Aromatherapy: Therapy Basics by Helen McGuinness

By Helen McGuinness

This moment variation of the middle textual content Aromatherapy - treatment fundamentals contains new info and contours, which replicate the adjustments in good looks and remedy classes. a top quality color part can also be now incorporated. The textual content covers all of the underpinning wisdom and past for college kids learning this treatment. It presents quite a lot of projects, definitions and actions to make sure scholars achieve an intensive figuring out of the topic. subject matters contain: -The value of study -Data on forty crucial oils -Aromachemistry -Aromatherapy case reviews -The body structure of Aromatherapy -Aromatherapy therapeutic massage concepts

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3 ❁ 4 ❁ 5 ❁ 6 ❁ How much information is included regarding quality testing? Is there independent analysis of their oils? Does your contact with them reflect they are knowledgeable about the oils; are they happy to answer your questions? Are the essential oils clearly and correctly labelled, with the recommended safety guidelines? How safety conscious are they? How efficient is their service? Current EC Regulations are moving towards greater definition and more detailed information regarding the nature of essential oils in order that the consumer may expect to get: 33 Aromatherapy: Therapy Basics Second Edition ❃ an essential oil or aromatic from a named botanical source and from a given origin ❃ an oil that has been tested and analysed by experts who can determine its quality.

54 Key Word Warming The Essential Oils Botanical name: Zingiber officinale Source: dried ground root of the plant Method of production: steam distillation Aroma characteristics: warm, woody and spicy Odour intensity: medium Note: middle Blends well with: Cajeput, Eucalyptus, Frankincense, Geranium, Lemon, Orange, Rosemary Energetic Profile Towards the Yang (hot) Therapeutic properties ❃ analgesic ❃ febrifuge ❃ antiseptic ❃ laxative ❃ antispasmodic ❃ rubefacient ❃ aperitif ❃ stimulant ❃ bactericidal ❃ stomachic ❃ carminative ❃ tonic ❃ expectorant Therapeutic uses ❃ Circulatory system poor circulation, chilblains ❃ Digestive system diarrhoea, indigestion, colic, flatulence, loss of appetite, nausea ❃ Immune system colds (runny), catarrh, flu ❃ Musculo-skeletal system aches and pains, muscular fatigue, joint pain ❃ Nervous system nervous exhaustion ❃ Respiratory system coughs, sore throat Psychological profile: Ginger is helpful for apathy, burnout, confusion, lack of direction, lack of focus, loneliness, resignation and sadness.

If buying essential oils in larger quantities than 15 ml, it is advisable to decant the oil into several smaller dark glass bottles to reduce the headspace above the oil’s surface to help prevent oxidation. Storage Factors Associated with Essential Oils ❃ Dark bottles are used to reduce the amount of light access to essential oils. ❃ Airtight bottles are used to reduce the access of air to the oils, to prevent further oxidative reactions taking place and to prevent the escape of more volatile components.

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