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

Aromatherapy for Health Professionalscovers 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

Overview

Aromatherapy for Health Professionalscovers 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.

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

Essential Oil Science. The Genesis of Essential Oils. Chemistry and Quality. Power and Safety. Traditional Use, Modern Research. The Foundation of Practice. How Essential Oils Enter the Body. Essential Waters. Touch and Massage. Aromas, Mind and Body. Aromatherapy in Context. Primary Health Care. Pregnancy and Childbirth. People with Learning Difficulties. Stress. Intensive and Coronary Care. Care of the Elderly. Palliative and Terminal Care. Policy and Practice. Aromatherapy in the UK. Aromatherapy Worldwide.

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