect;

    a) Eases child labour pains

    b) Cures cystitis

    c) Detoxifies the whole system

    d) Protects the body's systems
    a) Eases child labour pains
  109. 109. From which part of the plant is lavender extracted;

    a) The leaves

    b) The flowers

    c) The stem of the plant

    d) The roots
    b) The flowers
  110. 110. Which one of the following is not a therapeutic effect of citrus Limon?

    a) Reduces the effects caused by too much gastric acid

    b) Strengthens the nervous system

    c) Destroys fungi

    d) Kills or prevents a virus from developing
    b) Strengthens the nervous system
  111. 111. Which essential oil can be used as an insect repellent?

    a) Basil

    b) Palmarosa

    c) Frankincense

    d) Lemongrass
    d) Lemongrass
  112. 112. Which one of the following is not a benefit of lime on the circulatory system?

    a) Helps reduce cellulite

    b) Tonifies blood

    c) Increases blood pressure

    d) Improves circulation
    c) Increases blood pressure
  113. 113. Origanum majorana is the botanical name for which oil;

    a) Marjoram (sweet)

    b) Mandarin

    c) Rosewood

    d) Sandalwood
    a) Marjoram (sweet)
  114. 114. Which of the following essential oils controls the body's production of liquids;

    a) Cupressus sempervirens

    b) Matricaria recutita

    c) Juniperus communis

    d) Foeniculum vulgare var dulce
    a) Cupressus sempervirens
  115. 115. The safety data for coriandrum sativum is;

    a) Should be used in moderation

    b) Phototoxic

    c) Not to be used with bach flower remedies

    d) Skin irritant
    a) Should be used in moderation
  116. 116. Which of these oils would be most suitable for inhalation for a healthy client suffering from migraines symptoms;

    a) Melissa (lemon balm)

    b) Basil

    c) Clary sage

    d) Orange (sweet)
    c) Clary sage
  117. 117. Which type of molecules are fungicidal;

    a) Esters

    b) Sesquiterpenes

    c) Oxides

    d) Terpenes
    a) Esters
  118. 118. Why should essential oils never be ingested?

    a) They become stronger as they pass through the digestive system

    b) They can cause oedema

    c) They can damage the lining of the stomach

    d) They can damage the lining of the alveoli
    c) They can damage the lining of the stomach
  119. 119. An example of a depurative oil is;

    a) Juniper

    b) Cypress

    c) Rosemary

    d) Clary sage
    a) Juniper
  120. 120. Which carrier oil is good for reducing scarring after operations?

    a) Evening primrose

    b) Sweet almond

    c) Wheatgerm

    d) Macadamia
    c) Wheatgerm
  121. 121. When using steam inhalations how many drops of essential oil should you use?

    a) 5

    b) 7

    c) 1

    d) 10
    c) 1
  122. 122. What is the effect of benzoin on the skin?

    a) Improves skin colour

    b) Relieves symptoms of dermatitis

    c) Tones the skin

    d) Controls sweat production
    b) Relieves symptoms of dermatitis
  123. 123. Which symptom of the digestive system does bergamot help to relieve;

    a) Colic

    b) Jaundice

    c) Irritable bowel syndrome

    d) Constipation
    a) Colic
  124. 124. Piper nigrum is the botanical name for which oil;

    a) Pine

    b) Black pepper

    c) Geranium

    d) Petitgrain
    b) Black pepper
  125. 125. Which one of the following is a benefit of carrot seed on the muscular system;

    a) Calms muscle spasms

    b) Increases muscle tightness

    c) Eases aching joints

    d) Detoxifies the buildup of toxins
    d) Detoxifies the buildup of toxins
  126. 126. Which one of the following is not a therapeutic effect of chamomile (German);

    a) It has a painkilling effect

    b) Lowers blood pressure

    c) It helps heal wounds and sores by external application

    d) Expels intestinal worms
    b) Lowers blood pressure
  127. 127. From which part of the plant is chamomile (Roman) extracted;

    a) Leaves

    b) Flowers

    c) Bark of the tree

    d) Stem
    b) Flowers
  128. 128. The therapeutic effect of a cytophylactic oil is to;

    a) Kills bacteria

    b) Promote evacuation of the bowel

    c) Regenerates cells

    d) Increase blood pressure
    c) Regenerates cells
  129. 129. What are the 2 main chemical constituents of ylang ylang;

    a) Linalool, nerol

    b) Methyl benzoate, methyl salicylate

    c) Methyl benzoate, limonene

    d) Geraniol, farnesol
    b) Methyl benzoate, methyl salicylate
  130. 130. Which essential oil has an effect on all 3 types of infection, bacteria, viruses and fungi?

    a) Salvia sclarea

    b) Citrus reticulata

    c) Piper nigrum

    d) Melaleuca alternifolia
    d) Melaleuca alternifolia
  131. 131. Where does sandalwood come from?

    a) Peru

    b) East India

    c) Tasmania

    d) New Zealand
    d) New Zealand
  132. 132. Which one of the following is not a therapeutic effect of rosmarinus officinalis;

    a) Promotes evacuation of the bowel

    b) Increases urine production

    c) Increase blood pressure

    d) Painkilling effect
    a) Promotes evacuation of the bowel
  133. 133. Distilled rose oil is known as;

    a) Rose (damask)

    b) Bulgarian rose

    c) Rose (cabbage)

    d) Rose otto
    d) Rose otto
  134. 134. Which type of pine should never be used?

    a) Common

    b) Damask

    c) Scotch

    d) Dwarf
    d) Dwarf
  135. 135. The safety data for mentha piperita is;

    a) Phototoxic

    b) Incompatible with bach flower remedies

    c) Skin irritant

    d) Incompatible with homeopathic remedies
    d) Incompatible with homeopathic remedies
  136. 136. Which one of the following is a therapeutic effect of patchouli?

    a) Increases dilation of capillaries

    b) Destroys pathogenic micro organisms

    c) Kills bacteria

    d) Stops bleeding
    b) Destroys pathogenic micro organisms
  137. 137. What type of skin does citrus sinensis most benefit?

    a) Sensitive skin

    b) Dry skin

    c) Mature skin

    d) Oily skin
    d) Oily skin
  138. 138. Melaleuca viridiflora is the botanical name for which oil;

    a) Niaouli

    b) Vetiver

    c) Geranium

    d) Tea tree
    a) Niaouli
  139. 139. Which one of the following is a benefit of neroli (orange blossom) on the circulatory system?

    a) Lowers blood pressure

    b) Tonifies the heart

    c) Eases palpitations

    d) Warms the blood
    c) Eases palpitations
  140. 140. From which part of the plant is commiphora myrrha extracted;

    a) The dried flowers

    b) The resin of the tree

    c) The dried leaves

    d) The dried seeds from the flowers
    b) The resin of the tree
  141. 141. Which one of the following is a therapeutic effect of melissa (lemon balm);

    a) Kills or prevents a virus from developing

    b) Produces a feeling of warmth

    c) Helps to remove mucus from respiratory passages

    d) Removes impurities and toxins
    a) Kills or prevents a virus from developing
  142. 142. The Alexander Technique describes;

    a) Using infusion of plants with water and alcohol to treat mental and emotional
    problems

    b) Encouraging healing and better health through better posture and awareness of how the body is used

    c) Manipulation of the joints to treat illnesses

    d) Channelling energy to pass into the patient
    b) Encouraging healing and better health through better posture and awareness of how the body is used
  143. 143. Which one of the following is a benefit of ginger on the digestive system?

    a) Helps prevent flatulence

    b) Cleans out the liver

    c) Helps relieve constipation

    d) Settle the stomach
    d) Settle the stomach
  144. 144. Which one of the following is not a therapeutic effect of boswellia carteri;

    a) Expels intestinal worms

    b) Calms the nervous system

    c) Strengthens the nervous system

    d) Helps remove mucus from lungs
    c) Strengthens the nervous system
  145. 145. The safety data for geranium is;

    a) Should not be used on very sensitive skin

    b) Phototoxic

    c) Incompatible with bach flower remedies

    d) Should not be used before drinking alcohol
    c) Incompatible with bach flower remedies
  146. 146. Which one of the following is a benefit of fennel on the skin?

    a) Improves skin texture

    b) Hydrates dry skin conditions

    c) Relieves pain and irritation from bites and stings

    d) Cooling effect on sunburn
    c) Relieves pain and irritation from bites and stings
  147. 147. What is an absolute?

    a) A liquid which is thicker and more highly concentrated than a pure essential oil

    b) A liquid which is thicker and less concentrated than a pure essential oil

    c) A liquid which is finger than a pure essential oil

    d) A mixture of natural waxes and a plant's aromatic essence
    a) A liquid which is thicker and more highly concentrated than a pure essential oil
  148. 148. The therapeutic effect of a vermifuge oil is to;

    a) Remove mucus from the lungs

    b) Heightens sexual desire

    c) Expels intestinal worms

    d) Refresh the system
    c) Expels intestinal worms
  149. 149. Which oil can increase the effects of drunkenness;

    a) Boswellia carteri

    b) Jasminum officinale

    c) Citrus medica

    d) Salvia sclarea
    d) Salvia sclarea
  150. 150. From which part of the plant is cupressus sempervirens extracted;

    a) Flowers

    b) Dried seeds

    c) Root of the plant

    d) Leaves and cones
    d) Leaves and cones
  151. 151. What is the botanical name for eucalyptus?

    a) Eucalyptus bulbulous

    b) Eucalyptus glomerus

    c) Eucalyptus globulus

    d) Eucalyptus var dulce
    c) Eucalyptus globulus
  152. 152. Which one of the following is a therapeutic effect of mandarin?

    a) Prevents disease

    b) Increases perspiration

    c) Relieves sensation of itching

    d) Calms, slow muscle spasm
    d) Calms, slow muscle spasm
  153. 153. Which essential oil is ideal for use to calm overactive minds?

    a) Origanum majorana

    b) Foeniculum vulgare var dulce

    c) Pinus sylvestris

    d) Piper nigrum
    a) Origanum majorana
  154. 154. Citrus medica is the botanical name for which oil;

    a) Lemon

    b) Orange

    c) Lemongrass

    d) Lime
    d) Lime
  155. 155. Where does cymbopogon citratus come from;

    a) Asia

    b) Spain

    c) Australia

    d) South Africa
    a) Asia
  156. 156. What are the 2 main chemical constituents of lemon?

    a) Limonene,pinene

    b) Cadinene,neral

    c) Gingerone,citronellal

    d) Borneol, decyl aldehyde
    a) Limonene,pinene
  157. 157. Which one of the following is not a therapeutic effect of juniperus communis;

    a) It has a painkilling effect

    b) Removes impurities and toxins

    c) Reduces the dilation of capillaries

    d) Calms the nervous system
    c) Reduces the dilation of capillaries
  158. 158. Which essential oil strengthens uterine contractions?

    a) Lavender

    b) Bergamot

    c) Sandalwood

    d) Jasmine
    d) Jasmine
  159. 159. If a client was suffering from jet lag which essential oil would you use?

    a) Grapefruit

    b) Rosewood

    c) Basil

    d) Lavender
    a) Grapefruit
  160. 160. Which one of the following is a not therapeutic effect of citrus paradisi;

    a) Clears and focuses the mind

    b) Removes impurities and toxins

    c) Increases urine production

    d) Invigorates the body
    a) Clears and focuses the mind
  161. 161. Which one of the following essential oils protects the body against disease by
    strengthening the immune system?

    a) Fennel

    b) Black pepper

    c) Eucalyptus

    d) Juniper
    c) Eucalyptus
  162. 162. Which one of the following is not an effect of basil?

    a) Depurative

    b) Tonic

    c) Antiseptic

    d) Cephalic
    a) Depurative
  163. 163. Which essential oil helps concentration?

    a) Rosa damascena

    b) Mentha piperita

    c) Citrus reticulata

    d) Foeniculum vulgare var dulce
    b) Mentha piperita
  164. 164. What are the 2 main chemical constituents of patchouli?

    a) Patchouli alcohol, patchoulol

    b) Menthone, limonene

    c) Patchouli alcohol, pinene

    d) Pulegone,menthol
    a) Patchouli alcohol, patchoulol
  165. 165. Where in the world does palmarosa come from?

    a) India

    b) Cayman Islands

    c) Italy

    d) Tasmania
    a) India
  166. 166. From which part of the plant is ginger extracted;

    a) The roots

    b) The flowers

    c) The resin of the tree

    d) The leaves
    a) The roots
  167. 167. Which one of the following is a therapeutic effect of frankincense?

    a) Increases urine production

    b) It stops bleeding

    c) Removes unpleasant smells

    d) Prevents infection
    b) It stops bleeding
  168. 168. Which one of the following is a therapeutic effect of geranium?

    a) Helps heal wounds by external application

    b) It has a painkilling effect

    c) Calms the nervous system

    d) Aids digestions
    a) Helps heal wounds by external application
  169. 169. Which one of the following oils increases milk flow in nursing mothers?

    a) Citrus medica

    b) Foeniculum vulgare var dulce

    c) Cymbopogon martinii

    d) Piper nigrum
    b) Foeniculum vulgare var dulce
  170. 170. Who is known to have invented the term aromatherapy?

    a) The Romans

    b) Dr Jean Valnet

    c) Rene Maurice Gattefosse

    d)The Egyptians
    c) Rene Maurice Gattefosse
  171. 171. The therapeutic effect of a prophylactic oil is to;

    a) Prevent disease or infection

    b) Prevent or kill a virus

    c) Prevent micro microorganisms from developing

    d) Stimulates muscular spasms
    a) Prevent disease or infection
  172. 172. From which part of the plant is coriandrum sativum extracted;

    a) Flowers

    b) Seeds

    c) Twigs of the tree

    d) Leaves and cones
    b) Seeds
  173. 173. Which one of the following is a therapeutic effect of coriander?

    a) Increases blood pressure

    b) Reduces the dilation of capillaries

    c) Lowers blood pressure

    d) Kills bacteria
    d) Kills bacteria
  174. 174. Which of these oils would be most suitable for use on a healthy client presenting with cellulite;

    a) Lavandula angustifolia

    b) Cananga odorata

    c) Pinus sylvestris

    d) Cupressus sempervirens
    d) Cupressus sempervirens
  175. 175. Citrus reticulata is the botanical name for which oil;

    a) Lemongrass

    b) Grapefruit

    c) Orange

    d) Mandarin
    d) Mandarin
  176. 176. Which one of the following is a therapeutic effect of marjoram (sweet);

    a) Provokes menstruation

    b) Prevents disease

    c) Helps prevent flatulence

    d) Reduces dilation of capillaries
    a) Provokes menstruation
  177. 177. From which part of the plant is citrus medica extracted;

    a) The flowers

    b) The leaves

    c) The peel

    d) The roots
    c) The peel
  178. 178. Where in the world does basil originate;

    a) West Indies

    b) Africa & Asia

    c) USA

    d) Australia
    & Tasmania
    b) Africa & Asia
  179. 179. Which essential oil stimulates immunity?

    a) Juniperus communis

    b) Citrus paradisi

    c) Citrus reticulata

    d) Cananga odorata
    b) Citrus paradisi
  180. 180. What are the 2 main chemical constituents of grapefruit?

    a) Terpenes,citronellal

    b) Pinene,geraniol

    c) Limonene,cadinene

    d) Cineole,terpineol
    c) Limonene,cadinene
  181. 181. Which skin type would eucalyptus oil most benefit?

    a) Dull, congested skin

    b) Dehydrated,flaky skin

    c) Dry skin

    d) Sensitive skin
    a) Dull, congested skin
  182. 182. Which of the following is a therapeutic effect of cymbopogon citratus;

    a) Reduces dilation of capillaries

    b) Helps lift depression and symptoms related to it

    c) Increases blood pressure

    d) Expels intestinal worms
    b) Helps lift depression and symptoms related to it
  183. 183. Where does lemon originate from?

    a) Java

    b) Tasmania

    c) Jamaica

    d) India
    d) India
  184. 184. Which of the following is a benefit of juniper (berry) on the circulation;

    a) Aids cellulite

    b) Eases varicose veins

    c) Lowers high blood pressure

    d) Decreases dilation of capillaries
    a) Aids cellulite
  185. 185. Which one of the following is not a benefit of jasmine on the skin?

    a) Encourages cell renewal

    b) Removes impurities from dull, congested skin

    c) Hydrates dry, mature skin

    d) Increases elasticity
    b) Removes impurities from dull, congested skin
  186. 186. What is the botanical name for orange (sweet);

    a) Citrus aurantium var amara

    b) Citrus medica

    c) Citrus sinensis

    d) Citrus reticulata
    d) Citrus reticulata
  187. 187. Which essential oil is known as a healer?

    a) Benzoin

    b) Ginger

    c) Peppermint

    d) Myrrh
    d) Myrrh
  188. 188. Which one of the following is a benefit of melissa officinalis on the circulatory system;

    a) Helps reduce varicose veins

    b) Stimulates circulation

    c) Increases blood pressure

    d) Slows down the heartbeat
    c) Increases blood pressure
  189. 189. The use of finger or thumb pressure on points along meridians to help relieve pain and encourage healing is known as;

    a) Reflexology

    b) Reiki

    c) Shiatsu

    d) Physiotherapy
    c) Shiatsu
  190. 190. Which one of the following is not a therapeutic effect of bergamot?

    a) Uplifting

    b) Helps to heal wounds and sores

    c) Expels intestinal worms

    d) Calms the nervous system
    b) Helps to heal wounds and sores
  191. 191. From which
    part of the herb is basil extracted;

    a) Roots

    b) Stem

    c) Leaves

    d) Seeds
    c) Leaves
  192. 192. Which of these oils would be most suitable for inhalation for a healthy client
    presenting with bowel problems;

    a) Niaouli

    b) Basil

    c) Clary sage

    d) Black pepper
    b) Basil
  193. 193. Which of the following is not a benefit of daucus carota on the skin;

    a) Tones the skin

    b) Increases collagen production

    c) Relieves dermatitis

    d) Rejuvenates the skin
    d) Rejuvenates the skin
  194. 194. Which one of the following is a therapeutic effect of matricaria recutita;

    a) Anti inflammatory

    b) Lifts the emotions

    c) Helps remove catarrh

    d) Has a refreshing effect
    a) Anti inflammatory
  195. 195. A hydrolat describes;

    a) A molecular structure

    b) The method of extraction used when the aromatic essence is difficult to obtain by
    distillation

    c) After steam distillation the essential oil floats to the top of the water and is separated off, leaving water which is scented by traces of the oil.

    d) A liquid which is thicker and more highly concentrated than a pure essential oil
    c) After steam distillation the essential oil floats to the top of the water and is separated off, leaving water which is scented by traces of the oil.
  196. 196. Which one of the following is an effect of benzoin oil on the digestive system?

    a) Removes toxins

    b) Aids peristalsis

    c) Relieves flatulence

    d) Stimulates appetite
    c) Relieves flatulence
  197. 197. What are the 2 main chemical constituents of tea tree?

    a) Limonene,pinene

    b) Santene,myrcene

    c) Terpinene,cineol

    d) Citronellol,nerol
    c) Terpinene,cineol
  198. 198. Which one of the following carrier oils is useful for treating the symptoms of PMT?

    a) Evening primrose

    b) Grapeseed

    c) Calendula

    d) Macadamia
    a) Evening primrose
  199. 199. How would you blend for a full body massage?

    a) 8 drops of essential oil to each 20 ml of carrier oil

    b) 6 drops of essential oil to each 10 ml of carrier oil

    c) 10 drops of essential oil to each 25 ml of carrier oil

    d) 4 drops of essential oil to each 20 ml of carrier oil
    a) 8 drops of essential oil to each 20 ml of carrier oil
  200. 200. Which one of the following is a therapeutic effect of chamomile (Roman);

    a) Stimulates nervous system

    b) Reduces dilation of capillaries

    c) Aids digestion

    d) Aids constipation
    c) Aids digestion
  201. 201. What is the botanical name for clary sage?

    a) Foeniculum vulgare var dulce

    b) Zingiber officinale

    c) Salvia sclarea

    d) Melaleuca viridiflora
    c) Salvia sclarea
  202. 202. The therapeutic effect of an antipruritic oil is to;

    a) Relieve sensation of itching

    b) Remove toxins

    c) Help to promote production of oestrogen

    d) Destroy fungi
    a) Relieve sensation of itching
  203. 203. Where does ylang ylang come from?

    a) Lima

    b) Norway

    c) Japan

    d) Indonesia
    c) Japan
  204. 204. What are the 2 main chemical constituents of vetiver;

    a) Vetiveries,pinene

    b) Vetiverol, vitivone

    c) Vetiverol, limonene

    d) Citral, linalyl
    b) Vetiverol, vitivone
  205. 205.
    Biosynthesis describes;

    a) Turning simple elements into complex chemical groups

    b) The smallest possible unit of a chemical element

    c) Turning complex elements into simple elements

    d) The use of carbon, hydrogen and oxygen for use in the body
    a) Turning simple elements into complex chemical groups
  206. 206. Which of the following essential oils is effective when treating clients with
    hypotension;

    a) Lavender

    b) Lemon

    c) Marjoram

    d) Eucalyptus
    d) Eucalyptus
  207. 207. Lemon and fennel are;

    a) Cooling oils

    b) Stimulant oils

    c) Hypertensive oils

    d) Detoxifying oils
    d) Detoxifying oils
  208. 208. From which part of the plant is santalum album extracted;

    a) Leaves

    b) Stem

    c) Timber

    d) Flowers
    c) Timber
  209. 209. Which essential oil is suitable for stroke patients;

    a) Ylang ylang

    b) Clary sage

    c) Petitgrain

    d) Rosemary
    d) Rosemary
  210. 210. Where in the world does rosa damascena come from;

    a) Russia

    b) Asia

    c) Jamaica

    d) Madagascar
    b) Asia
  211. 211. Which essential oil helps impotence;

    a) Aniba rosaeodora

    b) Melaleuca viridiflora

    c) Rosa centifolia

    d) Melaleuca alternifolia
    c) Rosa centifolia
  212. 212. What are the 2 main chemical constituents of pine;

    a) Linalyl acetate, geranyl acetate

    b) Santalol,sesquiterpenes

    c) Santene,santalene

    d) Pinene, limonene
    d) Pinene, limonene
  213. 213. Which one of the following is not a therapeutic action of petitgrain;

    a) Slows muscle spasm

    b) Heightens sexual desire

    c) Helps lift depression

    d) Prevents or removes infections
    b) Heightens sexual desire
  214. 214. From which part of the plant is mentha piperita extracted;

    a) The leaves and flowers

    b) The dried flowers

    c) The resin of the plant

    d) The roots
    a) The leaves and flowers
  215. 215. Which one of the following is not a benefit of palmarosa on the skin;

    a) Regulates sebum production

    b) Heals scar tissue

    c) Stimulates cellular regeneration

    d) Moisturises the skin
    b) Heals scar tissue
  216. 216. Which one of the following is a benefit of citrus sinensis on the lymphatic system;

    a) Relieves oedema

    b) Increases fluid retention

    c) Eases hodgkin's disease

    d) Removes toxins from lymph nodes
    a) Relieves oedema
  217. 217. How can ginger benefit the circulatory system;

    a) Eases palpitations

    b) Helps to ease blood vessel problems such as varicose veins

    c) Strengthens red blood cells

    d) Tonifies the heart
    b) Helps to ease blood vessel problems such as varicose veins
  218. 218. Boswellia sacra is the botanical name for which oil;

    a) Basil

    b) Frankincense

    c) Lemon

    d) Geranium
    b) Frankincense
  219. 219. Where does the geranium plant originate from;

    a) North Africa

    b) Asia

    c) South Africa

    d) Philippines
    c) South Africa
  220. 220. Which one of the following is a therapeutic action of fennel;

    a) Destroys pathogenic micro organisms

    b) It has a painkilling effect

    c) Helps remove catarrh

    d) Clears the mind
    a) Destroys pathogenic micro organisms
  221. 221. What is an adulterated oil;

    a) An oil which has been distilled through the process of hydro-diffusion

    b) An expensive pure oil which has been changed to make it go further

    c) A thicker and more highly concentrated essential oil

    d) An oil which has been damaged by the hot water used in distillation
    b) An expensive pure oil which has been changed to make it go further
  222. 222. The therapeutic effect of a vulnerary oil is to;

    a) Increase urine production

    b) Stimulate a particular system of the body

    c) Stops bleeding

    d) Help heal wounds and sores by external application
    d) Help heal wounds and sores by external application
  223. 223. Which condition of the muscular system would most benefit from the use of salvia
    sclarea;

    a) Atony

    b) Fibrositis

    c) Spasticity

    d) Atrophy
    b) Fibrositis
  224. 224. Which oil helps to relieve griping pains?

    a) Benzoin

    b) Neroli

    c) Cypress

    d) Coriander
    d) Coriander
  225. 225. Which one of the following is a benefit of cypress on the skin?

    a) Controls sweat production

    b) Improves skin texture

    c) Promotes cell growth

    d) Soothes allergic reactions
    a) Controls sweat production
  226. 226. The safety data for mandarin is;

    a) Not to be used during pregnancy

    b) Not to be used before exposure to direct sunlight

    c) To be used in moderation

    d) Incompatible with bach flower remedies
    b) Not to be used before exposure to direct sunlight
  227. 227. Which one of the following is a benefit of marjoram (sweet) on the skin?

    a) Clears congested, dull skin

    b) Helps cell growth

    c) Helps heal bruises

    d) Increases elasticity
    c) Helps heal bruises
  228. 228. Which essential oil is refreshing and stimulating for muscles and skin;

    a) Matricaria recutita

    b) Styrax benzoin

    c) Cymbopogon citratus

    d) Boswellia carteri
    c) Cymbopogon citratus
  229. 229. What is the botanical name for basil;

    a) Ocimum basilicum

    b) Cymbopogon citratus

    c) Pelargonium basilicum

    d) Salvia sclarea
    a) Ocimum basilicum
  230. 230. What are the 2 main chemical constituents of jasminum officinale;

    a) Myrcene, pinene

    b) Sabinene,cineole

    c) Linalyl acetate, geraniol

    d) Benzyl acetate, linalol
    d) Benzyl acetate, linalol
  231. 231. From which part of the plant is citrus paradisi extracted;

    a) The twigs

    b) The fruit peel

    c) The leaves of the fruit

    d) The stem of the fruit
    b) The fruit peel
  232. 232. Which of the following is a therapeutic effect of eucalyptus;

    a) Increases the secretion of breast milk

    b) Prevents disease or infection

    c) Lowers blood pressure

    d) Helps wounds heal
    b) Prevents disease or infection
  233. 233. Which one of the following is a benefit of lemongrass on the digestive system;

    a) Stimulates appetite

    b) Relieves dyspepsia

    c) Relieves colic

    d) Eases upset stomach
    a) Stimulates appetite
  234. 234. What is the botanical name for lemon;

    a) Cymbopogon citratus

    b) Citrus medica

    c) Citrus limon

    d) Citrus aurantium var amara
    c) Citrus limon
  235. 235. The safety data for juniperus communis is;

    a) Not to be used before drinking alcohol

    b) Prolonged use can cause kidney damage

    c) Phototoxic 

    d) May cause liver damage
    b) Prolonged use can cause kidney damage
  236. 236. Which one of the following is a benefit of jasminum officinale on the nervous system?

    a) Relieves sciatica

    b) Improves memory

    c) Improves self-confidence, lifts depression

    d) Relieves motor neurone disease
    c) Improves self-confidence, lifts depression
  237. 237. Where in the world does melaleuca viridiflora come from?

    a) Java

    b) Australia

    c) Netherlands

    d) Spain
    b) Australia
  238. 238. Which one of the following is not a therapeutic effect of neroli;

    a) Slows muscle spasm

    b) Stimulates the nerves and nerve endings

    c) Kills or prevents a virus from developing

    d) Helps positive thinking, lifts the emotions
    b) Stimulates the nerves and nerve endings
  239. 239. What are the 2 main chemical constituents of myrrh?

    a) Geraniol, citronellol

    b) Pulegone,menthol

    c) Limonene, heerabolene

    d) Patchoulene, pinene
    c) Limonene, heerabolene
  240. 240. Which essential oil helps to regulate menstruation?

    a) Melissa (lemon balm)

    b) Eucalyptus (blue gum)

    c) Patchouli

    d) Bergamot
    a) Melissa (lemon balm)
  241. 241. The treatment which focuses on the insertion of very fine needles into the skin at
    certain points to helps relieve pain and promote healing is known as;

    a) Acupressure

    b) Bowen technique

    c) Acupuncture

    d) Kinesiology
    c) Acupuncture
  242. 242. Which essential oil creates a feeling of euphoria?

    a) Benzoin

    b) Petitgrain

    c) Rose (cabbage)

    d) Sandalwood
    a) Benzoin
  243. 243. Which essential oil should not be used before going into the sun or onto a sunbed?

    a) Lavender

    b) Ylang ylang

    c) Rosemary

    d) Bergamot
    d) Bergamot
  244. 244. Which one of the following is a therapeutic effect of black pepper?

    a) Removes unpleasant smells

    b) Helps heal wounds

    c) Calms muscle spasm

    d) Increases urine production
    c) Calms muscle spasm
  245. 245. From which part of the plant is daucus carota extracted;

    a) Dried flowers

    b) The roots

    c) Dried seeds

    d) Dried leaves
    c) Dried seeds
  246. 246. Matricaria recutita is the botanical name for which oil;

    a) Lavender

    b) Neroli

    c) Chamomile (German)

    d) Petitgrain
    c) Chamomile (German)
  247. 247. How many drops of essential oil would you use in a burner?

    a) 2

    b) 5

    c) 12

    d) 4
    a) 2
  248. 248. A suitable oil for clearing the mind of worries and clutter is;

    a) Benzoin

    b) Cypress

    c) Lemon

    d) Basil
    d) Basil
  249. 249. What skin type would benefit from sandalwood?

    a) Dull skin

    b) Acne

    c) Dry, irritated skin

    d) Young skin
    c) Dry, irritated skin
  250. 250. Why should you not store essential oils in plastic bottles?

    a) The plastic affects the composition of the oil

    b) The plastic affects the molecular structure of the oil

    c) The plastic affects the thickness of the oil

    d) The plastic affects the shelf life of the oil
    b) The plastic affects the molecular structure of the oil
  251. 251. Which carrier oil has anti-inflammatory properties?

    a) Calendula

    b) Peach kernel

    c) Grapeseed

    d) Macadamia
    a) Calendula
  252. 252. Which of the following is not a therapeutic effect of chamaemelum nobile;

    a) Kills bacteria

    b) Expels intestinal worms

    c) Antiseptic

    d) Destroys pathogenic micro organisms
    d) Destroys pathogenic micro organisms
  253. 253. From which part of the plant is clary sage extracted;

    a) Leaves and flowers

    b) Resin of the tree

    c) Dried seeds

    d) Stem
    a) Leaves and flowers
  254. 254. The therapeutic effect of a cephalic oil is to;

    a) Expel intestinal worms

    b) Remove mucus from the respiratory passages

    c) Regenerates cells

    d) Clears and focuses the mind
    d) Clears and focuses the mind
  255. 255. Cananga odorata is the botanical name for which oil;

    a) Coriander

    b) Clary sage

    c) Ylang ylang

    d) Tea tree
    c) Ylang ylang
  256. 256. Which one of the following is a therapeutic effect of vetiver;

    a) Increases dilation of capillaries

    b) Increases urine production

    c) Has a general relaxing effect

    d) Stimulates the nervous system
    c) Has a general relaxing effect
  257. 257. Which of the following molecules are known as hydro carbons;

    a) Ketones

    b) Terpenes

    c) Esters

    d) Phenols
    b) Terpenes
  258. 258. Which oil is most suitable for use on dry skin?

    a) Bergamot

    b) Lemon

    c) Tea tree

    d) Sandalwood
    d) Sandalwood
  259. 259. An example of a hypotensive oil is;

    a) Rosemary

    b) Marjoram

    c) Black pepper

    d) Ginger
    b) Marjoram
  260. 260. Which one of the following is a therapeutic effect of rosemary?

    a) Lowers blood pressure

    b) Kills bacteria

    c) Masks unpleasant smells

    d) Clears and focuses the mind
    d) Clears and focuses the mind
  261. 261. Where does rosmarinus officinalis come from;

    a) France

    b) China

    c) South Africa

    d) Eastern Asia
    a) France
  262. 262. What are the 2 main chemical constituents of rosa centifolia;

    a) Citronellol, geraniol

    b) Linalyl acetate, limonene

    c) Myrcene, sabinene

    d) Cadinene, neral
    a) Citronellol, geraniol
  263. 263. Which essential oil balances the male endocrine system?

    a) Coriandrum sativum

    b) Boswellia carteri

    c) Pinus sylvestris

    d) Cananga odorata
    c) Pinus sylvestris
  264. 264. What is the botanical name for pine?

    a) Pinus sylvestris

    b) Pinus aurantium

    c) Rosmarinus pinus

    d) Aniba rosaeodora
    a) Pinus sylvestris
  265. 265. Which one of the following is a therapeutic effect of rose (cabbage);

    a) Increases dilation of capillaries

    b) Removes impurities and toxins

    c) Regenerates cells

    d) Expels intestinal worms
    b) Removes impurities and toxins
  266. 266. from which part of the plant is rose (damask) extracted;

    a) Leaves

    b) Seeds

    c) Flower petals

    d) Dried seeds
    c) Flower petals
  267. 267. Which one of the following is a benefit of rosemary on the skin?

    a) Hydrates dry skin

    b) Eases puffiness

    c) Helps heal bruises

    d) Reduces inflammations
    b) Eases puffiness
  268. 268. An example of an analgesic oil is;

    a) Grapefruit

    b) Petitgrain

    c) Mandarin

    d) Clary sage
    d) Clary sage
  269. 269. Which of the following molecules are expectorants;

    a) Oxides

    b) Aldehydes

    c) Terpenes

    d) Esters
    a) Oxides
  270. 270. Botanically identical plants that produce chemically different oils are known as:

    a) Chemoreceptors

    b) Chemo oils

    c) Synergistic oils

    d) Chemotypes
    d) Chemotypes
  271. 271. The safety data for tea tree is;

    a) May cause irritation on the skin

    b) Phototoxic

    c) Not to be used on clients with epilepsy

    d) Avoid during last trimester of pregnancy
    a) May cause irritation on the skin
  272. 272. Which one of the following is a therapeutic effect of cananga odorata;

    a) Increases perspiration

    b) Destroys fungi

    c) Lowers blood pressure

    d) Reduces fever
    c) Lowers blood pressure
  273. 273. The therapeutic effect of an analgesic oil is;

    a) To calm the nervous system

    b) To kill bacteria

    c) To strengthen the nervous system

    d) A painkilling effect
    d) A painkilling effect
  274. 274. Where does salvia sclarea originate from?

    a) Western Asia

    b) Brazil

    c) Northern Australia

    d) Morocco
    d) Morocco
  275. 275. What are the 2 main chemical constituents of chamaemelum nobile;

    a) Angelic acids, tiglic acids

    b) Pinene, myrcene

    c) Chamazulene, decyl aldehyde

    d) Menthone, citronellol
    a) Angelic acids, tiglic acids
  276. 276. Which carrier oil has a strong and distinctive smell?

    a) Wheatgerm

    b) Peach kernel

    c) Calendula

    d) Avocado
    d) Avocado
  277. 277. What effect will storing essential oils near heat have on them?

    a) They will coagulate

    b) They will become thicker

    c) The molecular structure of the oil will be affected

    d) They will evaporate
    d) They will evaporate
  278. 278. Which one of the following is not a therapeutic effect of sandalwood?

    a) Helps lift depression

    b) Masks unpleasant smells

    c) Kills bacteria

    d) Prevents or removes infections
    b) Masks unpleasant smells
  279. 279. Basil oil should not be used in the following situation;

    a) Before going into the sun

    b) Pregnancy

    c) Before or after drinking alcohol

    d) On a client with kidney damage
    b) Pregnancy
  280. 280. What blend would you use when working on children or the elderly?

    a) 2 drops of essential oil to each 10ml of carrier oil

    b) 5 drops of essential oil to each 25ml of carrier oil

    c) 10 drops of essential oil to each 40ml of carrier oil

    d) 1 drop of essential oil to each 5ml of carrier oil
    d) 1 drop of essential oil to each 5ml of carrier oil
  281. 281. Which of the following is a benefit of matricaria recutita on the skin;

    a) Cell regeneration

    b) Tones the skin

    c) Improves skin colour

    d) Calms and soothes acne
    d) Calms and soothes acne
  282. 282. Which one of the following is not a therapeutic effect of carrot seed?

    a) Slows muscle spasm

    b) Removes impurities and toxins

    c) Provokes menstruation

    d) Increases urine production
    a) Slows muscle spasm
  283. 283. Which one of the following essential oils is recommended to stimulate the appetite?

    a) Melaleuca viridiflora

    b) Origanum majorana

    c) Piper nigrum

    d) Citrus medica
    c) Piper nigrum
  284. 284. Bergamot oil is extracted from;

    a) The peel of the fruit

    b) The juice of the fruit

    c) The leaves of the fruit

    d) The dried flowers of the fruit
    a) The peel of the fruit
  285. 285. Which of the following therapy is a form of acupressure;

    a) Shiatsu

    b) Acupuncture

    c) Osteopathy

    d) Reiki
    a) Shiatsu
  286. 286. The safety data for melissa officinalis is;

    a) Skin irritant

    b) Not to be used by insomniacs

    c) Not to be used during pregnancy

    d) Phototoxic
    c) Not to be used during pregnancy
  287. 287. Which of the following conditions of the reproductive system would benefit from
    commiphora myrrha;

    a) Thrush

    b) Infertility

    c) Cystitis

    d) Menopausal depression
    a) Thrush
  288. 288. Citrus aurantium var amara is the botanical name for which oil;

    a) Neroli (orange blossom)

    b) Ylang ylang

    c) Frankincense

    d) Ginger
    a) Neroli (orange blossom)
  289. 289. Where in the world does citrus sinensis originate;

    a) England

    b) Thailand

    c) Philippines

    d) China
    d) China
  290. 290. Which one of the following is not a therapeutic effect of jasminum officinale;

    a) Calms muscle spasms

    b) Increases perspiration

    c) Calms the nervous system

    d) Has a general relaxing effect
    b) Increases perspiration
  291. 291. Which essential oil is a abortifacient;

    a) Rosemary

    b) Lemongrass

    c) Juniper (berry)

    d) Basil
    c) Juniper (berry)
  292. 292. Which one of the following is a therapeutic effect of lavender?

    a) Removes impurities and toxins

    b) It reduces fever

    c) Prevents disease

    d) It destroys fungi
    d) It destroys fungi
  293. 293. From which part of the plant is lemongrass extracted;

    a) The roots

    b) The flowers

    c) The seeds

    d) The leaves
    d) The leaves
  294. 294. The safety data for eucalyptus oil is;

    a) Not suitable for clients with epilepsy

    b) Incompatible with homeopathic remedies

    c) Can be narcotic

    d) Not to be used before drinking alcohol
    b) Incompatible with homeopathic remedies
  295. 295. Which essential oil is extracted by expression?

    a) Basil

    b) Petitgrain

    c) Rosemary

    d) Grapefruit
    d) Grapefruit
  296. 296. Which of the following essential oils helps to relieve oedema;

    a) Zingiber officinale

    b) Origanum majorana

    c) Citrus paradisi

    d) Citrus reticulata
    c) Citrus paradisi
  297. 297. Which one of the following is a therapeutic effect of basil?

    a) Sedative

    b) Analgesic

    c) Antiviral

    d) Uplifting
    d) Uplifting
  298. 298. Which one of the following is a therapeutic effect of citrus medica;

    a) Reduces fever

    b) Has a general relaxing effect

    c) Helps promote the production of oestrogen

    d) Increases perspiration
    a) Reduces fever
  299. 299. From which part of the plant is origanum majorana extracted;

    a) The resin of the tree

    b) The roots

    c) Dried flowers

    d) Dried seeds
    c) Dried flowers
  300. 300. What are the 2 main chemical constituents of citrus reticulata;

    a) Sabinene, linalol

    b) Limonene, geranyl acetate

    c) Methyl methyl anthranilate, limonene

    d) Tiglic acids,isobutyl angelate
    c) Methyl methyl anthranilate, limonene
  301. 301. Which one of the following oils would be most suitable for use on oily skin?

    a) Styrax benzoin

    b) Cupressus sempervirens

    c) Jasminum officinale

    d) Pogostemon cablin
    b) Cupressus sempervirens
  302. 302. Where does cypress oil originate from?

    a) Thailand

    b) Tasmania

    c) France

    d) Russia
    c) France
  303. 303. What is the botanical name for coriander?

    a) Cupressus sempervirens

    b) Citrus reticulata

    c) Coriandrum sativum

    d) Coriandrum sylvestris
    c) Coriandrum sativum
  304. 304. The therapeutic effect of an emmenagogue oil is to;

    a) Warm and redden the area of application

    b) Provoke menstruation

    c) Lifts the emotions

    d) Lowers blood
    pressure
    b) Provoke menstruation
  305. 305. The therapeutic effect of a rubefacient oil is to;

    a) Increase perspiration

    b) Dilate the blood vessels

    c) Cell regenerator

    d) Provoke menstruation
    b) Dilate the blood vessels
  306. 306. Who is credited with discovering the process of distillation?

    a) Avicenna

    b) Hippocrates

    c) Rene Maurice Gattefosse

    d) Dr Jean Valnet
    a) Avicenna
  307. 307. Which of the following is a benefit of foeniculum vulgare var dulce on the circulatory system;

    a) Reduces pressure on varicose veins

    b) Lowers high blood pressure

    c) Slows external bleeding

    d) Helps reduce cellulite
    d) Helps reduce cellulite
  308. 308. Which one of the following is not a benefit of pelargonium graveolens on the skin?

    a) Balances sebum

    b) Tonifies dull, congested skins

    c) Controls sweat production

    d) Helps keep skin supple
    c) Controls sweat production
  309. 309. Which oil would be most suitable for use on someone with a hangover?

    a) Eucalyptus

    b) Neroli

    c) Fennel

    d) Clary sage
    c) Fennel
  310. 310. Which of the following is not a therapeutic effect of zingiber officinale;

    a) Produces a feeling of warmth

    b) It has a painkilling effect

    c) Increases perspiration

    d) Promotes evacuation of the bowel
    c) Increases perspiration
  311. 311. Cymbopogon martinii is the botanical name for which oil;

    a) Geranium

    b) Tea tree

    c) Mandarin

    d) Palmarosa
    d) Palmarosa
  312. 312. Which one of the following is not a therapeutic effect of pogostemon cablin;

    a) Increases urine production

    b) Prevents disease or infection

    c) Clears and focuses the mind

    d) Destroys fungi
    c) Clears and focuses the mind
  313. 313. Which one of the following is a benefit of peppermint on the skin?

    a) Reduces inflammations

    b) Regenerates skin cells

    c) Detoxifies oily skin

    d) Insect repellent
    a) Reduces inflammations
  314. 314. From which part of the plant is petitgrain extracted;

    a) The roots

    b) The flowers

    c) The leaves

    d) The dried flowers
    c) The leaves
  315. 315. The safety data for pine is;

    a) Not to be used on sensitive skin

    b) Incompatible with bach flower remedies

    c) Not to be used with kinesiology

    d) Not to be used on mature skin
    a) Not to be used on sensitive skin
  316. 316. Where in the world is rosa centifolia from;

    a) Thailand

    b) Jamaica

    c) Morocco

    d) Australia
    c) Morocco
  317. 317. What are the 2 main chemical constituents of rosa damascena;

    a) Pinene, terpenes

    b) Linalyl acetate, terpineol

    c) Sabinene, myrcene

    d) Citronellol,geraniol
    d) Citronellol,geraniol
  318. 318. Which one of the following is not a benefit of rosemary on the circulatory system?

    a) Increases blood pressure

    b) Tonifies the heart

    c) Increases blood pressure
    c) Increases blood pressure
  319. 319. An example of an essential oil which is an overall immune system stimulant is;

    a) Citrus aurantium var amara

    b) Origanum majorana

    c) Melaleuca alternifolia

    d) Coriandrum sativum
    c) Melaleuca alternifolia
  320. 320. Where are the smell sensing cells located?

    a) Olfactory plexus

    b) Olfactory membranes

    c) Olfactory nerves

    d) Olfactory tissue
    b) Olfactory membranes
  321. 321. An absolute is obtained by;

    a) Mixing an oil with water

    b) Mixing a resin with alcohol

    c) Mixing a concrete with alcohol

    d) Mixing a concrete with resin
    c) Mixing a concrete with alcohol
  322. 322. Which condition would benefit from the use of tea tree?

    a) Fibrositis

    b) Atherosclerosis

    c) Glandular fever

    d) Sprain
    c) Glandular fever
  323. 323. Which one of the following is a benefit of ylang ylang on the skin?

    a) Balances sebum production

    b) Regenerates cells

    c) Heals bruises

    d) Decreases inflammations
    a) Balances sebum production
  324. 324. The therapeutic effect of an antispasmodic oil is to;

    a) Increase muscle spasm

    b) Calm muscle spasm

    c) Calm heart palpitations

    d) Remove unpleasant smells
    b) Calm muscle spasm
  325. 325. Which of these oils would be most suitable for inhalation for a healthy client
    presenting with menopausal depression;

    a) Eucalyptus globulus

    b) Cymbopogon martinii

    c) Chamaemelum nobile

    d) Salvia sclarea
    c) Chamaemelum nobile
  326. 326. Chamaemelum nobile is the botanical name for which oil;

    a) Chamomile (German)

    b) Cypress 

    c) Chamomile (Roman)

    d) Clary sage
    c) Chamomile (Roman)
  327. 327. What is the maximum number of drops of essential oil that should be used per bath?

    a) 10

    b) 8

    c) 6

    d) 4
    c) 6
  328. 328. What effect will storing essential oils in extreme cold temperatures have on the oil?

    a) Their composition will be affected

    b) Their solution will become weak

    c) They will evaporate

    d) They will have a negative effect on the user
    a) Their composition will be affected
  329. 329. Which one of the following is a therapeutic effect of tea tree?

    a) Has a relaxing effect on the system

    b) Heightens sexual desire

    c) Stops bleeding

    d) Destroys fungi
    d) Destroys fungi
  330. 330. What are the 2 main chemical constituents of benzoin oil?

    a) Chamazulene, farnesol

    b) Geraniol, citronellol

    c) Coniferyl cinnamate , sumaresinolic acid

    d) Cineole, terpineol
    c) Coniferyl cinnamate , sumaresinolic acid
  331. 331. Which essential oil would you recommend a client to use in a bath after childbirth?

    a) Tea tree

    b) Lavender

    c) Geranium

    d) Frankincense
    b) Lavender
  332. 332. From which part of the plant is matricaria recutita extracted;

    a) Roots

    b) Leaves

    c) Seeds

    d) Flowers
    d) Flowers
  333. 333. Which one of the following is a therapeutic effect of daucus carota;

    a) Increases dilation of capillaries

    b) Stimulates the whole body

    c) Calms the nervous system

    d) Reduces inflammations
    a) Increases dilation of capillaries
  334. 334. Which oil can improve performance is used before sporting activities;

    a) Piper nigrum

    b) Coriandrum sativum

    c) Foeniculum vulgare var dulce
    d) Pelargonium graveolens
    a) Piper nigrum
  335. 335. From which part of the plant is benzoin extracted;

    a) Leaves

    b) Flowers

    c) Bark of the tree

    d) Twigs
    c) Bark of the tree
  336. 336. Where in the world does bergamot oil come from?

    a) Thailand

    b) Spain

    c) Tropical Asia

    d) Europe
    c) Tropical Asia
  337. 337. The term holistic comes from;

    a) Greece

    b) Egypt

    c) Holland

    d) Rome
    a) Greece
  338. 338. Melissa (lemon balm) is extremely good for;

    a) Epilepsy

    b) Stress related conditions

    c) Nervous conditions

    d) Fibrositis
    b) Stress related conditions
  339. 339. Which essential oil would you use for a client who was suffering from a lack of motivation?

    a) Clary sage

    b) Rose
    (cabbage)

    c) Geranium

    d) Myrrh
    d) Myrrh
  340. 340. Which one of the following is a therapeutic effect of neroli (orange blossom);

    a) Helps lift depression and the symptoms related to it

    b) Increases urine production

    c) Helps promote production of oestrogen

    d) Lowers blood pressure
    a) Helps lift depression and the symptoms related to it
  341. 341. Which one of the following is not a therapeutic effect of melaleuca viridiflora;

    a) It prevents or removes infection

    b) Increases urine production

    c) Helps wounds heal

    d) It kills bacteria
    b) Increases urine production
  342. 342. What is the botanical name for juniper (berry);

    a) Origanum majorana

    b) Juniperus communis

    c) Jasminum officinale

    d) Foeniculum vulgare var dulce
    b) Juniperus communis
  343. 343. What are the 2 main chemical constituents of lavender?

    a) Citral, citronellol

    b) Aldehyde, myrcene

    c) Linalyl acetate, lavandulyl acetate

    d) Benzoic acid,cinnamic acid
    c) Linalyl acetate, lavandulyl acetate
  344. 344. Which one of the following is not a therapeutic effect of lemongrass?

    a) Prevents or removes infection

    b) Invigorates the body

    c) Heightens sexual desire

    d) Contracts and  tightens tissues
    c) Heightens sexual desire
  345. 345. From which part of the eucalyptus plant does the oil come from;

    a) Flowers

    b) Roots

    c) Seeds

    d) Leaves
    d) Leaves
  346. 346. What is the botanical name for grapefruit?

    a) Citrus limon

    b) Citrus paradisi

    c) Citrus medica

    d) Citrus reticulata
    b) Citrus paradisi
  347. 347. Where does jasmine originate from?

    a) Egypt

    b) Java

    c) Philippines

    d) South Africa
    a) Egypt
  348. 348. What is the effect of ocimum basilicum on the muscular system?

    a) Relaxes muscles

    b) Soothes muscle inflammation

    c) Relieves muscle tightness

    d) Tones the muscles
    c) Relieves muscle tightness
  349. 349. The safety data for lemongrass is;

    a) Toxic

    b) May irritate the skin

    c) Not be used on clients with kidney damage

    d) Incompatible with bach flower remedies
    b) May irritate the skin
  350. 350. Which one of the following is not a therapeutic effect of origanum majorana;

    a) Calms muscle spasm

    b) Increases perspiration

    c) Promotes evacuation of the bowel

    d) Strengthens and tones the nerves and nervous system
    b) Increases perspiration
  351. 351. How does citrus reticulata benefit the digestive system?

    a) Eases constipation

    b) Stimulates appetite

    c) Relieves mouth ulcers

    d) Aids diarrhoea
    b) Stimulates appetite
  352. 352. Which of the following essential oils is an astringent;

    a) Basil

    b) Melissa

    c) Cypress

    d) Petitgrain
    c) Cypress
  353. 353. Which of the following is not a therapeutic effect of coriandrum sativum;

    a) Stimulates the body

    b) Stops bleeding

    c) Kills bacteria

    d) It has a painkilling effect
    b) Stops bleeding
  354. 354. The safety data for salvia sclarea is;

    a) Incompatible with bach flower remedies

    b) Not to be used before consuming alcohol

    c) Skin irritant

    d) Can be narcotic if used in large doses
    b) Not to be used before consuming alcohol
  355. 355. The therapeutic effect of a haemostatic oil is to;

    a) Reduce fever

    b) Increase urine production

    c) Stop bleeding

    d) Balance sebum production
    c) Stop bleeding
  356. 356. What method of extraction is used to obtain a concrete;

    a) Steam distillation

    b) Enfleurage

    c) Absolute distillation

    d) Solvent extraction
    d) Solvent extraction
  357. 357. Foeniculum vulgare var dulce is the botanical name for which oil;

    a) Fennel

    b) Geranium

    c) Frankincense

    d) Neroli (orange blossom)
    a) Fennel
  358. 358. Which one of the following is not a therapeutic effect of pelargonium graveolens;

    a) Increases urine production

    b) Helps prevent flatulence

    c) Creates a balance in emotions

    d) Expels intestinal worms
    b) Helps prevent flatulence
  359. 359. What are the 2 main chemical constituents of frankincense?

    a) Pinene, limonene

    b) Limonene, menthone

    c) Pinene, citronellol

    d) Terpenens, carene
    a) Pinene, limonene
  360. 360. Where does zingiber officinale originate from?

    a) Denmark

    b) Belgium

    c) Russia

    d) Asia
    d) Asia
  361. 361. Which one of the following is a therapeutic effect of orange (sweet);

    a) It creates a cold feeling

    b) Has an overall relaxing effect

    c) Lowers blood pressure

    d) Destroys fungi
    c) Lowers blood pressure
  362. 362. Pogostemon cablin is the botanical name for which oil;

    a) Lemon

    b) Frankincense

    c) Patchouli

    d) Sandalwood
    c) Patchouli
  363. 363. Where in the world does peppermint come from?

    a) Asia

    b) Switzerland

    c) Russia

    d) Worldwide
    d) Worldwide
  364. 364. Which essential oil would you use to combat travel sickness;

    a) Tea tree

    b) Rosewood

    c) Peppermint

    d) Carrot seed
    c) Peppermint
  365. 365. From which part of the plant is pinus sylvestris extracted;

    a) The dried seeds

    b) The flowers 

    c) The pine needles

    d) The leaves
    c) The pine needles
  366. 366. Which one of the following is not a therapeutic effect of rosa centifolia;

    a) It kills bacteria

    b) Provokes menstruation

    c) Stimulates the immune system

    d) Promotes evacuation of the bowel
    c) Stimulates the immune system
  367. 367. Oils with a tonic have the following effect;

    a) They dilate capillaries

    b) The have a warming effect on the body

    c) The constrict capillaries

    d) They increase swollen areas
    c) The constrict capillaries
  368. 368. Which of the following essential oils stimulates the lymphatic system;

    a) Commiphora myrrha

    b) Rosa damascena

    c) Pelargonium graveolens

    d) Thyme vulgaris
    c) Pelargonium graveolens
  369. 369. Which of the following essential oils is efficient for treating clients with
    hypertension;

    a) Rosemary

    b) Ginger

    c) Ylang ylang

    d) Eucalyptus
    c) Ylang ylang
  370. 370. Which molecule is common in lemon scented oils?

    a) Ketones

    b) Aldehydes

    c) Acids

    d) Phenols
    b) Aldehydes
  371. 371. From which part of the plant is vetiver extracted;

    a) The roots

    b) The flowers

    c) The dried flowers

    d) The leaves
    a) The roots
  372. 372. The therapeutic effect of a carminative oil is to;

    a) Help stop bleeding

    b) Increase perspiration

    c) Help prevent flatulence

    d) Provoke menstruation
    c) Help prevent flatulence
  373. 373. Which of the following is a therapeutic effect of clary sage;

    a) Aids digestion

    b) Prevents virus from developing

    c) Lowers blood pressure

    d) Stimulates the area being worked on
    c) Lowers blood pressure
  374. 374. Which one of the following is a benefit of chamomile (Roman) on the skeletal system?

    a) Relieves osteoporosis

    b) Soothes arthritis

    c) Relieves toothache

    d) Eases rheumatism
    d) Eases rheumatism
  375. 375. What is the maximum dilution of essential oil that should be mixed with a carrier oil?

    a) 2%

    b) 1.5%

    c) 1%

    d) 2.5%
    d) 2.5%
  376. 376. Which oil must you never use on a client with epilepsy?

    a) Lavender

    b) Coriander

    c) Rosemary

    d) Tea tree
    c) Rosemary
  377. 377. What are the 2 main chemical constituents of sandalwood?

    a) Limonene, nerol

    b) Pinene, cineol

    c) Linalyl acetate, citral

    d) Santalol, sesquiterpenes
    d) Santalol, sesquiterpenes
  378. 378. Which one of the following is a therapeutic effect of benzoin?

    a) Provokes menstruation

    b) Relieves the sensation of itching

    c) Clears and focuses the mind

    d) A stimulant and tonic
    d) A stimulant and tonic
  379. 379. What is the average shelf life of a blended oil?

    a) 3 months

    b) 6 weeks

    c) 2 months

    d) 1 months
    a) 3 months
  380. 380. Which one of the following is a benefit of chamomile (German) on the muscular system?

    a) Relieves tension in large muscular areas

    b) Detoxifies buildup of toxins in muscles

    c) Relieves muscular pain in lower back

    d) Stimulates the muscular system
    c) Relieves muscular pain in lower back
  381. 381. Where does carrot seed come from?

    a) Thailand

    b) Europe

    c) Java

    d) Tasmania
    b) Europe
  382. 382. How can black pepper benefit the circulatory system?

    a) Lowers blood pressure

    b) Stimulates circulation

    c) Increases blood pressure

    d) Helps reduce cellulite
    b) Stimulates circulation
  383. 383. Which one of the following is an effect of bergamot on the respiratory system?

    a) Increases production of mucus

    b) Relieves symptoms of colds and flu

    c) Relaxes breathing

    d) Lowers temperature
    b) Relieves symptoms of colds and flu
  384. 384. What is the effect of bergamot on the skin?

    a) Rejuvenates the skin

    b) Tones the skin

    c) Anti inflammatory

    d) Hydrates the  skin
    c) Anti inflammatory
  385. 385. A pharmacological effect describes;

    a) A spiritual effect

    b) A physical effect

    c) A chemical effect

    d) A mental effect
    c) A chemical effect
  386. 386. What are the 2 main chemical constituents of melissa (lemon balm);

    a) Citral, geraniol

    b) Pinene, limonene

    c) Heerabolene, sabinene

    d) Linalool, benzyl acetate
    a) Citral, geraniol
  387. 387. Where in the world does myrrh come from;

    a) North East Africa

    b) Eastern Australia

    c) Jamaica

    d) South Africa
    a) North East Africa
  388. 388. From which part of the plant is neroli (orange blossom) extracted;

    a) The leaves

    b) The dried leaves

    c) The flowers

    d) The dried seeds
    c) The flowers
  389. 389. Which one of the following is a therapeutic effect of niaouli;

    a) It has a painkilling effect

    b) Aids digestion

    c) Increases perspiration

    d) Increases dilation of capillaries
    a) It has a painkilling effect
  390. 390. Which one of the following is a therapeutic effect of jasmine;

    a) Increases the secretion of breast milk

    b) Increases urine production

    c) Kills bacteria

    d) Reduces dilation of capillaries
    a) Increases the secretion of breast milk
  391. 391. Where does lavender originate from?

    a) England

    b) Scandinavia

    c) Thailand

    d) Columbia
    a) England
  392. 392. The safety data for citrus limon is;

    a) Not to be used by people with asthma

    b) Phototoxic

    c) Incompatible with reiki

    d) Can cause headaches or migraines
    b) Phototoxic
  393. 393. The therapeutic effect of a nervine oil is to;

    a) Stimulate the nervous system

    b) Strengthen the lymphatic system

    c) Strengthen and tone the nervous system

    d) Calm the nervous system
    c) Strengthen and tone the nervous system
  394. 394. Which type of fennel is widely used in aromatherapy?

    a) True fennel

    b) Bitter fennel

    c) Common fennel

    d) Sweet fennel
    d) Sweet fennel
  395. 395. From which part of the plant is jasminum officinale extracted;

    a) The leaves

    b) The flowers

    c) The dried seeds

    d) The roots
    b) The flowers
  396. 396. Which one of the following is an effect of basil on the skin?

    a) Relieves symptoms of dermatitis

    b) Tonic effect on acne

    c) Reduces inflammation

    d) Helps cell growth for scar tissue
    b) Tonic effect on acne
  397. 397. How can cymbopogon citratus benefit the immune system?

    a) Stimulates production of red blood cells

    b) Reduces fever

    c) Relieves laryngitis

    d) Tonifies aching muscles
    b) Reduces fever
  398. 398. From which part of the plant is rosemary extracted;

    a) The stem

    b) The leaves and flowers

    c) The roots

    d) The seeds
    b) The leaves and flowers
  399. 399. Rosa damascena is the botanical name for which oil;

    a) Rose (damask)

    b) Rose (Bulgarian)

    c) Rose (cabbage)

    d) Mandarin
    a) Rose (damask)
  400. 400. What are the 2 main chemical constituents of marjoram (sweet);

    a) Citral,geraniol

    b) Anethole,pinene

    c) Phellandrene,cineol

    d) Terpineol,linalool
    d) Terpineol,linalool
  401. 401. Where in the world does citrus reticulata come from?

    a) Southern China

    b) Western Asia

    c) Northern Australia

    d) Italy
    a) Southern China
  402. 402. Which one of the following is not a therapeutic effect of cupressus sempervirens;

    a) Removes impurities and toxins

    b) Contracts and tightens the tissues

    c) Removes mucus from the lungs

    d) Lifts the emotions
    c) Removes mucus from the lungs
  403. 403. From which part of the plant is mandarin extracted;

    a) The flowers

    b) The peel of the fruit

    c) The leaves

    d) The twigs
    b) The peel of the fruit
  404. 404. Cupressus sempervirens is the botanical name for which oil;

    a) Cedarwood

    b) Cypress

    c) Clary sage

    d) Carrot seed
    b) Cypress
  405. 405. The therapeutic effect of a febrifuge oil is to;

    a) Reduce inflammations

    b) Prevent allergic reactions

    c) Contracts and tightens the skin

    d) Reduce fever
    d) Reduce fever
  406. 406. Who is responsible for bringing aromatherapy to Britain;

    a) Dr Jean Valnet

    b) Robert Tisserand

    c) Eve Taylor

    d) Marguerite Maury
    d) Marguerite Maury
  407. 407. Which one of the following is a therapeutic effect of foeniculum vulgare var dulce;

    a) Increases the secretion of breast milk

    b) Relieves sensation of itching

    c) Promotes evacuation of the bowel

    d) Helps prevent flatulence
    b) Relieves sensation of itching
  408. 408. Which essential oil is emotionally balancing?

    a) Boswellia carteri

    b) Citrus bergamia

    c) Melaleuca viridiflora

    d) Rosa centifolia
    a) Boswellia carteri
  409. 409. Where does frankincense originate from?

    a) Dead Sea

    b) Asia

    c) Red Sea

    d) Tasmania
    c) Red Sea
  410. 410. What is the botanical name for ginger?

    a) Citrus paradisi

    b) Cymbopogon citratus

    c) Zingiber officinale

    d) Zingiber cablin
    c) Zingiber officinale
  411. 411. From which part of the plant is cymbopogon martinii extracted;

    a) Dried seeds

    b) Dried grass

    c) Dried flowers

    d) Dried leaves
    b) Dried grass
  412. 412. Which of the following is a therapeutic effect of peppermint;

    a) Mask unpleasant smells

    b) Increases perspiration

    c) Clears and focuses the mind

    d) Increase dilation of capillaries
    c) Clears and focuses the mind
  413. 413. What are the 2 main chemical constituents of petitgrain;

    a) Pinene, terpenes

    b) Pinene, limonene

    c) Carene, dipentene

    d) Linalyl acetate, geranyl acetate
    d) Linalyl acetate, geranyl acetate
  414. 414. Which of the following is not a therapeutic effect of pinus sylvestris;

    a) Helps removes mucus from the respiratory passages

    b) Increases dilation of capillaries

    c) Resists or destroys pathogenic micro organisms

    d) Prevents or removes infection
    b) Increases dilation of capillaries
  415. 415. Rose (cabbage) benefits which type of skin;

    a) Acne

    b) Dull congested skin

    c) Sensitive

    d) Dry, mature skin
    d) Dry, mature skin
  416. 416. A structure made of 2 or more atoms joined together is known as;

    a) Chemotype

    b) Biosynthesis

    c) Expression

    d) A molecule
    d) A molecule
  417. 417. Which of these oils are suitable for use on sensitive skin;

    a) Chamomile

    b) Ylang ylang

    c) Carrot seed

    d) Lemongrass
    a) Chamomile
  418. 418. An example of a hypertensive oil is;

    a) Piper nigrum

    b) Cananga odorata

    c) Citrus limon

    d) Lavandula angustifolia
    a) Piper nigrum
  419. 419. What does the term synergy mean in aromatherapy?

    a) Botanically identical plants

    b) The link between a simple, complex element

    c) When 2 or more oils work together to produce more of an effect than they do alone

    d) A structure made of 2 or more atoms joined together
    c) When 2 or more oils work together to produce more of an effect than they do alone
  420. 420. What is the botanical name for sweet thyme?

    a) Thymus odorata

    b) Thymus vulgaris

    c) Thymus albuma

    d) Thymus var dulce
    b) Thymus vulgaris
  421. 421. Which essential oil would you recommend to a client who suffered from dandruff?

    a) Lavandula angustifolia

    b) Melaleuca alternifolia

    c) Pogostemon cablin

    d) Citrus limon
    b) Melaleuca alternifolia
  422. 422. Which one of the following is a benefit of vetiver on the skin?

    a) Increases elasticity

    b) Soothes wrinkles

    c) Astringent for dull, oily skin

    d) Helps heal acne scars
    d) Helps heal acne scars
  423. 423. Which essential oil regulates the flow of adrenaline?

    a) Foeniculum vulgare var dulce

    b) Citrus medica

    c) Cananga odorata

    d) Melaleuca alternifolia
    c) Cananga odorata
  424. 424. Which one of the following is not a therapeutic effect of salvia sclarea;

    a) Calms the nervous system

    b) Slows muscle spasm

    c) Has a general relaxing effect

    d) Increases dilation of capillaries
    d) Increases dilation of capillaries
  425. 425. Which one of the following is not a benefit of chamaemelum nobile on the reproductive system;

    a) Balances hormones

    b) Eases period pain

    c) Relieves menopausal depression

    d) Relieves fluid retention
    a) Balances hormones
  426. 426. Where does chamomile (Roman) originate from?

    a) Africa

    b) West Indies

    c) Australia

    d) England
    d) England
  427. 427. Which carrier oil is known to be an emollient?

    a) Jojoba bean

    b) Avocado

    c) Grapeseed

    d) Wheatgerm
    b) Avocado
  428. 428. Which one of the following is not a therapeutic effect of melaleuca alternifolia;

    a) Helps promote the production of oestrogen

    b) Stimulates the immune system

    c) Reduces inflammations

    d) Increases perspiration
    a) Helps promote the production of oestrogen
  429. 430. What is the effect of benzoin oil on the skeletal system?

    a) Reduces inflammation caused by rheumatoid arthritis and gout

    b) Increases circulation

    c) Relieves symptoms of nervous tension

    d) Eases toothache
    a) Reduces inflammation caused by rheumatoid arthritis and gout
  430. 430. What is the effect of benzoin oil on the skeletal system?

    a) Reduces inflammation caused by rheumatoid arthritis and gout

    b) Increases circulation

    c) Relieves symptoms of nervous tension

    d) Eases toothache
    a) Reduces inflammation caused by rheumatoid arthritis and gout
  431. 431. What is the maximum number of drops of essential oils that can be used in any treatment?

    a) 3

    b) 8

    c) 4

    d) 6
    b) 8
  432. 432. What are the 2 main chemical constituents of chamomile (German);

    a) Farnesol,chamazulene

    b) Sabinal, decyl aldehyde

    c) Chamazulene, sabinol

    d) Pinene, camphene
    a) Farnesol,chamazulene
  433. 433. Which oil would be recommended for use on mature, wrinkled skins?

    a) Cymbopogon citratus

    b) Melaleuca viridiflora

    c) Daucus carota

    d) Citrus paradisi
    c) Daucus carota
  434. 434. Which one of the following is not a therapeutic effect of black pepper?

    a) It has a painkilling effect

    b) Prevents allergic reaction

    c) Removes mucus from lungs and respiratory passages

    d) Removes impurities and toxins
    b) Prevents allergic reaction
  435. 435. It is advisable to use basil oil free of which chemical;

    a) Benzaldehyde

    b) Al-dehyde

    c) Methyl chavicol

    d) Myrcene
    c) Methyl chavicol
  436. 436. Which symptom of the urinary system would most benefit from the use of benzoin oil?

    a) Nephritis

    b) Bright's disease

    c) Kidney stones

    d) Cystitis
    d) Cystitis
  437. 437. What type of skin reaction occurs when a foreign substance reacts with the mast cells of the dermis causing inflammation;

    a) Phototoxicity

    b) Allergic

    c) Photosensitisation

    d) Cutaneous
    d) Cutaneous
  438. 438. The Bowen Technique describes;

    a) Manipulation of the joints of the body specifically the spine

    b) The study of the irises

    c) Testing the muscles and energy meridians to discover and then treat the body's imbalance

    d) Rebalancing the body holistically using gentle moves on the tissues
    d) Rebalancing the body holistically using gentle moves on the tissues
  439. 439. Where in the world does melissa (lemon balm) come from;

    a) Northern Africa

    b) West Indies

    c) France

    d) Eastern Asia
    c) France
  440. 440. What type of skin would most benefit from myrrh;

    a) Oily skin

    b) Mature skin

    c) Dehydrated skin

    d) Sensitive skin
    b) Mature skin
  441. 441. What are the 2 main chemical constituents of neroli (orange blossom);

    a) Pinene, cineole

    b) Farnesol, geraniol

    c) Pulegone, menthone

    d) Linalool, limonene
    d) Linalool, limonene
  442. 442. From which part of the plant is niaouli extracted;

    a) The flowers

    b) The roots

    c) The leaves

    d) The dried seeds
    c) The leaves
  443. 443. What are the 2 main chemical constituents of juniperus communis;

    a) Pinene, myrcene

    b) Linalool,limonene

    c) benzaldehyde, sumaresinolic acid

    d) Eugenol, citronellol
    a) Pinene, myrcene
  444. 444. Which one of the following is not a therapeutic effect of lavender;

    a) Increases blood pressure

    b) Creates balance in emotions

    c) Calms the nervous system

    d) Reduces inflammations
    a) Increases blood pressure
  445. 445. Cymbopogon citratus is the botanical name for which oil;

    a) Grapefruit

    b) Mandarin

    c) Lemongrass

    d) Lemon
    c) Lemongrass
  446. 446. The therapeutic effect of a vasodilatory oil is to;

    a) Increase the dilation of capillaries

    b) Lower blood pressure

    c) Clear and focuses the mind

    d) Decrease the dilation of blood vessels
    a) Increase the dilation of capillaries
  447. 447. Where does eucalyptus come from;

    a) Philippenes

    b) Switzerland

    c) Australia

    d) England
    c) Australia
  448. 448. Jasminum officinale is the botanical name for which oil;

    a) Ylang ylang

    b) Juniper

    c) Frankincense

    d) Jasmine
    d) Jasmine
  449. 449. Which one of the following is not an effect of basil on the nervous system;

    a) Relieves insomnia

    b) Aids concentration

    c) Uplifting for depression

    d) Boosts immunity
    b) Aids concentration
  450. 450. Where does lime come from;

    a) Asia

    b) Thailand

    c) Tasmania

    d) Australia
    a) Asia
  451. 451. The safety data for rosmarinus officinalis is;

    a) Not to be used on clients with high blood pressure

    b) Phototoxic

    c) Incompatible with bach flower remedies

    d) Not be used on clients with poor circulation
    a) Not to be used on clients with high blood pressure
  452. 452. Which one of the following is not a therapeutic effect of rosa damascena;

    a) Reduces the dilation of capillaries

    b) Clears and focuses the mind

    c) Invigorates and gives strength to a specific area

    d) Contracts and tightens the tissues
    b) Clears and focuses the mind
  453. 453. Where in the world does marjoram (sweet) come from;

    a) Brazil

    b) Spain

    c) Java

    d) Barbados
    b) Spain
  454. 454. Which one of the following is not a therapeutic effect of citrus reticulata;

    a) Helps prevent flatulence

    b) Has a general relaxing effect

    c) Calms the nervous system

    d) Regenerates the cells
    d) Regenerates the cells
  455. 455. Which one of the following is a therapeutic effect of coriander;

    a) It destroys fungi

    b) Provokes menstruation

    c) Increases perspiration

    d) Produces a feeling of warmth
    a) It destroys fungi
  456. 456. The therapeutic effect of a fungicidal oil is to;

    a) Reduce fungi

    b) Destroy fungi

    c) Increase fungi

    d) Balance the emotions
    b) Destroy fungi
  457. 457. Which method of extraction is used to obtain a resin;

    a) Enfleurage

    b) Expression

    c) Solvent extraction

    d) Steam distillation
    c) Solvent extraction
  458. 458. Where was the 'cradle of medicine' located;

    a) Greece

    b) Egypt

    c) Rome

    d) England
    b) Egypt
  459. 459. What are the 2 main chemical constituents of peppermint;

    a) Pinene, menthol

    b) Limonene, geraniol

    c) Menthone, limonene

    d) Menthol, menthone
    d) Menthol, menthone
  460. 460. Which of the following is a benefit of frankincense on the skin;

    a) Tonifies the skin

    b) Reduces inflammations

    c) Improves circulation

    d) Smoothes wrinkles and dry skins
    d) Smoothes wrinkles and dry skins
  461. 461. What are the 2 main chemical constituents of zingiber officinale;

    a) Pinene, limonene

    b) Gingerol, Zingiberene

    c) Neral, paradisiol

    d) Cadinene, gingerol
    b) Gingerol, Zingiberene
  462. 462. Which one of the following is a benefit of orange (sweet) on the circulatory system;

    a) Aids cellulite

    b) Lowers blood pressure

    c) Eases varicose veins

    d) Relieves palpitations
    b) Lowers blood pressure
  463. 463. Which one of the following is a therapeutic effect of palmarosa;

    a) Calms the nervous system

    b) Focuses the mind

    c) Increases perspiration

    d) It reduces fever
    d) It reduces fever
  464. 464. Which essential oil aids weight loss;

    a) Citrus paradisi

    b) Daucus carota

    c) Rosa centifolia

    d) Pogostemon cablin
    d) Pogostemon cablin
  465. 465. What is the botanical name for petitgrain;

    a) Citrus aurantium var amara

    b) Citrus limon

    c) Citrus sinensis

    d) Citrus reticulata
    a) Citrus aurantium var amara
  466. 466. Which one of the following is a therapeutic effect of pine;

    a) Expels intestinal worms

    b) Prevents disease from developing

    c) Reduces fever

    d) Regenerates cells
    a) Expels intestinal worms
  467. 467. Rosa centifolia is the botanical name for which oil;

    a) Rose (damask)

    b) Rose (cabbage)

    c) Basil

    d) Fennel
    b) Rose (cabbage)
  468. 468. Which of the following molecules are often poisonous;

    a) Oxides

    b) Esters

    c) Alcohols

    d) Ketones
    d) Ketones
  469. 469. What is the botanical name for vetiver;

    a) Vetiveria odorata

    b) Vetiveria citratus

    c) Vetiveria zizanoides

    d) Vetiveria officinale
    c) Vetiveria zizanoides
  470. 470. From which part of the plant is cananga odorata extracted;

    a) Flower petals

    b) The resin of the tree

    c) The underground roots

    d) The leaves
    a) Flower petals
  471. 471. Which one of the following essential oils calms the central nervous system;

    a) Vetiver

    b) Fennel

    c) Niaouli

    d) Coriander
    a) Vetiver
  472. 472. Which one of the following is not a benefit of cananga odorata on the circulatory system;

    a) Slows over rapid breathing

    b) Helps cellulite

    c) Reduces high blood pressure

    d) Slows over rapid heart beat
    b) Helps cellulite
  473. 473. Which one of the following is not a benefit of chamomile (Roman) on the digestive system;

    a) Relieves nausea

    b) Relieves diarrhoea

    c) Soothes teeth abscesses

    d) Stimulates appetite
    d) Stimulates appetite
  474. 474. Which carrier oil is considered to be anti ageing;

    a) Peach kernel

    b) Macadamia

    c) Avocado

    d) Sweet almond
    b) Macadamia
  475. 475. When placing essential oils in a bath what should you mix the oils with first;

    a) Carrier oil

    b) Emollient

    c) Water

    d) Emulsifier
    d) Emulsifier
  476. 476. From which part of the plant is melaleuca alternifolia extracted;

    a) Leaves and twigs

    b) Flowers and leaves

    c) Resin of the tree

    d) Roots
    a) Leaves and twigs
  477. 477. When using a compress cloth on a particular area of the body, what would you soak it in;

    a) 50 ml of water and 2 drops of essential oil

    b) 100 ml of water and 1 drop of essential oil

    c) 200 ml of water and 5 drops of essential oil

    d) 100 ml of water and 2 drops of essential oil
    b) 100 ml of water and 1 drop of essential oil
  478. 478. The therapeutic effect of a vasoconstrictive oil is to;

    a) Increase the dilation of capillaries

    b) Reduce the dilation of capillaries

    c) Invigorate the circulatory system

    d) Increase blood pressure
    b) Reduce the dilation of capillaries
  479. 479. Daucus carota is the botanical name for which oil;

    a) Carrot seed

    b) Lavender

    c) Bergamot

    d) Chamomile (German)
    a) Carrot seed
  480. 480. What are the 2 main chemical constituents of black pepper;

    a) Linalyl acetate, citral

    b) Pinene, camphene

    c) Geranyl acetate, terpineol

    d) Limonene, dipentene
    b) Pinene, camphene
  481. 481. Which one of the following is an effect of bergamot on the digestive system;

    a) Decreases appetite

    b) Aids peristalsis

    c) Stimulates digestion

    d) Helps to regulate appetite
    d) Helps to regulate appetite
  482. 482. Which one of the following is a benefit of melissa (lemon balm) on the skin;

    a) Increases elasticity

    b) Improves skin texture

    c) Soothes insect bites and stings

    d) Helps heal scar tissue
    c) Soothes insect bites and stings
  483. 483. Which one of the following is not a therapeutic effect of myrrh;

    a) Increases the dilation of capillaries

    b) Helps prevents flatulence

    c) Destroys fungi

    d) Reduces inflammations
    a) Increases the dilation of capillaries
  484. 484. Which one of the following is a benefit of neroli (orange blossom) on the skin;

    a) Tightens pores

    b) Improves skin texture

    c) Increases elasticity

    d) Helps skin regeneration
    d) Helps skin regeneration
  485. 485. Which one of the following is a therapeutic effect of juniper (berry);

    a) Increases dilation of capillaries

    b) Increases urine production

    c) Expels intestinal worms

    d) Stops bleeding
    b) Increases urine production
  486. 486. Which one of the following is a benefit of lavandula angustifolia on the circulatory
    system;

    a) Stimulates circulation

    b) Lowers high blood pressure

    c) Helps reduce cellulite

    d) Tonifies the blood
    b) Lowers high blood pressure
  487. 487. What are the 2 main chemical constituents of lemongrass;

    a) Geraniol,citral

    b) Limonene,pinene

    c) Heerabolene, citral

    d) Farnesol,
    pinene
    a) Geraniol,citral
  488. 488. The therapeutic effect of a laxative oil is to;

    a) Promote the production of breast milk

    b) Promote the evacuation of the bowel

    c) Heightens sexual desire

    d) Create a calming effect
    b) Promote the evacuation of the bowel
  489. 489. Which one of the following is a benefit of eucalyptus on the skeletal system;

    a) Increases the production of bone marrow

    b) Relieves arthritis

    c) Soothes osteoporosis

    d) Eases rheumatism
    d) Eases rheumatism
  490. 490. Which one of the following is a benefit of rosmarinus officinalis on the muscular system;

    a) Removes lactic acid

    b) Pain relief for sport/exercise related injuries/pains

    c) Relieves muscle cramps

    d) Decreases muscle atrophy
    b) Pain relief for sport/exercise related injuries/pains
  491. 491. What is the botanical name for rosemary;

    a) Rosa centifolia

    b) Aniba rosaeodora

    c) Rosmarinus officinalis

    d) Rosa damascena
    c) Rosmarinus officinalis
  492. 492. Where does coriandrum sativum originate from;

    a) Eastern Asia

    b) South Africa

    c) North Africa

    d) Western Asia
    d) Western Asia
  493. 493. The therapeutic benefit of a diuretic oil is to;

    a) Increase urine production

    b) Help promote the production of oestrogen

    c) Increase dilation of capillaries

    d) Stimulate the nervous system
    a) Increase urine production
  494. 494. Which one of the following is not a benefit of pelargonium graveolens;

    a) Balances both mind and body

    b) Strengthens the immune system

    c) Emotionally uplifting

    d) Stimulates the circulation
    b) Strengthens the immune system
  495. 495. What is the chemical constituent of citrus sinensis;

    a) Farnesol

    b) Limonene

    c) Linalyl

    d) Geraniol
    b) Limonene
  496. 496. A small amount of patchouli has the following effect;

    a) Stimulates the nervous and digestive systems

    b) Relaxes the circulatory system

    c) Stimulates the lymphatic system

    d) Relaxes the
    muscles
    a) Stimulates the nervous and digestive systems
  497. 497. Where in the world does petitgrain come from;

    a) South Africa

    b) France

    c) Denmark

    d) Slovakia
    b) France
  498. 498. Which one of the following is a benefit of rosa centifolia on the skin;

    a) Reduces inflammations

    b) Relieves acne

    c) Increases elasticity and suppleness

    d) Heals scar tissue
    a) Reduces inflammations
  499. 499. Which of the following is not a benefit of chamomile (German) on the digestive system;

    a) Decreases appetite

    b) Relieves indigestion

    c) Relieves nausea

    d) Relieves irritable bowel syndrome
    a) Decreases appetite
  500. 500. Palmitoleic acid is found in which carrier oil;

    a) Sweet Almond

    b) Evening primrose

    c) Macadamia

    d) Jojoba bean
    c) Macadamia
  501. 501. Where does tea tree come from;

    a) Denmark

    b) Australia

    c) France

    d) England
    b) Australia
  502. 502. What are the 2 main chemical constituents of bergamot oil;

    a) Limonene, pinene

    b) Patchoulol, menthyl acetate

    c) Camphene, camphor

    d) Linalyl acetate, linalool
    d) Linalyl acetate, linalool
  503. 503. Which one of the following is not a therapeutic effect of melissa officinalis;

    a) Expels intestinal worms

    b) Destroys fungi

    c) Prevents allergic reactions

    d) Reduces inflammations
    b) Destroys fungi
  504. 504. How long does it take to eliminate myrrh from the body;

    a) 12 hours

    b) 24 hours

    c) 48 hours

    d) 8 hours
    b) 24 hours
  505. 505. Which one of the following is a benefit of juniper (berry) on the skin;

    a) Increases elasticity

    b) Heals scar tissue

    c) Soothes wrinkles and dry skin

    d) Detoxifies blocked pores
    d) Detoxifies blocked pores
  506. 506. The therapeutic effect of a oestrogenic oil is to;

    a) Balance the production of oestrogen

    b) Decrease the production of oestrogen

    c) Relax the reproductive system

    d) Help promote the production of oestrogen
    d) Help promote the production of oestrogen
  507. 507. What are the 2 main chemical constituents of rosmarinus officinalis;

    a) Linalool, terpineol

    b) Nerol,geraniol

    c) Pinene, camphene

    d) carene, dipentene
    c) Pinene, camphene
  508. 508. Which one of the following is a therapeutic effect of rose (damask);

    a) Stops bleeding

    b) Prevents disease

    c) Destroys fungi

    d) Reduces fever
    a) Stops bleeding
  509. 509. The therapeutic effect of a hypotensive oil is to;

    a) Lower blood pressure

    b) Calm the endocrine system

    c) Increase blood pressure

    d) Calm the nervous system
    a) Lower blood pressure
  510. 510. What are the 2 main chemical constituents of cymbopogon martinii;

    a) Geranyl acetate, linalyl acetate

    b) Linalool, farnesol

    c) Geraniol,farnesol

    d) Dipentene,nerol
    c) Geraniol,farnesol
  511. 511. Which of the following is not a therapeutic effect of mentha piperita;

    a) Helps prevent flatulence

    b) Kills or helps prevent a virus from developing

    c) Expels intestinal worms

    d) Increases urine production
    d) Increases urine production
  512. 512. The therapeutic effect of a sudorific oil is to ;

    a) Increase urine production

    b) Clears and focuses the mind

    c) Increases perspiration

    d) Removes impurities
    c) Increases perspiration
  513. 513. Which of the following is a therapeutic effect of bergamot;

    a) Painkilling effect

    b) Increases dilation of capillaries

    c) Increases perspiration

    d) Creates
    balance in emotions
    a) Painkilling effect
  514. 514. Where does black pepper originate from;

    a) Indonesia

    b) Mediterranean

    c) Italy

    d) East Indies
    a) Indonesia
  515. 515. Which one of the following carrier oils is a natural antioxidant;

    a) Peach kernel

    b) Wheat germ

    c) Grapeseed

    d) Jojoba bean
    b) Wheat germ
  516. 516. Which one of the following is not a benefit of myrrh on the digestive system;

    a) Stimulates appetite

    b) Eases mouth and gum ulcers

    c) Relieves colic

    d) Aids diarrhoea
    c) Relieves colic
  517. 517. The therapeutic effect of a depurative oil is to;

    a) Increase urine production

    b) Aid digestion

    c) Reduce fever

    d) Remove impurities and toxins
    d) Remove impurities and toxins
  518. 518. What are the 2 main chemical constituents of coriander;

    a) Pinene, camphene

    b) Borneol,linalol

    c) Linalol, sabinol

    d) Citronellal, gingerone
    b) Borneol,linalol
  519. 519. Mentha piperita is the botanical name for which oil;

    a) Petitgrain

    b) Tea tree

    c) Peppermint

    d) Basil
    c) Peppermint
  520. 520. Which carrier oil has protective and nourishing qualities;

    a) Sweet Almond

    b) Jojoba bean

    c) Macadamia

    d) Calendula
    a) Sweet Almond

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