The Complete Aromatherapy and Essential Oils Handbook for Everyday Wellness

Author: Nerys Purchon
Publisher: Robert Rose
ISBN: 0778804860
Release Date: 2014-09-11
Genre: Health & Fitness

Aromatherapy is a method of employing essential oils to protect, heal and beautify. Essential oils are described as the "life force" or "essence" of plants. The most wonderful thing about essential oils is that they are available to everyone, and they are very simple to use once the basic concepts are understood and the appropriate methods and procedures are observed. The best known way to use essential oils is through massage. In this comprehensive book there are many, many more ways to use the oils for everything from arthritis and asthma to high blood pressure and constipation. Essential oils are now emerging as scientifically proven and accepted remedies for a variety of common conditions. The why and how certain oils heal still remains somewhat mysterious. Oils can help to treat everyday ailments, whether it be strengthening the immune system, fighting bacteria and viruses, and lowering stress levels to toning, relaxing and strengthening muscles. These oils help the body heal itself. This book features 109 oils and 450 remedies. The recipes are easy to follow, do not take a long time to make, and are quite inexpensive -- the biggest cost is the oils. The oils are organized in an A to Z format, and each entry features the botanical name, a full description of how and why the oil is extracted as well as its therapeutic uses. Angelica for example has a sweet, rich smell, is excellent in all skin care preparations both as a tonic and to soften and smooth rough, dry skin. It reduces inflammation and can be useful when applied to irritated skin. As a massage oil it purifies the body and acts as a lymphatic stimulator, draining the body of excess fluid, increasing energy and generally quickening the functioning of glands. It's also an excellent tonic for the entire digestive system as it strengthens the liver, stimulates appetite, aids digestion and generally boosts the whole digestive system. Nerys Purchon was one of Australia's leading experts on herbs, aromatherapy and essential oils. Her books have sold more than 300,000 copies worldwide.

The Complete Book of Essential Oils and Aromatherapy Revised and Expanded

Author: Valerie Ann Worwood
Publisher: New World Library
ISBN: 9781577311393
Release Date: 2016-10-14
Genre: Health & Fitness

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.

The Complete Aromatherapy and Essential Oils Sourcebook

Author: Julia Lawless
Publisher: HarperThorsons
ISBN: 0008281467
Release Date: 2018-03-08
Genre:

Comprehensive and fully illustrated throughout, The Complete Aromatherapy and 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. Did you know that heady jasmine is a warming antidepressant and aphrodisiac, also great for stress and sensitive skin?And why not apply lavender water during and after a flight as a prevention against jetlag? This seminal text, written and now updated by leading aromatherapist Julia Lawless, is authoritative, accessible, and clearly broken down for instant and easy reference.Featuring a visual profile of 100 beneficial essential oils and 20 nutritious carrier oils, a comprehensive reference guide on treating common ailments, and a guide to stocking the perfect home medicine chest, this sourcebook is an excellent resource for amateur aromatherapists and practicing professionals alike. Complete with detailed photographs throughout, learn how to ensure you're buying and storing oils to retain their potency as well as the best uses for individual oils to treat specific complaints--from beauty and stress management to chronic ailments and ill health.The Complete Aromatherapy and Essential Oils Sourcebook is beautiful, authoritative, and comprehensive--a must-have for any aromatherapy enthusiast.

Aromatherapy Subtle Energy Techniques

Author: Joni Loughran
Publisher: Frog Books
ISBN: 1583940154
Release Date: 2000
Genre: Health & Fitness

Writing for lay people and professionals alike, the cofounders of a system of energy healing that incorporates aromatherapy lay out simple, safe, and effective methods for combining these two therapies. They provide new information about the properties of familiar essential oils, reveal never-before-published properties of less common essential oils, and show readers how to use aromatherapy and subtle energy techniques together to restore a sense of well-being and balance.

Essential Oils 101

Author: Kymberly Keniston-Pond
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781507200568
Release Date: 2017-01-01
Genre: Health & Fitness

Learn the effective, natural way to care for your family and home! From clary sage and eucalyptus to lavender and ylang ylang, essential oils are safe, environmental alternatives to traditional medicine and home-care products. But where do you start? Inside, you'll find detailed profiles that include the source, history, properties, and uses for 100 of the most common and affordable essential oils. Essential oil expert Kymberly Keniston-Pond teaches you how to choose pure, high-quality oils; demonstrates the proper way to blend and store them; and provides suggestions for the simple tools you’ll need for working with essential oils. This easy-to-use guide includes 100 amazing ways to use essential oils to improve your health and appearance, as well as protect and clean your home--all without the need for harsh chemicals. With Essential Oils 101, you'll find the right oil for any need and discover all the benefits a few drops of essential oil can bring.

The Heart of Aromatherapy

Author: Andrea Butje
Publisher: Hay House, Inc
ISBN: 9781401951627
Release Date: 2017-01-17
Genre: Health & Fitness

Forty essential oils’ unique properties come to life in this guide to safe and effective aromatherapy from Aromahead Institute founder Andrea Butje. Full of essential practical information (Latin name, aroma, uses, and safety tips) as well as “personality” profiles expressing the core physical, spiritual, and emotional supportive capabilities, this go-to guide is easy to reference and enjoyable to read. Over 100 recipes are provided for boosting skin care, rest and relaxation, respiratory, digestion, pain relief, meditation and contemplation, and natural cleaning, and kid-friendly adjustments accompany each recipe. Both budding and experienced aromatherapists alike will be able to create personalized essential oil blends for happy, healthy bodies, minds, spirits, and homes. Andrea Butje is an internationally recognized aromatherapist and author. Her aromatherapy school, Aromahead Institute, reaches students from around the world thanks to her innovative online educational programs and her inspired approach to creating community. In 2013, Andrea was honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Alliance of International Aromatherapists for the remarkable work she has accomplished in the aromatherapy profession. She lives between New York and Florida, and you can visit her online at www.aromahead.com.

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 for the Healthy Child

Author: Valerie Ann Worwood
Publisher: New World Library
ISBN: 9781577313250
Release Date: 2012-08-22
Genre: Health & Fitness

Aromatherapy taps the healing potential of Earth's ancient medicines, the essential oils that give plants their scent. Powerful yet safe, aromatherapy is a sound way to treat everything from diaper rash to asthma to self-esteem troubles in children. Many complaints such as aches and coughs that might otherwise have to wait for a visit to the doctor can be addressed immediately at home using the healing power of nature.This book will appeal to every parent who thinks proactively about their children's long-term physical and mental health. Valerie Ann Worwood offers an array of scientifically proven remedies, along with complete charts of essential oils and instructions for aromatherapeutic massage. Other chapters describe how aromatherapy can benefit seriously ill children when used in conjunction with Western medicine.

The Essential Oils Handbook

Author: Jennie Harding
Publisher: Duncan Baird Pub
ISBN: 184483624X
Release Date: 2008
Genre: Health & Fitness

Whether through massage, a hot aromatherapy bath or a cooling compress, essential oils can bring life-enhancing benefits to everyone. In this stunning addition to the Essential Handbook series we learn how to incorporate them into our lives. The first section of The Essential Oils Handbook describes how the oils are extracted from plants, evocatively explains how they have been used traditionally in different cultures, and guides the reader in the best ways to integrate them safely and effectively into their daily routine. This is followed by an invaluable directory of 100 oils, each complemented by a full-color photograph of the plant from which the oil is extracted. Every information-packed entry offers examples of how you can use the oil to benefit both mind and body, whether massaging sore muscles with rosemary oil or adding ylang ylang oil to a bath to calm your mind. For each oil, key points are highlighted to provide essential information and fascinating facts at a glance. Authoritative yet accessible, this book will delight anyone who wants to use oils to enhance their well-being, or simply takes great pleasure in these complex, alluring fragrances.

Aromatherapy

Author: Kathi Keville
Publisher: Crossing Press
ISBN: 9780307794970
Release Date: 2012-07-25
Genre: Health & Fitness

A comprehensive guide to using essential oils in health, beauty, and well-being. Aromatherapy offers countless uses for balancing body, mind, and spirit. Drawing on 75 combined years of experience in botanical therapies, Keville and Green provide a complete resource for students and practitioners. This encyclopedic guide, with more than 90 formulas, details cosmetics, perfumes, and botanical therapies that will help you harness the healing power of plants to enhance your beauty, health, and overall well-being.

Essential Oils for Beauty Wellness and the Home

Author: Alicia Atkinson
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.
ISBN: 9781510701618
Release Date: 2015-11-03
Genre: Health & Fitness

Harness some of the greatest untapped resources in the world. The Complete Guide to Essential Oils empowers everyone from doctors, nurses, and science professionals to teachers, business executives, and homemaker to live a natural and healthy life. Essential oils have been an integral part of human healthcare for thousands of years. It is our body composition and genetics that makes them so ideal for improving our physical and mental health, nutrition, and personal care even in the modern world. The rising and unpredictable costs of the healthcare system motivate many individuals and families to look for safe and effective complementary healthcare options. Essential oil protocols do not replace the important role of doctors and healthcare providers, but they allow readers to support their own healthcare at home. Here author Alicia Atkinson shares with us a simple yet comprehensive guide to essential oils. The book begins with an overview of the history, science, and methods of use of essential oils, discusses quality and safety, and goes on to explain how essential oils can be used for physical, mental, and emotional health, personal care, nutrition and cooking, home cleaning, and with pets. Each section includes protocols and recipes that are easy-to-follow and create at home. Additionally, the origins and uses of the most common and readily available essential oils are detailed in final section of the book. The Complete Guide to Essential Oils is written in an accessible style that is perfect for both the novice and the experienced essential oil user.

A Green Witch s Formulary

Author: Deborah J. Martin
Publisher: BalboaPress
ISBN: 1452537100
Release Date: 2011-08-03
Genre: Body, Mind & Spirit

In older times, the female head of household was responsible for the health of the household. Doctors or healing priests were usually too far away to consult except in extreme circumstances. In addition to directing the planting & maintenance of the garden, she had an herb room (later, a stillroom) where she dried the harvest and made the necessary medicaments from herbs. Of necessity, she would compile herbal recipes and other practical information used to treat the illnesses and injuries of both family and retainers. This information would come from a variety of sources: her mother & other relatives, neighbors and travelers. Following the tradition of her forebears, Ms. Martin has compiled helpful information on over thirty common health complaints and fifteen magical situations. As her ancestors would have recorded, she includes information on growing your own herbs and how to make herbal preparations.

The Essential Oils Complete Reference Guide

Author: KG Stiles
Publisher: Page Street Publishing
ISBN: 9781624143069
Release Date: 2017-01-31
Genre: Health & Fitness

Everything You Need to Know About Essential Oils for Pure Healing & Wellness Explore the world of natural, nontoxic essential oils for all aspects of your life. Stimulate your senses and soothe your body and soul with the popular practice that has become a respected, safe alternative to modern medicine. Learn all about essential oils to use for bettering your life and the lives of your family and friends. Included are: - Profiles of the most widely used essential oils - Formulas and blending guides with the most effective techniques for using them - Accurate application methods from time-honored poultices to modern day steam inhalation - Remedies for a wide range of ailments including muscle strain, headaches and skin problems - DIY personal care from beauty treatments, massage and cooking to moms & new babies, pets and spiritual healing - Over 300 stunning images This comprehensive guide is a must-have resource and welcome addition to the libraries of experienced and novice aromatherapists alike.

The Little Book of Aromatherapy

Author: Kathi Keville
Publisher: Crossing Press
ISBN: 9780307785848
Release Date: 2011-04-13
Genre: Health & Fitness

Aromatherapy. The word conjures up images of luxurious spas, flower petals, and scented candles. But aromatherapy is more than just indulgence–it’s also the key to improving complexion, boosting emotions, and healing a multitude of health disorders. In The Little Book of Aromatherapy, Kathi Keville invites you to explore the healing power of essential oils–potent aromatic substances extracted from fragrant plants. She provides not only emotional applications, but also some seriously pragmatic fixes for everyday challenges, from insect-repelling candles to carpal tunnel relief–even natural flea collars for your furry friends. With more than 50 formulas for skin and hair care treatments, medicinal remedies, and alternatives to toxic household cleaning products, this updated guide will help you harness aromatherapy for beauty, health, and peace of mind. From the Trade Paperback edition.