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Aromatherapy By Julia Lawless

Aromatherapy
by Julia Lawless

This encyclopaedia of remedies and techniques covers every application of aromatherapy from cosmetics and clincial aromatherapy to perfumery, and explains how aromatic oils can be used simply and effectively to treat a wide range of health complaints.

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Aromatherapy: A practical approach to the use of essential oils for health and well-being (Complete Illustrated Guide) by Julia Lawless

This encyclopaedia of remedies and techniques covers every application of aromatherapy from cosmetics and clincial aromatherapy to perfumery, and explains how aromatic oils can be used simply and effectively to treat a wide range of health complaints.

The Complete Illustrated Guide to Aromatherapy is a unique and authoritative guide to the principles and practice of aromatherapy. Extensively researched with specially commissioned photographs and illustrations, this is an invaluable and instructive source book on the healing powers of essential oils. In tracing the history of aromatherapy from its ancient origins right through to its modern revival, Julia Lawless shows how aromatic oils can be used as a wonderfully natural and therapeutic way to promote health and vitality. This accessible and beautifully illustrated guide covers:

An introduction to aromatherapy and its relevance to contemporary living
* A comprehensive reference section on the treatment of common complaints
* A unique visual profile of 65 individual oils
* Home aromatherapy: baths, room fragrances, inhalations, and self-massage
* Beauty and skin care treatments
* Aromatherapy during pregnancy and for children
* Perfumery and the art of blending
* Stress management and the psychotherapeutic benefits of aromatic oils
* Buying oils, storage instructions, and clear safety guidelines

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Aromatherapy Reviews


"a superb introduction...about as complete as you could hope for and certainly an excellent guide for the family" DAILY MAIL

About Julia Lawless


Julia Lawless is a practicing aromatherapist and the author of numerous highly respected and succesful aromatherapy books.

Table of Contents


Part 1 Aspects of aromatherapy: simple aromatherapy; cosmetic aromatherapy; aromatherapy and perfumery. Part 2 Aromatherapy massage: massage techniques; giving a massage. Part 3 Medical aromatherapy: clinical aromatherapy; aromatic remedies. Index of essential oils. Appendices: safety data; chemical constituents; vitamins and dietary source.

Additional information

GOR001225081
Aromatherapy: A practical approach to the use of essential oils for health and well-being (Complete Illustrated Guide) by Julia Lawless
Julia Lawless
Used - Very Good
Paperback
HarperCollins Publishers
2002-02-18
224
0007131089
9780007131082
N/A
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