Aromatherapy and essential oils are more popular than ever, as more and more people discover that concentrated aromatics can be used therapeutically to address imbalances in our bodies that can lead to poor health. In this perfect companion book to your favorite diffuser, Karin teaches you how to diffuse essential oils, from ammi to ylang ylang, to treat various health conditions and enhance your environment. With her guidance, you will quickly be on the path to avoiding harsh synthetic fragrances and using natural scents derived directly from plants to improve your physical, mental and emotional health and to destress your home, your work space and even your car. Featuring comprehensive information on: The history of aromatherapy, The many types of diffusers and how to use them safely, Choosing, blending and storing essential oils, The characteristics and health benefits of 64 essential oils, How to prepare and diffuse over 160 specialized oil blends, Turning oil blends into topical treatments, to enhance the diffusion experience, Cleaning and scenting your home naturally Book jacket.
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.