Essential oils have a variety of positive uses. Peppermint can help with stomach issues and PMS. Clove oil is used to cure headaches. Inhaling citrus oils has been said to cure cabin fever. Other oils like mint and citrus help people relax during summer. Essential oils are organic and all-natural, so they can be used as replacements for certain harmful medicines and perfumes. Integrating essential oils into a person's routine can lead to becoming more relaxed, happy and fun to be around.
Completely updated, the best book on the topic available anywhere has just gotten better! 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. No one has provided more thorough and accurate guidance to the home practitioner or professional aromatherapist than Valerie Ann Worwood. In her clear and positive voice, Worwood provides tools to address a huge variety of health issues, including specific advice for children, women, men, and seniors. Other sections cover 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. 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.
This book will teach you everything you need to know about essential oils. If you are interested in learning more about what essential oils are, how they can benefit you, and how you can even have your own essential oil business. Essential oils have become popular because they really do work. Find out why and the answers to many of your questions in this book.
Here is a complete guide to aromatherapy, a modern healing technique with ancient origins. Essential Aromatherapy organizes essential oils into alphabetical listings, providing their profiles, applications, and the physical and emotional conditions that warrant their use. Also included are detailed treatments for a variety of ailments and special circumstances.
An excellent guide for anyone wanting to delve deeper into the world of aromatherapy. It clearly explains everything you need to know about understanding and using essential oils.
All over the world, people are turning toward homeopathic and alternative medicines. Essential Oils for Healing is an easy-to-use guide for anyone who wants to learn how to use essential oils to heal a multitude of ills. Ailments are listed in alphabetical order and are accompanied by hundreds of recipes you can re-create at home using the essential oils at your disposal. Tips on safe handling and usage, contraindications, and storage ensure that even the most novice of essential oils user can get the healing benefits from our planet's natural resources. Did you know that a few drops of lavender oil can be added to your kids' shampoo to protect them from head lice? Or that a drop of clove oil mixed with orange oil can relieve a mind-numbing toothache? Common, everyday problems such as nausea, dry skin, and insect bites to more serious issues like migraines and arthritis are included along with all-natural remedies that are simple and accessible.
Everything You Need to Know About Essential Oils for Pure Healing & Wellness Explore the world of natural, nontoxic essential oils for all aspects of your life. Stimulate your senses and soothe your body and soul with the popular practice that has become a respected, safe alternative to modern medicine. Learn all about essential oils to use for bettering your life and the lives of your family and friends. Included are: - Profiles of the most widely used essential oils - Formulas and blending guides with the most effective techniques for using them - Accurate application methods from time-honored poultices to modern day steam inhalation - Remedies for a wide range of ailments including muscle strain, headaches and skin problems - DIY personal care from beauty treatments, massage and cooking to moms & new babies, pets and spiritual healing - Over 300 stunning images This comprehensive guide is a must-have resource and welcome addition to the libraries of experienced and novice aromatherapists alike.
Discover the fragrant world of essential oils. Herbalist Colleen K. Dodt profiles the healing and cleaning powers of dozens of oils extracted from herbs, flowers, roots, barks, and resins. This comprehensive guide includes recipes for natural cleaning products, lotions, and ointments that will keep you feeling happy and smelling great. Fill your days with stimulating scents as you learn to use essential oils to wash your dishes, soothe sunburns, combat stress, and improve the quality of your life.
Did you believe essential oils are just pleasantly scented compounds that can be used as perfumes? Well, your perception about essential oils is about to be destroyed! You will find a whole new perspective to the uses of essential oils – as scented extracts, edibles and topical applications as well. Essential oils can be rightly used to promote weight loss and achieve a fit physique. In this book you will find: 1. The basic definition of essential oils 2. The list of benefits attached with their usage 3. A detailed analysis of whether essential oils can promote weight loss or not 4. The role of essential oils in weight loss 5. The different ways in which essential oils can be used for weight loss 6. 50 distinct recipes using essential oils to help in weight loss 7. And lots more! Explore this world of massive potential and turn the tables in your favor. Your dream physique need not remain a dream. Everything you need to know about the use of essential oils for weight loss is contained in here! So what are you waiting for? Grab a copy today and approach your fitness goals in a way that yields guaranteed results!
From Hope Gillerman, founder of the aromatherapy line H. Gillerman Organics, an indispensable guide to the fundamentals of one of our most ancient and aromatic healing tools, essential oils—nature’s most concentrated plant medicines. Fragrant and wonderfully sensual, one hundred times more concentrated than dried herbs, essential oils are the ultimate in luxurious natural self-care. Pairing pleasure with potent healing, essential oils have been a therapeutic treatment of choice for thousands of years, from ancient Egyptian rituals to Chinese medicine, Ayurvedic treatments, and Aromatherapy. But while essential oils are accessible, versatile, and beautiful, few of us know how simple it is to harness their power. Enter Hope Gillerman, founder of H. Gillerman Organics, a line of essential oil remedies beloved by celebrities, the fashion elite, and leaders of holistic healing. With passion and unparalleled expertise, Hope takes readers on a lively tour through the science and history of essential oils. Carefully culling the hundreds of oils out there to introduce readers to the forty truly must-have oils for home use, from lavender to jasmine and eucalyptus, she provides clear, quick, and easy-to-follow techniques for integrating them into daily life—as simple as breathing. From topical applications for aromatic healing to crafting homemade blends, Essential Oils Every Day is a practical, beautiful guide to all the ways the power of essential oils will transform your every day: better breathing; improved relaxation and focus; sounder sleep; healthier travel; natural beauty; and spiritual uplift.
Offers over 50 of the most useful essential oil recipes for tackling every mom's daily needs As a mother, you are always looking for ways to make your family safer, happier and healthier. This book shows how essential oils can help you achieve all those things. And you’ll save money! An easy-to-use handbook for creating natural solutions, green cleaners, and toxin-free personal care items, the Smart Mom’s Guide to Essential Oils provides pure and potent recipes, including: • Peppermint and Grapefruit energizing air diffusion • Fennel and Eucalyptus respiratory relief rub • Citrus-infused cleaning spray and scrub • Lavender and Melaleuca skin-soothing salve • Chamomile and Vetiver stress reliever • Spearmint-powered digestive aid Your family’s wellness starts with you. That’s why this helpful handbook also features a powerful regimen to reduce stress, increase energy and sustain your own personal vitality.
Your Personal Guide to the World of Essential Oils and Aromatherapy Lavender, peppermint, rosemary, and other healing plants are likely right at your fingertips, or just beyond at a nearby garden. Now unlocking their healing powers is, too. Essential Oils and Aromatherapy: An Introductory Guide offers all the techniques, tools, and tips you need to start creating natural, toxic-free medicine and everyday household products from the comfort of your home. Everything You Need to Know to Get Started with Essential Oils • Enjoy Your Personal Apothecary, which includes profiles of more than 60 essential oils • Learn to measure, dispense, and blend essential oils like a seasoned aromatherapist • Discover the 25 most effective essential oils for natural healing • Master techniques for massage, acupressure, inhalation, and more • Study safety tips for pregnant women, children, babies, and pets Over 300 Natural Recipes for Every Household • Apply everyday remedies for common ailments such as acne, migraines, nausea, and stress • Use toxic-free household items, from lavender laundry detergent and all-purpose cleaner to air fresheners • Enjoy calming beauty treatments, including face masks, body butter, and soothing bath salts
"With helpful charts, beautiful photography, advice for buying essential oils, and 150 tried-and-true recipes, Aromatherapy for Beginners will inspire veterans and beginners alike to incorporate aromatherapy into their daily lives."--Kelly Cable, author of The Natural Soapmaking Book for Beginners and creator of SimpleLifeMom.com You only need a small number of versatile essential oils to satisfy most of your everyday aromatherapy needs. From Anne Kennedy, the author of Aromatherapy for Natural Living and The Portable Essential Oils, comes a comprehensive guide for aromatherapy beginners who want to jump into the world of aromatherapy, quickly and safely. Whether you have purchased an aromatherapy starter kit or are still deciding on which oils to buy, Aromatherapy for Beginners shows you how to get the most out of your first essential oils. In Aromatherapy for Beginners you'll find: Over 150 Everyday Recipes providing remedies for everyday ailments like allergies, bronchitis, earaches, dry skin, and more 5-Steps for Getting Started for selecting, shopping, using, and storing essential oils safely 15 Popular Essential Oil Profiles plus tips outlining aromatherapy safety measures and best practices Aromatherapy for Beginners is your all-in-one guide for exploring the world of aromatherapy with only the most essential oils.
An artisan perfumer reveals a lost art and its mysterious, sensual history. For centuries, people have taken what seems to be an instinctive pleasure in rubbing scents into their skin. Perfume has helped them to pray, to heal, and to make love. And as long as there has been perfume, there have been perfumers, or rather the priests, shamans, and apothecaries who were their predecessors. Yet, in many ways, perfumery is a lost art, its creative and sensual possibilities eclipsed by the synthetic ingredients of which contemporary perfumes are composed, which have none of the subtlety and complexity of essences derived from natural substances, nor their lush histories. Essence and Alchemy resurrects the social and metaphysical legacy that is entwined with the evolution of perfumery, from the dramas of the spice trade to the quests of the alchemists to whom today's perfumers owe a philosophical as well as a practical debt. Mandy Aftel tracks scent through the boudoir and the bath and into the sanctums of worship, offering insights on the relationship of scent to sex, solitude, and the soul. Along the way, she imparts instruction in the art of perfume compositions, complete with recipes, guiding the reader in a process of transformation of materials that continues to follow the alchemical dictum solve et coagula (dissolve and combine) and is itself aesthetically and spiritually transforming.
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. The best known way to use essential oils is through massage. In this comprehensive book there are many, many more ways to use the oils for everything from arthritis and asthma to high blood pressure and constipation. Essential oils are now emerging as scientifically proven and accepted remedies for a variety of common conditions. The why and how certain oils heal still remains somewhat mysterious. Oils can help to treat everyday ailments, whether it be strengthening the immune system, fighting bacteria and viruses, and lowering stress levels to toning, relaxing and strengthening muscles. These oils help the body heal itself. This book features 109 oils and 450 remedies. The recipes are easy to follow, do not take a long time to make, and are quite inexpensive -- the biggest cost is the oils. The oils are organized in an A to Z format, and each entry features the botanical name, a full description of how and why the oil is extracted as well as its therapeutic uses. Angelica for example has a sweet, rich smell, is excellent in all skin care preparations both as a tonic and to soften and smooth rough, dry skin. It reduces inflammation and can be useful when applied to irritated skin. As a massage oil it purifies the body and acts as a lymphatic stimulator, draining the body of excess fluid, increasing energy and generally quickening the functioning of glands. It's also an excellent tonic for the entire digestive system as it strengthens the liver, stimulates appetite, aids digestion and generally boosts the whole digestive system. Nerys Purchon was one of Australia's leading experts on herbs, aromatherapy and essential oils. Her books have sold more than 300,000 copies worldwide.
Explores science’s new biological understanding of essential oils for improved immunity and treatment of degenerative diseases • Explains how essential oils convey the complex natural healing powers of plants, offering scientifically proven advantages over synthetic drugs • Offers revolutionary essential oil treatments to ameliorate the side effects of chemotherapy and other cancer treatments as well as for hepatitis, osteoporosis, liver detoxification, and the prevention of UV damage and melanoma • Presents simple recipes and protocols for strengthening the immune system; for treatment of common ailments, such as colds, flu, herpes, and candida; and for pain management Exploring science’s new biological understanding of essential oils and their advantages over synthetic drugs, renowned aromatherapist Kurt Schnaubelt reveals how the effectiveness of essential oil treatments stems from our common biochemical and cellular heritage with plants. He explains how essential oils preserve a plant’s complex natural life-supporting and immune-building qualities, developed through millions of years of interaction with animals and humans. Reviewing recent research in molecular, cellular, and evolutionary biology, he shows how the multilayered activity of plant essences helps maintain the integrity of our genetic code--the reason why pathogens cannot develop resistance toward essential oils as they do with antibiotics and antivirals--making essential oils a more effective and sustainable form of treatment for a variety of health problems. Laying to rest old arguments over essential oils’ alleged toxicity and whether they can be ingested or used undiluted, Schnaubelt presents simple recipes and protocols for treating and preventing common ailments, such as colds, flu, herpes, and candida, as well as for pain management. Offering new essential oil treatment opportunities for hepatitis, osteoporosis, liver detoxification, and the prevention of UV damage and melanoma, he shows how essential oils can also ameliorate the debilitating side effects of chemotherapy and other cancer treatments as well as how even home use of essential oils for relaxation or skin care can help build one’s immunity and overall well-being.
Eric Zielinski, D.C., host of the Essential Oils Revolution summits, offers a soup-to-nuts guide to mastering essential oils for vibrant health and well-being, featuring dozens of recipes and formulations for restful sleep, reduced inflammation, balanced hormones, and more. Achieving true health is not an easy task. For many people, it might be easier to pop a pill or push aside lingering discomfort in favor of finishing everything on your to-do list. In The Healing Power of Essential Oils, Eric Zielinski, D.C. shows readers how to make their health a priority with the life-changing benefits of essential oils. Essential oils are the natural solution to everything from anxiety and depression to deep-seated inflammation. For beginners, Dr. Z teaches everything you need to know to get started, including the top seven oils you should stock from Day 1 and the commonly used techniques and tools. He illustrates daily practices you can follow to enjoy the properties of essential oils, including a five-minute devotional using frankincense and neroli to set you up for a productive and stress-free day, and a simple bedtime routine harnessing the soporific effects of lavender. Backed by extensive research, Dr. Z also supplies essential oil blends that promote hormone balance, reduced inflammation, improved digestion, increased immunity, and so much more. You'll be armed with over 150 recipes for every health need, and a special section on women's health includes dozens of formulations for PMS, fertility, pregnancy, candida, and menopause. Even those well-versed in essential oils will benefit from this thorough approach. With your newfound knowledge, you can begin tailoring an essential oils practice to your unique pain points and lifestyle right away - and start experiencing amazing results.
Whether you are new to essential oils, a long-time user, or a healthcare professional wishing to integrate essential oils into your practice, this book will quickly become your go-to resource! Endorsed by MDs, DOs, NPs, and doulas. Thousands of hours of research, clinical observations, ancient practices, and practical use are distilled into this ultimate guide to essential oils that combines evidence-based research with the art of natural healing to realize the maximum benefits of therapeutic essential oils. What's included:~ In depth profiles for 88 botanical species of essential oils including cautions, possible substitutes, dilution range, primary compounds, therapeutic properties, and supportive research studies summarized in one to three sentences.~ Hundreds of research studies summarized in one or two sentences.~ Simple to follow protocols for more than 450 common health conditions.~ A section specific to essential oil therapy for children including protocols specific to age groups for more than 100 childhood ailments.~ A complete guide for using essential oils safely and effectively during pregnancy, labor, childbirth, and lactation that includes more than 70 protocols to help make these special times more enjoyable. ~ Comprehensive safety information, including interactions with medications.~ Answers to the most common questions about essential oil therapy by both lay persons and practitioners.
Essential Oil Diffuser Recipes Book includes over 200 diffuser recipes for health, mood, and home. Diffuser recipes for: stress relief, anxiety, depression, cognition, mood enhancement, sleep, nausea, colds and congestion, headache, air fresheners, insect repellent, holidays, seasons, and more.
This highly regarded, evidence-based reference provides the most comprehensive and accurate guidance to enjoy the multiple benefits of essential oils. Featuring practical, proven, and easy to follow guidance, this ultimate reference provides everything needed to empower clinicians and individuals to use essential oils safely and effectively.

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