DOCTOR RAFAEL OLIVEIRA DA SILVA

BRAZIL

The role of Brazilian essential oils in gastrointestinal diseases: From Alecrim-pimenta
to Copaiba and Sweet Orange

Prof. Dr. Rafael Oliveira obtained his Master’s degree and Doctorate in Morphofunctional Sciences from the Federal University of Ceará (Brazil) in 2018 where he also taught classes in anatomy at the same institution as part of his teaching internship.
He stands out for being a specialist in essential oils working with the essential oil of Lippia sidoides - a Brazilian native known as Alecrim pimenta, and is recognized as a national and international speaker in the area of essential oils in the treatment of gastrointestinal diseases.
He is director, pedagogical coordinator and professor at the largest Institute that promotes the specialization Latu Senso in Aromatherapy in Brazil with recognition by the Ministry of Education-MEC, the Aromas da Terra Institute, UNIFATEC hub in Ceará, with more than 300 students already trained.

He currently has a voluntary post-doctorate in progress at the LEFFAG UFC Gastrointestinal Physiopharmacology Laboratory, where he treats inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract using essential oils.

He is also organizer of major national events in the area of aromatherapy including International Symposium on Aromatherapy and Essential Oils as well as Aromas Summit Brasil, an event focused on the entrepreneurial development of healthcare professionals and aromatherapists.

PROFESSOR THOMAS HUMMEL

GERMANY

CHANCHAL CABRERA

CANADA

DOCTOR MICHAEL LEON

USA

DOCTOR NICOLE BOUKHALIL

LEBANON

MARCO VALUSSI

ITALY

DOCTOR RUTA ALDONYTE

LITHUANIA

FIONA HEDIGAN

IRELAND

DOCTOR EVA HEUBERGER

GERMANY

DOCTOR BENOIT ROGER

CANADA

PÄIVI HELENA BLÖCHL

AUSTRIA

FRAUKE GALIA

USA

JANET NIENHUIS

THE NETHERLANDS

DOCTOR ADRIANA NUNES WOLFFENBÜTTEL

BRAZIL

CLAIRE ROBILLIARD

ENGLAND

DOCTOR SUNITA SINGH

INDIA

DEVI PRASAD BHANDARI

NEPAL

DOCTOR MARIAN REVEN

USA

GUS LE BRETON

ZIMBABWE

CAROLINE INGRAHAM

ENGLAND

JONATHAN BENAVIDES

THE NETHERLANDS

DENISE CUSACK

USA

JONATHAN HINDE

ENGLAND

MADELEINE KERKHOF

THE NETHERLANDS

GABRIEL MOJAY

USA

HELEN NAGLE-SMITH

ENGLAND

KAREN SWANEPOEL

SOUTH AFRICA

DOCTOR FRANÇOISE COUIC-MARINIER

FRANCE

TERESA BARRON

ENGLAND

LAUREN BOOKLIN

CHANNEL ISLANDS

SANIEN DE BEER

SOUTH AFRICA

JENNIFER PRESSIMONE

USA

KAYLA FIORAVANTI

USA

JIRBIE GO

PHILIPPINES

NINA MEDVED

SLOVENIA