Essential Aromatherapy: A Pocket Guide to Essential Oils and Aromatherapy

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New World Library, Aug 22, 2012 - Health & Fitness - 208 pages
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Here is a complete guide to aromatherapy, a modern healing technique with ancient origins. Essential Aromatherapy organizes essential oils into alphabetical listings, providing their profiles, applications, and the physical and emotional conditions that warrant their use. Also included are detailed treatments for a variety of ailments and special circumstances.
 

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This book is a handy little pocket guide--one to carry with you to stores and such--as you often have to refer to one if you are looking for essential oils or other aromatherapy products. If you are ... Read full review

Contents

ESSENTIAL OILS NATURES ESSEMCE
1
HOW ESSENTIAL OILS WORK
9
HOW ESSENTIAL OILS ARE USED
21
BUYING AND STORING ESSENTIAL OILS
47
PRECAUTIONS
55
AN ATOZ GUIDE OF ESSENTIAL OIL USE
65
GOOD HEALTH
93
ESSENTIAL OIL PROFILES
109
APPENDIX
173
SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY
175
INDEX
177
ABOUT THE AUTHORS
193
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Valerie Ann Worwood is considered the world’s foremost authority on aromatherapy and essential oils. Her client list includes well-known actors, models, musicians, royalty, and heads of state. A practicing aromatherapist, reflexologist, and doctor of alternative medicine, Worwood owns and operates her own clinic in Romford, England. She is presently conducting research on aromatherapy and its effects on endometriosis and infertility. Among her many other credentials, Worwood is a former Chairman of Research and a Fellow at the International Federation of Aromatherapists, consultant to several European beauty and health clinics. Her first American publication, The Complete Book of Essential Oils and Aromatherapy (New World Library 1992), has sold over 300,000 copies in North America alone. She is also the author of The Fragrant Mind, Aromatherapy for the Soul, and Essential Aromatherapy.

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