"With helpful charts, beautiful photography, advice for buying essential oils, and 150 tried-and-true recipes, Aromatherapy for Beginners will inspire veterans and beginners alike to incorporate aromatherapy into their daily lives." Kelly Cable, author of The Natural Soapmaking Book for Beginners and creator of SimpleLifeMom.com
You only need a small number of versatile essential oils to satisfy most of your everyday aromatherapy needs. From Anne Kennedy, the author of Aromatherapy for Natural Living and The Portable Essential Oils , comes a comprehensive guide for aromatherapy beginners who want to jump into the world of aromatherapy, quickly and safely. Whether you have purchased an aromatherapy starter kit or are still deciding on which oils to buy, Aromatherapy for Beginners shows you how to get the most out of your first essential oils.
In Aromatherapy for Beginners you’ll find:
- Over 150 Everyday Recipes providing remedies for everyday ailments like allergies, bronchitis, earaches, dry skin, and more
- 5-Steps for Getting Started for selecting, shopping, using, and storing essential oils safely
- 15 Popular Essential Oil Profiles plus tips outlining aromatherapy safety measures and best practices
Aromatherapy for Beginners is your all-in-one guide for exploring the world of aromatherapy with only the most essential oils.
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About the Author
ANNE KENNEDY is a writer who specializes in natural health and herbal medicine. She is the author of 5 books on natural healing, including Aromatherapy for Natural Living and Essential Oils for Beginners. Anne practices aromatherapy and herbal remedies at her home in West Virginia.
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Helpful book with step by step directions for full adult size remedies and modified recipes for young children
Aromatherapy and homeopathic remedies are not new, but many people are unfamiliar with their uses and benefits. “Aromatherapy For BeginnersAromatherapy For Beginners - Review, The Complete Guide To Getting Started With Essential Oils” by Anne Kennedy, sets out to help the new user create their own aromatherapy products. In her introduction, the author sets the goals for the book. Step One is to teach the five easy steps to explore aromatherapy safely. Step Two is to build a strong foundation of knowledge. Part One, “The Power Of Aromatherapy”, is designed to introduce you to the basic concepts. You will learn some terminology, how essential oils work, popular and safe uses, what to look for, what to avoid, etc. Chapter 1 starts with “Aromatherapy For Health And Well-Being”. Starting with the definition of aromatherapy it continues on to describe the science of essential oils, how they work and their benefits. An easy Glossary Of Terms is included as well, along with Safety Tips, and Inexpensive Substitutes for some of the more expensive oils. Continuing on you find a list of your nine must-have essential oils, and six great to have oils which will combine to create your “Starter Kit”. Chapter 2 is about “Working With Essential Oils”. It starts with shopping, describing what to look for, marketing claims, popular brands, and what to avoid. It then goes on to describe the tools, equipment, and carrier oil’s you will need, along with other helpful ingredients. Included is information on blending, dilution, and substitutions. This helps you to create new recipes of your own, safely. A convenient dilution guide chart is included giving the dilution rate for various carrier oil amounts. Chapter 3 is “Aromatherapy In Five Steps”. It describes each of the steps you need to perform in order to build a good foundation for your aromatherapy creations. This section also includes safety tips for the entire household and troubleshooting questions. Chapter 4 is “Profiles Of Essential Oil All-Stars”. This gives you detailed profiles for each of the 15 essential oils recommended. This profile includes a general overview, precautions, application methods, and popular uses. In the sidebar is a list of healing properties for each, and what they are ideal for treating. Part Two is “Remedies, Recipes, And Applications”. Each of the recipes includes various recipe labels. Labels include benefits, whether they will cause photosensitivity, safe ages for use, and benefits from application to the skin. Chapter 5 is about “Remedies For Everyday Health Endowments”. This covers everything from Asthma to Diaper Rash and on to Yeast Infection. Each is described with an overview then suggests helpful essential oils followed by recipes. Chapter 6 covers “Recipes For Personal Care And Emotional Well-Being”. These recipes cover conditions from Acne to Exhaustion and all the way through to Water Retention. With Chapter 7, “Applications For The Home And Outdoors” you get recipes for every day living. Starting with air freshening, there are recipes to help combat fleas, for floor and furniture care, and even upholstery care. See the full review and the recipe for Lavender Linen Spray at The RecipesNow! Reviews And Recipes Magazine. This review is written in response to a complimentary copy of the book provided by the publisher in hopes of an honest review.