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 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.


500 Formulas for Aromatherapy

Author: Carol Schiller
Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.
ISBN: 0806905840
Release Date: 1994
Genre: Health & Fitness

Explains how to mix pure essentials oils with sesame or another carrier oil, and describes the benefits of aromas from allspice to ylang-ylang

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.

Essential Oil Safety

Author: Robert Tisserand
Publisher: Churchill Livingstone
ISBN: 0443062412
Release Date: 2013
Genre: Medical

Essential oils are widely used in cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, foods, and household goods. Their safe use is of huge importance to everyone, as some essential oils can be toxic if misused. The authors analyze the hazards and risks based on biological actions, drug interactions, and different routes of exposure.

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.

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.

The Complete Book of Essential Oils and Aromatherapy Revised and Expanded

Author: Valerie Ann Worwood
Publisher: New World Library
ISBN: 9781608684267
Release Date: 2016-10-15
Genre: Health & Fitness

Looking for books on essential oils? Completely updated essential oils book: The Complete Book of Essential Oils and Aromatherapy might be the best aromatherapy book available anywhere. And, it just got better! If you liked Modern Essentials, you’ll love this essential oils favorite: The Complete Book of Essential Oils and Aromatherapy, Revised and Expanded is 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 from Valerie Ann Worwood, a consultant and expert on the clinical uses of essential oils internationally. Explore the multitude of benefits of essential oils and aromatherapy: In her clear and positive voice, Worwood provides tools to address a variety of health issues, including specific advice for children, women, men, and seniors. This aromatheraphy book also covers 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. An essential oils book classic for 25 years: 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 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.

The Encyclopedia of Essential Oils

Author: Julia Lawless
Publisher: Conari Press
ISBN: 9781609258573
Release Date: 2013-06-01
Genre: 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.

Essential Oils and Aromatics

Author: Marge Clark
Publisher:
ISBN: 1933317736
Release Date: 2007-10
Genre: Health & Fitness

Provides instructions on using fifty different essential oils to promote relaxation and pain relief.