Clinical Aromatherapy for Pregnancy and Childbirth / Edition 2

Clinical Aromatherapy for Pregnancy and Childbirth / Edition 2

by Denise Tiran
     
 

This is the most detailed and research-based book available on aromatherapy aimed specifically at those caring for pregnant and childbearing women, especially midwives and aromatherapists. Building on the success of the last edition, this book contains new and expanded information on physiology related to obstetrics, the principles of safe use of essential oils for

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Overview

This is the most detailed and research-based book available on aromatherapy aimed specifically at those caring for pregnant and childbearing women, especially midwives and aromatherapists. Building on the success of the last edition, this book contains new and expanded information on physiology related to obstetrics, the principles of safe use of essential oils for pregnant and childbearing women, and infant massage. Thoroughly revised and updated to include the latest information on aromatherapy, essential oils, and massage for pregnancy, childbirth, and the post-natal period.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780443064272
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
11/16/2000
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
216
Sales rank:
1,248,098
Product dimensions:
7.46(w) x 9.67(h) x 0.49(d)

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Table of Contents

Incorporation of aromatherapy into professional pregnancy and childbirth care · THE SCIENCE OF AROMATHERAPY IN PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE · Extraction, quality and storage of essential oils · Properties and constituents of essential oils · Effects of essential oils on the body · Safety of essential oils in pregnancy and childbirth · THE ART OF AROMATHERAPY IN PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE · Administration of essential oils · Using essential oils in professional practice · Appendix 1: Essential oils suitable for pregnancy and childbirth · Appendix 2: Glossary of terms and properties of essential oils · A;;endix 3: Useful addresses

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