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The Practice of Aromatherapy: A Classic Compendium of Plant Medicines

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Publisher Comments:

This classic manual provides detailed evidence for the efficacy of plant medicine. Valnet effectively bridgesthe gap between the tradition of healing with herbs and the advances of modern medicine, showing, in scientific terms, why plant medicine works, and making an impassioned plea for curtailing our use of dangerous chemical therapies. 

Synopsis:

Valnet's original research, collected here, provided the first modern-day bridge between traditional healing with plants and modern medicine.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. [277]-279).

About the Author

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. 

Table of Contents

The Practice of Aromatherapy

A Classic Compendium of Plant Medicines and Their Healing Properties

Foreword

English and Botanical Names of Plants

Part One

1 The Healing Power of Plants

2 The Facts About Essential Oils

3 Nature's Antiseptics

4 Some Drawbacks of Modern Medication

5 A Multitude of Uses

Part Two

1 (A) Essences Classified by their Principal Properties

(B) Principal Indications

2 Studies of Individual Essences; Botanic Name and Genus; Principal Known Constituents; Properties; Indications; Methods of Use; Formulae and Recipes, Ancient and Modern; Additional Notes

3 Therapeutic Index of Ailments and the Aromatic Essences used in their Treatment

4 Some Formulae for Prescriptions in Current Use

5 Some Case Histories: Essences used on their own and in association with Phytotherapy (herbalism), Clay, Trace Elements, Fresh Cells and Diet

6 Some Fromulae for Medicinal Wines and Vinegars, Elixirs and Compound Preparations, Medicinal Wines

7 How to Gather and Preserve Aromatic Plants, Using Plants in Infusions or Decoctions, Definitions of the Various Methods of Preparing Plants, and their Uses

8 Conclusions

9 Glossary of Medical Terms used in this Book

Appendices

Bibliography

Where to obtain Essential Oils

Product Details

ISBN:
9780892813988
Editor:
Tisserand, Robert
Author:
Tisserand, Robert
Author:
Valnet, M.D., Jean
Author:
Valnet, Jean
Author:
Jean Valnet, M.D.
Author:
Valnet, M. D.
Author:
Tisserand, Robert B.
Publisher:
Healing Arts Press
Location:
Rochester, Vt. :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Alternative Therapies
Subject:
Health and hygiene
Subject:
Herbal Medications
Subject:
Aromatherapy
Subject:
Health and Medicine-Herbal Medicine
Subject:
AROMATHERAPY;AROMATHERAPY/BACH FLOWER
Edition Description:
Trade Paperback
Series Volume:
24
Publication Date:
19820631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
280
Dimensions:
8.19x5.33x.85 in. .76 lbs.

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