Essential Oils Handbook: Recipes for Natural Living

Essential Oils Handbook: Recipes for Natural Living

by Amy Leigh Mercree, Stacy Romillah

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For millennia, people have used essential oils for health and wellness—and this authoritative illustrated guide shows you how to use them, too!
Essential oils have wide-ranging healing powers, and this comprehensive handbook explains how we can take full advantage of these natural wonders. It covers all the different grades of oil, which ones are safest, and how and when to use them. In addition, there are expert recipes for combining oils and specific advice on ways they can alleviate allergies, coughs, and colds; aid with weight loss and digestion; help with skin disorders, wrinkles, and acne; relieve insomnia and headaches; balance hormones; and even act as a bug repellent.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781454929901
Publisher: Sterling
Publication date: 05/01/2018
Series: Recipes for Natural Living , #2
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 240
Sales rank: 592,332
File size: 4 MB

About the Author

Amy Leigh Mercree is the best-selling author of six books including: The Spiritual Girl's Guide to Dating: Your Enlightened Path to Love Sex and Soul Mates (Adams Media), The Compassion Revolution: 30 Days of Living from the Heart (Llewellyn), and ALittle Bit of Meditation: An Introduction to Mindfulness (Sterling); she also coauthored A Little Bit of Chakras: An Introduction to Energy Healing (Sterling).

Table of Contents

Foreword Stacy Romillah vi

Chapter 1 Historical Use of Essential Oils 1

Chapter 2 Benefits of Essential Oils 11

Chapter 3 How to Use Essential Oils 23

Chapter 4 The Most Popular Essential Oils 35

Chapter 5 Essential Oils for Weight Loss and Detoxification 57

Chapter 6 Essential Oils for Skin, Hair, and Perfume 73

Chapter 7 Essential Oils for the Home 89

Chapter 8 Immune Health and Allergy Treatment with Essential Oils 105

Chapter 9 Neurological and Emotional Health and Essential Oils 129

Chapter 10 Digestive and Endocrine System Healing with Essential Oils 145

Chapter 11 Delicious Essential Oil Food and Beverage Recipes 157

Chapter 12 Rejuvenating At-Home Spa Recipes with Essential Oils 183

Frequently Asked Questions 209

Epilogue 216

Glossary 217

Metric Conversion Chart 218

Resources 219

Acknowledgments 220

Picture Credits 220

Bibliography 221

Index 225

About the Author 228

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