Essential Oils

All-natural remedies and recipes for your mind, body and home

Author: Neal's Yard Remedies

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1465458158

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 256

View: 7244

An introductory guide to essential oils and aromatherapy from the experts at Neal's Yard Remedies, a trusted source for natural health and beauty products. Introduce yourself to the world of Essential Oils for treating maladies and improving mental and physical well-being. Featuring comprehensive profiles of 88 essential oils, all-natural remedies for common ailments, aromatic recipes for home and beauty, and helpful guidance for blending, storing, and using essential oils, this introductory guide is packed with authoritative information from the experts at Neal's Yard Remedies. Whether you seek natural alternatives to conventional medicines or want to eliminate synthetically produced chemicals from your home and beauty products, simple visual instructions and gorgeous full-color photographs make it easy. An illustrated A to Z reference section helps you identify the most useful oils, while information on application methods, tips on massage techniques, guidance on creating custom blends, and up-to-date safety recommendations help you learn how to use them for maximum benefit. Essential Oils can help you improve your overall well-being and start you on the path to a more natural you.

Neal's Yard Remedies Essential Oils

Author: Susan Curtis,Pat Thomas,Fran Johnson

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780241273098

Category: Alternative medicine

Page: 256

View: 5655

"Discover the power of essential oils to enhance your health and well-being with Neal's Yard Remedies- Essential Oils. Aroma has a potent, positive influence on the brain, promoting physical and mental healing. Neal's Yard Remedies- Essential Oils is a unique, stunningly illustrated guide to the properties and uses of 86 essential oils from basil to ylang-ylang. Try 30 remedies and recipes, learn how to apply them safely, create essential oil blends to treat common ailments, and make feel-good, fragrant products for the body and home using techniques such as blending, massage, and steam inhalation. Written by the experts, Neal's Yard Remedies- Essential Oils will bring the rejuvenating benefits of aromatherapy into your life."

Neal's Yard Beauty Book

Author: Dorling Kindersley Publishing Staff,Neal's Yard Remedies (Firm),Susan Curtis,Fran Johnson,Pat Thomas,Justine Jenkins

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780241183915

Category: Beauty, Personal

Page: 256

View: 6494

Reveal your natural radianceRevolutionise your beauty regime with this guide to homemade natural remedies, make-up looks and at-home therapies that enhance your natural beauty. Some shop-bought miracle treatments cost a fortune; Neal's YardBeauty Book shows you how to prepare products in your own home that are guaranteed to make your whole body look and feel gorgeous. It identifies natural ingredients for healthy skin, guides you through before-and-after makeovers, and shows you techniques to pamper every skin type. Neal's Yard Beauty Book comes with over 100 organic product recipes, such as anti-ageing eye creams and exfoliating masks, plus step-by-step guides to simple pampering techniques, such as feet and hand massage, helping you to look after your body and improve wellbeing. Features daily regimes for glowing skin, a younger-looking complexion, stronger hair and many other beauty aspirations. Revolutionise your beauty regime and leave the commercial products behind.

Neal's Yard Remedies Eat Beautiful

Cleansing Detox Programme * Beauty Superfoods* 100 Beauty-Enhancing Recipes* Tips for Every Age

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780241254707

Category:

Page: 256

View: 6777

Revitalise the way you look and feel by eating the most effective beauty foods with Neal's Yard Remedies: Eat Beautiful. Discover how to enhance your outer beauty from the inside by eating the most beneficial natural foods. Target the face, body, hair, and teeth with over 100 recipes selected by the experts to help you look and feel beautiful. Build your own beauty-eating plan based on the results you want to see, and discover the wonderful effects that beauty foods can have on everything from fragile hair and oily skin, to cellulite and bruises. With an energising kickstarter food plan and deliciously healthy recipes for breakfast, lunch, dinner, snacks, and drinks, Neal's Yard Remedies: Eat Beautiful is the ultimate guide to revolutionising your beauty regime.

Home Herbal

The Ultimate Guide to Cooking, Brewing, and Blending Your Own Herbs

Author: DK Publishing

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 0756689058

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 352

View: 851

Tap into the healing power of plants with Home Herbal. The modern answer to the traditional herbal, this beautifully illustrated eBook shows you how easy it is to grow and use a wide range of safe, effective medicinal herbs at home. Discover how to treat everyday ailments with home-made tinctures, and syrups, and how to use food as medicine with delicious, seasonal herb-based soups, smoothies and juices, hot drinks, and salads that will soothe, calm, and heal. With step by step breakdowns, learn how to grow your own food, forage in the wild, or buy items from a herbalist. Then, Home Herbal teaches you how to use herbs and recommends the top herbs for treating common ailments and presents nourishing, healing recipes for every season. Learn step-by-step techniques and herbal recipes for balms, massage blends, and bath oils. Home Herbal also features a fully illustrated A-Z directory of herbs that covers everything you need to know about each of the 100 herbs selected, from how to grow them, to which conditions they can help to treat, and the best ways to apply them. With Home Herbal as your guide, discover the satisfaction that comes from growing your own herbs and using them to care for yourself and your family, safe in the knowledge that they are natural and gentle, but highly effective.

The Complete Book of Essential Oils and Aromatherapy, Revised and Expanded

Over 800 Natural, Nontoxic, and Fragrant Recipes to Create Health, Beauty, and Safe Home and Work Environments

Author: Valerie Ann Worwood

Publisher: New World Library

ISBN: 1577311396

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 712

View: 5489

Completely updated, the best book on the topic available anywhere has just gotten better! A necessary resource for anyone interested in alternative approaches to healing and lifestyle, this new edition contains more than 800 easy-to-follow recipes for essential oil treatments. No one has provided more thorough and accurate guidance to the home practitioner or professional aromatherapist than Valerie Ann Worwood. In her clear and positive voice, Worwood provides tools to address a huge variety of health issues, including specific advice for children, women, men, and seniors. Other sections cover self-defense against microbes and contaminants, emotional challenges, care for the home and workplace, and applications for athletes, dancers, travelers, cooks, gardeners, and animal lovers. Worwood also offers us her expertise in the use of essential oils in beauty and spa treatments, plus profiles of 125 essential oils, 37 carrier oils, and more. Since the publication of the first edition of this book 25 years ago, the positive impact of essential oil use has become increasingly recognized, as scientific researchers throughout the world have explored essential oils and their constituents for their unique properties and uses.

Make Your Own Cosmetics

Author: Neal's Yard Remedies (Firm),Susan Curtis

Publisher: Aurum PressLtd

ISBN: 9781854104694

Category: Medical

Page: 144

View: 9672

The staff of Neal''s Yard Remedies share thei r closely guarded secrets and give away many special recipes for natural skin and hair care preparations that can be mad e at home. They also give a directory of Neal''s Yard shops a round the world. '

Essential Oils

Ancient Medicine for a Modern World

Author: Jordan Rubin

Publisher: Destiny Image Publishers

ISBN: 0768411882

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 510

View: 4044

Ancient Remedies for Your Everyday Life! In a world where medicine cabinets are packed full of prescription medications and synthetic drugs—with lists of dangerous side effects longer than benefits—it’s time to discover a superior alternative with thousands of years of historical backing and current scientific review. Three leading names in the natural health world have joined forces to bring you Essential Oils: Ancient Medicine for the Modern World, your guide to a powerful form of plant-based medicine that can help take the health of your family to new heights. With this user-friendly handbook, you will learn everything you need to know about essential oils and receive practical instruction on how to use them effectively so you can start enjoying their benefits now. This book will help accomplish three key objectives You will: Be educated on what essentials oil are and why they are so powerful. Feel empowered to use essential oils safely and effectively to enrich your health and your family’s health. Get equipped to start enjoying the multiple benefits of essential oils in your everyday life: from treating cuts, scratches and stuffy noses to providing chemical-free personal care, household cleaning and natural pet care. If you are ready to experience more energy, better health, enhanced brain function, balanced hormones, improved digestion, a boosted immune system, reduced emotional stress, and an overall higher quality of life, get ready to start using these ancient medicines in your modern life!

Recipes for Natural Beauty

An Authoritative Guide to Making Your Own Body, Skin and Hair Care Preparations, Complete with a Glossary of Commercial and Natural Cosmetic Ingredients

Author: Romy Fraser

Publisher: Red Kite Books

ISBN: 9781905339297

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 144

View: 1002

Neal's Yard Remedies is the UK's leading natural health and beauty company. Founded by Romy Fraser in 1981, it leads the way in organically sourced, scientifically researched products designed to promote health, happiness and well-being in ways which also benefit the planet.In this book, the founder of NYR reveals the fruits of years of company research which explains how to create the cosmetics at home. With step by step instructions, the book contains a whole range of skin and body treatments, including shampoos, hair dyes, cleansers, moisturizers, toothpastes, hand and nail creams, body scrubs, perfumes and fragrances and many more. Making beauty products at home means that the ingredients used can be controlled, and with experience, creams, lotions and other products can be tailored to suit individual skin types.This is a fully revised and updated edition of a book first published in 1997 and now well-established as a standard work of reference.

Natural Beauty

Author: DK

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1465439897

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 256

View: 2233

Revolutionize your beauty regime with this guide to homemade natural remedies and holistic beauty treatments. Some miracle treatments cost a fortune, but Natural Beauty shows you how to prepare products in your own home that are guaranteed to make you look and feel gorgeous. It identifies natural ingredients for healthy skin, guides you through before-and-after makeovers, and shows you techniques to pamper every skin type.

The Encyclopedia of Essential Oils

The Complete Guide to the Use of Aromatic Oils In Aromatherapy, Herbalism, Health, and Well Being

Author: Julia Lawless

Publisher: Conari Press

ISBN: 1609258576

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 224

View: 3460

The definitive A-Z reference guide to essential aromatherapy oils. Aromatherapy expert Julia Lawless shares her extensive knowledge in this detailed and systematic survey of more than 190 essential aromatherapy oils. From commonly used oils such as lavender and tea tree oils to the more obscure oils including deertounge, oakmoss, cananga, and angelica, The Encyclopedia of Essential Oils offers a wide variety of uses and cures for everything from wrinkles to kidney stones. The Encyclopedia of Essential Oils gives detailed information on the most commonly available and widely used flower oils and aromatics including: the exact origins, synonyms, and related plantsmethods of extractionthe herbal/folk tradition for each plantthe uses of each plantaromatherapy applicationshome and commercial uses This easy-to-use volume lets you access essential information in a variety of ways with a Therapeutic Index, a Botanical Index, and Botanical Classifications, plus safety information.

Neal's Yard Remedies Complete Wellness

Enjoy Long-Lasting Health and Wellbeing with Over 800 Natural Remedies

Author: Susan Curtis,Pat Thomas,Julie Wood,Dorling Kindersley Publishing Staff

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780241302132

Category:

Page: 304

View: 6820

Neal's Yard Remedies- Complete Wellnessdelivers a head to toe guide to healing for every part of your body. Targeted instructions allow you to tap into the restorative powers of herbs and plants and their therapeutic essential oils and use tried and tested, centuries' old herbal remedies to treat a raft of common ailments. As well as healing remedies, the book explores the key building blocks for optimizing health and wellbeing in each part of the body, pointing you to the top herbs, nutrients, and essential oils each area needs not only to stay well, but to reach the very peak of wellness - whether to boost circulation, enjoy glowing skin, balance gut flora, or maximize energy levels. Guidance is given on incorporating ingredients into everyday regimes, helping you to stay in tip-top health. Guided by the experts at Neal's Yard Remedies, follow step-by-step demonstrations on how to blend your own teas and tinctures; concoct all-natural-ingredient creams; create therapeutic aromatherapy oil blends; discover delicious recipes for sustainable wellness; and master a range of other practical techniques and tips for lifelong well-being. Make the most of nature's resources with Neal's Yard Remedies- Complete Wellness.

Neal's Yard Remedies Healing Foods

Author: DK

Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd

ISBN: 0241287219

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 352

View: 2416

Cook your way to lifelong healthly living Take control of your life and your health through what you eat with Neal's Yard Remedies Healing Foods. This book will show you exactly which parts of ingredients are beneficial for you and how to optimise their super-food potential. Written with the experts at Neal's Yard, experts in holistic, healthy living, featuring over 200 functional foods, from carrots to clementines, with notes to highlight the bits that are best for you and how to get to the goodness fast. Make your way through over 130 "recipes that heal" and take advantage of daily plans to help you eat the right foods to target a particular area of health. Whether you're looking for the best ways to use exotic foods or simply wish to find out which everyday staples will help address a particular health problem, Neal's Yard Remedies Healing Foods will give you all the information you need to use healing foods from around the world.

Star Power

A Simple Guide to Astrology for the Modern Mystic

Author: Vanessa Montgomery

Publisher: Hardie Grant Publishing

ISBN: 1787133079

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 192

View: 4308

Become a better modern mystic with the help of this invaluable handbook. Through easy-to-follow, step-by-step chapters, you'll find all you need to know in order to read your own astrological birth chart, from the movement and meaning of the Sun signs and planets to understanding astrological elements, houses, aspects and transits. Star Power reveals how your birth chart can all help you learn more about yourself, your life and your future. You'll find out which sign you're compatible with, how the universe impacts your approach to love, wealth, creativity and careers, and ultimately learn to take cosmic control of your universe.

Neal's Yard Natural Remedies

Author: Susan Curtis,Romy Fraser,Irene Kohler

Publisher: Penguin Uk

ISBN: 9780140195439

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 182

View: 4228

A selection of natural remedies from the Neal's Yard apothecary shop. This book provides the opportunity to choose from a range of remedies from different therapies that are normally kept apart from one another. It offers suggestions for treatment from homoeopathy, aromatherapy and herbalism, all of which are readily available without prescription. Arranged alphabetically, each ailment is given a brief description, plus a choice of appropriate remedies which are suggested to bring about relief or cure.

The Aromatherapy Beauty Guide

Using the Science of Carrier and Essential Oils to Create Natural Personal Care Products

Author: Danielle Sade

Publisher: Robert Rose

ISBN: 9780778805601

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 352

View: 7034

Each drop of essential oil is a pharmacy. Danielle was inspired to write this book when she developed extreme skin sensitivities, irritations and rashes that didn't improve even after visits to skin specialists who only prescribed topical treatments and conventional therapies. When the symptoms didn't subside, she took matters into her own hands and sought out a natural-medicine healing approach through essential oils. This comprehensive book provides a wealth of evidence-based information that provides a sensible and sound approach when it comes to creating your own natural product formulas. In no time at all, you'll be creating signature products that are just right for your face and body. The Aromatherapy Beauty Guide is broken down into four user-friendly sections: Part 1: The Foundation Includes information on everything from anatomy of the skin, the mind-body connection, dry and sensitive skin to aging and aging sensitive skin Creating your own skin care products without chemicals or preservatives and the chemistry of essential oils Part 2: Basic Ingredients Information on the raw ingredients you'll need to get started (clays, waxes, extracts, etc.) as well as carrier oil, plant butter and infused herbals Part 3: Essential Oils All about essential oils including the biosynthesis of an essential oil and a directory of the oils best suited to personal care products from Bergamot to Lemongrass and Ylang Ylang Part 4: Making Your Own Personal Care Products Easy-to-follow instructions on creating products for the face, body, bath, pregnancy and breastfeeding and personal care products for men. Making your own natural botanical creams and lotions is surprisingly simple and very satisfying -- you'll soon be on the road to recovery and living a more natural lifestyle.

Natural Beauty

35 step-by-step projects for homemade beauty

Author: Karen Gilbert

Publisher: Ryland Peters & Small

ISBN: 1782492984

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 144

View: 936

Packed with pampering recipes to create your own beauty essentials for face, body, and hair. Most of us use a huge variety of beauty products on our skin and hair every day - from shower gel and shampoo to moisturizer and hand cream - but the majority of these products contain a variety of chemicals. In Natural Beauty, natural skincare and fragrance expert Karen Gilbert shows you how to make your own lotions and potions at home, using readily available, natural ingredients and easy-to-follow methods. For the face, there are moisturizers, masks and cleansers; for the body choose from scrubs and shower gels, soaps and body lotions. And when you need some extra-special pampering, try the recipes for lip balms, massage bars, bath oils and eye gels. So try your hand at making a neroli hydrating spritz or a macadamia and jojoba moisturizer, a mango and lime body butter or lemon and tea tree foot balm, bergamot and grapefruit wake-up wash or cocoa butter lip balm - the hardest part is choosing which of the pampering projects to try first! Each recipe has clear step-by-step photographs to guide you, and there are numerous variations to try.

Moodtopia

Tame Your Moods, De-Stress, and Find Balance Using Herbal Remedies, Aromatherapy, and More

Author: Sara Chana Silverstein

Publisher: Da Capo Lifelong Books

ISBN: 0738220051

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 256

View: 8921

A popular herbalist's remedies and prescriptive program for emotional balance and overall health, using natural solutions such as essential oils and more What is Moodtopia? It simply means being in control of your moods so they're not in control of you! Sara-Chana Silverstein should know. Go-to Master herbalist RH(AHG), and classical homeopath, Sara-Chana has walked thousands of women through a focused, natural regimen that nourishes their physical, emotional, and spiritual lives. Packed with hundreds of tools, tips, and strategies, Moodtopia is a practical, easy-to-use guide to herbs, adaptogens, aromatherapy, color therapy, feng shui, intuition, homeopathy and so much more. Sara-Chana shares the best natural remedies to help combat stress, anxiety, and promote peace of mind and general health. She shows how herbs and other natural approaches are a gentle way to enhance one's emotional state without having to resort to antidepressants, anti-anxiety pills, or other medications that may have unwanted side effects. With an easy-to-implement 90-day program, Moodtopia teaches women to harness the power of nature coupled with their own inner strength to achieve optimal emotional and mental wellness.

Chasing the Rabbit: How Market Leaders Outdistance the Competition and How Great Companies Can Catch Up and Win, Foreword by Clay Christensen

Author: Steven Spear

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071641513

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 352

View: 792

Spear’s reputation as a thought leader is recognized by elite media, publications, and conferences including Harvard Business Review, The New York Times, Boston Globe, Bloomberg Business Radio, the Shingo Prize, and the Association for Manufacturing Excellence The pioneering insights in Chasing the Rabbit are based on original thinking in the tradition of Jim Collins, C.K. Prahalad, Clayton Christensen, and Michael Porter. Spear is one of the most astute business thinkers and prolific writers to emerge in the recent past; his Harvard Business Review articles are among its most popular reprints. Spear is a four-time Shingo Prize winner and a winner of the McKinsey Award Includes examples from global market leaders including Toyota, Vanguard, Southwest Airlines, Massachusetts General Hospital, and Alcoa

A European Market for Electricity?

Author: Lars Bergman,Romesh Vaitilingam,Centre for Economic Policy Research (Great Britain),Studieförbundet Näringsliv och samhälle

Publisher: Centre for Economic Policy Research

ISBN: 9781898128427

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 294

View: 6622

The second in CEPR's annual Monitoring European Deregulation (MED) series, this report explores the economic and regulatory aspects of a single European market for electricity and provides a basis for policy choices both at national and EU levels. The report combines analyses of key issues in electricity market integration and liberalization with evaluations of practical experiences in selected European countries: France, Germany, Norway, Spain, Sweden, and the UK. Key issues include: to what extent competition in national electricity markets is a necessary requirement for the integration of these markets, and the design of national electricity markets in which competition in generation and supply is allowed.Lars Bergman is at the Stockholm School of Economics; Gert Brunekreeft is at Institut fuer Verkehrswissenschaft, University of Freiburg; Chris Doyle is at the London Business School; David M G Newbery and Michael Pollitt are at Cambridge University; Pierre Regibeau is at Institut d'Analisi Economica CSIC, Bellaterra; and Nils von der Fehr is at Nuffield College, Oxford.