AROMATHERAPY FOR HEALTH PROFESSIONALS, 5TH EDITION

AROMATHERAPY FOR HEALTH PROFESSIONALS, 5TH EDITION

Editorial:
CHURCHILL LIVINGSTONE
Año de edición:
ISBN:
978-0-7020-7473-8
Páginas:
560
N. de edición:
5
Idioma:
Inglés
Ilustraciones:
137
Disponibilidad:
Disponible en 10 días

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46,79 €

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• 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

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.

Authors
• Shirley Price, Cert Ed, FISPA, MIFA, FIAM, Practitioner and Lecturer in Aromatherapy, Hinkley, Leicestershire, UK.
• Len Price, Cert Ed MIT(Trichology), FISPA, FIAM, Lecturer in Aromatherapy, Hinkley, Leicestershire, UK