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Title:
Stephanie Tourles's essential oils : a beginner's guide / Stephanie Tourles.
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Essential oils
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9781612128740
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North Adams, MA : Storey Publishing, 2018.
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239 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm
Abstract:
Best-selling author and herbalist Stephanie L. Tourles offers reliable guidance on using essential oils effectively and safely. This friendly, accessible introduction to the 25 most versatile oils for health and wellness highlights the key characteristics of lavender, chamomile, eucalyptus, lemon, peppermint, rosemary, tea tree, and other popular oils. You'll learn how to blend and apply these highly concentrated aromatherapy oils for use from head to toe. The 100 recipes--including Tranquil Demeanor Balm, Super Herbal Antibacterial Drops, Sunburn Rescue Spray, Sore Muscle Bath Salts, and Dream Weaver's Relaxing Rub--offer fragrant, natural ways to enhance well-being and promote healing.--Amazon.com
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Best-selling author and herbalist Stephanie L. Tourles offers reliable guidance on using essential oils effectively and safely. This friendly, accessible introduction to the 25 most versatile oils for health and wellness highlights the key characteristics of lavender, chamomile, eucalyptus, lemon, peppermint, rosemary, tea tree, and other popular oils. You'll learn how to blend and apply these highly concentrated aromatherapy oils for use from head to toe. The 100 recipes -- including Tranquil Demeanor Balm, Super Herbal Antibacterial Drops, Sunburn Rescue Spray, Sore Muscle Bath Salts, and Dream Weaver's Relaxing Rub -- offer fragrant, natural ways to enhance well-being and promote healing.


Author Notes

Stephanie L. Tourles has been practicing and teaching healthy living for more than 25 years. She is a licensed holistic esthetician and a certified aromatherapist, a certified reflexologist, and a professional member of the Alliance of International Aromatherapists. Tourles is the best-selling author of Organic Body Care Recipes and Raw Energy. She lives in Maine.


Table of Contents

The Scent-sational World of Essential Oilsp. 1
1 Essential Oils 101p. 4
2 Quality, Safety & Storagep. 12
3 Aromatheraphy: A Fragrant Pharmacyp. 22
Suggested Dilutions for Various Methods of Applicationsp. 28
Essential Oil Measurement Conversion Chartp. 29
4 Essential Oil Profiles & Recipesp. 30
The Top 11 Essentialsp. 32
German Chamomilep. 34
Roman Chamomilep. 40
Clove Budp. 46
Eucalyptusp. 51
Geraniump. 61
Lavenderp. 66
Lemonp. 77
Peppermintp. 82
Rosemaryp. 87
Tea Treep. 94
Thymep. 100
14 Additional Essentialsp. 108
Bergamotp. 111
Cardamomp. 118
Virginia Cedarwoodp. 123
Cinnamon Barkp. 129
Cypressp. 134
Balsam Firp. 140
Frankincensep. 146
Gingerp. 155
Grapefruitp. 161
Helichrysump. 167
Sweet Marjoramp. 173
Myrrhp. 181
Sweet Orangep. 189
Scotch Pinep. 197
5 The Essential Home Apothecaryp. 204
Appendix: Making Herb-Infused Oilsp. 225
Resourcesp. 229
Recommended Readingp. 232
Acknowledgmentsp. 233
Indexp. 234