Chemistry of Aromatherapeutic Oils

Author: E Joy Bowles
Publisher: Allen & Unwin
ISBN: 1741152178
Release Date: 2003-10-01
Genre: Body, Mind & Spirit

This revised study of the chemistry and pharmacology of aromatherapy oils offers a practical approach to learning the basics of essential oils. Moving step-by-step at the molecular level through 89 scents, this work includes useful diagrams as well as techniques for oil extraction. Discussed are techniques for applying the benefits of aromatherapy to different body systems including muscles and joints, the respiratory system, and the immune system. An ideal handbook for those interested in aromatherapy as a holistic therapy, this work also provides many tips for how even the most simple applications of aromatherapy can improve one's quality of life.

Essential Chemistry for Aromatherapy E Book

Author: Sue Clarke
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780702037054
Release Date: 2009-02-10
Genre: Medical

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

Author: Vicki Pitman
Publisher: Nelson Thornes
ISBN: 0748773460
Release Date: 2004
Genre: Health & Fitness

Written for students of aromatherapy, this book contains in-depth detail on the characteristics, chemistry, sourcing and application of essential oils.

Essential Oils

Author: Jennifer Peace Rhind
Publisher: Singing Dragon
ISBN: 0857010727
Release Date: 2012-06-15
Genre: Medical

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 Chemistry of Essential Oils Made Simple

Author: David Stewart
Publisher: Care Publications
ISBN: 0934426996
Release Date: 2005
Genre: Health & Fitness

"Whether you have a background in chemistry or not, you will understand and enjoy this book. It will enlighten and entertain you while demonstrating, by the chemistry of essential oils, that God's power and divine nature can be seen through the things he has made. (Romans 1:20). Based on both science and scripture, this book reveals the harmony between the two. Dr. Stewart describes the relationship between the material world and the spiritual world to explain how oils bring healing."--Back cover.

Handbook of Essential Oils

Author: K. Husnu Can Baser
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9781466590472
Release Date: 2015-10-27
Genre: Science

The second edition of Handbook of Essential Oils: Science, Technology, and Applications provides a much-needed compilation of information related to the development, use, and marketing of essential oils. It focuses particularly on the chemistry, pharmacology, and biological activities of essential oils, with contributions from a worldwide group of expert authorities on their historical, biological, regulatory, and biotransformation aspects. Features in the Second Edition: New chapters on the natural variability of components that often occurs in essential oils and on the natural processes that cause adulteration of essential oils Revisions, updates, and expansions of previous chapters Splits a previous chapter on biological activities of essential oils into two separate chapters on biological activities and antioxidative properties The book covers a wide range of areas applicable to essential oils research, including sources, production, analysis, storage, transport, chemistry, aromatherapy, pharmacology, toxicology, metabolism, technology, biotransformation, application, utilization, and trade. It includes discussions of biological activity testing, results of antimicrobial and antioxidant tests, and penetration-enhancing activities useful in drug delivery. A continuation of its preceding edition that features enhanced and expanded information, the second edition of Handbook of Essential Oils provides you with a broad and authoritative knowledge base in the study and use of essential oils.

Make Up Your Life

Author: Michelle Phan
Publisher: MVG Verlag
ISBN: 9783864157523
Release Date: 2015-06-08
Genre: Health & Fitness

Hingerissen von Make-up ist Michelle Phan seit ihrem »ersten Mal«. Damals sah sie eine völlig andere Person im Spiegel und die Selbstsicherheit und die Schönheit, die ihr das Make-up gaben, begeisterten sie. Ihrer Leidenschaft folgend, begann Michelle, Make-up-Tutorials zu filmen und bei YouTube einzustellen. In nur einer Woche hatte sie für ein Video über 40?000 Klicks zusammen! Heute betreibt Michelle neben ihrem YouTube-Kanal eine eigene Make-up-Linie für L‘Oréal und verschiedene Websites. Sie hat eine weltweit wachsende Fangemeinde. In diesem Buch verrät sie nicht nur ihre wichtigsten Beauty- und Stylingtipps, sondern plaudert aus ihrem ganz persönlichen Nähkästchen über ihr Leben, über Beruf und Business, Online-Etikette und vieles mehr. Ein inspirierendes Buch für alle Mädchen und Frauen, die in jeder Hinsicht das Beste aus sich machen möchten.

Aromatherapy Easy Guide for beginners

Author:
Publisher: Daniela Marrone
ISBN:
Release Date: 2015-02-24
Genre: Health & Fitness

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

The Complete Guide To Clinical Aromatherapy and Essential Oils for The Physical Body

Author: Elizabeth Ashley
Publisher: Build Your Own Reality
ISBN: 9781310718595
Release Date: 2014
Genre: Health & Fitness

Let me ask you.... What's the most important thing you are looking for from your book about aromatherapy and essential oils? Clear advice from an expert in their field? An easy to navigate guide? Comprehensive data of many oils and how to use them? Value for money? It seems to me that you may fit into one of three categories: A complete beginner to essential oils who wants to learn how to treat themselves and their family safely. A student or professional aromatherapist looking to grow their, already ample, aromatherapy bookshelf A distributor for an aromatherapy multi level marketing company such as Young Living or Doterra who wants to better understand their product Am I right? This book, written by a professional aromatherapist with 21 years experience has a little something for each of you. Instructions on recommended oils for 60 different ailments Information on 104 essential oils and their safety data (referenced from Tisserand Essential Oil Safety Data for Health Professionals 2013) Facts on how to use 16 different carrier oils including coconut oil, tamanu, and also St Johns Wort Recipe blends by another 13 professional aromatherapists including a blend to use in labour by a midwife using essential oils on an NHS maternity ward and an aphrodisiac blend by a professional sex therapist. Details of how the chemistry of essential oils works Reflections on how plant extracts have been used since early neolithic times right up to the present day Plus extra bonus material: Free hypnotherapy relaxation download 6 essential oil monographs including the most up to date information into clinical trials into many conditions including breast, skin and prostate cancers as well as diabetes: on lavender oil, tea tree oil, geranium, rose, myrrh and chamomile. Past professionally published papers by the author on Agarwood, Damiana, Tuberose, Calendula and myrtle oils Discount vouchers to 15 aromatherapy schools, product stores and treatment clinics. Over 300 pages and 21 years of professional experience.... What have you got to lose? Scroll up and buy!

The Western Herbal Tradition E Book

Author: Graeme Tobyn
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780702048456
Release Date: 2010-11-12
Genre: Medical

The Western Herbal Tradition provides a comprehensive and critical exploration of the use of plant medicines through 2000 years of history from Dioscorides to the present day. It follows each of the 27 herbs through a wide range of key sources from European, Arabic and American traditions including Greek, Roman and Renaissance texts. A rich discussion of the historical texts is balanced with current application and research. The herbs have been selected on the basis of common use by practising herbalists. Each illustrated monograph contains: Species, identification and botanical description A study of the characterisation and medicinal use of the plants consistently drawn from featured herbals which includes the authors’ own translations from the Latin Assessment of past and current texts in the transmission of herbal knowledge Consideration of traditional therapeutics, including humoral and physiomedical approaches Suggestions towards a modern experiential approach through Goethean methodology Current evidence on pharmacological constituents Review of evidence on safety Recommendations for internal and external uses, prescribing and dosage Excellent illustrations accompany each monograph to aid learning First book to cover broader historical perspective and discussions of issues surrounding each herb Written by leading experts who are well known in the field Includes some monographs of which there is little material already available The bibliographic evidence provided could support applications for registration of Herbal Medicinal Products under the provisions of the Traditional Herbal Medicinal Product Directive An excellent valuable resource for everyone interested in herbal medicine