Aromatherapy Workbook

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HarperCollins UK, Aug 30, 2012 - Health & Fitness - 320 pages
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An excellent guide for anyone wanting to delve deeper into the world of aromatherapy. It clearly explains everything you need to know about understanding and using essential oils.

Written in a clear, easy to understand style this comprehensive book includes:

what the different carrier oils are
• how to use essential oils for health, pleasure and enjoyment
• how aromatherapy can be used for women’s health problems: PMS, menstrual problems, thrush and endometriosis etc.
• how essential oils can be used for children’s problems: colic, chicken pox and measles etc.
• the safety of essential oils
• how to give an aromatherapy massage (including an easy massage sequence)
• how to find a good aromatherapist.

 

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Contents

Extraction Methods
14
Aromachemistry the Chemistry of Essential Oils
33
Plant Families
59
Perplexing Essential Oils Whats In a Name?
97
Safety of Essential Oils
121
Storage Carriers and Methods of Use
143
Carrier Oils
159
The Holistic Approach
174
Touch and Essential Oils
196
Womens and Childrens Problems
221
Oils at Work in the Home
242
Definition Qualifications and Finding
255
Glossary
288
Index
304
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About the author (2012)

Shirley Price is one of the world’s leading aromatherapists and author of the bestselling Practical Aromatherapy and co-author of Aromatherapy for Babies and Children (also by Thorsons).

She is the founder and director of Shirley Price Aromatherapy, the largest specialist aromatherapy training school in the world. Shirley is also the originator of a unique range of specialist skin care products and supplier of essential oils. She lectures and teaches around the world.

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