Aromatherapy Massage: Essential Oils Explained for Health and Pleasure
Aromatherapy is a healing therapy based on the use of pure essential oils for physical and emotional health and wellbeing. These all-natural oils have a powerful therapeutic affect but can also relieve stress and anxiety, bring balance and harmony, delight the senses and lift the spirits. Essential oils, derived from the flowers, leaves and other parts of plants, are highly concentrated and it is important to understand when and how to use them. Aromtherapist Margie Hare explains how the oils are derived, how to blend and use them and which oils to use as natural remedies for many common ailments. Aromatherapy Massage is especially beneficial. It can be stimulating or relaxing depending on the oils used and the technique applied. Both the book and the DVD feature aromatherapist Margie Hare's excellent step-by-step guide to the art of massage with essential oils. The massage techniques are fully illustrated, practical and easy to follow. Book jacket.
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