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Aromatherapy and Essential Oils in Thai Spa Business

  title={Aromatherapy and Essential Oils in Thai Spa Business},
  author={R Patin and Mayuree Kanlayavattanakul and Nattaya Lourith},
This study collected financial information and information on essential oils used in Thai spas via questionnaires mailed to 105 spa managers or owners who operate spas certified by the Ministry of Public Health of Thailand. The majority of investments were less than 50 million Thai Baht (64.76%), of which hotel and resort spas dominated (44.76%). The predominant spa services given were aromatherapy massage (87.20%), followed by facial and body treatment (80.78%) and steam/sauna (74.82%). Most… 


Essential oil (EO) is a natural oil typically obtained through the process of distillation of plant and natural sources. Recently, the use of EOs has gained popularity, particularly among women as a

Exploring the Anti-Hypertensive Potential of Lemongrass—A Comprehensive Review

The anti-hypertensive effects of both lemongrass and its main compound citral are reviewed in in vitro, ex vivo, preclinical and clinical studies, providing the first comprehensive review on the anti- Hypertensive potential of lemongRass, from in vitro to clinical studies.

Etnobotani Rempah-Rempah di Dusun Kopen Dukuh, Kabupaten Banyuwangi

Penelitian ini bertujuan untuk mengetahui jenis-jenis tanaman rempah yang ada di kebun tradisional dan  menjelaskan tingkat kepentingan tanaman rempah-rempah dalam masyarakat oleh masyarakat Osing di



Balneotherapy in medicine: A review

The major dermatologic and musculoskeletal diseases that are frequently treated by balneotherapy with a remarkable rate of success are atopic dermatitis, psoriasis, rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, osteoarthritis and low back pain.

Aromatherapy—use of fragrances and essential oils as medicaments

The definition of aromatherapy as well as the aromatherapeutical uses of fragrance compounds and essential oils are discussed. Various methods - mainly physiological - to investigate the efficacy of

Has time come for a re-assessment of spa therapy? The NAIADE survey in Italy

In conclusion, disease-appropriate spa treatments were followed by a reduction in the need of subsequent health interventions in most disease subgroups, and the health promoting value of spa treatments should undergo more rigorous assessment with randomised controlled studies.

A brief history of spa therapy

An audit of rheumatology practice relating to the issue of steroid prescription, calcium supplementation, measurement of bone density, and the prescription of antiresorptive treatment to see if it had been adhering to the recommendations of the National Osteoporosis Society.

A brief history of spa therapy

A brief overview of the use of water in medicine over the centuries is given and an impressive history and continuing popularity is given.

Resorts: Management and Operation

Foreward. Preface. Chapter 1. Resorts: An Introduction. Introduction. History of Resorts. Types of Resorts. Industry Trends. Summary. Endnotes. Chapter 2. Mountain-Based Resorts: The Impact of

Waters and spas in the classical world.

  • R. Jackson
  • Engineering, History
    Medical history. Supplement
  • 1990
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The detailed analysis of essential oils leads to the understanding of their properties