This manual from the French school of aromatherapy is a comprehensive guide to 100 essential oils offering practical and rigorous information for integrative and complementary health practitioners. Everything you need to know in terms of botany, quality criteria, biochemistry and toxicity is explained, alongside guidance on therapeutic application to improve health and wellbeing. Due to their diverse and varied properties, essential oils can be used across many different complementary health modalities. Whilst recognizing the complexity and the importance of the molecular structure of plant essences, this guide incorporates information about energetic approaches and the role of olfaction in supporting therapeutic practices. This first English translation of Dominique Baudoux’s work provides the reader with a wealth of knowledge, research and guidance on application, including a large number of validated formulas for treatment.
The Healing Intelligence of Essential Oils: The Science of Advanced Aromatherapy
Kurt Schnaubelt Ph.D.
This text explores science’s new biological understanding of essential oils for improved immunity and treatment of degenerative diseases, and explains how essential oils convey the complex natural healing powers of plants and offer scientifically proven advantages over synthetic drugs. Schnaubelt 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 as well as treatments to manage the side effects of chemotherapy, hepatitis, osteoporosis, and more.
Aromatherapy: A Complete Guide to the Healing Art Kathi Keville
Aromatherapy offers countless uses, from cosmetics to therapeutics for balancing body, mind, and spirit. Drawing on 75 combined years of experience in botanical therapies, Keville and Green update their complete guide with the latest information for aromatherapy practitioners and students, providing an invaluable resource that includes more than 90 formulas for using essential oils in health and first aid, skin and hair care, massage, relaxation, and more.