Essential Oils for Beginners: The Guide to Get Started with Essential Oils and Aromatherapy

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Essential oils are a natural and safe way to improve your health, cure ailments, and soothe your body and mind. Essential oils come from natural sources, and have been used for centuries for medicinal and cosmetic purposes.

Essential Oils for Beginners is the comprehensive guide to harnessing the power of essential oils. Recent scientific research has proven that essential oils can truly prevent and heal disease, and they are far more affordable and safe than modern medical ...

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Overview

Essential oils are a natural and safe way to improve your health, cure ailments, and soothe your body and mind. Essential oils come from natural sources, and have been used for centuries for medicinal and cosmetic purposes.

Essential Oils for Beginners is the comprehensive guide to harnessing the power of essential oils. Recent scientific research has proven that essential oils can truly prevent and heal disease, and they are far more affordable and safe than modern medical treatments. Essential Oils for Beginners will show you how to create your own recipes to cure all of your ailments, and improve your overall well-being. Essential oils are also amazing tools for relaxation, therapy, and beauty treatments. This book will show you how to expertly blend essential oils to create your own aromatherapy mixes, and effective treatments for healthy skin and hair.

Essential Oils for Beginners will teach you to use essential oils for any purpose, with:

• Over 85 recipes for essential oils remedies

• Easy-to-follow recipes for curing ailments, enhancing beauty, and sprucing up the home

• 10 helpful tips for blending essential oils correctly and safely

• Advice for to buy the best essential oils, and how to store your collection

• Detailed information on the benefits of essential oils and aromatherapy

Using Essential Oils for Beginners, you can start living a healthier and more sustainable lifestyle right away through the power of essential oils.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781623152390
  • Publisher: Callisto Media Inc.
  • Publication date: 9/26/2013
  • Pages: 248
  • Sales rank: 36,874
  • Product dimensions: 5.40 (w) x 8.40 (h) x 0.70 (d)

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  • Posted October 25, 2013

    This book is truly for the essential oils beginner.  It breaks d

    This book is truly for the essential oils beginner.  It breaks down the science of the oils, explaining how they interact with body chemistry.  Then it lists individual oils and how to use them safely.  Finally, the recipes at the end help alleviate everyday ailments and their symptoms.  This easy to understand book can help anyone looking to use essential oils as a natural way of healing.

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  • Posted October 21, 2013

    Did you know that the best place to test new oils is on the sole

    Did you know that the best place to test new oils is on the soles of your feet because this is the least sensitive part of your body? I didn’t! This is one of the things you learn besides how to use oils as home remedies in this book! Some of the oil recipes published here make better cleansers than brand names AND they smell better! Must read!

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  • Posted October 21, 2013

    Essential Oils for Beginners is a fantastic resource for anyone

    Essential Oils for Beginners is a fantastic resource for anyone looking to replace chemical-laced home, health and beauty products with natural alternatives. This book offers a glossary of dozens of essential oils with descriptions of their proper applications and contains several chapters of natural treatments for common ailments such as muscle pain, upset stomach, and dandruff. This book is a simple, yet powerful stockpile of home remedies.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 21, 2013

    This book, separated into two parts, provides a great introducti

    This book, separated into two parts, provides a great introduction into the world of essential oils. The first part tells the interesting history of oils and also contains a very helpful FAQ section. The most valuable part of the book, however, is the second section. This section includes a reference guide to various oils that will be very useful when working with oils. 

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  • Posted October 21, 2013

    Other books may have instructions on how to use and blend essent

    Other books may have instructions on how to use and blend essential oils, but this is an absolutely thorough exploration of usage, blending techniques and recipes. Essential Oils for Beginners goes so far as to explain the chemical make-up of many oils and how they act on the body. This is very helpful for therapeutic applications and aromatherapy. The book also lists the oils and their properties, along with how they are used for sprays, rubs and tea. Many of the recipes will save money by replacing store bought items. The history of the use of essential oils in a variety of ancient cultures makes this book timely, informative and an enjoyable read.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 19, 2013

    A fascinating guide to the usage of oils and the benefits derive

    A fascinating guide to the usage of oils and the benefits derived from essential oils in the healing of
    our bodies and instilling a sense of well being in many areas of people's  lives. A thorough and very
    detailed read with a history lesson on the origins of oil and a great recipe section of essential and
    blended oils listed alphabetically. A great illustration of a modern day perspective on the limitless
    powers that oils have in our world!

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  • Posted October 19, 2013

    This book contains instructions for blending and using essential

    This book contains instructions for blending and using essential oils. It has a thorough guide on what to look for when shopping for oils and how to blend them to retain their usefulness. I liked the section on what different essential oils can do, so you can look up what you can do with stuff you already have. The “recipe” section covers things like household cleaners, bug spray, and treatment for illnesses.

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  • Posted October 18, 2013

    Wow. Essential oils are no joke! This book taught me so much a

    Wow. Essential oils are no joke! This book taught me so much about home remedies using essential oils in such a short period of time. You definitely owe it to your mind and body to read through this and try out some of these recipes.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 17, 2013

    This book is what you should have if you want to switch to more

    This book is what you should have if you want to switch to more naturally healthier ways of living. Besides the histoy, power, techniques of acquiring, storing and usage, blending options, safety precautions are explained here. Further, remedies for common ailments, enhanced well-being, and cosmetic and home uses are all written in simple and easy to understand sentences.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 16, 2013

    For the novice essential oil user, this book is truly a revelati

    For the novice essential oil user, this book is truly a revelation. This book offered a simple approach to the historical and practical application of essential oils. The author successfully described how the subtle, aromatic and volatile liquids extracted from the flowers, seeds, leaves, stems, bark and roots of herbs, bushes, shrubs and trees through distillation have been deemed far more than just highly concentrated plant extracts by many cultures throughout history. I was surprised and intrigued by how these essential oils are highly valued for their remarkable properties as aromatic herbs cosmetics and powerful medicinal qualities. I was also amazed to discover that there are over three hundred oils used by professional practitioners to treat a variety of illnesses. Before reading this book, I was only mildly familiar with essential oils. I honestly had no idea just how amazing these powerful oils were. I can’t wait to start experimenting with a little alchemy of my own.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 16, 2013

    If you are like me and have an interest in essential oils but do

    If you are like me and have an interest in essential oils but don’t know where to start, this is the book for you. Includes a history of oils and lots of great information on how to use and blend them. Each oil is described in detail so that you know the best use for each. A great read!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 16, 2013

    Although I found the introduction to this book a bit repetitive

    Although I found the introduction to this book a bit repetitive and hard to follow, I would still suggest that anyone interested in all natural remedies read it for the recipes included. The second half of the book includes remedies for everything from sunburn to menstrual cramps and even Alzheimer’s symptoms. It’s a good buy for someone who is serious about keeping their “all natural” products genuinely natural.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 15, 2013

     In my search for information on aromatherapy, I decided to chec

     In my search for information on aromatherapy, I decided to check out this book.
    I was pleasantly surprised at the in depth thought and information that this book provided. As a novice looking for homeopathic solutions to a few health problems,
    I found Essential Oils for Beginners to be a good read and an excellent source of historical and scientific information.
    I would highly recommend it to anyone just starting out on the journey to better health using holistic approaches. 

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 15, 2013

    Use this handbook to start your journey towards using aromathera

    Use this handbook to start your journey towards using aromatherapy to improve your health and well-being.  Essential Oils for Beginners describes the application and primary use of sixty-six kinds of oils, and provides instructions for how to blend oils to treat common illnesses, to improve mood, and to create cosmetics.  The information is organized very well and is an excellent first book to buy on this topic.  
    At the end of the publication, additional in-depth resources are listed for the reader who wants to learn more.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 15, 2013

    Great book with many recipes for personal hygiene products along

    Great book with many recipes for personal hygiene products along with household cleaning supplies all made from essential oils! This is an incredibly informative book to keep around the house especially if you are not afraid to experiment. It includes a very educational dictionary listing a variety of essential oils and their primary uses along with their origin and history. The only suggestion to make this book better is more pictures.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 15, 2013

    This is a great book! It is very easy to read and straight to th

    This is a great book! It is very easy to read and straight to the point. If you are looking for alternatives
    to taking over the counter medications for some of your day to day ailments, then I highly suggest
    getting this book as a resource.  It goes through the available oils and tells you what you can use
    them for. Just that simple!

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  • Posted October 11, 2013

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    Such A Helpful Handy Guide. Loved it!

    Essential Oils for Beginners is an excellent read for someone not at all acquainted with essential oils. The book provides a brief history, as well as extraction techniques, and even how to properly use them for both topical and internal uses. I thoroughly enjoyed this simple informative book. It’s an immediate go to for everything from aromatherapy to perfumery.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 11, 2013

    I bought this book because I use essential oils when making home

    I bought this book because I use essential oils when making homemade soap. Along with clear and helpful tips, it provides a complete encyclopedia of oils, listing their description, uses and what they blend well with. Recipes are included, such as one for a stimulating rosemary-mint shampoo. And the beginning has some fun facts, like that essential oils were used in ancient Greece by surgeons to prevent gladiators from succumbing to infection. I would highly recommend this book to anyone interested in the health benefits of essential oils.

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  • Posted October 11, 2013

    Interested in well-being via nature? Essential oils are a great

    Interested in well-being via nature? Essential oils are a great way to do it, and Essential Oils for Beginners is a fantastic guide. It explains the history and methods of extraction of the oils, the difference and importance of grades of oils, easy to read instructions on blending your own oils and some fantastic recipes for health and beauty products. This is a book that will stay accessible on your shelf because you will use it again and again.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 10, 2013

    It turns out that Wolfsbane and Belladonna aren¿t only useful in

    It turns out that Wolfsbane and Belladonna aren’t only useful in Hogwarts’ potions class; Essential Oils for Beginners explains the safe and practical application of hundreds of natural medicines, including these notorious nightshades.  Need to sooth an angry insect bite?  Apply geranium oil.  Hoping to avoid acetaminophen for your headache?  Try wintergreen.  Essential oils are even a great way to create natural cleaning products.  This book’s clear introduction followed by a cookbook-like guide will leave you confident in the use of essential oils.

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