Chemistry of Aromatherapeutic Oils

Author: E Joy Bowles
Publisher: Allen & Unwin
ISBN: 9781741152173
Category: Body, Mind & Spirit
Page: 256
View: 3540
This revised study of the chemistry and pharmacology of aromatherapy oils offers a practical approach to learning the basics of essential oils. Moving step-by-step at the molecular level through 89 scents, this work includes useful diagrams as well as techniques for oil extraction. Discussed are techniques for applying the benefits of aromatherapy to different body systems including muscles and joints, the respiratory system, and the immune system. An ideal handbook for those interested in aromatherapy as a holistic therapy, this work also provides many tips for how even the most simple applications of aromatherapy can improve one's quality of life.

The Chemistry of Essential Oils Made Simple

God's Love Manifest in Molecules
Author: David Stewart
Publisher: Care Publications
ISBN: 9780934426992
Category: Health & Fitness
Page: 848
View: 4270
"Whether you have a background in chemistry or not, you will understand and enjoy this book. It will enlighten and entertain you while demonstrating, by the chemistry of essential oils, that God's power and divine nature can be seen through the things he has made. (Romans 1:20). Based on both science and scripture, this book reveals the harmony between the two. Dr. Stewart describes the relationship between the material world and the spiritual world to explain how oils bring healing."--Back cover.

Aromatherapie von A - Z

Author: Patricia Davis
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9783442142316
Page: 494
View: 8597

Essential Oils

A Handbook for Aromatherapy Practice Second Edition
Author: Jennifer Peace Rhind
Publisher: Singing Dragon
ISBN: 9780857010728
Category: Medical
Page: 304
View: 804
Revised and significantly expanded, the new edition of this handbook provides full information on the use of essential oils in the field of contemporary aromatherapy, based on the research evidence behind their therapeutic applications. The author provides the historical and cultural context for our understanding of aromatherapy, with an overview of its relationships with Greek, Chinese and Ayurvedic medicine. She gives a detailed account of how essential oils are created, how and where aromatherapy is used, the underlying pharmacology, and the current research. The characteristics of over 100 essential oils, absolutes and resinoids are provided in detail, including botanical and chemical information, usage and combinations. This will be an indispensable text for all students and practitioners of aromatherapy and related disciplines, as well as anyone interested in the use of essential oils for health and well-being.

Essential Chemistry for Aromatherapy E-Book

Author: Sue Clarke
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0702037052
Category: Medical
Page: 320
View: 5598
This new edition of ESSENTIAL CHEMISTRY FOR SAFE AROMATHERAPY provides an accessible account of the key theoretical aspects of chemistry and their application into the safe practice of aromatherapy. For readers with a limited science background, this book offers a clear and concisely written guide to essential information in chemistry. For practitioners, the book applies chemistry to the practical and therapeutic use of essential oils, and leads to a better understanding of composition, properties and technical data related to essential oils. Takes the fear and mystery out of chemistry for aromatherapy students! Presents crucial information in a clear and easily-digestible format, highlighting key points all along Allows professional aromatherapists to practice with greater confidence, safety and skill, and to extend the range of their practice through a clearer understanding of chemical properties of essential oils. Covers the scope of what is taught at major aromatherapy teaching centres, and structures the material to make sure each chapter provides the reader with a rounded understanding of the topic covered. A glossary is included for easy reference. Fully-updated throughout Chapter 5, Analytical Techniques completely brought up to date Chapter 6 Oil Profiles updated to include those used in current training New section entitled ‘In perspectives’ covers risks and benefits, interpretation of clinical trials and experimental data, use of essential oils in aromatherapy and functional groups in relation to therapeutic properties

The Chemistry of Joy

A Three-Step Program for Overcoming Depression Through Western Science and Eastern Wisdom
Author: Henry Emmons, MD,Rachel Kranz
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 0743265076
Category: Health & Fitness
Page: 290
View: 9789
Argues that medication alone is insufficient to treat depression, and draws on eastern and western approaches that address depression as a symptom of chemical imbalances that can be treated psychologically, spiritually, and physically through lifestyle choices.

Aromatherapy Workbook

Author: Marcel Lavabre
Publisher: Inner Traditions / Bear & Co
ISBN: 9780892816446
Category: Health & Fitness
Page: 192
View: 7723
Describes the history, characteristics and uses of more than seventy essential oils, discusses how plant essences can beautify, cleanse and heal the body, and looks at the olfactory system

Aromatherapy for Health Professionals E-Book

Author: Len Price,Shirley Price
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0080982530
Category: Medical
Page: 400
View: 7660
Aromatherapy for Health Professionals covers the full spectrum of theory and practice from essential oil science and the foundations of practice to the application of aromatherapy for specific conditions. The fourth edition of this highly successful book provides a clear and authoritative introduction to aromatherapy as practiced in modern health care settings. It gives valuable information for any health professional wishing to develop their understanding of the subject, providing the in-depth knowledge needed to use essential oils in the practice environment. NEW FOR THIS EDITION * Two new chapters – Wound Care and Bereavement – provide valuable additions to the text * The chapter ‘Aromas, Mind and Body’ has been enhanced * Several new essential oils – giving properties, indications and cautions – have been added * New case histories illustrate the practical application of theory and techniques described * References have been updated and new research added The book is supported by a CD-ROM of ancillary tables covering essential oils for general use in health-care settings including indications for safe, therapeutic uses of essential oils; those to be used with caution; and essential oil definitions.

Aromatherapie und ätherische Öle

Über 400 Rezepte für Beauty, Gesundheit und Ihr Zuhause
Author: Lora Cantele,Nerys Purchon
Publisher: Georg Thieme Verlag
ISBN: 3432103921
Category: Health & Fitness
Page: 496
View: 8077
Ätherische Öle sind eines der wirksamsten Heilmittel aus der Natur. Seit Jahrhunderten werden sie eingesetzt, um Körper und Seele zu stärken, zu pflegen und um das Leben mit ihrem Wohlgeruch zu verschönern. Nerys Purchon und Lora Cantele, führende Aromatherapeutinnen, bündeln in diesem umfassenden Buch ihre einzigartigen Erfahrungen: So gelingt Ihr Einstieg in die Welt der Aromaöle, finden Sie Rezepte mit Geling-Garantie und ein Vielfalt von Anwendungen: Von Anis bis Zitrone, von Deodorant bis Hustensaft, Aromaöle bereichern Ihr Leben in jeder Lage. - Über 120 Öle und Essenzen: ihre heilenden Effekte und wie Sie sie richtig anwenden. - Ihre Hausapotheke: Über 450 Rezepte: bei über 250 Beschwerden. - Plus: Therapeutische Anwendungen bei Babys und Kindern. - Natürliche Wellness für Haut, Haar und für die Seele. - D.I.Y. für den Haushalt: Alles pur - von Mottenschutz bis Wäscheduft. - So geht`s: Mischungen, Salben und Co step-by-step herstellen.

Aromatherapie für Pflege- und Heilberufe

Kursbuch für Ausbildung und Praxis
Author: Eliane Zimmermann
Publisher: Georg Thieme Verlag
ISBN: 3132192716
Category: Medical
Page: 632
View: 8787
Von der Linderung von Krankheiten bis zur Steigerung des Wohlbefindens: Die Aromatherapie bietet ein breites Wirkspektrum und punktet mit ihrer schonenden Therapie. In ihrem Kursbuch bündelt die erfahrene Praktikerin, Ausbilderin und Dozentin Eliane Zimmermann das essenzielle Wissen für die professionelle Anwendung der Aromatherapie. Indikationen, ätherische Öle, Anwendungen, Grundlagen zu Botanik und Biochemie sowie zahlreiche Studienbelege - die ausgewogene Mischung aus fundiertem Fachwissen und konkreten Empfehlungen für die Praxis machen diesen Titel zu einem hilfreichen Begleiter in der Ausbildung und darüber hinaus. Zahlreiche durchgehend farbige Abbildungen veranschaulichen das Gelesene. Neu: Tortendiagramme liefern auf einen Blick Auskunft über die Hauptwirkstoffe der ätherischen Öle.

Aromatherapy: Scent and Psyche

Using Essential Oils for Physical and Emotional Well-Being
Author: Peter Damian,Kate Damian
Publisher: Inner Traditions / Bear & Co
ISBN: 9780892815302
Category: Health & Fitness
Page: 264
View: 3275
The authors--professional aromatherapists--delve into the physiology and psychology of scent, citing research and clinical studies. They profile 44 essential oils, and give instructions for creating your own blends.

Handbook of Essential Oils

Science, Technology, and Applications
Author: K. Husnu Can Baser,Gerhard Buchbauer
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9781420063165
Category: Science
Page: 991
View: 9523
Egyptian hieroglyphs, Chinese scrolls, and Ayurvedic literature record physicians administering aromatic oils to their patients. Today society looks to science to document health choices and the oils do not disappoint. The growing body of evidence of their efficacy for more than just scenting a room underscores the need for production standards, quality control parameters for raw materials and finished products, and well-defined Good Manufacturing Practices. Edited by two renowned experts, the Handbook of Essential Oils covers all aspects of essential oils from chemistry, pharmacology, and biological activity, to production and trade, to uses and regulation. Bringing together significant research and market profiles, this comprehensive handbook provides a much-needed compilation of information related to the development, use, and marketing of essential oils, including their chemistry and biochemistry. A select group of authoritative experts explores the historical, biological, regulatory, and microbial aspects. This reference also covers sources, production, analysis, storage, and transport of oils as well as aromatherapy, pharmacology, toxicology, and metabolism. It includes discussions of biological activity testing, results of antimicrobial and antioxidant tests, and penetration-enhancing activities useful in drug delivery. New information on essential oils may lead to an increased understanding of their multidimensional uses and better, more ecologically friendly production methods. Reflecting the immense developments in scientific knowledge available on essential oils, this book brings multidisciplinary coverage of essential oils into one all-inclusive resource.

Praxis Aromatherapie

Grundlagen - Steckbriefe - Indikationen
Author: Monika Werner,Ruth von Braunschweig
Publisher: Georg Thieme Verlag
ISBN: 3132404683
Category: Medical
Page: 400
View: 3326
Der ideale Einstieg in die Aromatherapie - praxisnah und anschaulich! Übersichtliche Steckbriefe vermitteln Ihnen mehr als 100 bewährte Öle: Botanik, Herkunft, Wirkungen, Nebenwirkungen und Anwendungsbereiche.Grafische Modelle zeigen klar, wie Sie aus der Zusammensetzung der Öle die Wirkungen auf Körper und Psyche ableiten. Mit zahlreichen Indikationen für eine Behandlung ausschließlich mit ätherischen Ölen oder komplementär zu anderen Therapieformen und vielen bewährten Rezepturen.

The Western Herbal Tradition E-Book

2000 years of medicinal plant knowledge
Author: Graeme Tobyn,Alison Denham,Margaret Whitelegg
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0702048453
Category: Medical
Page: 392
View: 915
The Western Herbal Tradition provides a comprehensive and critical exploration of the use of plant medicines through 2000 years of history from Dioscorides to the present day. It follows each of the 27 herbs through a wide range of key sources from European, Arabic and American traditions including Greek, Roman and Renaissance texts. A rich discussion of the historical texts is balanced with current application and research. The herbs have been selected on the basis of common use by practising herbalists. Each illustrated monograph contains: Species, identification and botanical description A study of the characterisation and medicinal use of the plants consistently drawn from featured herbals which includes the authors’ own translations from the Latin Assessment of past and current texts in the transmission of herbal knowledge Consideration of traditional therapeutics, including humoral and physiomedical approaches Suggestions towards a modern experiential approach through Goethean methodology Current evidence on pharmacological constituents Review of evidence on safety Recommendations for internal and external uses, prescribing and dosage Excellent illustrations accompany each monograph to aid learning First book to cover broader historical perspective and discussions of issues surrounding each herb Written by leading experts who are well known in the field Includes some monographs of which there is little material already available The bibliographic evidence provided could support applications for registration of Herbal Medicinal Products under the provisions of the Traditional Herbal Medicinal Product Directive An excellent valuable resource for everyone interested in herbal medicine

Aromatherapy for Massage Practitioners

Author: Ingrid Martin
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9780781753456
Category: Medical
Page: 320
View: 7450
This book is a complete guide for massage therapists interested in adding aromatherapy to their practice. It addresses practical concerns such as pricing sessions to account for the cost of oils, proper dilutions, sending products home with clients, and effective formulations for specific ailments. Case studies present specific ailments in clinical scenarios, with proper aromatherapy and massage treatments. Recipe Boxes provide directions for blending essential oils. Activity boxes develop readers' decision-making skills. Essential oil monographs discuss the history, traditional uses, safety considerations, and most effective use in massage therapy of 50 individual essential oils. Review questions appear in every chapter.

Aroma Science

The Chemistry and Bioactivity of Essential Oils
Author: Maria Lis-Balchin
Publisher: Amberwood Publishing
ISBN: 9781899308217
Category: Aromatherapy
Page: 108
View: 8708

Mosby's Massage Therapy Review

Author: Sandy Fritz
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323240674
Category: Medical
Page: 552
View: 5605
Written by massage therapy expert Sandy Fritz, this unique review resource prepares you for all of your massage therapy exams — both routine semester exams and tests administered for licensure, such as the National Certification Exam and the MBLEx. This comprehensive review features updated content and questions based on the currently administered licensing exams. Plus, a companion Evolve website comes loaded with 8 practice exams and a variety of review activities such as labeling exercises, crossword puzzles, electronic coloring book, games, and much more! And for studying on the go, Mosby offers a new mobile app featuring 125 test questions. No other massage review on the market gives you such complete exam preparation! Full color format with 347 illustrations (showing various massage techniques as well as anatomy & physiology) presents information in a more visual, engaging way and helps you retain information better than reviewing text alone. Over 1300 practice questions in the text provide the opportunity to assess your readiness for exams. Over 40 labeling exercises are available throughout the book to help kinesthetic learners retain information. Logical text organization presents review content with illustrations and examples followed by review questions and exams to help you hone test-taking skills as you master facts, learn how to apply them, complete practice questions by topic, and then work through a realistic exam experience. Written to be versatile so it can be used to prepare for licensing exams, as well as classroom exams allows you to prepare for massage licensure exams as well as your regular course load along the way. Answer key printed in the back of the text with rationales provides you additional feedback so you can better understand why answers are correct or incorrect. Esteemed author Sandy Fritz delivers quality content that students and instructors know they can rely on. NEW! Updated content and questions based on the changes to licensing exams delivers the most up-to-date, relevant questions ensuring you’ll be fully prepared to pass the current exams. NEW! Companion website offers 8 practice exams, numerous review activities such as labeling exercises, crossword puzzles, Body Spectrum electronic coloring book, online flashcards, med term games, animations and more. NEW! Mobile app with practice test questions offers increased flexibility to study on the go and in shorter intervals.