21st Japanese Society of Aromatherapy Congress

“Attractiveness and possibility of essential oil as a natural aromatic”

Date: Oct 7 and 8

Location: Sapporo Convention Center

Address: 1-1-1 Higashi-Sapporo 6-jo, Shiroishi-ku, Sapporo, 003-0006, Japan

Program Oct 7

10:30-11:30 Attractiveness of essential oil as a natural aromatic, think back to Aromatic reminiscence therapy, social brain and aroma. Mari Yamashita

13:10-15:10 A future of aroma therapy in nursing. Yuka Aihara

15:20-17:00 Development of air purification agent from unused forest resources. Tatsuro Ohira

                  Oct 8


10:00-11:00 Introduce aromatherapy into nursing care. –a verification of effectiveness and a necessity of study- Misae Shinomiya

14:00-16:00 Symposium: Do spiritual and religions need for aromatherapy?     


10:00-12:00 Symposium: A secret of aromatic plants.

14:00-15:10 Aromatic plants in Japan ~Lavender, mint, Abies sachalinensis in Hokkaido~. Toshifumi Yoshitake

Japanese Society of Phytotherapy Congress 2018

“A clinical meaning of herb therapy for health and longevity”

Date & Time:  Oct 9 2018, 9:30-17:00

Location: Toho University, Faculty of Medicine C-101

Address: 2-2-1, Miyama, Funabashi, Chiba 274-8510 Japan


10:00-10:45 “The role of herbs and functional materials for continuation of Health and longevity” Seika Kamohara

10:45-11:30 “Dementia and smell” Taiki Jinbo

13:00-14:00 Oral presentations

14:00-15:00 Session “Latest topics in herb therapy”

15:15-16:00 “Possibility and prospect of herb therapy conduces to health and longevity” Shinichiro Hayashi

16:00-16:45 “Health and longevity and Kampo” Jiro Imanishi

No requirement to participate, student is FREE, member is 3,000 yen, others are 4,000 yen

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Autumn Tour in Saikenji-Temple!!

"What could heal human? tour" will take place in  November 17-18 at Saikenji Temple in Shizuoka, Hamamatsu.

We try to solve this question from a perspective of Zen and horticultural therapy. We will invite three prominent lecturers, Shinichro Hayashi, Taeko Shishido, Koten Inoue.  We will stay at temple for the night and provide three temple's meals (dinner on 17, breakfast and lunch on 18). Zen practices, lectures, some works at medicinal herb garden, hot spring, etc. This two days will be unforgettable for you. We will start at 13:00 on 17th and finish at 14:00 on 18th. The cost is 28,000 yen including everything (stay, meals, spa, tax).

If you are interested, please contact us. Register Now!!

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A medicinal plants hunt and a zen experience tour in Japanese temple!!

 A tour will take place on June 23 in Saikenji, Hamamatsu, Shizuoka, Japan. Many kinds of medicinal plants inhabit in the precinct of Saikenji-temple. Let's find Japanese medicinal plants with great guides who are a pharmacist and a horticulture therapist. And a special zen experience will be a wonderful opportunity for you. You can enjoy a traditional Japanese temple cuisine for the lunch too. The tour will be started at 11 am. Please contact us for your application.