Effects on humans elicited by inhaling the fragrance of essential oils: sensory test, multi-channel thermometric study and forehead surface potential wave measurement on basil and peppermint.

  title={Effects on humans elicited by inhaling the fragrance of essential oils: sensory test, multi-channel thermometric study and forehead surface potential wave measurement on basil and peppermint.},
  author={Tomoko Satoh and Y. Sugawara},
  journal={Analytical sciences : the international journal of the Japan Society for Analytical Chemistry},
  volume={19 1},
  • Tomoko Satoh, Y. Sugawara
  • Published 2003
  • Chemistry, Medicine
  • Analytical sciences : the international journal of the Japan Society for Analytical Chemistry
The effects on humans inhaling the fragrance of essential oils were examined in terms of a sensory test, a multi-channel skin thermometer study and a portable forehead surface electroencephalographic (IBVA-EEG) measurement. The essential oils examined in this study were those of basil and peppermint, because our previous sensory test had indicated an opposite effect of these essential oils when mental work was undertaken; the inhalation of basil produced a more favorable impression after work… Expand
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