Illustrated Elements of Aromatherapy

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Thorsons, Feb 3, 2003 - Health & Fitness - 144 pages
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Fully illustrated throughout, this introduction to the therapeutic use of essential oils tells you everything you need to know about aromatherapy, from its history and origins to the many practical ways it can be used to restore balance to mind, body and spirit. Aromatherapy is one of the most popular complementary therapies today, and Elements of Aromatherapy is designed to be a suitable introduction to the field. The book offers practical information and sound advice for self-help at all levels and includes: an outline of the history and development of aromatherapy as a complementary medicine; an illustrated profile of 36 essential oils, including their properties and uses; step-by-step illustrated sequences demonstrating how to give a full aromatherapy massage; and a comprehensive reference section giving practical information on the treatment of many conditions and ailments through aromatherapy.

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Contents

PREFACE
6
THROUGH THE AGES
14
0
20
BLENDING
26
THE ART OF MASSAGE
33
MATERIA MEDICA
46
PROPERTIES OF ESSENTIAL OILS
138
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About the author (2003)

Walters is a qualified practitioner at the Art of Health and Yoga Center in London.

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