Download PDF by Len Price & Shirley Price [Price, Len & Price, Shirley]: Aromatherapy for Health Professionals

By Len Price & Shirley Price [Price, Len & Price, Shirley]

ISBN-10: 0080982530

ISBN-13: 9780080982533

"Aromatherapy for health and wellbeing pros" covers the whole spectrum of thought and perform from crucial oil technological know-how and the principles of perform to the applying of aromatherapy for particular stipulations.

The fourth version of this hugely profitable e-book presents a transparent and authoritative advent to aromatherapy as practiced in glossy wellbeing and fitness care settings. It offers necessary info for any health practitioner wishing to increase their realizing of the topic, delivering the in-depth wisdom had to use crucial oils within the perform atmosphere.

NEW FOR THIS version

  • Two new chapters - Wound Care and Bereavement - offer worthy additions to the textual content

  • The bankruptcy Aromas, brain and physique has been more suitable

  • Several new crucial oils - giving homes, symptoms and cautions - were further

  • New case histories illustrate the sensible program of idea and methods defined

  • References were up to date and new examine further

The booklet is supported through a CD-ROM of ancillary tables masking crucial oils for common use in health-care settings together with symptoms for secure, healing makes use of of crucial oils; these for use with warning; and crucial oil definitions.

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Rose otto has astringent, antihaemorrhagic, cicatrizant, hormonal and neurotonic properties. Rutaceae Citrus oils are derived from three different sites in the plant. These are: • Peel: bergamot, grapefruit, lemon, mandarin and orange; to obtain citrus peel oils for aromatherapy the rinds are not distilled, but mechanically expressed. They are therefore not strictly essential oils and are more properly described as essences. They contain large molecules which would not come over in distillation, including colour and waxes, and the latter can precipitate if the oils are stored incorrectly or kept for a long time; the waxes do no harm and may be removed by filtration.

The cineole-bearing plant has 80–90% 1,8-cineole. According to Franchomme and Pénoël (2001 p. 431), the p-cymene chemotype is analgesic when applied to the skin, a notable anti-infectious agent and useful for rheumatism and arthritis. 2 • Thymol. 3 • Carvacrol. 5 • p-Cymene. 6 • Linalool. 7 • Thujanol-4. 8 • α-Terpineol. 9 • Geraniol. Altitude and light The lower the altitude at which the thyme plant is grown, the more pronounced are the following effects: • The essential oil becomes more aggressive – more phenolic and antiseptic.

They are also expectorant, and useful in catarrhal conditions. Boswellia carteri [frankincense] is also indicated in the treatment of depression, immune system deficiency and perhaps cancer (Franchomme & Pénoël 2001 p. 356). Cupressaceae and Pinaceae Examples include cypress, juniper (Cupressaceae), pine and cedar (Abietaceae). The chief common characteristics of essential oils derived from plants in these two families of the conifer order are their good general hygienic qualities, particularly in the air and on the skin.

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