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The Encyclopedia of Aromatherapy

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Publisher Comments:

Among the profusion of books on aromatherapy available today andlt;iandgt;The Encyclopedia of Aromatherapyandlt;/iandgt; is the first to explore the many aspects of this healing art in a single, up-to-date, illustrated volume. The author discusses all things aromatic, from essential oils to garden plants, with recipes for blending essential oils and practical tips for creating perfumes and beauty products. The numerous therapeutic uses of aromatherapy are applied to 10 major systems of the body with specific remedies given for more than 70 ailments. andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;Color photographs illustrate step-by-step a full-body aromatherapy massage, accompanied by specific advice on massaging pregnant women, babies, children, and elderly people. There is also a helpful section concerning sports injuries. Useful for the beginner, this comprehensive reference is an invaluable addition to the library of the serious student and professional practitioner of aromatherapy.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;andlt;iandgt;The Encyclopedia of Aromatherapyandlt;/iandgt; offers the most elegantly comprehensive package on the whole art and science of aromatherapy written to date. It deservedly takes its place among the small handful of indispensable reference books on this fascinating therapy

Synopsis:

The Encyclopedia of Aromatherapyexplores the many aspects of this healing art in a single, up-to-date, full-color volume. This comprehensive reference is an invaluable addition to the library of anyone interested in aromatherapy, whether beginner or professional.

Synopsis:

This comprehensive book explores the multifaceted aspects of aromatherapy in a single, extensively illustrated volume. The work discusses all things aromatic, from essential oils to garden plants. It includes recipes for blending oils and practical and inspiring tips for readers to develop their own intuitive senses. 75 color, 19 b&w illustrations.

About the Author

Chrissie Wildwood is a holistic practitioner of aromatherapy and one of Great Britain's leading writers on the subject. She is the author of andlt;Iandgt;Creating Your Own Perfumesandlt;/Iandgt;, andlt;Iandgt;Creative Aromatherapyandlt;/Iandgt;, and andlt;Iandgt;Sensual Aromatherapyandlt;/Iandgt;. She has made numerous television and radio appearances and regularly writes articles for a number of health magazines.

Table of Contents

The Encyclopedia of Aromatherapy

Acknowledgments

Forward

Introduction

Part 1 Basic Principles

1 A Brief History of Aromatics

2 The Essence of Aromatherapy

3 Capturing Essential Oils

4 Essential Oil Safety

5 Apprenticed to Aromatherapy

6 Creative Therapeutic Blending

Part 2 Aromatherapeutics

7 Before You Begin Home Treatments

8 The Skin

9 The Respiratory System

10 The Hearth and Circulatory System

11 The Digestive System

12 The Urinary System

13 The Muscular and Skeletal System

14 The Endocrine System

15 The Nervous System

16 The Immune System

17 The Female Reproductive System

18 Aromatherapy for Babies and Children

Part 3 Body, Mind and Soul

19 Nurturing Your Whole Being

20 Developing Your Healing Potential

21 Scents of Mystery and Imagination

Part 4 Massage

22 The Healing Art of Massage

23 Sport Massage

24 Maternity, Babies and Children

25 Aromatherapy Massage for Lovers

Part 5 Aesthetic Aromatherapy

26 Aromatic Beauty Care

27 Create Your Own Perfumes

Part 6 Home and Garden

28 Home Sweet Home

29 The Aromatic Pet

30 The Aromatherapeutic Garden

Part 7 Aromatic Profiles

31 Guide to Aromatic Profiles

Glossary of Medical Terms

Suggested Reading

Useful Addresses

General Glossary

Bibliography

Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780892816385
Author:
Wildwood, Christine
Publisher:
Healing Arts Press
Author:
Wildwood, Christine
Location:
Rochester, Vt. :
Subject:
Health and hygiene
Subject:
Herbal Medications
Subject:
Encyclopedias
Subject:
Aromatherapy
Subject:
Aromatherapy -- Encyclopedias.
Subject:
Health and Medicine-Herbal Medicine
Subject:
AROMATHERAPY;AROMATHERAPY/BACH FLOWER
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st U.S. ed.
Edition Description:
Trade Paperback
Series Volume:
4
Publication Date:
19960831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
75 color and 19 bandw illustrations
Pages:
320
Dimensions:
9.71x7.42x.84 in. 1.90 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , The Encyclopedia of Aromatherapyexplores the many aspects of this healing art in a single, up-to-date, full-color volume. This comprehensive reference is an invaluable addition to the library of anyone interested in aromatherapy, whether beginner or professional.
"Synopsis" by , This comprehensive book explores the multifaceted aspects of aromatherapy in a single, extensively illustrated volume. The work discusses all things aromatic, from essential oils to garden plants. It includes recipes for blending oils and practical and inspiring tips for readers to develop their own intuitive senses. 75 color, 19 b&w illustrations.
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