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.
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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