Diffusing essential oils can promote greater balance and improve your health and well-being.
Aromatherapy and essential oils are trendier than ever, as more and more people discover that concentrated aromatics can be used in a therapeutic way to address imbalances in our bodies that can lead to poor health. To stay as healthy as possible, we must strive to avoid fragrances and return to using scents derived directly from plants.
While essential oils can be used for aromatherapy in many different ways, this book primarily discusses the use of essential oil diffusion to address health imbalances. Part 1 covers the history of aromatherapy, explains the different types of diffusers and teaches you how to choose, use and store essential oils from ammi to ylang ylang. Part 2 provides detailed instructions on diffusing essential oils to treat various health conditions and to enhance your environment and offers over 160 formulas for specialized oil blends.
Karin Parramore, LAc, CH, is the executive director of Good Life Medicine Centre and the owner/formulator of Luminous Presence facial treatments and skin care products. She has been interested in herbal medicine her entire life and obtained Chartered Herbalist status from Dominion Herbal College in 2001. Karin has a degree in Chinese Medicine from the National University of Natural Medicine and has been a practicing aromatherapist since 2002.