Stephanie Tourles's Essential Oils: A Beginner's Guide: Learn Safe, Effective Ways to Use 25 Popular Oils; Make 100 Aromatherapy Blends to Enhance Health; Soothe Common Ailments and Promote Well-Being

Stephanie Tourles's Essential Oils: A Beginner's Guide: Learn Safe, Effective Ways to Use 25 Popular Oils; Make 100 Aromatherapy Blends to Enhance Health; Soothe Common Ailments and Promote Well-Being

by Stephanie L. Tourles

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Overview


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.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781612128740
Publisher: Storey Books
Publication date: 08/07/2018
Pages: 248
Sales rank: 327,278
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 8.70(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Stephanie L. Tourles is the author of Pure Skin Care and Stephanie Tourles’s Essential Oils: A Beginner’s Guide, as well as the best-selling Organic Body Care Recipes, Hands-On Healing Remedies, and Raw Energy. As a licensed holistic esthetician with a strong background in Western and Ayurvedic herbalism, she has been practicing and teaching healthy living for more than 25 years. Tourles has extensive training in the nutritional sciences and is a certified aromatherapist, nationally certified reflexologist, and a professional member of the Alliance of International Aromatherapists. She lives in Marble Falls, Texas.

Table of Contents


The Scent-sational World of Essential Oils
1 Essential Oils 101
2 Quality, Safety & Storage
3 Aromatherapy: A Fragrant Pharmacy
    Suggested Dilutions for Various Methods of Applications
    Essential Oil Measurement Conversion Chart
4 Essential Oil Profiles & Recipes
    The Top 11 Essentials
         German Chamomile
         Roman Chamomile
         Clove Bud
         Eucalyptus
         Geranium
         Lavender
         Lemon
         Peppermint
         Rosemary
         Tea Tree
         Thyme
    14 Additional Essentials
         Bergamot
         Cardamom
         Virginia Cedarwood
         Cinnamon Bark
         Cypress
         Balsam Fir
         Frankincense
         Ginger
         Grapefruit
         Helichrysum
         Sweet Marjoram
         Myrrh
         Sweet Orange
         Scotch Pine
5 The “Essential” Home Apothecary

Appendix: Making Herb-Infused Oils
Resources
Recommended Reading
Acknowledgments
Index
 

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