ESSENTIAL OILS

Essential oil:

  • Rosemary Essential oil for example it is extracted from the plant leaf through steam distillation..
  • What is? How to obtain?
    • Essential oils are volatile compounds extracted from plants by distillation processes, cold expression, maceration, enfleurage, critical CO2 extraction, as well as solvent extraction.
      Essential oils have a therapeutic function because, despite the apparent simplicity, are constituted of powerful chemicals, as antibiotics and antiseptics.
  • Application: Aromatherapy, cosmetic, pharmaceutical industry, perfumery, food industry and its derivatives.

Essencial oils are substances extracted directly from plants and which are considered the concentrated essence of the same., they have little or no oily substance and carry the aroma and therapeutic properties of the specific plant.. They can be considered the “soul” of the plant.

As they are concentrated, its effect is more pronounced than using the whole plant or its extract. There is a marked difference in the chemical composition of natural essential oils and synthetic essences.

Synthetic essences do not have any therapeutic properties, so, should not be used in treatments for physical, mental and emotional illnesses. Thus, they do not serve as an aid to Aromatherapy or alternative therapies. They are commonly used in the composition of soaps, perfumes, creams, fresheners, air fresheners, but only for the purpose of adding “aroma”.

Essential oils are odorous and volatile (i.e., they evaporate quickly). Tehy are very different from fatty oils, and have a more watery consistency than an oily. Its chemical makeup is complex, although they usually contain alcohols, esters, ketones, leaf aleides and chloroplasts. Oils are present in a large number of plants and can be found in roots, sheets, flowers, tree bark, fruit peels.

Attention: The data contained in the description of each product is for informational purposes only.. Should not be considered as medical advice! DESTILLAZORES UNIPESSOAL LDA. cannot be held responsible for any consequences arising from any treatment, procedure, exercise, food modification, action or application of medication resulting from reading or using the information contained herein.

The publication of this information does not constitute the practice of medicine and this information does not replace the advice of your physician or other healthcare provider. Before adopting any form of treatment, the reader should seek the advice of their physician or other health care provider..

Before starting any complementary therapeutic technique, including the use of natural or herbal remedies or oils, you should be aware that many of these techniques have not been evaluated in scientific studies. The use of these remedies in conjunction with pharmaceutical drugs can cause serious adverse reactions. It is recommended to seek advice from your primary health care provider before starting any new therapeutic technique.

Essential Oils are very concentrated products. Special precautions must be taken in their use and, and with rare exceptions, should not be applied undiluted to the skin or ingested without specialized technical advice. Its use by pregnant women or children is not recommended.

Anxiety and Depression
Products like Geranium Essential Oil help relieve the nervous system. Used in bathtub baths, cause well-being and tranquility, decreasing anxiety and depression symptoms.
Beauty Treatments

Oils such as Cryptomeria Essential Oil can be used as extra protection against the signs of aging., leaving the skin hydrated. They also help to reduce blemishes or acne.

Immune system

Geranium Essential Oil is excellent in preventing and treating airway diseases such as sinusitis or sore throat.. It is also a powerful disinfectant., purifying the air.

Alzheimer's disease

According to data obtained, Kahili-Ginger Essential Oil , due to its antioxidant power, helps to fight various age-related degenerative diseases, such as, Alzheimer's disease.

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