Aromatherapy Science: A Guide for Healthcare Professionals

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Pharmaceutical Press, 2006 - Health & Fitness - 462 pages
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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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As a practioner this book has proven to be one of the best purchases I have every made as it is one of the most comprehensive science based books that I have every read on Aromatherapy. Highly recommended!

Contents

Clinical studies
90
Appendix 8
94
Use of essential oils mainly as chemical agents
100
Angelica oil
109
Basil oil
117
Benzoin tinctures and resinoids
123
Buchu leaf oil
129
Camphor oil
135
Rosemary oil
296
Sage oil
303
Savory oil
310
Tea tree oil
318
Thyme oil
326
Vanilla tinctureabsolute
333
jasmine rose lavender neroli
344
Bibliography
351

Cassia oil
141
Celery seed oil
147
Chamomile Roman oil
155
45
164
59
177
Jasmine absolute
210
Kanuka oil
216
Lemon balm oilmelissa essential oil
227
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235
Marjoram oil
244
Myrtle oil
251
Orange oil
260
Parsley oil
267
Pepper oil
273
Peru balsam
282
Pine oil
289
105
354
IFRA list
373
Appendix 1
397
445 Some aromatherapyrelated organisations
398
Comparison of the antibacterial
403
Mode of adulteration of the most commonly
406
Appendix 14
412
Common uses of essential oils
419
Appendix 23
427
Appendix 26
434
Sensitisers and their essential oil sources
441
Toxic or dangerous essential oils versus their
445
usage as food additives Index
451
Appendix 27
454
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