Discover how to create powerful therapeutic blends that really work! Rebecca Park Totilo shows you how to safely formulate an essential oil blend for almost any physical or emotional symptom. You will learn how to apply her four blending techniques: notes, botany, chemistry, and effect.
Highlights of this A–Z Holistic Resource:
- Comprehensive healing matrix of over 170 common ailments.
- Complete profile directory of 122 essential oils and 40 carrier oils.
- Easy-to-follow, adaptable recipes for body lotions, bath gels, compresses, salve ointments, smelling salts, nasal inhalers, and more.
This illustrated book covers many aspects of aromatherapy: history of essential oils as medicine, methods of extraction and distillation, tips for safety and storage, overview of aromatic botany, guide to chemistry and classification, and clues to an oil's quality.
Therapeutic Blending with Essential Oil takes all the guesswork out of blending: knowing how many drops to add, measuring thick oils, and substituting in recipes. Mrs. Totilo even shows you how to create a single blend for multiple conditions (chronic or acute) and how often to use it. Her extensive matrix of therapeutic properties helps you determine the right combination of oils to use.
Imagine being able to alleviate almost any health complaint without turning to the medicine cabinet or to your doctor. Now you can!
Size: 365 pages; 6" wide x 9" tall x ˝" thick.
Published in 2013. Softcover.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Rebecca Park Totilo is a popular international speaker on essential oils. She also offers online aromatherapy certification courses. As a prolific, award-winning writer of both inspirational and instructional books, Mrs. Totilo has authored over 46 books—some titles have sold over 1 million copies. She lives by a beach in Florida with her husband and children.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Essential Oils as Alternative Medicine
What is an Essential Oil
History of Essential Oils as Medicine
How Essential Oils are Produced
The Quality of Essential Oils
Essential Oils Directory
Essential Oils Storage and Safety
Methods of Use
What is a Carrier Oil
Carrier Oil Directory
Dilution Rate for Therapeutic Blends
Blending by Notes
Blending by Botany
Blending by Chemistry
Blending by Effect
Formulating a Therapeutic Blend
Blending for Children
Blending for the Elderly
Aromatherapy During Pregnancy
Therapeutic Properties Matrix
Basic Recipes for Your Blends
Glossary of Essential Oil Terms