Aromatherapy

Aromatherapy may be defined as the therapeutic use of the essential oils of aromatic plants. These oils, once extracted from plants, change from a highly potent liquid substance to an aromatic vapor in seconds when exposed to air. You can decide if you enjoy aromatherapy and how you want to use it in your lives with these titles from our digital collections.

Review provided by Hoopla
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.

Review provided by OverDrive
Full of essential practical information (Latin name, aroma, uses, and safety tips) as well as "personality" profiles expressing the core physical, spiritual, and emotional supportive capabilities, this go-to guide is easy to reference and enjoyable to read. Over 100 recipes are provided for boosting skin care, rest and relaxation, respiratory, digestion, pain relief, meditation and contemplation, and natural cleaning, and kid-friendly adjustments accompany each recipe.

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Nature's best-kept secret to give your life the make-over it needs. Is fatigue keeping you from living your best possible life? Is chronic stress spilling over and ruining your relationships? Is self-doubt diminishing your chance of being happy every day? Aromatherapy, which means healing through the sense of smell, is an all-natural targeted solution for the overall well-being of both body and mind. The extraordinary power of essential oils works through your olfactory system to invigorate your senses and restore balance. Dr. Blossom Kochhar, in this practical and detailed guide to essential oils, brings forth ways to incorporate nature's very own essence and opt for an environmental-friendly lifestyle. Be it physiological ailments like pain and exhaustion, or psychological issues like depression and insomnia, essential oils can cure all. Signature blends can even aid in stimulating your love life, adding the spark it may sometimes require. This book is not only a step towards a beautiful, harmonised, and happy life but also walks you through just the right way of achieving it. Tap into nature's pharmacy and utilise the best antidote to everyday problems.

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The Aromatherapy Garden explains how fragrant plants can be as therapeutic as they are intoxicating, and how easy it is to add this captivating element to gardens large and small. It reveals the scents, secrets, and science behind fragrant plants, and how to optimize the full benefits of fragrance. Hone your powers of concentration with lemon verbena. Beat the blues with wintersweet. And use rose geranium to relieve anxiety and stress. Revealed here are the scents, secrets, and science behind plant aromatherapy, and how to optimize its full benefits. Detailed plant profiles will help you create a beautiful source of restorative aromas, oils, sachets, teas, and more. The nose knows—and with Keville's expertise, now you too can create your own sanctuary of health and happiness.

 

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