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Table of Contents: Chapter 1: Holistic Beauty and Skin Care Beauty as Health Holistic Health Holistic Beauty Holistic Understanding of Essential Oils Establishing An Outcome: The Holistic Goal Defining Beauty Defining Beauty as Health and Vitality Victim Consciousness Expected Outcome Why Clients Seek Beauty Treatment Becoming a Holistic Practitioner The Role Of The Holistic Practitioner Aromatherapy For Holistic Beauty and Skin Care Holistic Beauty Program Chapter Summary Review Questions Chapter References Chapter 2: Essential Oils and Aromatherapy Aromatherapy Essential Oils Comparing Aromatherapy Marketing and Practice What is Essential Oil Therapy? Beginnings of Aromatherapy Modern Aromatherapy The Practice of Aromatherapy in Clinical and Personal Health Care Chapter Summary Review Questions Chapter References Chapter 3: The Olfactory System and Essential Oil Effects on Emotions Inhaling Essential Oils The Olfactory System and the Sense of Smell Physiology of the Olfactory System and Limbic System Aromacology and the Study of Fragrance's Effects on Emotions and Behavior Memory, Emotion, and Behavior The Scent of Attraction Essential Oils and Emotions Creating a New Odor/Memory Association Essential Oils for Psycho-Aromatherapy Chapter Summary Review Question Chapter References Chapter 4: Discovering Essential Oils Ensuring that Essential Oils Are Essential Oils Extracting Essential Oils Quality of Essential Oils for Therapeutic Activity Determining the Source: Specified Botanical Origin Determining Essential Oil Composition: GC/MS Analysis Adulteration of Essential Oils Chapter Summary Review Questions Chapter References Chapter 5: Essential Oil Biology and Chemistry Science as a Guide, Not a Rule Organic Chemistry Molecules Carbon Bonding Hydrocarbons Isomers and Chirality Terpene Hydrocarbons: The Backbone of Essential Oil Components The Structure-Effect Diagram Reading the Structure-Effect Diagram The Chemical Families on the Structure-Effect Diagram Using the Diagram Essential Oils and the Structure-Effect Diagram The Chemical Families Functional Groups Phenylpropanoids Identifying a Compound by the Suffix Trace Elements Chemotypes Biology of Essential Oils Compounds Biosynthesis: Some Things Never Change Essential Oils and Humans: The Evolutionary Connection Emerging Properties The Individual vs. the Biological Whole Chapter Summary Review Questions Chapter References Chapter 6: Therapeutic Effects of Essential Oils Therapeutic Properties of Essential Oils Anti-Inflammatory Properties Sedative Properties Antispasmodic Properties Expectorant and Mucolytic Properties Cell Regenerative and Wound Healing Properties Modern Aromatherapy: Research and Clinical Studies Paul Belaiche's Aromatogram: Studies of Anti-Microbial Effectiveness L'aromath¿rapie ¿xactement: Clinical Application by Pierre Franchomme and Dr. Daniel P¿no¿l Contraindications, Sensitivities, and Toxicity "French" and "British" Aromatherapy Revisited Irritation, Contact Dermatitis, and Allergies Sensitization Neurotoxicity and Hepatotoxicity of Ketones Hepatotoxicity of Phenolic Compounds Potential Kidney Irritation with Monoterpenes Other Precautionary Considerations Chapter Summary Review Questions Chapter References Chapter 7: The Essential Oils for Therapeutic Use The Essential Oils Thirteen Essential Oils Five Essential Oils for Increased Therapeutic Activity and Spa Application Oils of Special Consideration The Sandalwood Story Choosing Essential Oils for Specific Conditions Chapter Summary Review Questions Chapter References Chapter 8: Blending and Methods of Application Diversity of Essential Oil Application Essential Oil Synergy Dosages for Basic Essential Oil Blending Calculating for a Basic Essential Oil Blend "Neat" Essential Oils Blending for Massage Adding Essential Oils to a Carrier Oil, Cream, or Lotion Base Blending for Skin Care Trans-Dermal Penetration of Essential Oils Bath Shower Inhalation Medicinal or Medical Applications Fragrance Blending Chapter Summary Review Questions Chapter References Chapter 9: Therapeutic and Topical Use of Carrier Oils Fixed, or Carrier, Oils Used in Aromatherapy Applications Carrier Oils Carrier Oils for Therapeutic Skin Care Chapter Summary Review Questions Chapter References Chapter 10: Composition of Therapeutic Cosmetic Formulae and Spa Treatments Chapter 11: Essential Oil's Synergistic Relationship with Nutrition, Diet and Supplements Prevention Healthy Diet = Healthy Body Diet, Illness, and Essential Oils Lifestyle and Essential Oils Physical Health and Skin Health Homeostasis Skin Homeostasis and the Health of the Body Nutritional Basics for Health and Vitality Food Allergies Nutritional Supplementation High Quality Multiple Vitamins and Minerals Nutrient Recommendations Antioxidants Herbal Supplements Emotional, Spiritual, and Philosophical Health Lifestyle Chapter Summary Review Questions Chapter References Chapter 12: The Holistic Consultation and Aromatherapy Treatment Holistic Client Evaluations Consultation Is an Added Service The Consultation Form Analyzing a Client Consultation Form Are You Qualified to Recommend Essential Oils for . . . ? Not aEvaluation as a Non-Linear Process Selection of Essential Oils Demonstration Consultation: An Esthetics Consultation Holistic Treatment Creating a Formula and Choosing a Method of Application No Right Way, No Wrong Way Method of Application Analyzingsis of Treatment Progress and Determining the Efficacy of Treatment Chapter Summary Review Questions Chapter References Chapter 13: Aromatherapy Licensing and Regulations Aromatherapy and CAM Therapists Training and Certification Chapter Summary Review Questions Chapter References Appendix A Appendix B Appendix C Appendix D
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Essences and essential oils -- Therapeutic use.