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Aromatherapy Basics

  • Format: eBook
  • Edition: 2016
  • Publisher: Little Green Apples Publishing LLC

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The Aromatherapy Basics Study Brief is intended as a quick overview for learners or as a refresher for practitioners. This Study Brief assembles notable facts, important concepts and relevant details in an organized format, featuring a concise introduction, brief history, definitions of key terms and a list of accepted benefits. A condensed review of essential oils, including methods of extracting, blending, applying and storing oils is provided allong with important information about avoiding hazard and maintaining safety during practice. The Study Brief describes various massage and relaxation techniques, and offers a handy guide to standard types of massage movements. An illustrated chart presents common essential oils, including full name, classification, description, country of origin and examples of therapeutic uses. A selection of simple aromatherapy recipes is included.

Topics Covered:

  • What is Aromatherapy?
  • Brief History
  • Major Pioneers in Aromatherapy
  • Definitions
  • Benefits of Aromatherapy
  • Essential Oils: The Key to Aromatherapy Treatments
  • Lipophilic Traits
  • Blending of Essential Oils
  • Factors to Consider in Blending Essential Oils
  • Methods of Using Essential Oils in Aromatherapy
  • Characteristics of Essential Oils
  • Sources of Essential Oils
  • Three Groups of Essential Oils
  • Essential Oils Storage Considerations
  • Six Methods of Extracting Essential Oils
  • Important Factors to Consider When Purchasing Essential Oils
  • Three Main Types of Hazards Associated with Essential Oils
  • Examples of Base Oil
  • Aromatherapy Massages
  • Standard Massage Movements
  • Relaxation Techniques
  • Common Essential Oils and Their Uses
  • Aromatherapy Recipes for Headache
  • Aromatherapy Recipes for Tension/Nervous Headache
  • Aromatherapy Recipes for Intestinal Pains
  • Aromatherapy Recipes for Sound Sleep
  • Aromatherapy Recipes as Gargle for Sore Throat
  • Aromatherapy Recipes for Rashes
  • Aromatherapy Recipes for Flea and Tick Prevention
  • Aromatherapy Recipes as Steam Inhalation for Sinusitis
  • Aromatherapy Recipes for Cuts and Wounds
  • Aromatherapy Recipes for Rejuvenating Spray
  • Aromatherapy Recipes as Mouthwash
  • Aromatherapy Recipes for Pet Odor Control
  • Aromatherapy Recipes for Arthritis
  • Aromatherapy Recipes for Cold and Flu Prevention
  • Aromatherapy Recipes for Relaxation

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