The most comprehensive guide to aromatherapy ever published
Author: Patricia Davis
Publisher: Random House
Category: Family & Relationships
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
Herbs have been used from the time of recorded history for every facet of life—health, healing, energy, creativity, work, love, birth, death, regeneration, meditation, survival, and more. They are all-encompassing and timeless, as nature itself is infinite and eternal. Therapeutic herbs have a unique spirit, with wide-ranging properties and far-reaching possibilities for medicinal activity.
Recommended by physicians since Hippocrates, aromatherapy is the art of using essential oils from plants and trees to protect and enhance one's health, beauty, and well-being. Now, this book describes the healing properties of numerous oils, from angelica to yang-ylang, and how they can be used alone or as safe, practical, and inexpensive complements to conventional medicines.
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.
Aromatherapy is a therapeutic method that makes use of aromatic essences, also called essential oils, to treat various ailments in the physical, mental and spiritual. In aromatherapy, the use of essential oils, through the various methods of absorption, allows to get into the deepest spheres that constitute an individual, those that characterize its psychic functions. Aromatherapy easy guide for beginners is a practical guide for those who approach to aromatherapy. Aromatherapy is a multifaceted healing hart which use the essential oils of aromatic plants and trees to promote health of body and serenity of mind. This e-book sets out to prove that the basic principles on which aromatherapy is based are no less valid today. It contains the profile of 10 common essential oils and also an introduction to common ailments and the use of aromatherapy in skincare. Chapters include: Introduction to Holistic Medicine Brief history method of absorption essential oils Chemistry and aromatherapy essential oils safety Base oils, aromatic waters and herbal oils The skin (essential oils in skincare) Profile of 10 essential oils Common ailments
Although the use of essential oils to help physical, mental and emotional problems has been thoroughly investigated and described over the past few decades, this is the first book devoted solely to their use on a subtle or spiritual level. Written by the author of the best-selling aromatherapy book of all time, Aromatherapy An A-Z, it examines the applications of aromatherapy in personal and spiritual growth, meditation and healing. Topics covered include Vibrational Healing, The Role of the Healer, Methods of Use, Chakra Energy, Essential Oils and Crystals, Meditation etc., etc., with detailed notes on the subtle properties of the individual oils.
Since 1973, Storey's Country Wisdom Bulletins have offered practical, hands-on instructions designed to help readers master dozens of country living skills quickly and easily. There are now more than 170 titles in this series, and their remarkable popularity reflects the common desire of country and city dwellers alike to cultivate personal independence in everyday life.
Discover the fragrant world of essential oils. Herbalist Colleen K. Dodt profiles the healing and cleaning powers of dozens of oils extracted from herbs, flowers, roots, barks, and resins. This comprehensive guide includes recipes for natural cleaning products, lotions, and ointments that will keep you feeling happy and smelling great. Fill your days with stimulating scents as you learn to use essential oils to wash your dishes, soothe sunburns, combat stress, and improve the quality of your life.
3 Things You Can Do to Prepare for Peak Oil, Climate Change and Economic Collapse
Author: Mick Winter
Publisher: Westsong Pub
Category: House & Home
How you can help your family, neighborhood and community prepare for Peak Oil, climate change, and economic collapse and live a more sustainable, money-saving lifestyle. A practical handbook of ideas, suggestions, and book and Internet resources.