Essential Chemistry for Safe Aromatherapy / Edition 1

Essential Chemistry for Safe Aromatherapy / Edition 1

by Sue Clarke, Robert Tisserand
     
 

ISBN-10: 0443064857

ISBN-13: 9780443064852

Pub. Date: 05/09/2002

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

This book provides a straightforward and accurate account of the key theoretical aspects of chemistry and their application into the safe practice of aromatherapy. For readers with a limited science background, this book offers a clear and concisely written guide to essential information in chemistry. For practitioners, the book applies chemistry to the practical

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Overview

This book provides a straightforward and accurate account of the key theoretical aspects of chemistry and their application into the safe practice of aromatherapy. For readers with a limited science background, this book offers a clear and concisely written guide to essential information in chemistry. For practitioners, the book applies chemistry to the practical and therapeutic use of essential oils, and leads to a better understanding of composition, properties and technical data related to essential oils.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780443064852
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
05/09/2002
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
0.53(w) x 6.14(h) x 9.21(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction. Background to chemistry. Organic (carbon) chemistry. Families of aromatherapy compounds. Processing, extraction and purity. Analytical techniques. Composition of essential oils. Handling, safety and practical applications. Glossary. Index.

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