The Art of Aromatherapy: The Healing and Beautifying Properties of the Essential Oils of Flowers and Herbs
This complete, practical guide shows how to use the essential oils of flowers and herbs as a gentle yet effective method of natural healing. Beginning with the history and use of essential oils in cosmetics and perfumes from ancient Egyptian times to the present day, the author details 29 essences, with their properties and applications in more than 100 conditions, ranging from emotional stress to skin disorders.
Includes easy-to-prepare recipes for massage and medicinal oils, facial masks, ointments, and aromatic baths.
Explains the importance of essential oils in Swedish, shiatsu, and neuromuscular massage.
Provides tables of evaporation rates, odor intensity, therapeutic index, and glossary of medical terms.
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About Essential Oils
From Ancient Times
The Essential Oils
Some Complementary Relationships of Yin and Yang
Glossary of Medical Terms
New Safety Information as from 1994
NEW SAFETY INFORMATION
Practical Hints and Recipes
Where to Obtain Essential Oils
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