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Advanced Aromatherapy

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Publisher Comments:

A chemist and aromatherapy practitioner provides scientific proof for the effectiveness of using essential oils.and#160; andlt;BRandgt;Aromatherapy is the fastest-growing segment of the body care industry, an effective and deeply pleasurable way to maintain well-being. Now, Kurt Schnaubelt, a chemist and longtime aromatherapy practitioner, provides scientific proof for the efficacy of essential oils, explained clearly and logically.and#160; andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;Advanced Aromatherapy draws on the most recent research to demonstrate how essential oils work on the cells and microbes of the body.and#160; These chemical changes affect emotional states as well as physical ones.and#160; andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;andlt;iandgt;Advanced Aromatherapyandlt;/iandgt; explains how to treat symptoms ranging from hay fever to stress disorders with predictable results.and#160; andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;An essential textbook for aromatherapy practitioners.

Synopsis:

Turning the art of aromatherapy into good medicine for the next century, this book, written by a chemist and aromatherapy practitioner, draws on the most recent research to demonstrate how essential oils work on the cells and microbes of the body. 75 illustrations.

About the Author

Kurt Schnaubelt holds a Ph.D. in chemistry and is the founder and scientific director of the Pacific Institute of Aromatherapy in San Francisco. The author of andlt;Iandgt;Advanced Aromatherapyandlt;/Iandgt; and andlt;Iandgt;Medical Aromatherapyandlt;/Iandgt;, he lives in San Rafael, California.

Table of Contents

Advanced Aromatherapy

The Science of Essential Oil Therapy 

1.  Aromatherapy:  A Challenge to Conventional Medicine 

Antibiotics:  The Downfall of Conventional Medicine 

Civilization from One Source 

Aromatherapy:  An Answer 

The Immune System:  Not a One-Way Street 

Complex Information from Plants 

The History of Aromatherapy 

2.  Essential Oils--Definition and Distillation

Plant Messengers 

Essential Oils--Distillation, Chemistry, and History 

Essential Oil Terminology 

The Composition of Essential Oils 

Spectrum of Action of Essential Oil Components 

3.  The Effects of Essential Oils

Antibacterial Effects 

The Aromatogram 

Antiviral Effects 

Inhalation and Expectorant Effects 

Sedative and Antispasmodic Effects 

4.  Self-Treatment with Essential Oils 

Real and Potential Risks 

Essential Oils and the Skin 

Contraindications and Unusually Toxic Oils 

5.  Choosing Essential Oils 

The Relationship between Chemical Structure and Effects 

Descriptions of the Oils 

6.  Application of Essential Oils 

Methods of Application 

Areas of Use 

Bruises, Sprains, Sports Injuries 

Burns 

Wounds and Scars 

Lymphatic System 

Herpes 

Shingles 

Bladder Infections 

Bloodshot Eyes and Conjunctivitis 

Nervousness, Tension, Stress 

Motion Sickness 

Fatigue 

Infectious Illnesses 

Respiratory Conditions 

Skin Conditions 

Cosmetics with Natural Substances 

7.  Aromatherapy: Mediating between the Immune System, Emotions, and the Body

Aromatherapy and the Immune System 

Aromatherapy and Asthma 

Aromatherapy and Viral Diseases 

An End to the Separation of Body and Mind 

Afterword 

Endnotes 

Resources 

Index 

Product Details

ISBN:
9780892817436
Author:
Schnaubelt, Kurt
Publisher:
Healing Arts Press
Author:
Schnaubelt, PH. D.
Author:
Kurt Schnaubelt, Ph.D.
Author:
Schnaubelt, Ph.D., Kurt
Location:
Rochester, Vt. :
Subject:
Herbal Medications
Subject:
Aromatherapy
Subject:
Massage & Reflexotherapy
Subject:
Essences and essential oils
Subject:
Health and Medicine-Massage and Bodywork
Subject:
AROMATHERAPY;AROMATHERAPY/BACH FLOWER
Edition Number:
1st U.S. ed.
Edition Description:
Trade Paperback
Publication Date:
19980531
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
75 bandamp;w illustrations
Pages:
144
Dimensions:
10 x 8 x 0.4 in 12.46 oz

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