Essential Oils Unlocked, 2nd Edition, by PJ Hanks
Essential Oils Unlocked explains the basic chemistry of essential oils in a way that helps both the novice and the seasoned practitioner use them more effectively.
It is great to believe in the therapeutic benefit of an essential oil because you have experienced something amazing after using it. Many people have applied an essential oil to promote feelings of calmness, to contribute to energized feelings, to support body systems, or to find restored health. But have you ever wondered why or how essential oils help us in so many different ways?
Essential Oils Unlocked explains the basic chemistry of essential oils in a way that helps both the novice and the seasoned practitioner use them more effectively. The book shows you how to select essential oils for therapeutic use and how to create custom blends based on an oil's chemical compounds and the desired benefits. In short, this book will empower every essential oil user with a simple understanding of why essential oils work and how to select them based on their chemistry rather than just on someone's experience.
Binding: Softcover with coil.
Dimensions: 6½" wide x 9" tall x ½" deep.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
PJ Hanks is an essential oils educator trained in aromatherapy at the Bastyr School of Natural Medicine in Seattle, Washington. She also holds a bachelor's degree in training and development from Brigham Young University and has spent most of her professional life in adult education. Besides using oils to help herself and her family find relief with various health issues, PJ has worked with hundreds of people to help them discover the benefits of oils in balancing mood and empowering the body to achieve health and wellness. PJ lives with her husband and 3 children in the Seattle, Washington area.
Unlocking the Definition
Unlocking the Extraction
Unlocking the Chemistry
Unlocking the Terpene Types
Unlocking the Chemical Compound Groups
Unlocking the Compounds
Unlocking the Chart
Unlocking the Art of Blending
Appendix A—Essential Oil Application Methods
Appendix B—Essential Oil Safety
Appendix D—Carrier Oils
Appendix E—Compound Groups
Appendix F—Charts of Essential Oils