Aromatherapy Companion: Medicinal Uses/Ayurvedic Healing/Body-Care Blends/Perfumes and Scents/Emotional Health and Well-Being

Aromatherapy Companion: Medicinal Uses/Ayurvedic Healing/Body-Care Blends/Perfumes and Scents/Emotional Health and Well-Being

by Victoria H. Edwards

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Overview

Be happy, healthy, and beautiful! Victoria Edwards offers the most comprehensive aromatherapy guide available, with hundreds of recipes for beauty, health, and physical and emotional well-being. Edwards guides you through making perfumes, bath and massage oils, aphrodisiacs, and health care supplements. Learn about the properties of essential and carrier oils, and master classic recipes for healing and relaxation. You’ll soon be creating customized blends for you and your friends that promote tranquility and strength.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781580171502
Publisher: Storey Books
Publication date: 01/06/1999
Series: Herbal Body Series
Pages: 288
Product dimensions: 8.00(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.81(d)

About the Author

Internationally known aromatherapy teacher and consultant Victoria Edwards owns Leydet Aromatics, a mail-order business specializing in essential oils. She is also director of the Aromatherapy Institute and Research Center and the author of The Aromatherapy Companion and 25 Aromatherapy Blends for De-Stressing. She is a member of the National Institute of Holistic Aromatherapists and lives in northern California.

Table of Contents

Preface

Chapter 1: Introduction to Aromatherapy and Essential Oils

Chapter 2: An Overview of Essential Oils and Their Properties

Chapter 3: Aromachemistry

Chapter 4: Safety and Toxicity Guidelines

Chapter 5: Carrier Oils — The Vehicles of Delivery

Chapter 6: Basic Aromatherapy Applications

Chapter 7: Creating Your Own Blends

Chapter 8: Natural Perfumery

Chapter 9: Aphrodisiacs

Chapter 10: Aromatherapy and Ayurveda

Chapter 11: Mythology and Aromatherapy

Chapter 12: Aromatherapy for Children and Teenagers

Chapter 13: Aromatherapy for Pregnancy and Menopause

Chapter 14: Men and Aromatherapy

Chapter 15: Aromatherapy for Successful Aging

Glossary

Recommended Reading

Resources

Index

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