The Heart of Aromatherapy: An Easy-to-Use Guide for Essential Oils

The Heart of Aromatherapy: An Easy-to-Use Guide for Essential Oils

by Andrea Butje

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Aromahead Institute founder Andrea Butje brings 40 essential oils to life in this guide to safe and effective aromatherapy.

From cardamom to lavender to yuzu, each oil’s aroma, uses, and safety tips are clearly defined, while the core physical and emotional supportive properties are captured in expressive personality profiles.

Over 100 recipes are included to support skin care, rest and relaxation, respiratory health, digestion, pain relief, meditation and contemplation, and even natural cleaning. Kid-friendly adjustments accompany each recipe to ensure safe usage and a healthy home environment for all ages.

Take an up-close and personal peek at essential oil distillers around the world as they describe the passion, work, and meticulous care they put into creating their homegrown products. Andrea walks you through what you need to know to select quality essential oils from trustworthy sources.

By the end of this book, you will know which oils you want to turn to for different needs, whether physical or emotional, and you will be able to personalize aromatherapy blends to perfectly complement your mood and spirit. With only the most essential of resources, you can invigorate your mind, body, heart, and home.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781401951627
Publisher: Hay House Inc.
Publication date: 01/17/2017
Sold by: Penguin Random House Publisher Services
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 272
Sales rank: 683,692
File size: 9 MB

About the Author

Andrea Butje is an internationally recognized aromatherapist and author. Her aromatherapy school, Aromahead Institute, reaches students from around the world thanks to her innovative online educational programs and her inspired approach to creating community. In 2013, Andrea was honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Alliance of International Aromatherapists for the remarkable work she has accomplished in the aromatherapy profession. She lives in St. Petersburg, FL.

Table of Contents

Introduction ix

Essential Oils & Relaxation 1

About Essential Oils 5

Using Essential Oils Safely 13

Carriers, Carrier Oils, and Butters 21

Essential Oil Profiles 33

Recipes 129

Skin Carr 137

Rest and Relaxation 160

Respiration 174

Digestion 194

Pain Relief 206

Meditation and Contemplation 222

Natural Cleaning 237

Afterword 253

Learn More about Aromatherapy at Aromahead Institute 254

Aromatherapy Resources 255

Index 259

Acknowledgments 271

About the Author 273

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