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Plants generate a considerable amount of antioxidants, preservatives, and synthetic colours. There is much demand for these in the cosmetics industry. The perfume sector also uses important quantities of aromatic plants. The dermatological properties of plants are many and varied: tonics, astringents, anti-inflammatory, antiseptics, anti-scarring, cleansers, moisturisers, relaxants, emulsifiers, decongestant, refreshing, etc
FOOD PROCESSING INDUSTRY
The food industry uses everyday more natural products such as spices, flavourings and food preservatives. Many aromatic and medicinal plants antioxidant activity, germicidal and fungicidal actions which make them useful as food preservatives, attributed to volatile constituents such as phenols among other components.
THE PHARMACEUTICAL SECTOR
Medicinal and aromatic plants play an important role in the pharmaceutical sector, both in phytotherapy aspect, as in the strictly medicinal significance. Aromatherapy is the use of essentials oils for therapeutic purposes. The absorption can be topical, oral or through inhalation. The second group includes all preventive and therapeutic use of MAP or their active ingredients.
NEWS & EVENTS
WOCMAP series of congresses have been organized since 1992 in every five years at a different continent. As Prof. Dr. K. Hüsnü Can Ba?er, President of WOCMAP VI, said: “It is my utmost pleasure to invite you to the 6th World Congress on Medicinal and Aromatic...leer más
On 17 November it was held, in Gembloux, the second meeting of EOHUB project. All partners met at Gembloux University, in order to discuss about the current state of the project, and set the basis of module learning structure for the future essential oils course. The...leer más
In the morning of the day in which the second EOHUB meeting took place, a visit of the ECOTRON at the TERRA Teaching and Research was guided by Dr. Vincent Leemans. The ecotron is a confined environmental chamber where the environmental conditions of an ecosystem are...leer más
INNOVATIVE AND MORE EFFECTIVE TEACHING AND LEARNING TECHNIQUES IN THE FIELD OF ESSENTIAL OILS