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Aromatherapy for Massage Practitioners (Lww Massage Therapy & Bodywork Educational)

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If you are a massage therapist or massage therapy student with an interest in adding aromatherapy to your practice, this book is for you! It addresses your specific needs and concerns, and provides useful answers to the questions about aromatherapy that most practitioners only learn after years of experience. Information on practical concerns, such as pricing sessions to account for the cost of oils, proper dilutions, sending products home with clients, and effective formulations for specific ailments, make this an indispensable resource.

Among the fantastic features of this book:

  • Case studies present specific ailments in clinical scenarios, with proper aromatherapy and massage treatments to implement.
  • Recipe Boxes provide directions for blending a variety of essential oils.
  • Activity boxes require you to apply skills and make decisions.
  • Essential oil monographs provide important information on the history and traditional uses, safety considerations, and most effective use in massage therapy of 50 individual essential oils.
  • Review questions in every chapter test your knowledge.

Synopsis:

This book is a complete guide for massage therapists interested in adding aromatherapy to their practice. It addresses practical concerns such as pricing sessions to account for the cost of oils, proper dilutions, sending products home with clients, and effective formulations for specific ailments.

Case studies present specific ailments in clinical scenarios, with proper aromatherapy and massage treatments. Recipe Boxes provide directions for blending essential oils. Activity boxes develop readers' decision-making skills. Essential oil monographs discuss the history, traditional uses, safety considerations, and most effective use in massage therapy of 50 individual essential oils. Review questions appear in every chapter.

Synopsis:

If you are a massage therapist or massage therapy student with an interest in adding aromatherapy to your practice, this book is for you! It addresses your specific needs and concerns, and provides useful answers to the questions about aromatherapy that most practitioners only learn after years of experience. Information on practical concerns, such as pricing sessions to account for the cost of oils, proper dilutions, sending products home with clients, and effective formulations for specific ailments, make this an indispensable resource.

Among the fantastic features of this book:

  • Case studies present specific ailments in clinical scenarios, with proper aromatherapy and massage treatments to implement.
  • Recipe Boxes provide directions for blending a variety of essential oils.
  • Activity boxes require you to apply skills and make decisions.
  • Essential oil monographs provide important information on the history and traditional uses, safety considerations, and most effective use in massage therapy of 50 individual essential oils.
  • Review questions in every chapter test your knowledge.

Synopsis:

This book is a complete guide for massage therapists or massage therapy students interested in adding aromatherapy to their practice. It addresses the massage therapist's specific needs and concerns, and provides useful answers to the questions about aromatherapy that most practitioners only learn after years of experience. Information on practical concerns, such as pricing sessions to account for the cost of oils, proper dilutions, sending products home with clients, and effective formulations for specific ailments, make this an indispensable resource.

Table of Contents

An Introduction to Aromatherapy

THE ESSENTIAL OILS

Extracting Essential Oils from Plants

Buying and Storing Essential Oils

The Effects of Essential Oils on the Body

Essential Oil Chemistry

Essential Oil Profiles

PRACTICAL MATTERS: HOW TO USE ESSENTIAL OILS

Applications Suitable for the Massage Room

Measurements and Dilutions

Carriers

Essential Oil Safety

Blending

THE AROMATHERAPY MASSAGE

Supplies and Equipment for Aromatherapy Massage

The Aromatherapy Consultation and Treatment

Sending Aromatherapy Home with the Client

CLIENT ISSUES

Stress

The Musculoskeletal System

The Cardiovascular System

The Lymphatic System

The Nervous System

The Immune System

The Integumentary System

The Female Reproductive System

The Respiratory System

The Digestive System

SPECIAL CONSIDERATIONS

Elderly Care

End-of-Life Care

Appendix A: Therapeutic Guide to Ailments and Essential Oils

Appendix B: Suppliers

Appendix C: Training Courses in Aromatherapy

Appendix D: Research Resources

Glossary

Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780781753456
Author:
Martin, Ingrid
Publisher:
LWW
Subject:
Aromatherapy
Subject:
Massage & Reflexotherapy
Subject:
Massage
Subject:
Allied Health Services - General
Subject:
Massage therapy
Subject:
Alternative medicine
Subject:
Health and Medicine-Aromatherapy
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Cloth
Series:
Lww Massage Therapy & Bodywork Educational
Publication Date:
20060526
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
336
Dimensions:
10.88 x 8.38 in 1.63 lb

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"Synopsis" by ,

This book is a complete guide for massage therapists interested in adding aromatherapy to their practice. It addresses practical concerns such as pricing sessions to account for the cost of oils, proper dilutions, sending products home with clients, and effective formulations for specific ailments.

Case studies present specific ailments in clinical scenarios, with proper aromatherapy and massage treatments. Recipe Boxes provide directions for blending essential oils. Activity boxes develop readers' decision-making skills. Essential oil monographs discuss the history, traditional uses, safety considerations, and most effective use in massage therapy of 50 individual essential oils. Review questions appear in every chapter.

"Synopsis" by ,

If you are a massage therapist or massage therapy student with an interest in adding aromatherapy to your practice, this book is for you! It addresses your specific needs and concerns, and provides useful answers to the questions about aromatherapy that most practitioners only learn after years of experience. Information on practical concerns, such as pricing sessions to account for the cost of oils, proper dilutions, sending products home with clients, and effective formulations for specific ailments, make this an indispensable resource.

Among the fantastic features of this book:

  • Case studies present specific ailments in clinical scenarios, with proper aromatherapy and massage treatments to implement.
  • Recipe Boxes provide directions for blending a variety of essential oils.
  • Activity boxes require you to apply skills and make decisions.
  • Essential oil monographs provide important information on the history and traditional uses, safety considerations, and most effective use in massage therapy of 50 individual essential oils.
  • Review questions in every chapter test your knowledge.
"Synopsis" by ,
This book is a complete guide for massage therapists or massage therapy students interested in adding aromatherapy to their practice. It addresses the massage therapist's specific needs and concerns, and provides useful answers to the questions about aromatherapy that most practitioners only learn after years of experience. Information on practical concerns, such as pricing sessions to account for the cost of oils, proper dilutions, sending products home with clients, and effective formulations for specific ailments, make this an indispensable resource.
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