Author: Salvatore Battaglia Publisher: Perfect Potion Copyright: 2003 Number of Pages: 602
The modern holistic aromatherapist needs to be a multi-disciplined practitioner with training in remedial therapies, counseling, chemistry, botany, pharmacology, anatomy, physiology and pathophysiology. The Complete Guide to Aromatherapy covers all these topics with information derived from the wisdom of the past to the latest pharmacological and clinical studies.
The Complete Guide to Aromatherapy is internationally acclaimed as the most comprehensive text books on aromatherapy. The second edition includes sections on:
quality control of essential oils
latest information on essential oil safety
essential oil chemistry
pharmacological studies on essential oils
olfaction and the psychological effects of essential oils
the role of aromatherapy in primary health care
comprehensive monographs of over 80 essential oils
detailed studies of conditions for each body system
the role of aromatherapy in day spa treatments and much, much more.
The Complete Guide to Aromatherapy is written for everyone who needs to be thoroughly familiar with the art and science of aromatherapy, whether it be for personal use, for the student of aromatherapy, for the professional aromatherapist and for the pharmacist, nurse, doctor or health professional.