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Nouvelle approache de l’aromathérapie anti-infectieuse

A new development in anti-infectious aromatherapy

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Dans cette synthèse, les auteurs veulent mettre en évidence à travers leur expérience et les données de la presse internationale, une nouvelle manière d’aborder l’aromathérapie anti-infectieuse. Il paraît que l’effet antimicrobien d’huiles essentielles in vivo et en particulier en cas d’application externe se fait selon trois mécanismes principaux qui pourraient être l’action antimicrobienne, l’action anti-inflammatoire et une activité immunostimulante empruntant les stimuli olfactifs.

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In this paper, the authors offer a new perspective on the pharmacology of anti-infectious aromatherapy, drawn from their clinical experience and the scientific literature. It appears that the antimicrobial effect of an essential oil applied in vivo and to the skin may have three different pathways: antimicrobial action, anti-inflammatory activity and immunostimulatory action through olfactory stimuli.

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Article paru dans la revue Aroma Research, A new development of anti-infectious aromatherapy, Vol.7, 2: 17–27 (2006). Avec l’aimable autorisation des auteurs et de l’éditeur Tsunoda, Fragrance Journal Ltd. Tokyo.

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Inouye, S., Abe, S. Nouvelle approache de l’aromathérapie anti-infectieuse. Phytothérapie 5, 2–4 (2007). https://doi.org/10.1007/s10298-007-0200-3

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