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Combining the popular subjects of aromatherapy and gardening, Julia Lawless promotes the aromatic garden as a means to health, well-being, and pleasure. This book details the history of the scented garden, starting with the Persian palaces 2,500 years ago, and links this with the present-day appreciation of essential oils and their healing powers. Focusing on some of the most memorable fragrant gardens, past and present, then moving on to a discussion of specific plants and their uses, The Essential Aromatherapy Garden guides you through every stage of creating your own aromatic paradise. Featured gardens, including the author's former Gloucestershire garden and the Chelsea Physic Garden, provide inspiration and examples of the benefits that aromatic gardens afford. Accessible, practical advice helps you to achieve the reality-whether it's a tiny, fragrant border, a hanging basket, or a formal rose garden. With chapters including `An aromatherapy and Perfumery Border,' `Herbs for Health and Cooking,' `Planning an Aromatherapy Garden,' and `Secrets of the Still Room,' the author offers invaluable advice on all aspects of your garden - ensuing that both the enthusiast and the aspiring gardener are catered for. Plant portraits, covering over 50 of the most essential aromatherapy plants from acasia to violet, guide you through the practicalities of cultivation, gardening, recommended varieties, and range of uses. There are plenty of ideas and tips here to transform your aromatic plants into effective recipe ingredients.
Embrace holistic health and prepare natural health remedies for common ailments with essential oils, herbal remedies and pure foods. Neal's Yard Remedies: Complete Wellness delivers a head to toe guide to self-care for every part of your body. Targeted instructions allow you to tap into the restorative powers of herbs and plants and their therapeutic essential oils and use tried and tested, centuries' old herbal remedies to treat a raft of common ailments. As well as healing remedies, the book explores the key building blocks for optimizing health and wellbeing in each part of the body, pointing you to the top herbs, nutrients, and essential oils each area needs not only to stay well, but to reach the very peak of wellness - whether to boost circulation, enjoy glowing skin, balance gut flora, or maximize energy levels. Guidance is given on incorporating ingredients into everyday regimes, helping you to stay in tip-top health. Guided by the experts at Neal's Yard Remedies, follow step-by-step demonstrations on how to blend your own teas and tinctures; concoct all-natural-ingredient creams; create therapeutic aromatherapy oil blends; discover delicious recipes for sustainable wellness; and master a range of other practical techniques and tips for lifelong wellbeing. Make the most of nature's resources with Neal's Yard Remedies: Complete Wellness.
Discover the power of essential oils to enhance holistic health and wellbeing. Aroma has a potent, positive influence on the brain, promoting physical and mental healing. Neal's Yard Remedies: Essential Oils is a unique, stunningly illustrated guide to the properties and uses of 86 essential oils from basil to ylang-ylang. Try 30 home remedies and essential oil recipes, learn how to apply them safely, and create essential oil combinations to treat common ailments. Plus, make feel-good, fragrant products for the body and home using techniques such as blending, aromatherapy massage, and steam inhalation, alongside natural beauty treatments. Written by the experts, Neal's Yard Remedies: Essential Oils will bring the rejuvenating benefits of aromatherapy into your life.
Comprehensive and fully illustrated throughout, The Complete Aromatherapy and Essential Oils Sourcebook is the perfect go-to reference for absolutely everything about essential oils-from the best extraction methods to the most effective treatments for ailments. Did you know that heady jasmine is a warming antidepressant and aphrodisiac, also great for stress and sensitive skin? And why not apply lavender water during and after a flight as a prevention against jetlag? This seminal text, written and now updated by leading aromatherapist Julia Lawless, is authoritative, accessible, and clearly broken down for instant and easy reference. Featuring a visual profile of 100 beneficial essential oils and 20 nutritious carrier oils, a comprehensive reference guide on treating common ailments, and a guide to stocking the perfect home medicine chest, this sourcebook is an excellent resource for amateur aromatherapists and practicing professionals alike. Complete with detailed photographs throughout, learn how to ensure you're buying and storing oils to retain their potency as well as the best uses for individual oils to treat specific complaints-from beauty and stress management to chronic ailments and ill health. The Complete Aromatherapy and Essential Oils Sourcebook is beautiful, authoritative, and comprehensive-a must-have for any aromatherapy enthusiast.
This essential handbook is used by aromatherapists all over the world and is one of the most successful titles in this area. It includes an A–Z listing of an enormous range of internationally relevant aromatic plants. Comprehensive information is provided for each entry, for example:• Common name, Latin name, botanical plant family • General Description – what it looks like • Distribution – where it’s found • Herbal Folk Tradition – traditional uses • Actions – what it’s good for • Extraction – How the oil is extracted • Characteristics – what the oil looks like, and which other oils it blends well with • Safety Information.The Encyclopedia also covers:• History of aromatherapy and herbalism• How aromatic plants work on your body & mind,• How to make your own blends• Uses for oils in the home.This is a classic guide to essential oils and will remain a vital source of information for generations to come.
A hands-on guide showing how essential oils can support and enhance meditative and mindful practices. For millennia, the spiritual power of odor--such as from incense or frankincense--has been used to symbolize intention, stimulate awareness of our spiritual self, and accentuate rite and ritual. Drawing on this power, as well as their healing qualities, essential oils can provide the perfect complement to meditation or mindfulness practice. Outlining the practice and benefits of meditation and mindfulness in combination with the use of essential oils, Heather Dawn Godfrey explains how these practices hone and sustain a conscious awareness of "being" in the present moment, focusing attention on what you are sensually experiencing and leaving no space for regrets, traumas, fears, anxiety, or anticipation. Providing the latest scientific research on the restorative, rehabilitative, and psycho-emotional healing effects of essential oils, she explains how the sensory experience of odors can immediately draw your attention to the present moment, trigger a specific state of consciousness, such as a deeper meditative state, or offer a way to regain composure quickly when dealing with life's ups and downs. Explaining methods to incorporate essential oils into your practice, Godfrey introduces readers to the "Gem" essential oils--a group of oils specifically selected for attaining and maintaining a state of mindfulness, as well as a broad spectrum of therapeutic properties--and she provides an easy-to-follow chart to help you select the oil that is right for you. Offering a hands-on practical guide to integrating essential oils into mindful and meditative practice, the author shows how each of us has the ability to self-generate a calm, tranquil, and worry-free state of mind.
Valerie Ann Worwood's The Fragrant Pharmacy has become the classic encyclopaedia of aromatherapy and essential oils. Now, in this companion volume, The Fragrant Mind, she paves a unique new way for aromatherapy, concentrating on the emotional, psychological and mood-changing effects of nature's essential oils.
The Fragrant Mind falls into three parts. Part One presents a fascinating background to the subject, and explains how essential oils work on the brain. Part Two explains how essential oils can enhance emotional well-being and promote positive feelings, and includes a practical A-Z section which advises on a wide range of emotional problems, from stress and depression to moodiness and insomnia. Part Three introduces a whole new concept in aromatherapy - personality enhancement - and explains the particular characteristics of individual essential oils and how they can be matched to human personality types. You can find out, for example, whether you are a Floral, Herbie, Rootie, Woodie, Fruitie or Seedie type, and create your own tailor-made personality blends.
Encyclopaedic in scope, and based on the most up-to-date research, The Fragrant Mind offers a wealth of information in an easy, accessible style, and shows the way in which essential oils can influence our minds and emotions.
Everyday Essential Oils focuses on six indispensable essential oils and their multi-purpose uses and powers: tea tree, lemon, lavender, peppermint, rosemary cineole, and Damask rose. This book shows readers how to maximize the powerful properties of these oils and use them everyday life, including in: Health and beauty care Gardening Pet care Pest control Housekeeping And more! From pamper treatments including massages, baths, lotions, face masks to creating effective remedies to alleviate the symptoms of common conditions such as anxiety, insomnia, high blood pressure, and arthritis to gardening, these oils have dozens of practical uses to increase your quality of life and happiness!
"Aromatherapy for Health Professionals"?covers the full spectrum of theory and practice from essential oil science and the foundations of practice to the application of aromatherapy for specific conditions.
The fourth edition of this highly successful book provides a clear and authoritative introduction to aromatherapy as practiced in modern health care settings. It gives valuable information for any health professional wishing to develop their understanding of the subject, providing the in-depth knowledge needed to use essential oils in the practice environment.
NEW FOR THIS EDITION
* Two new chapters - Wound Care and Bereavement - provide valuable additions to the text
* The chapter 'Aromas, Mind and Body' has been enhanced
* Several new essential oils - giving properties, indications and cautions - have been added
* New case histories illustrate the practical application of theory and techniques described
* References have been updated and new research added
The book is supported by a CD-ROM of ancillary tables covering essential oils for general use in health-care settings including indications for safe, therapeutic uses of essential oils; those to be used with caution; and essential oil definitions.
On this meditation CD, Felicity Warner, renowned myrrhophore and soul midwife, guides you through a deep healing journey to connect with the essence of 20 sacred oils including Elemi, Holy Basil and Palo Santo. These meditations are designed to help you connect with the ancient myrrhophore temple teachings through the lineage of Mary Magdalene. Each oil has specific properties, and has been used for thousands of years to connect with the Divine. Through the meditations, you will: - attune to the frequency of each oil - heal your soul wounds and strengthen your spirit - access sacred knowledge and past-life information - gain knowledge of temple traditions For anyone seeking to deepen their sacred work, this CD is a vital tool. The secret of the oils is known to only a handful of masters on Earth - and now, to you as well. 'A healer of extraordinary power, Felicity Warner shares her considerable knowledge with warmth and love.' - Judy Hall, author of The Crystal Bible
Transform your health with the power of essential oils.
Instead of relying on prescription medications with numerous dangerous side effects, what if you could opt for a safer, natural alternative to address your health concerns? And instead of using common household cleaners and personal care products that contain toxic ingredients, what if you had access to superior alternatives that could achieve the same—or even better—results without the risk of damaging your body?
In the quest to help people around the world achieve health and vibrant living, health experts and bestselling authors Dr. Josh Axe, Jordan Rubin, and Ty Bollinger have joined forces to share this important message: Essential oils are one of the most powerful forms of plant-based medicine in the world, and they may be the crucial missing piece of your wellness program.
Essential oils can serve many different functions in your life—from fostering relaxation and caring for minor cuts and scrapes to helping fight disease and promoting healing. In fact, essential oils have been proven to:
Join Dr. Josh, Jordan, and Ty as they show you the proven health benefits of the top 50 essential oils, how to use these oils to help heal more than 125 of today’s most pressing health concerns, and over 70 quick, easy DIY recipes to help you care for your body, your family, your home, and even your pets!
Lavender is calming and relaxing; lemon uplifting and stimulating. But why do each of those scents provoke these particular, visceral responses? In Nature's Essential Oils, licensed massage therapist and aromatherapist Cher Kaufmann demystifies the how and why behind the uses and effects of essential oils. She explains the environmental factors that impact the chemical make-ups of herbs and other plants, and how they trigger our physical and emotional responses. The book includes recipes for blending oils for home and health, as well as how to select, store, diffuse and apply oils. A valuable resource for readers hoping to expand their knowledge of essential oils and their properties, it also includes a glossary of more than 30 of the most common essential oils for well-being.
A modern guide to using essential oils for wellness, beauty, and a healthy home. Essential Oils takes you on an aromatic journey that explores the exquisite fragrances and healing powers of 115 essential oils. Discover the many benefits of the ancient practice of aromatherapy, which harnesses the therapeutic properties from the essential oils of medicinal plants. Here, you'll find the perfect oil for all your aromatherapy needs--whether you're looking for a relaxing spa fragrance, a healing salve for aching muscles, or a spiritual scent for meditation. Essential Oils also shows you how to create your own essential oil blends and offers dozens of simple recipes for beauty treatments, home use, and everyday health.
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