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Information on AromaWeb must not be relied upon for medical, legal or financial decisions. Theophrastus of Athens who was a philosopher and student of Aristotle, investigated everything about plants and even how scents affected the emotions. Jeanne Rose has made aromatherapy easy to understand, fun to learn and do, inspiring to the novice, and exciting to the experienced fragrance crafter and therapist. Masters of perfumery The Egyptians loved to use simple fragrances in their daily lives and did so at every opportunity. Therefore we have Hippocrates to thank for a concept fundemental to true aromatherapy - that of holism.

This was a time when the ancient Egyptians first burned incense made from aromatic woods, herbs and spices in honour of their gods. He believed that surgery should be used only as a last resort and was among the first to regard the entire body as an organism.

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They believed that as the smoke rose up to the heavens, it would carry their prayers and wishes directly to the deities. He also formulated plant remedies for a wide range of ailments and is credited with the invention of the first cosmetic cold cream containing beeswax, olive oil, rose petals, and water. One is the influence of aroma on the brain, especially the limbic system through the olfactory system. He described the plants habitat, how it should be prepared and stored, and described full accounts of its healing properties.