The Encyclopedia of Essential Oils

The Complete Guide to the Use of Aromatic Oils In Aromatherapy, Herbalism, Health, and Well Being

Author: Julia Lawless

Publisher: Conari Press

ISBN: 1609258576

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 224

View: 1153

The definitive A-Z reference guide to essential aromatherapy oils. Aromatherapy expert Julia Lawless shares her extensive knowledge in this detailed and systematic survey of more than 190 essential aromatherapy oils. From commonly used oils such as lavender and tea tree oils to the more obscure oils including deertounge, oakmoss, cananga, and angelica, The Encyclopedia of Essential Oils offers a wide variety of uses and cures for everything from wrinkles to kidney stones. The Encyclopedia of Essential Oils gives detailed information on the most commonly available and widely used flower oils and aromatics including: the exact origins, synonyms, and related plantsmethods of extractionthe herbal/folk tradition for each plantthe uses of each plantaromatherapy applicationshome and commercial uses This easy-to-use volume lets you access essential information in a variety of ways with a Therapeutic Index, a Botanical Index, and Botanical Classifications, plus safety information.

The Encyclopaedia of Essential Oils

The Complete Guide to the Use of Aromatics in Aromatherapy, Herbalism, Health & Well-being

Author: Julia Lawless

Publisher: HarperElement

ISBN: 9781852303112

Category: Aromatherapy

Page: 226

View: 6026

A must reference book for anyone interested in Aromatics. Comprehensive A to Z format gives information on over 165 oils.

Encyclopedia of Essential Oils: The complete guide to the use of aromatic oils in aromatherapy, herbalism, health and well-being. (Text Only)

Author: Julia Lawless

Publisher: HarperCollins UK

ISBN: 0007405219

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 224

View: 8495

This is one of the bestselling aromatherapy books of all time with vital information on plant origins, medical herbalism and the properties and actions of herbs and essential oils. It covers 165 oils, their actions, characteristics, principal constituents and folk traditions and is a must for experienced aromatherapists and beginners alike.

The Complete Book of Essential Oils and Aromatherapy, Revised and Expanded

Over 800 Natural, Nontoxic, and Fragrant Recipes to Create Health, Beauty, and Safe Home and Work Environments

Author: Valerie Ann Worwood

Publisher: New World Library

ISBN: 1577311396

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 712

View: 8851

Completely updated, the best book on the topic available anywhere has just gotten better! A necessary resource for anyone interested in alternative approaches to healing and lifestyle, this new edition contains more than 800 easy-to-follow recipes for essential oil treatments. No one has provided more thorough and accurate guidance to the home practitioner or professional aromatherapist than Valerie Ann Worwood. In her clear and positive voice, Worwood provides tools to address a huge variety of health issues, including specific advice for children, women, men, and seniors. Other sections cover self-defense against microbes and contaminants, emotional challenges, care for the home and workplace, and applications for athletes, dancers, travelers, cooks, gardeners, and animal lovers. Worwood also offers us her expertise in the use of essential oils in beauty and spa treatments, plus profiles of 125 essential oils, 37 carrier oils, and more. Since the publication of the first edition of this book 25 years ago, the positive impact of essential oil use has become increasingly recognized, as scientific researchers throughout the world have explored essential oils and their constituents for their unique properties and uses.

The Complete Aromatherapy and Essential Oils Sourcebook

A Practical Approach to the Use of Essential Oils for Health and Well-Being

Author: Julia Lawless

Publisher: HarperThorsons

ISBN: 9780008281465

Category:

Page: 416

View: 9254

Comprehensive and fully illustrated throughout, The Complete Aromatherapy and Essential Oils Sourcebook is the perfect go-to reference for absolutely everything about essential oils--from the best extraction methods to the most effective treatments for ailments. Did you know that heady jasmine is a warming antidepressant and aphrodisiac, also great for stress and sensitive skin?And why not apply lavender water during and after a flight as a prevention against jetlag? This seminal text, written and now updated by leading aromatherapist Julia Lawless, is authoritative, accessible, and clearly broken down for instant and easy reference.Featuring a visual profile of 100 beneficial essential oils and 20 nutritious carrier oils, a comprehensive reference guide on treating common ailments, and a guide to stocking the perfect home medicine chest, this sourcebook is an excellent resource for amateur aromatherapists and practicing professionals alike. Complete with detailed photographs throughout, learn how to ensure you're buying and storing oils to retain their potency as well as the best uses for individual oils to treat specific complaints--from beauty and stress management to chronic ailments and ill health.The Complete Aromatherapy and Essential Oils Sourcebook is beautiful, authoritative, and comprehensive--a must-have for any aromatherapy enthusiast.

Essential Oils

A Handbook for Aromatherapy Practice Second Edition

Author: Jennifer Peace Rhind

Publisher: Singing Dragon

ISBN: 9780857010728

Category: Medical

Page: 304

View: 3219

Revised and significantly expanded, the new edition of this handbook provides full information on the use of essential oils in the field of contemporary aromatherapy, based on the research evidence behind their therapeutic applications. The author provides the historical and cultural context for our understanding of aromatherapy, with an overview of its relationships with Greek, Chinese and Ayurvedic medicine. She gives a detailed account of how essential oils are created, how and where aromatherapy is used, the underlying pharmacology, and the current research. The characteristics of over 100 essential oils, absolutes and resinoids are provided in detail, including botanical and chemical information, usage and combinations. This will be an indispensable text for all students and practitioners of aromatherapy and related disciplines, as well as anyone interested in the use of essential oils for health and well-being.

The Aromatherapy Bible

The Definitive Guide to Using Essential Oils

Author: Gill Farrer-Halls

Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.

ISBN: 9781402730061

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 400

View: 2420

Inside that bottle of essential oil lies the key to beauty, health, and wellbeing-and this comprehensive illustrated reference contains the information needed to work aromatherapy's magic. It includes a directory of essential oils plus recipes for creams and lotions; remedies to overcome negative emotions; first aid therapies; and techniques to enhance meditation and massages.

The Complete Book of Essential Oils and Aromatherapy, Revised and Expanded

Over 800 Natural, Nontoxic, and Fragrant Recipes to Create Health, Beauty, and Safe Home and Work Environments

Author: Valerie Ann Worwood

Publisher: New World Library

ISBN: 1608684261

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 712

View: 3884

Looking for books on essential oils? Completely updated essential oils book: The Complete Book of Essential Oils and Aromatherapy might be the best aromatherapy book available anywhere. And, it just got better! If you liked Modern Essentials, you’ll love this essential oils favorite: The Complete Book of Essential Oils and Aromatherapy, Revised and Expanded is a necessary resource for anyone interested in alternative approaches to healing and lifestyle. This new edition contains more than 800 easy-to-follow recipes for essential oil treatments from Valerie Ann Worwood, a consultant and expert on the clinical uses of essential oils internationally. Explore the multitude of benefits of essential oils and aromatherapy: In her clear and positive voice, Worwood provides tools to address a variety of health issues, including specific advice for children, women, men, and seniors. This aromatheraphy book also covers self-defense against microbes and contaminants, emotional challenges, care for the home and workplace, and applications for athletes, dancers, travelers, cooks, gardeners, and animal lovers. Worwood also offers us her expertise in the use of essential oils in beauty and spa treatments, plus profiles of 125 essential oils, 37 carrier oils, and more. An essential oils book classic for 25 years: Since the publication of the first edition of this book 25 years ago, the positive impact of essential oil use has become increasingly recognized, as scientific researchers throughout the world have explored essential oils and their constituents for their unique properties and uses.

Aromatherapy An A-Z

The most comprehensive guide to aromatherapy ever published

Author: Patricia Davis

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 1446446034

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 336

View: 6421

This is the most comprehensive encyclopaedia of aromatherapy available today, with over 400 entries covering more than 200 conditions, and 82 essential oils. It explains the properties of essential oils and the health conditions that benefit from them. There is also advice on hazardous oils. There are recipes and formulae for baths, creams and tonics. All the entries are comprehensive, fluently written and provide an easy-to-understand introduction to a wide range of topics. 'The simple fact that the a-z has sold over 300,000 copies worldwide since it was first published speaks for itself. It has earned and kept its place amongst the handful of indispensable reference books on aromatherapy ... this book has been justly subtitled 'the aromatherapist's Bible' - Aromatherapy Quarterly '... one of the most thoroughly researched books written on aromatherapy' - The International Journal of Aromatherapy

Essential Oils

An Illustrated Guide

Author: Julia Lawless

Publisher: Element Books

ISBN: 9780007122493

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 144

View: 8756

Aromatherapy is one of the most popular of the healing arts, and everything you'll ever need to know about the essential oils necessary to practice aromatherapy is contained within this practical guide. By harnessing the therapeutic properties contained within the essential oils extracted from aromatic plants, a whole host of physical and psychological complaints can be relieved. The illustrated guide contains: a history of aromatherapy and the use of essential oils through the ages; specific complaints, from stress to skin problems, and how to treat them with essential oils; and the many different ways in which the oils can be applied, and the various benefits of each.

Aromatherapy Workbook

Author: Marcel Lavabre

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 162055206X

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 192

View: 9553

Aromatherapy Workbook, first published in 1990, is an essential guide to the history, folklore, science, and practice of aromatherapy. It features more than seventy essential oils classified by botanical family with detailed discussions of their specific actions, along with unique insights into their energetic and spiritual properties. This revised edition incorporates the latest biochemical research with the spiritual and psychological understanding of essential oils. Author Marcel Lavabre, a founder of the American Aromatherapy Association, explains the mysterious and powerful influence of scent on our mental state, emotion, and sexuality. He discusses the various methods of extraction, devotes a special section to the art of blending, and presents specific formulas for disorders such as digestive and circulatory ailments, headaches, insomnia, and menstrual problems. Aromatherapy Workbook is an ideal guide for beginners as well as a reference for practitioners. • More than 90,000 copies sold. • Easy-to-follow illustrated reference for beginners. • A desk resource and teaching tool for practicing aromatherapists.

The Healing Intelligence of Essential Oils

The Science of Advanced Aromatherapy

Author: Kurt Schnaubelt

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1594778159

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 240

View: 9207

Explores science’s new biological understanding of essential oils for improved immunity and treatment of degenerative diseases • Explains how essential oils convey the complex natural healing powers of plants, offering scientifically proven advantages over synthetic drugs • Offers revolutionary essential oil treatments to ameliorate the side effects of chemotherapy and other cancer treatments as well as for hepatitis, osteoporosis, liver detoxification, and the prevention of UV damage and melanoma • Presents simple recipes and protocols for strengthening the immune system; for treatment of common ailments, such as colds, flu, herpes, and candida; and for pain management Exploring science’s new biological understanding of essential oils and their advantages over synthetic drugs, renowned aromatherapist Kurt Schnaubelt reveals how the effectiveness of essential oil treatments stems from our common biochemical and cellular heritage with plants. He explains how essential oils preserve a plant’s complex natural life-supporting and immune-building qualities, developed through millions of years of interaction with animals and humans. Reviewing recent research in molecular, cellular, and evolutionary biology, he shows how the multilayered activity of plant essences helps maintain the integrity of our genetic code--the reason why pathogens cannot develop resistance toward essential oils as they do with antibiotics and antivirals--making essential oils a more effective and sustainable form of treatment for a variety of health problems. Laying to rest old arguments over essential oils’ alleged toxicity and whether they can be ingested or used undiluted, Schnaubelt presents simple recipes and protocols for treating and preventing common ailments, such as colds, flu, herpes, and candida, as well as for pain management. Offering new essential oil treatment opportunities for hepatitis, osteoporosis, liver detoxification, and the prevention of UV damage and melanoma, he shows how essential oils can also ameliorate the debilitating side effects of chemotherapy and other cancer treatments as well as how even home use of essential oils for relaxation or skin care can help build one’s immunity and overall well-being.

The Witching Herbs

13 Essential Plants and Herbs for Your Magical Garden

Author: Harold Roth

Publisher: Red Wheel/Weiser

ISBN: 1578635993

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 288

View: 2901

"Harold Roth is a leading authority on plant/herbal magic. His new book, The Witching Herbs, is an in-depth exploration of 13 essential plants and herbs most closely associated with witchcraft...The plants are poppy, clary sage, yarrow, rue, hyssop, vervain, mugwort, wormwood, datura, wild tobacco, henbane, belladonna, and mandrake...Each chapter focuses on one plant and includes information on its unique plant spirit familiar, clear how-to instructions for magical projects, and pragmatic information on growing and cultivating."--

The Country Almanac of Home Remedies

Time-Tested & Almost Forgotten Wisdom for Treating Hundreds of Common Ailments, Aches & Pains Quickly and Naturally

Author: Brigitte Mars,Chrystle Fiedler

Publisher: Fair Winds Press (MA)

ISBN: 1592336310

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 287

View: 9292

Presents a collection of popular, all-natural, traditional remedies for a variety of common ailments, ranging from backache and sunburns to ear infections and gout.

Aromatherapy

A Complete Guide to the Healing Art

Author: Kathi Keville,Mindy Green

Publisher: Crossing Press

ISBN: 0307794970

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 256

View: 3019

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.

Medical Aromatherapy

Healing with Essential Oils

Author: Kurt Schnaubelt

Publisher: North Atlantic Books

ISBN: 1583948082

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 304

View: 4555

This distinguished organic chemist shares his in depth knowledge of the particular current value of essential oils, for health on all levels. In an era when Western allopathic medicine has less and less appeal, this self-care method is a potent alternative, with roots going back to ancient times. Dr. Schaubelt has a gift for presenting facts and information in a way that is intriguing and easy to assimilate. In the flood of "coffee table" aromatherapy books currently available, this is a much needed and welcome source for those truly interested in taking responsiblity for their own health.

Essential Oil Safety

A Guide for Health Care Professionals

Author: Robert Tisserand,Rodney Young

Publisher: Churchill Livingstone

ISBN: 9780443062414

Category: Medical

Page: 780

View: 7880

Essential oils are widely used in cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, foods, and household goods. Their safe use is of huge importance to everyone, as some essential oils can be toxic if misused. The authors analyze the hazards and risks based on biological actions, drug interactions, and different routes of exposure.

The Fragrant Mind

Aromatherapy for Personality, Mind, Mood and Emotion

Author: Valerie Ann Worwood

Publisher: New World Library

ISBN: 1608682013

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 448

View: 4527

The Fragrant Mind is written in an easy, accessible style for anyone who wishes to learn how essential oils can influence our minds and emotions and how to use aromatherapy to maintain a peaceful equilibrium or bring about positive change. Valerie Worwood's The Complete Book of Essential Oils and Aromatherapy (over 200,000 copies sold) has become the encyclopedia of essential oils and aromatherapy, earning itself the status of a popular household and reference classic. In this companion volume, Worwood concentrates on the emotional, psychological, and mood-changing effects of nature's oils.

The Healing Power of Essential Oils

Soothe Inflammation, Boost Mood, Prevent Autoimmunity, and Feel Great in Every Way

Author: Eric Zielinski, D.C

Publisher: Harmony

ISBN: 1524761370

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 304

View: 7529

Eric Zielinski, D.C., host of the Essential Oils Revolution summits, offers a soup-to-nuts guide to mastering essential oils for vibrant health and well-being, featuring dozens of recipes and formulations for restful sleep, reduced inflammation, balanced hormones, and more. Achieving true health is not an easy task. For many people, it might be easier to pop a pill or push aside lingering discomfort in favor of finishing everything on your to-do list. In The Healing Power of Essential Oils, Eric Zielinski, D.C. shows readers how to make their health a priority with the life-changing benefits of essential oils. Essential oils are the natural solution to everything from anxiety and depression to deep-seated inflammation. For beginners, Dr. Z teaches everything you need to know to get started, including the top seven oils you should stock from Day 1 and the commonly used techniques and tools. He illustrates daily practices you can follow to enjoy the properties of essential oils, including a five-minute devotional using frankincense and neroli to set you up for a productive and stress-free day, and a simple bedtime routine harnessing the soporific effects of lavender. Backed by extensive research, Dr. Z also supplies essential oil blends that promote hormone balance, reduced inflammation, improved digestion, increased immunity, and so much more. You'll be armed with over 150 recipes for every health need, and a special section on women's health includes dozens of formulations for PMS, fertility, pregnancy, candida, and menopause. Even those well-versed in essential oils will benefit from this thorough approach. With your newfound knowledge, you can begin tailoring an essential oils practice to your unique pain points and lifestyle right away - and start experiencing amazing results.