Essential Oils and Blends for Health, Beauty, and Home
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Sharon Falsetto features forty essential oils and recommends which ones you can use to improve specific ailments; ways they can benefit women, babies, and children; how to utilize them in the home and seasonally; and how to use them when you are traveling. She also provides information on bases for different uses of essential oil and lists cautions and tips. This complete handbook is a great tool for anyone just starting to use essential oils as a holistic approach or those who have been using them for a long time, and includes chapters on:
The history of scents
Essential oils vs. fragrance oils
Organic and nonorganic essential oils
Hydrosols, resins, absolutes, and carrier oils
Extraction of essential oils and home distillation
The basic chemistry of essential oils
Species and chemotypes
Endangered essential oils
And much more
You’ll learn how to use common essential oils like grapefruit, eucalyptus, cedarwood, lavender, rosemary, tea tree, and thyme, as well as rarer ones like benzoin, helichrysum, petitgrain, vetiver, and yarrow. Essential oils can improve your life and well-being if you know how to use them correctlyAuthentic Aromatherapy will show you how.
Skyhorse, 9781510706484, 256pp.
Publication Date: July 19, 2016