Medical Aromatherapy

Healing with Essential Oils

Author: Kurt Schnaubelt

Publisher: Frog Books

ISBN: 1883319692

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 296

View: 5101

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.

Medical Aromatherapy

Healing with Essential Oils

Author: Kurt Schnaubelt

Publisher: North Atlantic Books

ISBN: 1583948082

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 304

View: 3398

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.

Medical Aromatherapy

Healing with Essential Oils

Author: Kurt Schnaubelt

Publisher: Frog Books

ISBN: 9781883319694

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 296

View: 6182

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Hydrosols

The Next Aromatherapy

Author: Suzanne Catty

Publisher: Inner Traditions / Bear & Co

ISBN: 9780892819461

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 290

View: 942

The first book devoted exclusively to aromatic hydrosols--gentle, water-based plant extracts that expand the healing, cosmetic, and culinary applications of aromatherapy. The author details the specifics of 67 hydrosols, provides formulas to treat more than 50 health concerns, and offers 40 delicious recipes in which hydrosols can be used.

Advanced Aromatherapy

The Science of Essential Oil Therapy

Author: Kurt Schnaubelt

Publisher: Healing Arts Press

ISBN: 9780892817436

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 144

View: 5727

A chemist and aromatherapy practitioner provides scientific proof for the effectiveness of using essential oils. Aromatherapy is the fastest-growing segment of the body care industry, an effective and deeply pleasurable way to maintain well-being. Now, Kurt Schnaubelt, a chemist and longtime aromatherapy practitioner, provides scientific proof for the efficacy of essential oils, explained clearly and logically. Advanced Aromatherapy draws on the most recent research to demonstrate how essential oils work on the cells and microbes of the body. These chemical changes affect emotional states as well as physical ones. Advanced Aromatherapy explains how to treat symptoms ranging from hay fever to stress disorders with predictable results. An essential textbook for aromatherapy practitioners.

Clinical Aromatherapy

Essential Oils in Healthcare

Author: Jane Buckle

Publisher: Churchill Livingstone

ISBN: 9780702054402

Category: Medical

Page: 432

View: 9329

Enhance patient care with the help of aromatherapy! Clinical Aromatherapy: Essential Oils in Healthcare is the first and only peer-reviewed clinical aromatherapy book in the world and features a foreword by Dr. Oz. Each chapter is written by a PhD nurse with post-doctoral training in research and then peer reviewed by named experts in their field. This clinical text is the must-have resource for learning how to effectively incorporate aromatherapy into clinical practice. This new third edition takes a holistic approach as it examines key facts and topical issues in aromatherapy practice and applies them within a variety of contexts and conditions. This edition also features updated information on aromatherapy treatments, aromatherapy organizations, essential oil providers, and more to ensure you are fully equipped to provide patients with the best complementary therapy available. Expert peer-reviewed information spans the entire book. All chapters have been written by a PhD nurse with post-doctoral training in research and then peer reviewed by named experts in their field. Introduction to the principles and practice of aromatherapy covers contraindications, toxicity, safe applications, and more. Descriptions of real-world applications illustrate how aromatherapy works in various clinical specialties. Coverage of aromatherapy in psychiatric nursing provides important information on depression, psychosis, bipolar, compulsive addictive, addiction and withdrawal. In-depth clinical section deals with the management of common problems, such as infection and pain, that may frequently be encountered on the job. Examples of specific oils in specific treatments helps readers directly apply book content to everyday practice. Evidence-based content draws from thousands of references. NEW! First and only totally peer-reviewed, evidence-based, clinical aromatherapy book in the world. NEW Chapter on integrative Healthcare documenting how clinical aromatherapy has been integrated into hospitals and healthcare in USA, UK and elsewhere. NEW Chapter on the M Technique: the highly successful method of gentle structured touch pioneered by Jane Buckle that is used in hospitals worldwide. All chapters updated with substantial additional references and tables.

Aromatherapy Science

A Guide for Healthcare Professionals

Author: Maria Lis-Balchin

Publisher: Pharmaceutical Press

ISBN: 9780853695783

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 462

View: 2887

Science-based aromatherapy information for healthcare professionals. Includes monographs on the commonly used essential oils.

Aromatherapy for Health Professionals E-Book

Author: Len Price,Shirley Price

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0080982530

Category: Medical

Page: 400

View: 3081

Aromatherapy for Health Professionals covers the full spectrum of theory and practice from essential oil science and the foundations of practice to the application of aromatherapy for specific conditions. The fourth edition of this highly successful book provides a clear and authoritative introduction to aromatherapy as practiced in modern health care settings. It gives valuable information for any health professional wishing to develop their understanding of the subject, providing the in-depth knowledge needed to use essential oils in the practice environment. NEW FOR THIS EDITION * Two new chapters – Wound Care and Bereavement – provide valuable additions to the text * The chapter ‘Aromas, Mind and Body’ has been enhanced * Several new essential oils – giving properties, indications and cautions – have been added * New case histories illustrate the practical application of theory and techniques described * References have been updated and new research added The book is supported by a CD-ROM of ancillary tables covering essential oils for general use in health-care settings including indications for safe, therapeutic uses of essential oils; those to be used with caution; and essential oil definitions.

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: 5083

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.

Medical Aromatherapy for Healthcare Professionals

Author: Miriam Kinai

Publisher: Almasi Holistic Healthcare

ISBN: 1482565358

Category:

Page: 222

View: 4252

Medical Aromatherapy for Healthcare Professionals teaches you how to use essential oils to treat physical diseases and emotional disorders. The author's experience as a medical doctor and clinical aromatherapy practitioner have enabled her to write a highly informative guide for those who want to utilize the healing benefits of these natural plant essences.You will discover how to use essential oils to:* Treat skin diseases like acne, eczema and psoriasis* Treat other physical diseases like high blood pressure, arthritis, coughs and colds * Manage mental and emotional conditions like anxiety, depression, anger and stress * Relieve the symptoms of menopause and premenstrual tension* Lessen insomnia and impotenceMedical Aromatherapy for Healthcare Professionals is therefore an essential resource for holistic healthcare practitioners like massage therapists, naturopaths and herbalists. It is also a useful resource for conventional medicine healthcare providers like physicians and nurses who want to begin practicing integrative medicine as well as for patients who want to improve their health naturally by using aromatherapy oils.

Essential Aromatherapy

A Pocket Guide to Essential Oils and Aromatherapy

Author: Susan Worwood,Valerie Ann Worwood

Publisher: New World Library

ISBN: 1608681998

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 208

View: 4169

Here is a complete guide to aromatherapy, a modern healing technique with ancient origins. Essential Aromatherapy organizes essential oils into alphabetical listings, providing their profiles, applications, and the physical and emotional conditions that warrant their use. Also included are detailed treatments for a variety of ailments and special circumstances.

Aromatherapy for Healing the Spirit

A Guide to Restoring Emotional and Mental Balance Through Essential Oils

Author: Gabriel Mojay

Publisher: Gaia Books

ISBN: 9781856752329

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 191

View: 1925

An authoritative and unique approach to a popular subject, Aromatherapy for Healing the Spirit concentrates on the profound psychological benefits of essential oils. Building on the well-established link between fragrance and mood, this beautifully illustrated and practical guide helps you to alleviate tension, anxiety and depression, within yourself and others.

Aromatherapy for Bodyworkers

Author: Jade Shutes,Christina Weaver

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: N.A

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 374

View: 3422

As aromatherapy gains in popularity among complementary medical modalities, more bodywork professionals now integrate essential oils into their practices. "Aromatherapy for Bodyworkers" embraces the expansion of knowledge and presents a complete and authoritative source of information for health care workers and spa professionals.

Holistic Aromatherapy for Animals

A Comprehensive Guide to the Use of Essential Oils & Hydrosols with Animals

Author: Kristen Leigh Bell

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1844099601

Category: Pets

Page: 228

View: 4961

It is only in recent years that aromatherapy, or essential oil therapy, has gained substantial acceptance; this is primarily due to French veterinarians who have begun using essential oils and hydrosols in their practices. Laypeople, of course, have been enjoying great success treating animals with the very same substances for many years; for it is not just the medical professionals who can safely and effectively administer these aromatic oils. Anyone enabled with quality essential oils or hydrosols and adequate knowledge can use a plant's most concentrated and energetic byproducts to improve the health of their animals, and treat and prevent various illnesses and common ailments. Aromatherapy is actually a science that has a much larger archive of supported scientific data than most other holistic care methods. However, most of these studies were originally published in French or German. Aromatherapy was the first natural, holistic therapy the author began using, and she relies on it as my primary form of healthcare to treat and balance all sorts of minor ailments and discomforts in the lives of her family and their pets. She has rarely needed to use any other sort of remedy to achieve the desired result. These powerful substances are the most fascinating, sensual and complex of all natural therapies -- a combination that proves to be so enthralling it eventually develops into a grand passion for many.

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: 4971

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.

Essential Chemistry for Aromatherapy E-Book

Author: Sue Clarke

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702037052

Category: Medical

Page: 320

View: 5412

This new edition of ESSENTIAL CHEMISTRY FOR SAFE AROMATHERAPY provides an accessible account of the key theoretical aspects of chemistry and their application into the safe practice of aromatherapy. For readers with a limited science background, this book offers a clear and concisely written guide to essential information in chemistry. For practitioners, the book applies chemistry to the practical and therapeutic use of essential oils, and leads to a better understanding of composition, properties and technical data related to essential oils. Takes the fear and mystery out of chemistry for aromatherapy students! Presents crucial information in a clear and easily-digestible format, highlighting key points all along Allows professional aromatherapists to practice with greater confidence, safety and skill, and to extend the range of their practice through a clearer understanding of chemical properties of essential oils. Covers the scope of what is taught at major aromatherapy teaching centres, and structures the material to make sure each chapter provides the reader with a rounded understanding of the topic covered. A glossary is included for easy reference. Fully-updated throughout Chapter 5, Analytical Techniques completely brought up to date Chapter 6 Oil Profiles updated to include those used in current training New section entitled ‘In perspectives’ covers risks and benefits, interpretation of clinical trials and experimental data, use of essential oils in aromatherapy and functional groups in relation to therapeutic properties

Aromatherapy

Therapeutic Use of Essential Oils for Esthetics

Author: Jimm Harrison

Publisher: Milady Publishing Company

ISBN: 9781401898953

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 380

View: 1489

Aromatherapy by Jimm Harrison explores the complex and important chemistry and application of essential oils. With alternative and natural therapies becoming a part of daily life, this pertinent topic deserves this complete and informative treatment. Through aromatherapy, the use of essential oils is a creative, versatile, and powerfully effective treatment. This book provides the therapist and enthusiast with the tools and knowledge necessary to understand the complexities of essential oil therapy, and confidently utilize its healing potential. There is also extensive coverage of 33 essential oils allows the reader to know in-depth how these oils should be valued and used in a spa or medical setting. The book carefully notes and explains the many varying descriptions of essential oils that are out there, and presents in detail the reasons why conflicting information exists and how to filter through it. The inclusion of the plant origin of the essential oils in order to more clearly define their healing properties as well as their relationship with human hormonal balance adds dimension to the book. In all, Aromatherapy provides a thorough and accurate essential oils study for the reader, and will remain an invaluable resource in continued practice. Benefits: * Provides a useful foundation and philosophy and a basis for the client/practitioner relationship by defining holistic beauty and the role of the holistic practitioner. * Allows for thorough knowledge of essential oil activity and safety, even for those without a chemistry background, empowering the reader in essential oil selection and consultation. * Assists in the creation of a complete collection of essential oils appropriate for the reader by giving detailed information for 33 essential oils. * Presents practical methods of essential oils with easy to follow guidelines that can be applied to any practice. * Discusses human and plant biology and physiology which allows for

500 Formulas for Aromatherapy

Mixing Essential Oils for Every Use

Author: Carol Schiller,David Schiller

Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.

ISBN: 9780806905846

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 128

View: 2448

Explains how to mix pure essentials oils with sesame or another carrier oil, and describes the benefits of aromas from allspice to ylang-ylang

Aromatherapy for Holistic Therapists

Author: Francesca Gould

Publisher: Nelson Thornes

ISBN: 9780748771028

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 256

View: 1896

Providing students with a much-needed aromatherapy resource, this book provides detailed coverage of 43 essential oils with clear diagrams, common uses and chemical breakdown. It includes self-test sections at the end of each chapter, and a reference chart which allows students to select at-a-glance the right oils for the needs of their client.