Fundamentals of Aromatherapy Massage Quiz

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1. Student name (as you would have it on your certificate/transcript):
2. We will not send a certificate of completion or an updated transcript unless we can confirm that someone paid for this course. Please tell us who paid for it, if it was you, enter your name. If it was someone else, please enter the name of the person (or the business name) that paid for you.
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5. Please enter your massage license number. If you do not have one, you may enter your NCBTMB certification number or just enter the number 0.
6. Which term best describes Essential Oils?
7. In the context of Aromatherapy, what does the word volatile mean?
8. Which of the following is NOT a method of extracting essential oils?
9. Essential oils that are obtained by adding a solvent to plant material are called what?
10. _____________ is a costly and labor-intensive method of extracting oils from delicate flowers like roses and jasmine. Sheets of glass are coated with purified fat. Freshly cut flower petals are layered on top of the fat and are left there for 24 hours. After that the flowers are removed and another layer of flower petals replace them. This is repeated every day for 2-3 weeks.
11. ___________ extraction uses highly pressurized CO2 to remove the essential oils.
12. The _________ stage takes place first and corresponds with the most volatile, unstable aroma compounds of the oil.
13. Essential oil constituents (chemical components) enter the body primarily through a process called ___________________, which occurs as the essential oil volatizes, air molecules enter the nose, binds with receptors and signals are sent to the Olfactory bulbs.
14. As the_______________ progresses the base notes become more and more noticeable because they consist of compounds that are slower to volatilize.
15. How can aromatherapy be used in a massage practice?
16. This essential oil is distilled from the berries of Piper nigrum. Like many eastern spices, pepper was historically both a seasoning and a medicine.
17. Continuous distillation differs from batch distillation in the respect that concentrations _______________.
18. A number of national and international surveys have identified _________ as being in the "top five" allergens most commonly causing patch test reactions in people referred to dermatology clinics.
19. In ____________, the source materials, vapors, and distillate are kept at a constant composition by carefully replenishing the source material and removing fractions from both vapor and liquid in the system.
20. The application of distillation can be divided into ___________ categories.

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