Aromatherapy for Health Professionals / Edition 1

Aromatherapy for Health Professionals / Edition 1

by Shirley Price, Len Price
     
 

ISBN-10: 0443049750

ISBN-13: 9780443049750

Pub. Date: 01/28/1995

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

This book provides a clear and authoritative study of aromatherapy as practised in modern healthcare settings, giving information for healthcare professionals who require in-depth knowledge in order to begin using essential oils in a responsible and informed manner.  See more details below

Overview

This book provides a clear and authoritative study of aromatherapy as practised in modern healthcare settings, giving information for healthcare professionals who require in-depth knowledge in order to begin using essential oils in a responsible and informed manner.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780443049750
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
01/28/1995
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
298
Product dimensions:
9.84(w) x 0.79(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Foreword
Preface
Acknowledgements
Introduction1
Sect. 1Essential oil science5
1The genesis of essential oils7
2Chemistry and quality23
3Power and safety41
4Traditional use, modern research59
Sect. 2The foundations of practice89
5How essential oils enter the body91
6Essential waters109
7Touch and massage119
8Aromas, mind and body145
Sect. 3Aromatherapy in context161
9Primary healthcare163
10Pregnancy and childbirth175
11People with learning difficulties199
12Stress207
13Intensive and coronary care217
14Care of the elderly225
15Palliative and terminal care241
Sect. 4Policy and practice257
16Aromatherapy in the UK259
17Aromatherapy worldwide281
Appendices, Glossary and Useful addresses311
Index379

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