Aromatherapy for Health Professionals

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Now entering its 5th?edition Aromatherapy for Health Professionals?is an essential read for any professional wishing to practice aromatherapy in a clinical setting. It covers the theory and practice of essential oil science and the application of aromatherapy for specific conditions, giving an evidence based and in-depth presentation of the subject. Written by a highly experienced team of aromatherapists it is an authoritative guide for those wishing to use essential oils in a modern health care setting.? Contains an A-Z of essential oils including their chemistry and properties, allowing therapists to select the most effective oils for use in a clinical situation. Includes a table giving the appropriate essential oils for different health conditions Includes case studies to help the reader understand how to put the theory into practice. The text is fully referenced and evidence based for use in a clinical setting.
SECTION 1: Essential oil science 1. The genesis of essential oils 2. Chemistry of essential oils 3. (Part I) Quality and safety (Part II) Power and hazards 4. Traditional use, research and therapeutic properties of essential oils SECTION 2: The foundations of practice 5. Hydrolats - the essential waters 6. How essential oils enter the body 7. Aromas, mind and body 8. Touch and massage 9. Carrier oils 10. Clinical aromatherapy SECTION 3: Aromatherapy in context 11. Stress, depression and critical care 12. Pregnancy and childbirth 13. Learning difficulties and autism 14. Care of the elderly 15. Cancer and palliative care 16. Bereavement Appendices Appendix A Essential Oils for General Use in Healthcare Settings Appendix B General Properties of Essential Oils Appendix C Indications for Uses of Essential Oils Appendix D Essential Oils to be Used with Caution Appendix E Safety: a Summary Appendix F Essential Oil: Definition for Aromatherapeutic Purposes References to Appendices Sources to Appendices Glossary Useful addresses Index
Pubyear 2019
ISBN 9780702074738
Verschenen 15 sep. 2019
Omvang 560
Editie 5th Revised edition
Auteur(s) Shirley Price Len Price Penny Price
Bindwijze Paperback
Taal Engels

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