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Aromatic Adventures Workshop at APA Hong Kong November 9/10 2013

I am posting some links here as provided in the workshop for reference purposes. These links are open for all to access as long as usual copy write is respected.

1. Work Shop 1: Bounty from Down under

  • Geographical differences in chemotypes of Manuka Oil -link to full article here
  • Ecological differences between manuka and kanuka described here
2. Work Shop 2: Aesthetic Aromatherapy
  • References 
    • (a) Touw, M (1982). Roses in the Middle Ages, Economic Botany, 36 (1), 71-83
    • (b) Babael, A. et al (2007). Microsatellite analysis of Damask rose (Rosa damascena Mill.) accessions from various regions in Iran reveals multiple genotypes, Plant Biology, 7:12, 1471-2229
  • for trips to Turkish rose fields
3. Work Shop 3: Aromatic Hydrosols and essential oil mouthwash for radiation induced mucositis
  • Published articles by Wendy relating to doctoral research avialable here at Google Scholar
  • Collaborative Studies with Dr. Myung-haeng Hur in Korea on oral care with essential oils 
    • Reduction of mouth malodour and volatile sulphur compounds in intensive care patients using an essential oil mouthwash 

      • Effects of A-solution on Halitosis and Oral Status in Preoperative NPO Patients 


        Ann Harman Distiller (USA) Speaker at Botanica 2012 -researched the value of copper stills. Her website is here

        Supplier of copper alembic stills (NZ) will ship to Hong Kong-mention my workshop. Small stove top stills. Website here

        Hydrosol Recipes:

        a)  Champagne lavender cocktail Cooling summer drink
        Freeze lavender hydrosol
        Put ice cube at bottom of champagne glass
        Add lavender ice cube (can add chopped mint in with  hydrosol
        Top with your chosen champagne!
        For burns/sunburn add lavender ice cube to water to cool burn

        b) How about using lime ice cubes when making a Mojito or summer cocktail for

       Full reference List Hydrosols
    • Catty, S. (2001) Hydrosols the Next Aromatherapy, Healing Arts Press, vermont
      Lis-Balchin, M. et al (2003) The comparative effect of novel Pelargonium essential oils and their corresponding hydrosols as antimicrobial agents in a food model system, Phytotherapy Research, 17 (1) 60-65
      Moon, T. , Wilkinson, J. & Cavanagh, H. (2006). Antibacterial activity of essential oils, hydrosols and plant extracts from Australian grown lavandula species, International Journal of Aromatherapy, 16(1) 9-14
      Myung-Haeng Hur, Joohyang Park, Wendy Maddocks-Jennings, Dong Oak Kim, Myeong Soo Lee (2007)
      Reduction of mouth malodour and volatile sulphur compounds in intensive care patients using an essential oil mouthwash, Phytotherapy Research 21,( 7), 641–643,
      5. Maddocks-Jennings W. et al (2005). Novel approaches to radiation induced skin reactions: A literature Review; Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice, 11 (4), 224-231
      6. Maddocks-Jennings, W. et al (2009). Evaluating the effects of the essential oils Leptospermum scoparium (manuka) and Kunzea ericoides (kanuka) on radiotherapy induced mucositis: A randomized, placebo controlled feasibility study, European Journal of Oncology Nursing, 13 (2) 87-93
      5.  Rajeswara R, et al (2002). Water soluble fractions of rose-scented geranium  (pelargonoium species) essential oil, Bioresoruce Technology, 84 (3), 243-246.
      6. Osman, A & Ozcan, M. (2003). Antibacterial Activity of Turkish Spice Hydrosols, Food Control, 14 (3), 141-143


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