Aromatherapy for Health Professionals by Len Price & Shirley Price [Price, Len & Price, Shirley]

By Len Price & Shirley Price [Price, Len & Price, Shirley]

"Aromatherapy for health and wellbeing execs" covers the entire spectrum of concept and perform from crucial oil technological know-how and the rules of perform to the applying of aromatherapy for particular stipulations.

The fourth variation of this hugely winning e-book presents a transparent and authoritative creation to aromatherapy as practiced in smooth wellbeing and fitness care settings. It offers invaluable info for any health practitioner wishing to improve their figuring out of the topic, offering the in-depth wisdom had to use crucial oils within the perform surroundings.

NEW FOR THIS version

  • Two new chapters - Wound Care and Bereavement - supply invaluable additions to the textual content

  • The bankruptcy Aromas, brain and physique has been superior

  • Several new crucial oils - giving houses, symptoms and cautions - were extra

  • New case histories illustrate the sensible program of idea and strategies defined

  • References were up-to-date and new study additional

The e-book is supported by means of a CD-ROM of ancillary tables protecting crucial oils for common use in health-care settings together with symptoms for secure, healing makes use of of crucial oils; these for use with warning; and crucial oil definitions.

Show description

Read or Download Aromatherapy for Health Professionals PDF

Similar alternative medicine books

Ayurveda: Science of Self Healing: A Practical Guide

Filenote: retail kindle is a topaz dossier so retail impossible. epub made out of dedrm dossier (htmlz) to utilizing cloudconvert. org

For the 1st time a e-book is offered which basically explains the rules and useful purposes of Ayurveda, the oldest therapeutic process on this planet.

This superbly illustrated textual content completely explains background & philosophy, simple ideas, diagnostic innovations, remedy, nutrition, medicinal utilization of kitchen herbs & spices, first relief, meals reduction, foodstuff antidotes and lots more and plenty extra.

Holism and Complementary Medicine: Origins and Principles

This systematic evaluate of conventional therapeutic practices discusses the expanding approval for average and complementary remedies. masking the advance of the Western biomedical version and explaining the holistic philosophy on which substitute Western medication relies, this consultant to the origins and center principals of traditional remedies additionally addresses key perform concerns resembling the function holistic rules play in today’s healthiness care process and their position within the healing dating.

The Practice of Aromatherapy

An evidence of aromatherapy, what it really is and the way it really works with especial connection with fifty vegetation and essences. It contains a advisor to the crops and crucial oils utilized in aromatherapy and the way they could retain the physique and brain fit.

Herbs for Common Ailments: How to Make and Use Herbal Remedies for Home Health Care. A Storey BASICS® Title

During this Storey fundamentals® advisor, best-selling writer and grasp herbalist Rosemary Gladstar indicates you ways to take advantage of fifty six universal herbs to securely handle a variety of daily diseases. masking every thing from burns, wounds, and bruises to complications, congestion, and insomnia, Gladstar deals dozens of easy-to-make recipes for natural treatments that may soothe your woes with out the cruel parts present in advertisement prescription drugs.

Extra info for Aromatherapy for Health Professionals

Example text

Culpeper, Gerard, Turner, Grieve) and these are not necessarily the same. However, as physiotherapists, occupational therapists and nurses have become increasingly aware of the possibilities of using essential oils in many areas – hospices, hospitals, clinics, day care, residential and community care work – the Editors felt that the time was ripe for a book aimed specifically at health professionals. This feeling was confirmed at lectures and workshops given from 1992 to 1995 at many hospitals throughout Great Britain, S.

It has a lemony smell. ) The properties are antiviral, antifungal and antibacterial, also uterotonic, neurotonic and cardiotonic (Franchomme & Pénoël 2001 p. 431). Other Thymus vulgaris chemotypes also exist. The cineole-bearing plant has 80–90% 1,8-cineole. According to Franchomme and Pénoël (2001 p. 431), the p-cymene chemotype is analgesic when applied to the skin, a notable anti-infectious agent and useful for rheumatism and arthritis. 2 • Thymol. 3 • Carvacrol. 5 • p-Cymene. 6 • Linalool. 7 • Thujanol-4.

7 • Thujanol-4. 8 • α-Terpineol. 9 • Geraniol. Altitude and light The lower the altitude at which the thyme plant is grown, the more pronounced are the following effects: • The essential oil becomes more aggressive – more phenolic and antiseptic. • The colour of the essential oil also changes, from a light straw to a deeper hue. • The structure of the main component molecule changes from an open chain to a monocyclic chain to an aromatic ring base. These effects are due in part to the quality of light available to the plant.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.05 of 5 – based on 50 votes