An Introductory Guide to Aromatherapy by Louise Tucker

ISBN: 9781903348147 An Introductory Guide to Aromatherapy is an engaging reference for students following courses in complementary and beauty therapies. History, theory and current practice are brought to life with accessible text and a wealth of illustration. A user digest of the most important oils furnishes students with an essential catalogue for exam revision, and is a perfect stimulus to rewarding aromatherapy treatments. Advice on a recommended massage routine (with free access to accompanying video) and guidance on the practicalities of providing aromatherapy to clients complete this thorough survey of a fascinating therapy.   Includes:  
  • Botany and plant families
  • Buying, storing and blending oils
  • The holistic approach and aromatherapy in a care setting
  • Detailed guide to 42 essential oils plus A-Z revision table
  • Glossaries, hints & tips, learning objectives
  • Aromatherapy massage routine & treatment case studies