Diffusing essential oils is a wonderful way to practice aromatherapy. If you have an aromatherapy diffuser, or are contemplating purchasing one, this guide was written for you!Learn:--Which oils work best in a diffuser. Not all essential oils are equally suited for a diffuser. Some oils that have skin benefits are best applied topically--How to pick oils to diffuse for colds, flu, disinfection, stress, anxiety and more--How to use a diffuser safely--What type of diffuser should I use?This guide will teach you how to use an aromatherapy diffuser. First you will learn why diffusion is one of the best ways to use essential oils. Then we will discuss how essential oils can help to keep you and your family healthy. No book on aromatherapy would be complete without safety tips. You will learn about adjusting dosages for children, as well how we can all stay safe when using a diffuser.This book describes in detail 10 great essential oils for a diffuser including their uses and the results of aroma testing that will help you choose oils based on scent strength when diffused. Several uses for each oil are described including scientific evidence to back up claims. When you want to mix up a blend for your diffuser because you want to ease an illness or perhaps stress, a whole chapter is waiting for you with the best oils to use for eleven common conditions. These oils were exhaustively researched to make sure that they are the most frequently recommended oils for that condition. Sometimes there is not a lot of consistency between aromatherapy books as to which oils are best for a cold, or a headache. This book solves that by finding the common denominator oils. Then, those recommended oils are categorized as top, middle, or base notes making blending a breeze. Conditions include:--Colds and Sinus--Flu and other viruses--Headaches--Nausea and motion sickness--Insomnia--Stress Relief and relaxation--Uplifting and stimulating oils--Anxiety--Depression--Mental Alertness and concentration--Essential oils for use in a carThe final chapter explores several factors to consider when purchasing a diffuser. There are so many on the market and they are not all the same. After reading this chapter you will be armed with the knowledge to make an informed decision.Using Aromatherapy Diffusers is the first book devoted solely to diffusion as method of using aromatherapy. Most aromatherapy books only touch on diffusion and focus on topical administration. With the popularity of diffusers, this book will become an essential guide that you will want to refer to again and again.
This is a concise guide to using essential oils for health, harmony and happiness, shown in 200 photographs. It explains the properties of many versatile essential oils, and advises on how to choose and blend them. It describes how to use oils to enhance your well-being: peppermint for an instant pick-me-up, sandalwood for a sensual massage, lavender for relaxation. It includes instant treatments and remedies for pain relief. It offers clear step-by-step massage techniques that show you how to apply the oils to ease tension, restore energy, and promote a healthy mind and body. People have been using scented products for thousands of years in massage, in the bath and for scenting the hair and body. Essential oils contain unique properties that can be used to relax, sedate, refresh or stimulate. This book guides you through the different types of essential oil, with detailed information on preparing, storing and blending them. It offers step-by-step techniques for all kinds of massage, and treatments for problems such as backache, muscle ache, headache, menstrual pain, digestive problems and travel sickness. With de-stressers, sleep-inducers and relaxers, as well as hair care, foot care, hand care and skin care, this handy guide to aromatherapy has all you need.
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