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.
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.
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.
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.
This book is a complete guide for massage therapists interested in adding aromatherapy to their practice. It addresses practical concerns such as pricing sessions to account for the cost of oils, proper dilutions, sending products home with clients, and effective formulations for specific ailments. Case studies present specific ailments in clinical scenarios, with proper aromatherapy and massage treatments. Recipe Boxes provide directions for blending essential oils. Activity boxes develop readers' decision-making skills. Essential oil monographs discuss the history, traditional uses, safety considerations, and most effective use in massage therapy of 50 individual essential oils. Review questions appear in every chapter.