Aromatherapy for Massage Practitioners

Aromatherapy for Massage Practitioners

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This book is a complete guide for massage therapists interested in adding aromatherapy to their practice. It addresses practical concerns such as pricing sessions to account for the cost of oils, proper dilutions, sending products home with clients, and effective formulations for specific ailments. Case studies present specific ailments in clinical scenarios, with proper aromatherapy and massage treatments. Recipe Boxes provide directions for blending essential oils. Activity boxes develop readers' decision-making skills. Essential oil monographs discuss the history, traditional uses, safety considerations, and most effective use in massage therapy of 50 individual essential oils. Review questions appear in every chapter.Edema resulting from surgery, lack of movement, or systemic ailments often needs assistance, from either manual lymphatic ... Essential oils often used in aromatherapy to move lymph and reduce swelling include grapefruit (Citrus x paradisii), anbsp;...

Title:Aromatherapy for Massage Practitioners
Author:Ingrid Martin
Publisher:Lippincott Williams & Wilkins - 2007


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