TITLE

RADICAL ROSEMARY

PUB. DATE
March 2008
SOURCE
American Herb Association Quarterly Newsletter;Spring2008, Vol. 23 Issue 2, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the study on therapeutic aroma of rosemary and lavender conducted by Western Oregon University in Oregon. With 22 volunteers who inhaled rosemary and lavender scents for five minutes were found to enhance free radical scavenging activity and to decrease stress hormone and cortisol protecting the human body from oxidative and emotional stress. At the same time, the scent did not affect the volunteers' temperature or heart rate.
ACCESSION #
32183942

 

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