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By Helen McGuinness

This moment variation of the middle textual content Aromatherapy - treatment fundamentals comprises new details and lines, which replicate the alterations in attractiveness and remedy classes. a top quality color part is additionally now incorporated. The textual content covers all of the underpinning wisdom and past for college students learning this remedy. It presents a variety of initiatives, definitions and actions to make sure scholars achieve an intensive figuring out of the topic. subject matters comprise: -The significance of analysis -Data on forty crucial oils -Aromachemistry -Aromatherapy case stories -The body structure of Aromatherapy -Aromatherapy therapeutic massage recommendations

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State five essential oils that are unsafe to use in aromatherapy. 6. List five safety factors that should be on the label of essential oil bottles sold for professional and home use. 22 CHAPTER 3 The Extraction of an Essential Oil The most important ingredient in aromatherapy is the essential oil, a highly concentrated volatile substance obtained from various parts of the aromatic plant. Despite being used extensively in the food industry as flavourings and in the cosmetic industry in perfumes, when used in aromatherapy they have the ability to penetrate the skin and be absorbed into the bloodstream.

Key Word Balancing Botanical name: Pelargonium graveolens Source: flowers and leaves of the plant (pelargonium) Method of extraction: steam distillation Aroma characteristics: strong sweet and heavy aroma, reminiscent of Rose but with minty overtones Odour intensity: high Note: middle Blends well with: Bergamot, Clary Sage, Grapefruit, Jasmine, Lavender, Neroli, Orange, Petitgrain, Rose, Rosemary, Sandalwood Energetic Profile Towards the Yin (cool) 53 Aromatherapy: Therapy Basics Second Edition Therapeutic properties ❃ adrenal cortex stimulant ❃ cytophylactic ❃ antidepressant ❃ diuretic ❃ antihaemorrhagic ❃ haemostatic ❃ anti-inflammatory ❃ tonic (liver and kidneys) ❃ antiseptic ❃ vulnerary ❃ astringent Therapeutic uses ❃ Circulatory system poor circulation, oedema ❃ Endocrine system pre-menstrual syndrome, menopausal problems ❃ Lymphatic system fluid retention, cellulite ❃ Nervous system nervous tension and stress-related problems ❃ Skin care effective on balancing all skin types, especially dry and oily.

Key Word Clearing Botanical name: Ocimum basilicum Source: flowering top and leaves of the herb Method of production: steam distillation Aroma characteristics: light, clear, sweet and slightly spicy Odour intensity: high Note: top Blends well with: Bergamot, Black Pepper, Clary Sage, Geranium, Lavender, Marjoram, Melissa, Neroli, Sandalwood Energetic Profile Therapeutic properties 38 ❃ adrenal cortex stimulant ❃ digestive ❃ analgesic ❃ emmenagogue ❃ antidepressant ❃ expectorant ❃ antiseptic ❃ febrifuge ❃ antispasmodic ❃ nervine ❃ carminative ❃ stomachic ❃ cephalic ❃ tonic Towards the Yang (warm) The Essential Oils Therapeutic uses ❃ Circulatory system poor circulation ❃ Digestive system dyspepsia, gastric spasms, hiccups, nausea ❃ Endocrine system irregular periods, menstrual pain ❃ Immune system coughs, colds, flu ❃ Musculo-skeletal systems muscular aches and pains ❃ Nervous system anxiety, depression, migraine, headaches, nervous tension ❃ Respiratory system asthma, bronchitis ❃ Skin care congested skins and acne Psychological profile: Basil is useful for confusion, hysteria, lack of assertiveness, lack of self-worth, melancholia and vulnerability.

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