Aromatherapy For Bodyworkers

Paperback | September 20, 2007

byJade Shutes, Christina Weaver

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As aromatherapy gains in popularity among complementary medical modalities, more and more bodywork professionals now integrate essential oils into their practices.  Aromatherapy for Bodyworkers embraces the expansion of knowledge about the application and benefits of this emerging practice and presents a most complete and authoritative source of information for health care workers and spa professionals.

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As aromatherapy gains in popularity among complementary medical modalities, more and more bodywork professionals now integrate essential oils into their practices.  Aromatherapy for Bodyworkers embraces the expansion of knowledge about the application and benefits of this emerging practice and presents a most complete and authoritative...

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As aromatherapy gains in popularity among complementary medical modalities, more and more bodywork professionals now integrate essential oils into their practices. Aromatherapy for Bodyworkersembraces the expansion of knowledge about the application and benefits of this emerging practice and presents a most complete and authoritative s...

Jade Shutes holds a Diploma in Holistic Aromatherapy, Holistic Massage, Anatomy and Physiology, and Reflexology from the Raworth College of Natural Medicine in Dorking, U.K., and a Diploma in Aromatherapy from the International Therapist Examining board (ITEC). She has studied with Jan Kusmirek of Fragrant Studies and has completed Pa...
Format:PaperbackDimensions:400 pages, 10.8 × 8.4 × 0.8 inPublished:September 20, 2007Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0131737376

ISBN - 13:9780131737372

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Table of Contents

Table of Contents

 

Chapter One                Aromatherapy

 

 

Part I:  The Basics of Aromatherapy

Chapter Two                From Plant to Essential Oil

Chapter Three              Essential Oil Basics

Chapter Four                Basic Chemistry of Essential Oils

 

 

Part II:  Blending

Chapter Five                Aromatic Blending       

 

 

Part III: Pathways into the Body

Chapter Six                  Aromatherapy and the Skin

Chapter Seven              The Nature of Olfaction

 

 

Part IV: Integration with Bodywork

Chapter Eight              Aromatic Applications and Techniques

Chapter Nine                Salt and Water

Chapter Ten                 Essential Therapeutics

Chapter Eleven Special Populations & Settings

Chapter Twelve            The Business of Aromatherapy

 

Answer Key to Chapter Tests

Appendix 1:  Therapeutic Activity and Core Essential Oils

Appendix 2:  Sample Material Safety Data Sheet

Appendix 3:  Supply Resources

Appendix 4:  Education, Associations and Publications

Glossary

Index

 

Part V:  Essential Oil Datasheets