The Complete Guide to Aromatherapy

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Lorenz Books, 2001 - Health & Fitness - 96 pages
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For centuries, the pure essences of aromatic plants have been valued for their luxurious scents and their many life-enhancing properties. This book explores the secrets of the ancient art of aromatherapy and shows how to harness the therapeutic powers of essential oils in a relaxing, restorative massage that combines the sense of smell with the healing value of touch. This practical book explains the main ways of using the beneficial properties of the oils to treat common ailments, and promote physical and emotional well being. It offers a complete guide to the most popular oils and their uses and shows step-by-step aromatherapy massage techniques.

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Carole McGilvery runs a successful marketing and public relations company, specializing in the promotion of natural therapies and charities. Her expertise has been used to launch pioneering products and services, including hospitals, a renowned clinic and several natural therapy units. She is a regular radio broadcaster on philosophy and alternative medicine.

Jimi Reed has been a journalist, editor and broadcaster for many years. She has contributed to many of the leading women's magazines, specializing in health and beauty issues, and her long-standing interest, alternative medicine.

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