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.

Aromatherapie und therische le

Author: Lora Cantele
Publisher: Georg Thieme Verlag
ISBN: 9783432103921
Release Date: 2017-11-02
Genre: 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 Workbook

Author: Marcel Lavabre
Publisher: Inner Traditions / Bear & Co
ISBN: 0892816449
Release Date: 1996-12
Genre: Health & Fitness

Describes the history, characteristics and uses of more than seventy essential oils, discusses how plant essences can beautify, cleanse and heal the body, and looks at the olfactory system

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

Aromatherapy Scent and Psyche

Author: Peter Damian
Publisher: Inner Traditions / Bear & Co
ISBN: 0892815302
Release Date: 1995-09
Genre: Health & Fitness

The authors--professional aromatherapists--delve into the physiology and psychology of scent, citing research and clinical studies. They profile 44 essential oils, and give instructions for creating your own blends.