History of Aromatherapy – China 2700 BC – East India 2000 BC – The Bible
China – 2700 – Ancient Chinese had little difference between mind and body healing treatments. Materials fed and promoted to cure the human body were also used. The Chinese kept the perfumes as medicines. Ancient herbal traditions, including acupuncture, began with the classic emperor Huang Ti's classic homeopathy. This ancient text is primarily concerned with the cause and treatment of the disease.
Ayurveda East India – 2000s – Terra cotta distillation devices and perfume tanks are found in the ancient Indus valley (nowadays mainly located in India and Pakistan) dating back to 3000 BC. The use of vegetable aromas in Indian culture was enormous. They used aromatic plants and oils in all aspects of their lives, including beauty treatments, perfumery, medical practices, cleaning and ritual bathing, and religious ceremonies.
In ancient Indian tantric exercises, there were such intricate rituals to seduce and arouse passions. The Vedas, the most ancient sacred texts, concerned aromas. The Rig Veda contained instructions for more than 700 plants, including spikenard, mirrh, sandalwood, ginger, cinnamon and coriander. Man was seen as a part of nature, and the preparation of herbs was regarded as a sacred practice. Ayurvedic medicine is one of the oldest forms of cures that have been used since ancient times.
The Bible – Gold is more valuable or valuable, aromatic plants are rare and highly regarded in the ancient world. The Bible has many references to the use of aromatic oils in both New and Old Testaments. The ancient Hebrews appreciated herbal aromas for medicinal, perfume and sacred religious practices. In the Bible, Moses received the lubrication formula that served to sanctify people to the priesthood that had been practiced for generations. The formula contains mirr, cinnamon, incense and olive oil. Mary Magdalene anointed the Master Jesus feet with the rare and expensive Spikenard oil. Phenicia traders introduced aromas from the East to the West and helped create the great trade route for plant aromas.
- Published On : 1 year ago on March 17, 2018
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