Essential Oils for Beauty, Wellness, and the Home: 100 Natural, Non-toxic Recipes for the Beginner and Beyond

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Skyhorse Publishing, Nov 3, 2015 - Health & Fitness - 192 pages
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The Complete Guide to Essential Oils empowers everyone from doctors, nurses, and science professionals to teachers, business executives, and homemaker to live a natural and healthy life. Essential oils have been an integral part of human healthcare for thousands of years. It is our body composition and genetics that makes them so ideal for improving our physical and mental health, nutrition, and personal care even in the modern world. The rising and unpredictable costs of the healthcare system motivate many individuals and families to look for safe and effective complementary healthcare options. Essential oil protocols do not replace the important role of doctors and healthcare providers, but they allow readers to support their own healthcare at home.

Here author Alicia Atkinson shares with us a simple yet comprehensive guide to essential oils. The book begins with an overview of the history, science, and methods of use of essential oils, discusses quality and safety, and goes on to explain how essential oils can be used for physical, mental, and emotional health, personal care, nutrition and cooking, home cleaning, and with pets. Each section includes protocols and recipes that are easy-to-follow and create at home. Additionally, the origins and uses of the most common and readily available essential oils are detailed in final section of the book. The Complete Guide to Essential Oils is written in an accessible style that is perfect for both the novice and the experienced essential oil user.

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User Review  - PlanCultivateCreate - LibraryThing

Great recipes and tips, however I'm surprised at the suggestions to take essential oils internally. It should be discouraged, especially at the doses mentioned. I will be using some of the recipes for external application and diffusion, albeit a more diluted version. Read full review

About the author (2015)

Alicia Atkinson teaches about health, nutrition, and essential oils. She holds a Master’s Degree from Whittier College and continues her scholarly endeavors on a daily basis. In addition to her educational pursuits, Atkinson runs her own essential oil product business and parents a spirited young son. After having lived and traveled across the US, she now resides in Whittier, California.

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