The Practice Of Aromatherapy

An explanation of aromatherapy, what it is and how it works with especial reference to fifty plants and essences. It includes a guide to the plants and essential oils used in aromatherapy and how they can keep the body and mind healthy.

The Practice Of Aromatherapy

An explanation of aromatherapy, what it is and how it works with especial reference to fifty plants and essences. It includes a guide to the plants and essential oils used in aromatherapy and how they can keep the body and mind healthy.

Essential Oils

A revised edition provides full information on the creation and use of more than 100 essential oils in contemporary aromatherapy, based on the research behind their therapeutic applications. Original.

Essential Oils

A revised edition provides full information on the creation and use of more than 100 essential oils in contemporary aromatherapy, based on the research behind their therapeutic applications. Original.

Clinical Aromatherapy

Written by a nurse, this clinical text highlights how aromatherapy can enhance care and the role health care professionals play in its practice.

Clinical Aromatherapy

Aromatherapy is one of the main complementary therapies to be practiced by nurses and other health care professionals in hospital, hospice, and community settings. Written by a nurse, this clinical text highlights how aromatherapy can enhance care and the role health care professionals play in its practice. It examines key facts and issues in aromatherapy practice, and applies these within a variety of contexts and conditions, taking a carefully holistic approach in dealing with the patient. An introduction to the principles and practice of aromatherapy, including contraindications and toxicity. Contains an in-depth clinical section dealing with the management of common problems such as infection and pain. Gives examples of which specific oils might be used in treatment. Illustrates the application of aromatherapy in specific clinical specialties, particularly nursing. Draws on over 700 references Includes a new chapter on psychiatric nursing and aromatherapy to include: depression, psychosis, bipolar, compulsive addictive, addiction and withdrawal.

Clinical Aromatherapy E Book

This edition also features updated information on aromatherapy treatments, aromatherapy organizations, essential oil providers, and more to ensure you are fully equipped to provide patients with the best complementary therapy available.

Clinical Aromatherapy   E Book

Enhance patient care with the help of aromatherapy! Clinical Aromatherapy: Essential Oils in Healthcare is the first and only peer-reviewed clinical aromatherapy book in the world and features a foreword by Dr. Oz. Each chapter is written by a PhD nurse with post-doctoral training in research and then peer reviewed by named experts in their field. This clinical text is the must-have resource for learning how to effectively incorporate aromatherapy into clinical practice. This new third edition takes a holistic approach as it examines key facts and topical issues in aromatherapy practice and applies them within a variety of contexts and conditions. This edition also features updated information on aromatherapy treatments, aromatherapy organizations, essential oil providers, and more to ensure you are fully equipped to provide patients with the best complementary therapy available. Expert peer-reviewed information spans the entire book. All chapters have been written by a PhD nurse with post-doctoral training in research and then peer reviewed by named experts in their field. Introduction to the principles and practice of aromatherapy covers contraindications, toxicity, safe applications, and more. Descriptions of real-world applications illustrate how aromatherapy works in various clinical specialties. Coverage of aromatherapy in psychiatric nursing provides important information on depression, psychosis, bipolar, compulsive addictive, addiction and withdrawal. In-depth clinical section deals with the management of common problems, such as infection and pain, that may frequently be encountered on the job. Examples of specific oils in specific treatments helps readers directly apply book content to everyday practice. Evidence-based content draws from thousands of references. NEW! First and only totally peer-reviewed, evidence-based, clinical aromatherapy book in the world. NEW Chapter on integrative Healthcare documenting how clinical aromatherapy has been integrated into hospitals and healthcare in USA, UK and elsewhere. NEW Chapter on the M Technique: the highly successful method of gentle structured touch pioneered by Jane Buckle that is used in hospitals worldwide. All chapters updated with substantial additional references and tables.

Aromatherapy in Midwifery Practice

Useful charts and tables are included for quick reference in clinical practice, making this is the ultimate handbook for using aromatherapy in midwifery practice.

Aromatherapy in Midwifery Practice

Aromatherapy is increasingly incorporated into midwifery practice, particularly in midwife-led units. It is the most commonly used therapy by midwives and birthing practitioners but access to up-to-date safety information is limited. Almost 90% of women may be using complementary therapies during pregnancy and birth and so it is very important that midwives are aware of safe and appropriate use based on contemporary evidence. This book covers safety, effectiveness, evidence, benefits and risks, and legal, ethical and professional issues related to incorporating aromatherapy into maternity care. Useful charts and tables are included for quick reference in clinical practice, making this is the ultimate handbook for using aromatherapy in midwifery practice. The scientific basis behind aromatherapy, including relevant anatomy and physiology, chemistry and pharmacology are covered, as well as a critical appraisal of the contemporary research evidence supporting the use of aromatherapy in maternity care. Essential oil profiles of the oils that can be safely used in pregnancy, birth and postnatally are also included.

Aromatherapy for Health Professionals

NEW FOR THIS EDITION * Two new chapters - Wound Care and Bereavement - provide valuable additions to the text * The chapter 'Aromas, Mind and Body' has been enhanced * Several new essential oils - giving properties, indications and cautions ...

Aromatherapy for Health Professionals

Aromatherapy for Health Professionals covers the full spectrum of theory and practice from essential oil science and the foundations of practice to the application of aromatherapy for specific conditions. The fourth edition of this highly successful book provides a clear and authoritative introduction to aromatherapy as practiced in modern health care settings. It gives valuable information for any health professional wishing to develop their understanding of the subject, providing the in-depth knowledge needed to use essential oils in the practice environment. NEW FOR THIS EDITION * Two new chapters - Wound Care and Bereavement - provide valuable additions to the text * The chapter 'Aromas, Mind and Body' has been enhanced * Several new essential oils - giving properties, indications and cautions - have been added * New case histories illustrate the practical application of theory and techniques described * References have been updated and new research added The book is supported by a CD-ROM of ancillary tables covering essential oils for general use in health-care settings including indications for safe, therapeutic uses of essential oils; those to be used with caution; and essential oil definitions.

Aromatherapy for Health Professionals E Book

The text is fully referenced and evidence based for use in a clinical setting.

Aromatherapy for Health Professionals E Book

Now entering its 5th edition Aromatherapy for Health Professionals is an essential read for any professional wishing to practice aromatherapy in a clinical setting. It covers the theory and practice of essential oil science and the application of aromatherapy for specific conditions, giving an evidence based and in-depth presentation of the subject. Written by a highly experienced team of aromatherapists it is an authoritative guide for those wishing to use essential oils in a modern health care setting. Contains an A-Z of essential oils including their chemistry and properties, allowing therapists to select the most effective oils for use in a clinical situation. Includes a table giving the appropriate essential oils for different health conditions Includes case studies to help the reader understand how to put the theory into practice. The text is fully referenced and evidence based for use in a clinical setting.

Aromatherapy

Written for students of aromatherapy, this book contains in-depth detail on the characteristics, chemistry, sourcing and application of essential oils.

Aromatherapy

Written for students of aromatherapy, this book contains in-depth detail on the characteristics, chemistry, sourcing and application of essential oils.

Aromatherapy Scent and Psyche

With a thorough exposition of the ancient practice of aromatics in China, India, Persia, and Egypt and a modern scientific understanding of the psychology of scent, Aromatherapy: Scent and Psyche is the perfect guide to mastering the use of ...

Aromatherapy  Scent and Psyche

The authors--professional aromatherapists--delve into the physiology and psychology of scent, citing research and clinical studies. They profile 44 essential oils, and give instructions for creating your own blends.

Aromatherapy for Healing the Spirit

This aromatherapy guide synthesizes Eastern and Western approaches to restoring emotional and mental health by using the healing properties of 40 essential oils. 159 illustrations, 77 in color.

Aromatherapy for Healing the Spirit

This aromatherapy guide synthesizes Eastern and Western approaches to restoring emotional and mental health by using the healing properties of 40 essential oils. 159 illustrations, 77 in color.

Aromatherapy

Thoroughly revised and updated, this comprehensive guide to essential oils and aromatherapy, alphabetically organized for easy access, explains how to use a wide range of botanical scents and oils to promote physical and emotional well ...

Aromatherapy

Thoroughly revised and updated, this comprehensive guide to essential oils and aromatherapy, alphabetically organized for easy access, explains how to use a wide range of botanical scents and oils to promote physical and emotional well-being, providing hundreds of healing recipes for compresses, baths, inhalants, and more. Original.

Aromatherapy Workbook

The Aromatherapy Workbook makes a perfect step-by-step guide for beginners as well as an ongoing reference for practicing aromatherapists.

Aromatherapy Workbook

Describes the history, characteristics and uses of more than seventy essential oils, discusses how plant essences can beautify, cleanse and heal the body, and looks at the olfactory system

The Spirit in Aromatherapy

An important resource on the use of intuitive inner wisdom in aromatherapy practice, this book will be of interest and practical use to aromatherapists, bodywork practitioners, students of aromatherapy and all who are interested in ...

The Spirit in Aromatherapy

The importance of intuition in aromatherapy blending, essential and base oil selection and bodywork is the focus of Gill Farrer-Halls' authoritative new book. Drawing on her extensive experience as a practicing aromatherapist and aromatherapy teacher, she explores ways of increasing intuitive awareness of the nature and depth of individual essential oils, and takes the reader through meditative techniques that can help practitioners deepen their practice. She goes on to show how an intuitive and meditative approach can, with time, transform clinical practice, and help practitioners create original, effective, synergistic and holistic blends as well as develop and enhance on-going work with clients. An important resource on the use of intuitive inner wisdom in aromatherapy practice, this book will be of interest and practical use to aromatherapists, bodywork practitioners, students of aromatherapy and all who are interested in essential oils.

Aromatherapy Science

This book provides pharmacists, GPs, nurses and other healthcare professionals with reliable scientifically based information on this growing discipline.

Aromatherapy Science

Aromatherapy is one of the fastest growing forms of alternative medicine in the UK and USA. Essential oils are now sold in pharmacies and aromatherapy is increasingly being used in hospitals and primary care settings.This unique book takes an analytical and scientific approach to aromatherapy practices and principles based on the scientific evidence to date.The monographs cover commonly used essential oils and their therapeutic uses, details of toxicity, bioactivity, contraindications and clinical studies. This book provides pharmacists, GPs, nurses and other healthcare professionals with reliable scientifically based information on this growing discipline.

Secrets of Aromatherapy

These books – suitable for the beginner or the experienced practitioner – tells you everything you need to know about establishing a practice at home.

Secrets of Aromatherapy

Secrets of Aromatherapy is a thorough introduction to the therapeutic uses of essential oils, and provides an in-depth insight into the use of natural fragrances to improve relaxation and general well-being. From what to expect in a session to the history of oils employed as healing agents, discover the many ways aromatherapy can enhance your health and happiness. When you walk past a rose bush, stop for a minute and inhale the cool, sweet fragrance, pause and feel that sense of total well-being; you have just experienced aromatherapy. When you chop herbs in the kitchen and the pungent scents tingle in your nose and make your mouth water, there it is again. Natural fragrances—contained in the roots, leaves, fruits, flowers, and wood of plants—have been recognized for thousands of years for their innate cleansing, healing, relaxing, and invigorating powers. Since antiquity, aromatic herbs and essences have been used as cosmetics, medicines, perfumes, and incense. Continue this time-tested practice of harnessing the therapeutic powers of natural fragrances with this knowledgeable text, which covers all aspects of aromatherapy, including: The origins of aromatherapy Basic therapeutic guidelines Essential oil qualities for lavender, frankincense, orange, tea-tree, and more Essential oils to improve body functions How to buy the best and highest quality essential oils With this comprehensive guide, learn to harness natural fragrances to play a vital role in your physical and emotional health. The Holistic Secrets series provides comprehensive explanations of the fundamental principles behind techniques and methods. They explore practices in detail and offer advice in an accessible guide that will teach you about the power of these methods and how they can be harnessed to balance your mind, body, and spirit. These books – suitable for the beginner or the experienced practitioner – tells you everything you need to know about establishing a practice at home.

The Complete Essential Oils Sourcebook A Practical Approach to the Use of Essential Oils for Health and Well Being

Aromatherapy. massage. There are many benefits to be derived from combining
massage with the use of essential oils. It is the main method adopted by
professional aromatherapists working in the field of alternative health care.
Aromatherapy ...

The Complete Essential Oils Sourcebook  A Practical Approach to the Use of Essential Oils for Health and Well Being

Comprehensive and fully illustrated throughout, The Complete Essential Oils Sourcebook is the perfect go-to reference for absolutely everything about essential oils—from the best extraction methods to the most effective treatments for ailments.

Aromatherapy for Massage Practitioners

This book is a complete guide for massage therapists interested in adding aromatherapy to their practice.

Aromatherapy for Massage Practitioners

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.

World of Aromatherapy

Jeanne Rose, NAHA Women of Aromatherapy Susan Earle ... Not only are
essential oils volatile, the practice of aromatherapy is itself a highly volatile
science-artform, the distances traveled dependent only upon the atmospheric
limits created ...

World of Aromatherapy

The voices in this collection are those of leading British and American women active in aromatherapy today. They write with verve about the growth of the distillery process and the essential oil industry, discuss such technical issues as whether synthetic or natural products are best, and describe how they use oils and blends in healing, skin care, and stress reduction.

Essential Chemistry for Aromatherapy E Book

This new edition of ESSENTIAL CHEMISTRY FOR SAFE AROMATHERAPY provides an accessible account of the key theoretical aspects of chemistry and their application into the safe practice of aromatherapy.

Essential Chemistry for Aromatherapy E Book

This new edition of ESSENTIAL CHEMISTRY FOR SAFE AROMATHERAPY provides an accessible account of the key theoretical aspects of chemistry and their application into the safe practice of aromatherapy. For readers with a limited science background, this book offers a clear and concisely written guide to essential information in chemistry. For practitioners, the book applies chemistry to the practical and therapeutic use of essential oils, and leads to a better understanding of composition, properties and technical data related to essential oils. Takes the fear and mystery out of chemistry for aromatherapy students! Presents crucial information in a clear and easily-digestible format, highlighting key points all along Allows professional aromatherapists to practice with greater confidence, safety and skill, and to extend the range of their practice through a clearer understanding of chemical properties of essential oils. Covers the scope of what is taught at major aromatherapy teaching centres, and structures the material to make sure each chapter provides the reader with a rounded understanding of the topic covered. A glossary is included for easy reference. Fully-updated throughout Chapter 5, Analytical Techniques completely brought up to date Chapter 6 Oil Profiles updated to include those used in current training New section entitled ‘In perspectives’ covers risks and benefits, interpretation of clinical trials and experimental data, use of essential oils in aromatherapy and functional groups in relation to therapeutic properties

The Encyclopedia of Aromatherapy Massage and Yoga

This authoritative guide to natural health-promoting techniques brings together the very best of traditional therapies for well-being, vitality and relaxation, with detailed step-by-step instructions from leading experts.

The Encyclopedia of Aromatherapy  Massage and Yoga

This authoritative guide to natural health-promoting techniques brings together the very best of traditional therapies for well-being, vitality and relaxation, with detailed step-by-step instructions from leading experts. The first section, "Aromatherapy", offers a full course in this ancient art of using the potent powers of essential oils in massage, baths and other treatments. Photographs and clear, instructive text explain how the deliciously scented essences of lavender, rose, ylang ylang and others can treat common ailments, lift the spirits and promote physical and emotional well-being. A short introduction to Shiatsu massage precedes the "Massage" section which covers whole body massage, massage for babies, sports massage and sensual massage. The last section, "Yoga", provides a ten-week course for home practice based on the renowned Iyenagar method. Photographs and instructions teach 41 postures (asanas), while describing the benefits of each position. -- A comprehensive illustrated guide to three increasingly popular alternative health therapies -- Includes over 700 step-by-step photographs -- Sections on Shiatsu and reflexology teach the benefits of these ancient techniques -- Offers a ten-week Yoga program to develop a fit and supple body and improve your health