Aromatherapy Companion: Medicinal Uses/Ayurvedic Healing/Body-Care Blends/Perfumes and Scents/Emotional Health and Well-Being

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Edwards shares 13 years of experience to create the most comprehensive aromatherapy guide available including profiles of essential oils, instructions for blending and using them, and information on careers in aromatherapy.

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Overview

Edwards shares 13 years of experience to create the most comprehensive aromatherapy guide available including profiles of essential oils, instructions for blending and using them, and information on careers in aromatherapy.

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“The most comprehensive aromatherapy guide available. Victoria Edwards includes profiles of essential oils and gives instructions for using them in a wide range of recipes for beauty, health, and emotional well-being.” – Aromatherapy Thymes
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781580171502
  • Publisher: Storey Books
  • Publication date: 1/6/1999
  • Series: Herbal Body Series
  • Pages: 288
  • Sales rank: 677,277
  • Product dimensions: 8.00 (w) x 8.00 (h) x 0.81 (d)

Meet the Author

Internationally known aromatherapy teacher and consultant Victoria Edwards spends her time as owner and operator of the Leydet Aromatics mail-order business. Additionally, Victoria is the author of Storey's The Aromatherapy Companion and is the director of the Aromatherapy Institute and Research Center. She is a member of the National Institute of Holistic Aromatherapists and lives in northern California.

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Table of Contents

Preface

Chapter 1: Introduction to Aromatherapy and Essential Oils

Chapter 2: An Overview of Essential Oils and Their Properties

Chapter 3: Aromachemistry

Chapter 4: Safety and Toxicity Guidelines

Chapter 5: Carrier Oils — The Vehicles of Delivery

Chapter 6: Basic Aromatherapy Applications

Chapter 7: Creating Your Own Blends

Chapter 8: Natural Perfumery

Chapter 9: Aphrodisiacs

Chapter 10: Aromatherapy and Ayurveda

Chapter 11: Mythology and Aromatherapy

Chapter 12: Aromatherapy for Children and Teenagers

Chapter 13: Aromatherapy for Pregnancy and Menopause

Chapter 14: Men and Aromatherapy

Chapter 15: Aromatherapy for Successful Aging

Glossary

Recommended Reading

Resources

Index

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