Aromatherapy Science: A Guide for Healthcare Professionals

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Pharmaceutical Press, 2006 - Health & Fitness - 462 pages
Aromatherapy is one of the fastest growing forms of alternative medicine in the UK and USA. Essential oils are now sold in pharmacies and aromatherapy is increasingly being used in hospitals and primary care settings.This unique book takes an analytical and scientific approach to aromatherapy practices and principles based on the scientific evidence to date.The monographs cover commonly used essential oils and their therapeutic uses, details of toxicity, bioactivity, contraindications and clinical studies. This book provides pharmacists, GPs, nurses and other healthcare professionals with reliable scientifically based information on this growing discipline.
 

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Contents

5
45
Appendix 1
46
7
75
8
93
Introduction to the monographs
105
Pharmacological properties of some
107
Aniseed and star anise
112
laurel and pimenta
120
Myrtle oil
251
Orange oil
260
Parsley oil
267
Pepper oil
273
Peru balsam
282
Pine oil
289
Rosemary oil
296
Sage oil
303

Bergamot oil
126
Cajuput oil
132
Carrot seed oil
138
Cedarwood oil
144
Chamomile German oil
150
Jasmine absolute
210
Kanuka oil
216
Lemon balm oilmelissa essential oil
227
This
234
Lemongrass oil
235
Marjoram oil
244
Savory oil
310
Tea tree oil
318
Thyme oil
326
Vanilla tinctureabsolute
333
Appendix 4
402
Appendix 9
408
components as determined by using different Appendix 27 440
415
Appendix 7
419
442 Appendix 32
446
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