9th Conference on Herbal and Traditional Plant Medicine - 5 minutes read
Are you a herbalist or a herbalism enthusiast like us? If yes, then join us for our 9th Herbal and Traditional Plant Medicine Conference. All the eminent experts and fresh blood in our herb industry will be coming together to discuss new findings on traditional practices and medicines on November 14–15, 2022 in Tokyo, Japan.
The theme of the event will be Sharing a Unique Vision on How Traditional Plant Medicine Can Benefit Human Health, and it will revolve around 25 trending topics in herbal and traditional medicine. One of our tracks will be:
Aromatic plants and aromatherapy
The practice of aromatherapy is focused on the application of aromatic substances, such as essential oils and other aroma compounds, with the goal of enhancing mental or physical health. It is provided as alternative medicine or as a supplementary therapy, the first of which refers to using it instead of conventional, evidence-based treatments. The practice of aromatherapy is focused on the application of aromatic substances, such as essential oils and other aroma compounds, with the goal of enhancing mental or physical health. It is provided as alternative medicine or as a supplementary therapy, the first of which refers to using it instead of conventional, evidence-based treatments.
Aroma therapists, who specialize in the use of essential oils for therapeutic purposes, employ mixtures of these oils for topical application, massage, inhalation, and water immersion. According to reliable medical research, aromatherapy cannot be used to treat, prevent, or cure any disease. Designing placebo-controlled studies are challenging since aromatherapy relies on the scent of the goods. There is conflicting data to support its potential efficacy in reducing postoperative nausea and vomiting.
Since ancient civilizations, including the Indians, Chinese, Egyptians, Greeks, and Romans, employed them in cosmetics, perfumes, and medications, essential oils have been used for therapeutic, spiritual, sanitary, and ritualistic purposes. For purely aesthetic purposes, oils were employed in the beauty industry. They served as both a luxury item and a form of currency. It was thought that the essential oils enhanced the flavor of food and extended the wine's shelf life.
According to reliable medical research, aromatherapy cannot be used to treat or prevent any disease. Aromatherapy tests on cancer patients, however, revealed conflicting outcomes in reducing the symptoms of anxiety and sadness. An assessment of alternative therapies was conducted by the Australian Government’s Department of Health in 2015 to see if any should be approved for health insurance coverage. Of the 17 therapies examined, aromatherapy was one for which no conclusive proof of effectiveness was discovered.
Below are a few of the most famous aromatic plants
• Lavender is one of the most widely used plants for aromatherapy, which is not surprising given that it is among the best-smelling flowers available. The plant has a lovely aroma and is long believed to reduce stress, heal wounds, improve sleep quality, and lessen menstrual pain. These fragrant perennials' essential oil is also used in aromatherapy to treat anxiety and despair.
• Chamomile is used in herbal medicine, has a long history, and is a lovely garden plant with fragrant blossoms. Matricaria chamomilla and Chamaemelum Nobile are the two chamomile species that are most frequently used in aromatherapy (Matricaria chamomilla and Chamaemelum Nobile, respectively). Both species have similar medical properties, although Roman chamomile is more widely used in cosmetics because of its somewhat more appealing perfume. Chamomile is claimed to provide skin-healing effects in addition to its pleasant scent.
• Eucalyptus is a great addition to an aromatherapy garden, not merely because its perfume can be detected from several yards away. Place crushed eucalyptus leaves in a diffuser or boil them in water on the stovetop to use the plant for aromatherapy. When applied directly to small wounds or inhaled to treat sinus congestion, the fumes may be soothing. Certain varieties of eucalyptus can also be used to extract eucalyptus oil, which is then used in all-natural insect repellents.
By 2028, the size of the global market for aromatherapy products is anticipated to be $3.8 billion, growing at a market growth rate of 8.4%.
According to the National Association for Holistic Aromatherapy, the therapeutic use of aromatic compounds (essential oils) for medical purposes is what is meant by aromatherapy (NAHA). Due to an increase in hectic lifestyles and demanding schedules, people are searching for soothing and stress-relieving therapies. Rose, mandarin, and lavender are a few examples of essential oils that provide a calming and revitalizing effect on the body and mind. Known for their powerful perfume, oils like lavender are used in spa and aromatherapy treatments.
The prevalence of skin disorders is anticipated to be a major driver of the market for aromatherapy products. Because aromatherapy moisturizes the skin and soothes irritation, people with skin rashes frequently use it. Consumers may not always prefer synthetic products because of their disadvantages. Essential and carrier oils have antibacterial, antifungal, and antiseptic qualities that can be utilized to treat a range of skin and hair issues.
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