Baker & Taylor
Presents information about forty essential oils, including aroma, uses, and safety tips, along with one hundred recipes for creating salves, soaps, scrubs, diffuser blends, and bath salts.
Aromahead Institute founder Andrea Butje brings 40 essential oils to life in this guide to safe and effective aromatherapy. From cardamom to lavender to yuzu, each oil’s aroma, uses, and safety tips are clearly defined, while the core physical and emotional supportive properties are captured in expressive personality profiles.Over 100 recipes are included to support skin care, rest and relaxation, respiratory health, digestion, pain relief, meditation and contemplation, and even natural cleaning. Kid-friendly adjustments accompany each recipe to ensure safe usage and a healthy home environment for all ages.Take an up-close and personal peek at essential oil distillers around the world as they describe the passion, work, and meticulous care they put into creating their homegrown products. Andrea walks you through what you need to know to select quality essential oils from trustworthy sources.By the end of this book, you will know which oils you want to turn to for different needs, whether physical or emotional, and you will be able to personalize aromatherapy blends to perfectly complement your mood and spirit. With only the most essential of resources, you can invigorate your mind, body, heart, and home.
"In this guide to safe and effective aromatherapy, Aromahead Institute founder Andrea Butje brings 40 essential oils' unique properties to life for easy home usage. Each essential oil profile contains thorough practical information (Latin name, aroma, aromatic note, uses, and safety tips), as well as a "personality" profile to provide a sense of the core spirit, physical, and emotional supportive capabilities. Interspersed throughout the text are stories about individual distilleries and tips for buyingthe safest, most natural forms of the essential oils. Over 100 recipes are categorized for skin care, rest and relaxation, respiratory, digestion, pain relief, meditation and contemplation, and natural cleaning. Clear, easy-to-follow instructions are accompanied by safety tips and adjustments to make each recipe kid-friendly. With accessible information and recipes, both budding and experienced aromatherapists alike will be able to create personalized essential oil blends for happier, healthier bodies,minds, and homes"--