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

"Aromatherapy for overall healthiness execs" covers the whole spectrum of thought and perform from crucial oil technological know-how and the rules of perform to the applying of aromatherapy for particular stipulations.

The fourth variation of this hugely winning ebook presents a transparent and authoritative advent to aromatherapy as practiced in smooth wellbeing and fitness care settings. It offers important details for any healthcare professional wishing to enhance their figuring out of the topic, delivering the in-depth wisdom had to use crucial oils within the perform atmosphere.

NEW FOR THIS variation

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

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

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

  • New case histories illustrate the sensible program of concept and strategies defined

  • References were up to date and new learn extra

The booklet is supported through a CD-ROM of ancillary tables protecting crucial oils for normal 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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Further thanks are due to those aromatherapists who provided new case studies: Maria Zorzou, Nic Gerard, Alan Barker, Muriel Raynes, Debbie Moore, Jane Guscott, Maggie Slaney, Kate Nellist, Christopher Hassall, Sarah Wright, Rachel Clark, Gill Price, and Tracey Dickie. Thanks are also due to them for understanding that their cases were abbreviated and put into a standard format, without mentioning nutrition, etc. and the holistic relationship between client and patient (so necessary in complementary therapies).

These chemotypes usually occur naturally in plants growing in the wild, and can result partly from cross-pollination. g. rosemary and thyme, are prone to this kind of change owing to genetic and environmental factors. They become resistant to local pests and diseases and have adapted to make the best use of the soil and other surrounding conditions. Such plants are termed ‘landrace’, and strains which yield specified chemical constituents are sought and selected for propagation by cloning: that is to say, cuttings are taken and then cultivated to produce the specific oils required.

The vast majority also belong to the class Angiospermae, or flowering plants. Anonaceae This family consists of only one species, Cananga odorata, with two varieties, of which ylang ylang is one (C. odorata forma genuina). Distillation is carried out in several stages, and the resulting oils (superior, extra and grades one, two and three) each have a slightly different make-up and aroma and consequently a variation in effect. It is not easy to procure the complete oil, which would be preferable for the holistic aspect of aromatherapy (Price 2000).

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