Monthly Archives: March 2017

Handbook of Essential Oils Awarded 2016 ABC James A. Duke Excellence in Botanical Literature Award

AUSTIN, Texas (March 8, 2017) — The American Botanical Council (ABC) has named Handbook of Essential Oils: Science, Technology, and Applications, 2nd edition, edited by K. Hüsnü Can Başer, Ph.D., and Gerhard Buchbauer, Ph.D., as the recipient of the 2016 ABC James A. Duke Excellence in Botanical Literature Award. This is the second consecutive year that ABC has awarded its

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Aromatherapy with Damask Rose Essence Reduces Pain Caused by Treatment of Burn Injuries

Damask Rose (Rosa damascena, Rosaceae) Aromatherapy Burns Pain The severe pain of serious burns is exacerbated by the need to clean, debride, and redress wounds daily. Pain control is important in healing and recovery from burns, with narcotic and non-narcotic drugs most commonly used. Adverse effects and/or increased tolerance may limit their efficacy. Aromatherapy is increasingly accepted as an adjunct

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