The Complete Book of Essential Oils and Aromatherapy by Valerie Ann Worwood
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Completely updated essential oils book: The Complete Book of Essential Oils and Aromatherapy might be the best aromatherapy book available anywhere. And, it just got better!
If you liked Modern Essentials, you’ll love this essential oils favorite: The Complete Book of Essential Oils and Aromatherapy, Revised and Expanded is a necessary resource for anyone interested in alternative approaches to healing and lifestyle. This new edition contains more than 800 easy-to-follow recipes for essential oil treatments from Valerie Ann Worwood, a consultant and expert on the clinical uses of essential oils internationally.
Explore the multitude of benefits of essential oils and aromatherapy: In her clear and positive voice, Worwood provides tools to address a variety of health issues, including specific advice for children, women, men, and seniors. This aromatheraphy book also covers self-defense against microbes and contaminants, emotional challenges, care for the home and workplace, and applications for athletes, dancers, travelers, cooks, gardeners, and animal lovers. Worwood also offers us her expertise in the use of essential oils in beauty and spa treatments, plus profiles of 125 essential oils, 37 carrier oils, and more.
An essential oils book classic for 25 years: Since the publication of the first edition of this book 25 years ago, the positive impact of essential oil use has become increasingly recognized, as scientific researchers throughout the world have explored essential oils and their constituents for their unique properties and uses.
About the Author
Valerie Ann Worwood is a consultant clinical aromatherapist with a doctorate in complementary medicine, and the author of eight books. She has been Chairperson and Chair of Research for the International Federation of Aromatherapists, and as well as her involvement in essential oil research, she has acted as a consultant and expert on the clinical use of essential oils internationally.
Table of Contents
ContentsList of Tables,
Introduction: The Fragrant Pharmacy,
Chapter 1. Medicines Out of the Earth,
Chapter 2. The Basic Care Kit,
Chapter 3. The Self-Defense Kit,
Chapter 4. Occupational Oils for the Working Man and Woman,
Chapter 5. Emotional Rescue,
Chapter 6. The Basic Travel Kit,
Chapter 7. The Gentle Touch for Babies, Children, and Teenagers,
Chapter 8. A Woman's Natural Choice,
Chapter 9. The Natural Choice for Men,
Chapter 10. Essential Help in the Maturing Years,
Chapter 11. Assertive Oils for Sports, Dance, and Exercise,
Chapter 12. Major Health Concerns,
Chapter 13. The Fragrant Way to Beauty,
Chapter 14. The Home Spa — Body Beautiful,
Chapter 15. Fragrant Care for Your Home,
Chapter 16. Cooking with Essential Oils,
Chapter 17. Natural Health for Animals,
Chapter 18. Gardens for the Future,
Chapter 19. Carrier Oils and Hydrolats,
Chapter 20. The Essential Oils and Absolutes,
Chapter 21. Safety Information,
Appendix 1. The Chemistry of Essential Oils,
Appendix 2. Glossary of Therapeutic Properties,
About the Author,