Aromatherapy for Women

A Practical Guide to Essential Oils for Health and Beauty
By (author) Maggie Tisserand
Aromatherapy for Women
A Practical Guide to Essential Oils for Health and Beauty
By (author) Maggie Tisserand

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Pages : 176

Book Size : 5.38 x 8.25

ISBN-13 : 9780892816286

Imprint : Healing Arts Press

On Sale Date : March 01, 1996

Format : Paperback Book

This easy-to-use guide focuses on women's needs, and includes aromatherapy for health and beauty, massage, and use during pregnancy and childbirth. Instructions for preparing personal care products are also included.
Description

About Aromatherapy for Women

Extracted from flowers and herbs, aromatic essential oils have been used for centuries to heal and beautify, offering a gentle yet effective alternative in the treatment of illness, stress, and imbalance. Maggie Tisserand brings a wealth of practical experience to this book, focusing on women and their particular health and beauty concerns. She shows how the unique properties of specific essences can be used to maintain healthy hair and skin, ease minor complaints, and assist in treating more serious health problems.

The author shares her techniques for enhancing general well-being and sensual satisfaction with massage. She also gives advice on how to use aromatherapy during pregnancy and childbirth, and includes a chapter on remedies for children's illnesses. Tisserand's knowledge of aromatherapy is both accessible and comprehensive, providing the reader with excellent guidance to the healing benefits of aromatic essences.

Revised and expanded edition of the aromatherapy bestseller.

Includes recipes for preparing your own oils, baths, perfumes, masks, compresses, and other remedies.

A resource section directs you to reputable suppliers.
Table of Contents

Table of content

A Practical Guide to Essential Oils for Health and Beauty

Acknowledgments
Introduction
1. Getting Through the Day
2. Gynecological Remedies
3. Sexuality and Sensuality
4. Massage
5. Health and Healing
6. Aromatherapy and the Immune System
7. Skin and Hair Care
8. Pregnancy and Childbirth
9. After the Birth
10. Remedies for Children's Illnesses
11. Blending
12. Recipes
Glossary of Methods of Treatment
Some Useful Conversions
Botanical Names of Essences
Bibliography
Useful Addresses
Index
Author Bio
A practicing aromatherapist, Maggie Tisserand has studied essential oils and other natural remedies for more than 20 years. She lives in East Sussex, England.
Reviews

Reviews

Book Praise

Book Praise

"Aromatherapy for Women, of use to both men and women, clearly illustrates the author's knowledge of essential oils and her confidence in applying them to our everyday lives, whether for healing illness, eliminating stress, or enhancing the appearance of the body. This book would make a fine gift for any woman interested in aromatherapy."
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