Aromatherapy For Health Professionals

Author: Shirley Price
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This textbook of aromatherapy is aimed specifically at the health professional working in a community or hospital setting. It covers both theoretical and practical aspects of aromatherapy, examining research in this area, chemical components of essential oils, massage and other topics.

Aromatherapy For Health Professionals E Book

Author: Len Price
Editor: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0080982530
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Aromatherapy for Health Professionals covers the full spectrum of theory and practice from essential oil science and the foundations of practice to the application of aromatherapy for specific conditions. The fourth edition of this highly successful book provides a clear and authoritative introduction to aromatherapy as practiced in modern health care settings. It gives valuable information for any health professional wishing to develop their understanding of the subject, providing the in-depth knowledge needed to use essential oils in the practice environment. NEW FOR THIS EDITION * Two new chapters – Wound Care and Bereavement – provide valuable additions to the text * The chapter ‘Aromas, Mind and Body’ has been enhanced * Several new essential oils – giving properties, indications and cautions – have been added * New case histories illustrate the practical application of theory and techniques described * References have been updated and new research added The book is supported by a CD-ROM of ancillary tables covering essential oils for general use in health-care settings including indications for safe, therapeutic uses of essential oils; those to be used with caution; and essential oil definitions.

Aromatherapy For Health Professionals

Author: Shirley Price
Editor: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0443101345
Size: 17,95 MB
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Providing an introduction to aromatherapy as practised in modern health care settings, and information for the health professional who wants to learn about the subject, this book provides the in-depth knowledge needed to begin using essential oils in the practice environment.

Medical Aromatherapy For Healthcare Professionals

Author: Miriam Kinai
Editor: Almasi Holistic Healthcare
ISBN: 1482565358
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Medical Aromatherapy for Healthcare Professionals teaches you how to use essential oils to treat physical diseases and emotional disorders. The author's experience as a medical doctor and clinical aromatherapy practitioner have enabled her to write a highly informative guide for those who want to utilize the healing benefits of these natural plant essences.You will discover how to use essential oils to:* Treat skin diseases like acne, eczema and psoriasis* Treat other physical diseases like high blood pressure, arthritis, coughs and colds * Manage mental and emotional conditions like anxiety, depression, anger and stress * Relieve the symptoms of menopause and premenstrual tension* Lessen insomnia and impotenceMedical Aromatherapy for Healthcare Professionals is therefore an essential resource for holistic healthcare practitioners like massage therapists, naturopaths and herbalists. It is also a useful resource for conventional medicine healthcare providers like physicians and nurses who want to begin practicing integrative medicine as well as for patients who want to improve their health naturally by using aromatherapy oils.

Aromatherapy Science

Author: Maria Lis-Balchin
Editor: Pharmaceutical Press
ISBN: 9780853695783
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Science-based aromatherapy information for healthcare professionals. Includes monographs on the commonly used essential oils.

Massage And Aromatherapy

Author: Andrew Vickers
Editor: Nelson Thornes
ISBN: 9780748740291
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Written for practitioners and students, nurses, occupational therapists, physiotherapists, osteopaths, GPs and mental-health workers, this text on massage and aromatherapy presents the current state of research and analyzes its implications. It also offers practical information and advice for those working in the health service. Major features of the book include a description of the use of massage and aromatherapy in a variety of different conventional health-care settings; a critical examination of the concepts and knowledge underpinning massage and aromatherapy; a detailed analysis of the scientific literature on the subject (over 500 papers are referenced); a discussion of the managerial and professional issues; and an examination of safety issues.

Understanding Hydrolats

Author: Len Price
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Distilled waters, or hydrolats, are therapeutic in many ways, and yet little has been written to clarify their properties and clinical applications. This book details the nature, properties (where known), and nomenclature of hydrolats, and gathers in one source the sure and sensible facts about distilled waters. Already used by aromatherapists interested in extending their therapeutic range, this book provides all therapists with the confidence to practice safely with a solid understanding of the value of hydrolats. Dispels confusion over what hydrolats and distilled waters actually are - equipping the therapist to make accurate choices in what to use for effective therapeutic interventions. Analyzes the science of hydrolats and sorts fact from wild claim. Extends the range of therapeutic interventions available to the practicing aromatherapist/massage therapist.

Complete Aromatherapy Handbook

Author: Susanne Fischer-Rizzi
Editor: Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.
ISBN: 9780806982229
Size: 19,65 MB
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"When essential oils are put in a lamp, inhaled, applied to the skin, placed in bathwater, or even taken orally, a person can feel relaxed, energized, or uplifted. In this beautifully illustrated book, a holistic practitioner describes the history and physiological basis of aromatherapy, tells how to extract and store the oils, and gives detailed information on 27 of the most important essential oils, including their dosages and beneficial effects."-- "LJ . 240 pages, 2-color throughout, 8 1/4 x 11.

Essential Oil Safety

Author: Robert Tisserand
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ISBN: 9780443052606
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The Tisserand Institute, Sussex, U.K. Reference for practitioners of aromatherapy on the toxicity of essential oils such as parsley leaf, angelica, verbena, and lavender. Second half consists of quick-reference profiles of each substance listing hazards, contraindications, maximum use, etc.

Essential Oil Safety

Author: Robert Tisserand
Editor: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0702054348
Size: 10,40 MB
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The second edition of this book is virtually a new book. It is the only comprehensive text on the safety of essential oils and the first review of essential oil/drug interactions and provides detailed essential oil constituent data not found in any other text. Much of the existing text has been re-written, and 80% of the text is completely new. There are 400 comprehensive essential oil profiles and almost 4000 references. There are new chapters on the respiratory system, the cardivascular system, the urinary system, the digestive system and the nervous system. For each essential oil there is a full breakdown of constituents, and a clear categorization of hazards and risks, with recommended maximum doses and concentrations. There are also 206 Constituent Profiles. There is considerable discussion of carcinogens, the human relevance of some of the animal data, the validity of treating an essential oil as if it was a single chemical, and the arbitary nature of uncertainty factors. There is a critque of current regulations.