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The complete aromatherapy & essential oils handbook for everyday wellness

Author: Nerys Purchon; Lora Cantele; Tracy Bordian
Publisher: Toronto, Ontario : Robert Rose Inc., [2014] ©2014
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
Aromatherapy is a method of employing essential oils to protect, heal and beautify. Essential oils are described as the "life force" or "essence" of plants. The most wonderful thing about essential oils is that they are available to everyone, and they are very simple to use once the basic concepts are understood and the appropriate methods and procedures are observed. In this comprehensive book there are many, many  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nerys Purchon; Lora Cantele; Tracy Bordian
ISBN: 9780778804864 0778804860
OCLC Number: 874735337
Notes: "Includes 109 essential oils & more than 450 remedies and uses"--Cover.
"Based on Nerys Purchon's Handbook of aromatherapy published in 1999 by Hodder Headline Australia Pty Limited, Sydney, Australia"--Title page verso.
"Editor: Tracy Bordian"--Title page verso.
Description: 480 pages ; 26 cm
Contents: Introduction: the aromatic apothecary --
Using essential oils --
Cautions when using essential oils --
For professionals only Part I: The oils --
Properties of essential oils --
Why the botanical name is important --
Key essential oils and their properties --
Essential oils (A & Y) --
Hydrolats --
Fixed (carrier) oils and butters --
Basic massage oil blends and treatment bases --
Infused oils Part II: Remedies --
Conditions and remedies (abrasions to workpalce stress) Part III: Aromatherapy for daily living --
aromatherapy for personal care --
Skincare --
Hair care --
Body care --
Aromatherapy for the home --
Aromatherapy for massage Part IV: Practicalities --
Equipment --
MEasuring and storing essential oils.
Other Titles: Complete aromatherapy and essential oils handbook for everyday wellness
Aromatherapy & essential oils
Responsibility: Nerys Purchon and Lora Cantele.

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Using aromatherapy and essential oils in massage to protect, beautify and heal everything from arthritis and asthma to constipation.  Read more...

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