“Medicinal Oils and Aromatic Waters from A to Z” Book Took Its Place on The Shelves

The book titled “Medicinal Oils and Aromatic Waters from A to Z” among its authors, AFSU Faculty of Pharmacy Dean Prof. Dr. Ayşegül Köroğlu, took its place on bookstore shelves and book sales sites. The 760-page “Medicinal Oils and Aromatic Waters from A to Z”, prepared as a scientific-based popular publication by the author staff consisting of six well-known pharmacy professors, draws attention as a resource that informs its readers without boredom.

The book which is  titled “With Complementary Medical Approval and Safe Use Suggestions” consists seven chapters including Essential Oils, Absolular and Anflorage, Resins and Balms, Hydrosols (Aromatic Waters, Hydrolates), Fixed Oils [Vegetable Oils (Oils and Fats), Animal Oils and Fatty Acids], Oily Maserates and Special Oils.

The book contains the scientific name, family, Turkish and English name of the source plant from which the products are obtained, its obtainment, color, smell, consistency, effects, how to use it, warnings and storage conditions. There are a total of 304 monographs including 136 essential oils, 12 absolutes, 1 anflorage, 18 resins and balms, 42 hydrosols, 65 fixed oils and 27 oil maserates, as well as Omega 3, 6, 9 fatty acids and ozonated oils in the book.

It is aimed to bring the resources that contain the right information to the society

Prof. Dr. Köroğlu said that for those who are willing to benefit from the blessings offered by nature, the author group consisting of scientists who have been doing scientific studies in the field of medicinal plants for many years aims to bring sources containing accurate information to the society.

Prof. Dr. Köroğlu stated that medicinal and aromatic oils and aromatic waters, from which many people benefit from their effects, are discussed in a book.

Stating that a simple language is used to make the book easy to understand, Prof. Dr. Köroğlu said that they take care that the information about each product does not exceed 1-2 pages in order not to bother the reader.

Prof. Dr. Köroğlu said: “The book is a blend of scientific resources and years of scientific knowledge of the authors in order to convey the right information to the reader. Each title, written as a book in the international arena, has been given together and under its own titles in this book and has been prepared with a wide content to fill the gap in its field. “

The author group consists AFSU Faculty of Pharmacy Dean Prof. Dr. Ayşegül Köroğlu, Prof. Dr. L. Ömür Demirezer from Hacettepe University, Prof. Dr. Tayfun Ersöz (retired), Prof. Dr. İclal Saraçoğlu, Prof. Dr. Funda N. Yalçın and Prof. Dr. Bilge Şener from Gazi University. The previous book of the author group  “Medicinal Plants from A to Z” attracted great attention.