The Practice Of Aromatherapy
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The Practice Of Aromatherapy

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An explanation of aromatherapy, what it is and how it works with especial reference to fifty plants and essences. It includes a guide to the plants and essential oils used in aromatherapy and how they can keep the body and mind healthy.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 288 pages
  • 135 x 216 x 21mm | 307g
  • C W Daniel Co Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • glossary, appendices, bibliography
  • 0852071434
  • 9780852071434
  • 55,285

Table of contents

Part one: the healing power of plants;the facts about essential oils;nature's antiseptics;some drawbacks of modern medicine;a multitude of uses. Part two: 1 - essences classified by their principal properties;principal indications. 2 - studies of individual essences;botanic name and genus;principal known constituents;properties;indications;methods of use;formulae and recipes, ancient and modern;additional notes. 3 - theraputic index of ailments and the aromatic essences used in their treatment. 4 - some formulae for prescriptions in current use. 5 - some case histories: essences used on their own and in association with phytotherapy (herbalism). 6 - some formulae for medicinal wines and vinegars, elixirs and compound preparations. Part 7 - How to gather and preserve aromatic plants;using plants in infusions or decorations;definitions of the various methods of preparing plants, and their uses;conclusions.
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