Aromatherapeutic Blending: Essential Oils in Synergy

Aromatherapeutic Blending: Essential Oils in Synergy

by Jennifer Peace Peace Rhind, Jennifer Rhind


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781848192270
Publisher: Kingsley, Jessica Publishers
Publication date: 10/21/2015
Pages: 336
Sales rank: 921,649
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Jennifer Peace Rhind is a Chartered Biologist with a Ph.D. from the University of Strathclyde and qualifications in massage and aromatherapy.
She has worked in flavour research and product development, as a therapist and partner in a multidisciplinary complementary healthcare clinic, in education and course development, and as a lecturer in Higher Education. She is an author, writer, mentor and essential oils consultant.
She lives in Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland.

Table of Contents

Preface. Acknowledgements. Introduction. Part I. Principles and Practice. 1. Essential oil synergy. 2. The individual prescription. 3. A spectrum of approaches: science-based, psychosensory and vitalistic paradigms. 4. Aromatherapeutic blending. 5. Applications, carrier media, dosage and ratios. 6. Acne vulgaris: a case study. Part II. Essential oils: Actions and Evidence. 7. Pain and Inflammation: analgesic and anti-inflammatory actions. 8. Smooth Functioning: antispasmodic, vasorelaxant, antihyperlipidemic and anticonvulsant actions. 9. Health Maintenance and Enhancement: antioxidant and anti-cancer actions. 10. Infection and Immunity: antimicrobial and immunomodulant actions. 11. Respiratory Support: expectorant, mucolytic, decongestant and antitussive actions. 12. The Skin and Soft Tissues: wound-healing, anti-allergic and antipruritic actions. 13. The Psyche: anxiolytic, antidepressant and cognition-enhancing actions. Part III. Aromatics. 14. Essential oils and Absolutes: evidence-based practice. 15. Expanded Practice Aromatics: abbreviated profiles for synergistic blending. Afterword. Appendix. Fixed and Macerated Oils in Aromatherapy. Glossary. References. Recommended Texts and Further Reading. Resources.

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