Thoroughly revised and updated, this comprehensive guide to essential oils and aromatherapy, alphabetically organized for easy access, explains how to use a wide range of botanical scents and oils to promote physical and emotional well-being, providing hundreds of healing recipes for compresses, baths, inhalants, and more. Original.
Aromatherapy is a healing therapy based on the use of pure essential oils for physical and emotional health and wellbeing. These all-natural oils have a powerful therapeutic affect but can also relieve stress and anxiety, bring balance and harmony, delight the senses and lift the spirits. Essential oils, derived from the flowers, leaves and other parts of plants, are highly concentrated and it is important to understand when and how to use them. Aromtherapist Margie Hare explains how the oils are derived, how to blend and use them and which oils to use as natural remedies for many common ailments. Aromatherapy Massage is especially beneficial. It can be stimulating or relaxing depending on the oils used and the technique applied. Both the book and the DVD feature aromatherapist Margie Hare's excellent step-by-step guide to the art of massage with essential oils. The massage techniques are fully illustrated, practical and easy to follow. Book jacket.
Now entering its 5th edition Aromatherapy for Health Professionals is an essential read for any professional wishing to practice aromatherapy in a clinical setting. It covers the theory and practice of essential oil science and the application of aromatherapy for specific conditions, giving an evidence based and in-depth presentation of the subject. Written by a highly experienced team of aromatherapists it is an authoritative guide for those wishing to use essential oils in a modern health care setting. Contains an A-Z of essential oils including their chemistry and properties, allowing therapists to select the most effective oils for use in a clinical situation. Includes a table giving the appropriate essential oils for different health conditions Includes case studies to help the reader understand how to put the theory into practice. The text is fully referenced and evidence based for use in a clinical setting.
Your Complete Desk Reference Including A-to-Z Essential Oils Guide and Recipes
Author: Dylanna Press
Pubpsher: Dylanna Publishing, Inc.
Category: Health & Fitness
Complete Guide to Essential Oils and Aromatherapy Essential Oils and Aromatherapy for Beginners: Your Complete Desk Reference Including A-to-Z Guide and Recipes is a comprehensive guide to understanding and using essential oils. Essential oils have been used for thousands of years and have been shown to be beneficial for a variety of purposes. These all-natural oils are an excellent alternative and complementary approach to improving health, and when used properly, have very few side effects. As people rediscover the many benefits that can be obtained from using essential oils, they will continue to increase in use and popularity. Included in this book: *History of essential oils *Benefits and uses of essential oils *Safety tips and precautions *Buying and storing essential oils *Carrier oils *Extraction methods for essential oils *Application methods for essential oils *Tools and techniques for blending essential oils *A-to-Z desk reference guide of over 100 essential oils *Characteristics, properties, uses, and suggested blends *Essential oil recipes for emotions and moods *Essential oil recipes for skin and body care *Essential oil recipes for home and yard *Essential oil recipes for pets
Your Personal Guide to the World of Essential Oils and Aromatherapy Lavender, peppermint, rosemary, and other healing plants are likely right at your fingertips, or just beyond at a nearby garden. Now unlocking their healing powers is, too. Essential Oils and Aromatherapy: An Introductory Guide offers all the techniques, tools, and tips you need to start creating natural, toxic-free medicine and everyday household products from the comfort of your home. Everything You Need to Know to Get Started with Essential Oils • Enjoy Your Personal Apothecary, which includes profiles of more than 60 essential oils • Learn to measure, dispense, and blend essential oils like a seasoned aromatherapist • Discover the 25 most effective essential oils for natural healing • Master techniques for massage, acupressure, inhalation, and more • Study safety tips for pregnant women, children, babies, and pets Over 300 Natural Recipes for Every Household • Apply everyday remedies for common ailments such as acne, migraines, nausea, and stress • Use toxic-free household items, from lavender laundry detergent and all-purpose cleaner to air fresheners • Enjoy calming beauty treatments, including face masks, body butter, and soothing bath salts
In Focus Essential Oils is your quick guide to the qualities and healing effects of every major essential oil, including recipes for beauty, home, and health applications. Part of the In Focus series, the book applies a modern approach to teaching a classic body, mind, and spirit subject. Essential oils have been used for centuries and across many cultures in holistic remedies for all types of common ailments. Extracted from flowers, seeds, plants, and trees, natural oils are applied either topically or aromatically to give healing effects. After a detailed summary of each major oil, recipes of specific oil blends for numerous treatments are presented, including helpful hints and tips. Also included in this edition is a handy wall chart that details the most popular essential oils, their characteristics, and beneficial uses. With practice, and with In Focus Essential Oils in hand, readers will be able to understand and use essential oils for countless purposes, including: headaches runny nose allergies common colds cooking perfume deodorizing stain removal The In Focus series applies a modern approach to teaching the classic body, mind, and spirit subjects, using expert authors in their respective fields and featuring relevant visual material to smartly and purposely illustrate key topics within each subject. As a bonus, each book is packaged with index cards and/or a poster, to give readers a quick, go-to reference guide containing the most important information on the subject, for easy practice and retention.
Nature's best-kept secret to give your life the make-over it needs. Is fatigue keeping you from living your best possible life? Is chronic stress spilling over and ruining your relationships? Is self-doubt diminishing your chance of being happy every day? Aromatherapy, which means healing through the sense of smell, is an all-natural targeted solution for the overall well-being of both body and mind. The extraordinary power of essential oils works through your olfactory system to invigorate your senses and restore balance. Dr Blossom Kochhar, in this practical and detailed guide to essential oils, brings forth ways to incorporate nature’s very own essence and opt for an environmental-friendly lifestyle. Be it physiological ailments like pain and exhaustion, or psychological issues like depression and insomnia, essential oils can cure all. Signature blends can even aid in stimulating your love life, adding the spark it may sometimes require. This book is not only a step towards a beautiful, harmonised, and happy life but also walks you through just the right way of achieving it. Tap into nature's pharmacy and utilise the best antidote to everyday problems.
A comprehensive guide to using essential oils in health, beauty, and well-being. Aromatherapy offers countless uses for balancing body, mind, and spirit. Drawing on 75 combined years of experience in botanical therapies, Keville and Green provide a complete resource for students and practitioners. This encyclopedic guide, with more than 90 formulas, details cosmetics, perfumes, and botanical therapies that will help you harness the healing power of plants to enhance your beauty, health, and overall well-being.