The Complete Guide to the Use of Aromatic Oils In Aromatherapy, Herbalism, Health, and Well Being
Author: Lawless, Julia
Publisher: Conari Press
Category: Health & Fitness
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.
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.
A Concise Guide to Over 385 Plant Oils: Easyread Comfort Edition
Author: Carol Schiller
This book is indispensable whether you are experienced in aromatherapy or are a beginner who needs to know the basic whats, whys, and how-tos. If you enjoy scented candles, soaps, and other essential-oil products, learn how to really take aromatherapy to the next level. Carol and David Schiller, recognized experts in the field of aromatherapy and plant oils, have created the essential reference with The Aromatherapy Encyclopedia: A Concise Guide to Over 385 Plant Oils. The Encyclopedia includes a general introduction to proper safety, preparation, and usage of the oils, and what to watch out for in commercial products. Separate chapters provide descriptions of the essential oils, carrier oils, and infused oils, detailing their derivation and history, documented properties, and aromatherapeutic methods of use. Useful tools include a quick reference guide when you are looking for an essential oil for a specific purpose, and cross-reference lists from botanical names to common names.
The Complete Guide to the Use of Oils in Aromatherapy and Herbalism
Author: Julia Lawless
Publisher: Element Books Limited
A guide to the most commonly available aromatherapy oils. It gives vital information on plant origins, medical herbalism and the properties and actions of herbs and essential oils. The book covers 165 oils, their actions, characteristics, principal constituents and folk traditions, as well as safety data, and aromatherapy and home use.
A Practical Approach to the Use of Essential Oils for Health and Well-Being
Author: Julia Lawless
Comprehensive and fully illustrated throughout, 'The Complete 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.
Often hailed as the 'queen of flowers', the rose has held a prominent place in the mythology of cultures both in the east and west for thousands of years. It is widely recognised as a powerful symbol of sovereignty, love, femininity, beauty and spiritual insight.
This authoritative guide to natural health-promoting techniques brings together the very best of traditional therapies for well-being, vitality and relaxation, with detailed step-by-step instructions from leading experts. The first section, "Aromatherapy", offers a full course in this ancient art of using the potent powers of essential oils in massage, baths and other treatments. Photographs and clear, instructive text explain how the deliciously scented essences of lavender, rose, ylang ylang and others can treat common ailments, lift the spirits and promote physical and emotional well-being. A short introduction to Shiatsu massage precedes the "Massage" section which covers whole body massage, massage for babies, sports massage and sensual massage. The last section, "Yoga", provides a ten-week course for home practice based on the renowned Iyenagar method. Photographs and instructions teach 41 postures (asanas), while describing the benefits of each position. -- A comprehensive illustrated guide to three increasingly popular alternative health therapies -- Includes over 700 step-by-step photographs -- Sections on Shiatsu and reflexology teach the benefits of these ancient techniques -- Offers a ten-week Yoga program to develop a fit and supple body and improve your health
Among the profusion of books on aromatherapy available today "The Encyclopedia of Aromatherapy" is the first to explore the many aspects of this healing art in a single, up-to-date, illustrated volume. The author discusses all things aromatic, from essential oils to garden plants, with recipes for blending essential oils and practical tips for creating perfumes and beauty products. The numerous therapeutic uses of aromatherapy are applied to 10 major systems of the body with specific remedies given for more than 70 ailments. Color photographs illustrate step-by-step a full-body aromatherapy massage, accompanied by specific advice on massaging pregnant women, babies, children, and elderly people. There is also a helpful section concerning sports injuries. Useful for the beginner, this comprehensive reference is an invaluable addition to the library of the serious student and professional practitioner of aromatherapy. "The Encyclopedia of Aromatherapy" offers the most elegantly comprehensive package on the whole art and science of aromatherapy written to date. It deservedly takes its place among the small handful of indispensable reference books on this fascinating therapy
Über 400 Rezepte für Beauty, Gesundheit und Ihr Zuhause
Author: Lora Cantele,Nerys Purchon
Publisher: Georg Thieme Verlag
Category: Health & Fitness
Ätherische Öle sind eines der wirksamsten Heilmittel aus der Natur. Seit Jahrhunderten werden sie eingesetzt, um Körper und Seele zu stärken, zu pflegen und um das Leben mit ihrem Wohlgeruch zu verschönern. Nerys Purchon und Lora Cantele, führende Aromatherapeutinnen, bündeln in diesem umfassenden Buch ihre einzigartigen Erfahrungen: So gelingt Ihr Einstieg in die Welt der Aromaöle, finden Sie Rezepte mit Geling-Garantie und ein Vielfalt von Anwendungen: Von Anis bis Zitrone, von Deodorant bis Hustensaft, Aromaöle bereichern Ihr Leben in jeder Lage. - Über 120 Öle und Essenzen: ihre heilenden Effekte und wie Sie sie richtig anwenden. - Ihre Hausapotheke: Über 450 Rezepte: bei über 250 Beschwerden. - Plus: Therapeutische Anwendungen bei Babys und Kindern. - Natürliche Wellness für Haut, Haar und für die Seele. - D.I.Y. für den Haushalt: Alles pur - von Mottenschutz bis Wäscheduft. - So geht`s: Mischungen, Salben und Co step-by-step herstellen.
Aromatherapy for Personality, Mind, Mood and Emotion
Author: Valerie Ann Worwood
Publisher: New World Library
Category: Health & Fitness
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.
Among the profusion of books on aromatherapy available today The Encyclopedia of Aromatherapy is the first to explore the many aspects of this healing art in a single, up-to-date, illustrated volume. The author discusses all things aromatic, from essential oils to garden plants, with recipes for blending essential oils and practical tips for creating perfumes and beauty products. The numerous therapeutic uses of aromatherapy are applied to 10 major systems of the body with specific remedies given for more than 70 ailments. Color photographs illustrate step-by-step a full-body aromatherapy massage, accompanied by specific advice on massaging pregnant women, babies, children, and elderly people. There is also a helpful section concerning sports injuries. Useful for the beginner, this comprehensive reference is an invaluable addition to the library of the serious student and professional practitioner of aromatherapy. The Encyclopedia of Aromatherapy offers the most elegantly comprehensive package on the whole art and science of aromatherapy written to date. It deservedly takes its place among the small handful of indispensable reference books on this fascinating therapy