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Edited by Sue Clarke, BSc, PhD
320 pagesCopyright 2009$81.95, Paperback, Reference
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This new edition of ESSENTIAL CHEMISTRY FOR SAFE AROMATHERAPY provides an accessible account of the key theoretical aspects of chemistry and their application into the safe practice of aromatherapy. For readers with a limited science background, this book offers a clear and concisely written guide to essential information in chemistry. For practitioners, the book applies chemistry to the practical and therapeutic use of essential oils, and leads to a better understanding of composition, properties and technical data related to essential oils.
• Fully-updated and throughout• Chapter 5, Analytical Techniques completely brought up to date• Chapter 6 Oil Profiles updated to include those used in current training• New section entitled ‘In perspectives’ covers risks and benefits, interpretation of clinical trials and experimental data, use of essential oils in aromatherapy and functional groups in relation to therapeutic properties
Aromatherapy students (including massage and other manual therapy students for whom aromatherapy is part of training).Aromatherapy practitioners.
Edited by Sue Clarke, BSc, PhD, Senior Lecturer, Formerly at Wigan and Leigh College and Salford University; Freelance Journalist, Cheshire, UK