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Jan 102013
 


Dr. Jean Valnet – a medical doctor in Paris, France – experimented with essential oils in the post World War II years, and experienced amazing results.

In France, therapeutic essential oils have been extensively researched, and are documented in French medical texts.

Jean Valnet

Jean Valnet was a pioneer in the field of aromatherapy. With Rene Maurice Gattefosse, Doctor Valnet can be regarded as one of the founders of modern Aromatherapy. He created his own blends with the essential oils.

Dr. Jean Valnet was born on June 27, 1920 in Chalon-sur-Marne, France. He died May 29, 1995.

Valnet studied with the Military Academy of the Arrow, the School of the Military Department of Health and the Medical college of Lyon. He earned many diplomas and amongst them one in Medicine and another in Psychology.

 

Jean Valnet

Jean Valnet M.D

During World War II, while serving as a medical physician in the French Army – and at a time when he ran out of the usual antibiotics and chemical medication – he resorted to using essential oils, and to his amazement, they had a powerful effect in reducing and even stopping infection.

Dr. Valnet was able to save the lives of many soldiers who possibly would have died even with the use of antibiotics.

After the war, Dr. Valnet continued his work with essential oils, and several of his students assisted him in conducting extensive research into the properties and actions of several essential oils.

Together, they discovered that essential oils contain antiviral, antibacterial, antifungal, and antiseptic properties, as well as being powerful oxygenators with the ability to act as carrying agents in the delivery of nutrients into the cells.

As a result of his work in the military and as a doctor he received many titles and distinctions amongst which the Legion d’Honor – the highest of military honors, Commander of the League for the Child welfare, and many other military and civilian honors.

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Comment about Jean Valnet M.D

  • Dr Jean Valnet by paulanderson3 (france)

Créez une atmosphère saine et agréable au gré de vos envies, de vos humeurs et des besoins de la famille, en diffusant une ou plusieurs senteurs.

Dr. Jean Valnet

Answer: Merci beaucoup d’avoir pris le temps de nous ecrire. F.

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