Master Herbalist - Qp21

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Master Herbalist - Qp21

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  • 1. 
    Carrier oils are highly concentrated forms of plant energy.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Smell is the only sense in which the receptor nerve endings are in direct contact with the outside world.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    ______ discovered the healing properties of lavender oil severely burning his hands in a laboratory explosion.
    • A. 

      Rene-Maurice Gattefosse

    • B. 

      Albert Couvreur

    • C. 

      Jean Valnet

    • D. 

      Robert Tisserand

  • 4. 
    It takes anything from twenty to sixty minutes for the oil to be absorbed into the bloodstream.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Macerated carrier oils are those oils ______
    • A. 

      That make up the highest proportion of a massage blend.

    • B. 

      With special qualities

    • C. 

      That are produced with the purpose of utilizing the special qualities of a plant

  • 6. 
    Base note oils are characterised as:  (Select four)
    • A. 

      They are generally uplifting and stimulating oils.

    • B. 

      Most gums and wood fall under this category.

    • C. 

      They are known to act on the mucus membranes.

    • D. 

      Most spices and herbs fall under this category.

    • E. 

      They are very effective when treating the elderly.

    • F. 

      These are the most commonly used.

    • G. 

      They are some of the essences that man used in the early days.

  • 7. 
    Specialised carrier oils include:  (Select three)
    • A. 

      Sesame Oil

    • B. 

      Avocado Oil

    • C. 

      Hazelnut Oil

    • D. 

      Carrot Oil

    • E. 

      Evening Primrose Oil

  • 8. 
    Contra indications to Aromatherapy or Massage treatment includes: (Select three)
    • A. 

      Any cancer patient with their GP’s referral and agreement.

    • B. 

      Over infected or inflamed skin.

    • C. 

      Over varicose veins.

    • D. 

      During the first 10 weeks of pregnancy

    • E. 

      Over any uncomfortable parts of the body.

  • 9. 
    The effects of middle note oils generally last for approximately 7 days.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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