The Practice Of Aromatherapy

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Random House, May 31, 2012 - Health & Fitness - 288 pages
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An explanation of aromatherapy, what it is and how it works with especial reference to fifty plants and essences. It includes a guide to the plants and essential oils used in aromatherapy and how they can keep the body and mind healthy.
 

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Contents

Chaper Page
7
hapler Page
11
The Healing Power ofPlants
19
The Facts About Essential Oils
25
Natures Antiseptics
33
Some Drawbacks ofModern Medication
49
A Multitude olUses
65
A Essences Classified by their Principal Properties
79
Studies oflndividual Essences Botanic Name and Genus
95
Some Formulae for Prescriptions in Current Use
213
Essences used on their own and
241
How to Gather and Preserve Aromatic Plants
253
Conclusions
259
Appendices
275
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About the author (2012)

A medical doctor and practitioner of aromatherapy for more than 30 years, Jean Valnet is regarded as one of the world's foremost authorities on essential oil therapy.

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