Aromatherapy offers countless uses, from cosmetics to therapeutics for balancing body, mind, and spirit. Drawing on 75 combined years of experience in botanical therapies, Keville and Green update their complete guide with the latest information for aromatherapy practitioners and students, providing an invaluable resource that includes more than 90 formulas for using essential oils in health and first aid, skin and hair care, massage, relaxation, and more.
The volume contains very valuable aromas for the home, bedroom, job, gym and personal fragrances. Some important applications are as follows: o ants- camphor, pine and peppermint o clothes- lavender and sage o hair- lavender, eucalyptus, oregano, peppermint, thyme o garden- garlic, anise, basil and chamomile o circulation-ginger, lemon grass, eucalyptus o oils for blood vessels (chamomile, lemon, … more
This book gave suggestions for using both herbs and essential oils in health and beauty applications. It covered the use of herbs and essential oils in massage, in cooking, and in making perfume and beauty products like lip balm, lotions, daily skin care, shampoos, and so on. They gave enough scientific and detailed information that a person could safely and competently make their own mixes to achieve a desired effect. In the back, they also included quick-reference charts covering what essential … more