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Aromatherapy is widely recognized as a powerful and effective therapeutic tool. Harnessing the power of aromatherapy oils can help you to relieve physical problems such as muscular aches and pains, ease stress and tension, and enable you to re-balance and re-energize your body and mind. Whether you want to use the oils for your physical, mental, emotional or spiritual well-being, aromatherapy can provide the solution.
In Live Better: Aromatherapy, expert practitioner Jennie Harding shows you how to use essential oils to achieve the effects you are looking for. With a clear explanation of this ancient healing art, its history and uses throughout the ages, she shows you how to work with 20 of the top aromatherapy oils easily and effectively. From lavender to lemon, from sandalwood to sweet orange, the author gives you recipes to make your own blends, as well as creams, scrubs and massage oils. With inspiring quotations and stunning photographs throughout, this book reveals how to relax, uplift and transform your mind and your body.
Discover the power of aromatherapy to enhance your health, well-being and happiness.
Understand the basics of aromatherapy and how the essential oils can relax, inspire, uplift and revitalize you.
Learn how you can use the 20 most popular essential oils easily and effectively at home- in creams, in baths and for massages.
About the Author
Jennie Harding is a well-known aromatherapist and author, whose books include Aromatherapy Massage for You and Live Better: Chakra Therapy.
Table of Contents
Origins and basics
What is aromatherapy?
The power of smell
Ancient aromatic history
The Splendour of Egypt
Other ancient aromatic civilizations
What aroma can do for you
How to use this book
Using essential oils and carrier oils
Essential oil directory
Essential oils to relax
Special Lavender detox treatment
Neroli (Orange Blossom)
Luxury Neroli skin facial
Essential oils to inspire
Special Frankincense face-oil
Special Grapefruit foot treatment
Essential oils to lift the spirits
Special Rose skin treats
Special Jasmine perfume blend
Essential oils to revitalize
Special Rosemary foot and leg treatment
Special Nutmeg hand treatment