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Table of Contents
                            Title Page
Copyright Page
Dedication
Introduction
Part 1: Getting Started with Essential Oils
	Chapter 1: The Origin of Essential Oils
		The History of Essential Oils
		General Properties of Essential Oils
		Therapeutic Properties Defined
		Safety Guidelines
		Choosing Your Essential Oils
	Chapter 2: Materials You Will Need
		Blending, Synergy, and Dilution
		Artistic Tools of Aromatherapy
		Easy Applications of Essential Oils
Part 2: Essential Oils Glossary
	Allspice—Pimenta dioica
	Amyris—Amyris balsamifera
	Angelica—Angelica archangelica
	Basil, Holy—Ocimum sanctum
	Basil, Sweet—Ocimum basilicum
	Bay Laurel—Laurus nobilis
	Benzoin—Styrax benzoin
	Bergamot—Citrus bergamia
	Birch, Sweet—Betula lenta
	Blackseed—Nigella sativa
	Buddha Wood—Eremophila mitchellii
	Cajeput—Melaleuca cajuputi
	Calendula/Marigold—Calendula officinalis
	Cananga—Cananga odorata
	Cape Snowbush—Eriocephalus africanus
	Cardamom—Elettaria cardamomum
	Carrot Seed—Daucus carota
	Catnip—Nepeta cataria
	Cedarwood, Atlas—Cedrus atlantica
	Celery Seed—Apium graveolens
	Chamomile, German—Matricaria recutita
	Chamomile, Roman—Anthemis nobilis aka Chamaemelum nobile
	Cinnamon Leaf—Cinnamomum zeylanicum
	Citronella—Cymbopogon nardus
	Clary Sage—Salvia sclarea
	Clove Bud—Eugenia caryophyllata, Syzygium aromaticum
	Cumin—Cuminum cyminum
	Cypress—Cupressus sempervirens
	Cypress, Blue—Callitris intratropica
	Elemi—Canarium luzonicum
	Eucalyptus Globulus—Eucalyptus globulus
	Eucalyptus Radiata—Eucalyptus radiata
	Fennel, Sweet—Foeniculum vulgare v. dulcis
	Fir Needle, Balsam—Abies balsamea
	Fir Needle, Douglas—Pseudotsuga menziesii
	Frankincense—Boswellia carterii
	Galbanum—Ferula galbaniflua
	Geranium—Pelargonium × asperum
	Geranium, Bourbon (Rose)—Pelargonium graveolens, Pelargonium × asperum
	Ginger Lily—Hedychium spicatum
	Grapefruit, Pink—Citrus × paradisi
	Helichrysum—Helichrysum italicum v. serotinum
	Inula—Inula graveolens a.k.a. Dittrichia graveolens
	Jasmine Sambac, absolute—Jasminum sambac
	Juniper Berry (CO2)—Juniperus communis
	Juniper Berry—Juniperus communis
	Kanuka—Kunzea ericoides
	Katafray—Cedrelopsis grevei
	Lavender, Bulgarian—Lavandula angustifolia
	Lavender Extra—Lavandula stoechas
	Lemon—Citrus limon
	Lemongrass—Cymbopogon citratus
	Lemon Myrtle—Backhousia citriodora
	Lime—Citrus medica var. acida a.k.a. Citrus acida, Citrus acris, Citrus limetta var. aromatic
	Mandarin, Red—Citrus reticulata
	Manuka, East Cape—Leptospermum scoparium
	Marjoram, Spanish—Thymus mastichina
	Marjoram, Sweet—Origanum majorana
	Melissa—Melissa officinalis
	Myrrh—Commiphora myrrha
	Myrtle, Red—Myrtus communis
	Neroli—Citrus aurantium var. amara
	Niaouli—Melaleuca quinquenervia
	Nutmeg—Myristica fragrans
	Opopanax—Commiphora guidotti
	Orange, Blood—Citrus × sinensis
	Orange, Sweet—Citrus × sinensis
	Oregano—Origanum vulgare
	Palmarosa—Cymbopogon martinii
	Patchouli—Pogostemon cablin
	Pepper, Black—Piper nigrum
	Pepper, Pink—Schinus molle
	Peppermint—Mentha × piperita
	Petitgrain—Citrus aurantium var. amara
	Pine, Siberian—Abies sibirica
	Plai—Zingiber cassumunar
	Pomegranate Seed CO2—Punica granatum
	Ravensara—Ravensara aromaticum
	Rosemary—Rosmarinus officinalis
	Rose Otto, Bulgarian—Rosa × damascena
	Sage, Spanish—Salvia lavandulifolia
	St. John’s Wort—Hypericum perforatum
	Sandalwood—Santalum album
	Schisandra CO2—Schisandra sphenanthera
	Spearmint—Mentha spicata
	Spikenard—Nardostachys jatamansi
	Spruce (Hemlock)—Tsuga canadensis
	Spruce, Black—Picea mariana
	Tagetes (Marigold)—Tagetes minuta
	Tangerine, Dancy—Citrus reticulata
	Tea Tree—Melaleuca alternifolia
	Thyme—Thymus vulgaris
	Turmeric—Curcuma longa
	Valerian—Valeriana officinalis
	Vanilla Oleoresin (Solvent Extracted)—Vanilla planifolia
	Vetiver—Vetiveria zizanioides
	Vitex—Vitex agnus-castus
	Yarrow, Blue—Achillea millefolium
	Ylang-Ylang—Cananga odorata
Part 3: 100 Uses for Essential Oils
	Chapter 3: Making Sense of Blending
		Step One: Choose Your Intention
		Step Two: Use Pure Essential Oils
		Step Three: Group Essential Oils
		Step Four: Blending Notes
		Step Five: Mixing Your Blend
		Step Six: Label, Use, and Store
		Step Seven: The First Best Part
		The Second Best Part
	Chapter 4: Using Essential Oils for Physical Ailments
		Allergies
		Arthritis
		Athlete’s Foot
		Bronchitis
		Bruising
		Burns
		Cold Sores (Fever Blisters)
		Diverticulosis
		Edema
		Fibromyalgia
		Headache
		Heartburn (Acid Reflux)
		Hot Flashes
		Immune-System Support
		Influenza
		Insect Bites
		Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
		Jock Itch
		Muscle Soreness/Pain
		Neuropathy
		Palpitations
		Restless Leg Syndrome (RLS)
		Sinusitis
		Vertigo
		;
	Chapter 5: Using Essential Oils for Mental and Emotional Well-Being
		Addiction to Alcohol
		Addiction to Tobacco
		Anger Management
		Anxiety
		Bipolar Disorder
		Caregiver Burnout
		Chemical Stress
		Drug Abuse
		Emotional Trauma
		Environmental Stress
		Fear
		Grief
		Insomnia
		Isolation/Loneliness
		Lethargy/Adrenal Fatigue
		Meditation
		Mental Dullness
		Negative Thinking
		Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
		Panic Attacks
		Paranoia
		Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
		Restlessness
		Self-Confidence/Self-Esteem, Building
		Suicidal Thoughts
	Chapter 6: Using Essential Oils for All-Natural Beauty
		Skin
			Honey Cleanser
			Aloe Vera Facial Cleanser
			Honey Avocado Face Mask
			Easy Facial Moisturizing Cream
			Rose Geranium Toner
			Men’s Aftershave Splash
			Men’s Aftershave Lotion
			Facial Serum
			Beard Oil
			Neck-Firming Blend
			Aging Skin Blend
			Acne Blend
			Rosacea Blend
			Eczema Blend
			Psoriasis Blend
				Body
			Shower Gel
			Body Splash
			Sugar Scrub
			Roll-On Perfume
			Natural Deodorant for Tweens and Teens
			Cellulite Treatment
				Hair
			Shampoo
			Hair Conditioner
			Nourishing Oil Treatment
			Hair Loss
	Chapter 7: Using Essential Oils in Your Home
		Kitchen
			Counter Disinfectant
			Automatic Dishwashing Soap
			Floor Cleaner
			Kitchen Room Spray
			Mold and Mildew Elimination
				Living Room
			Spray Furniture Polish
			Carpet Freshener
			Room Spray/Furniture Freshener
			Shoe Deodorizer
			Pet Stain and Odor Remover
				Bathroom
			Toilet Bowl Cleaning Cubes
			Aroma Poo!
			Soft Scrub
			Glass Cleaner
			Disinfectant Spray
				Laundry
			Powdered Laundry Detergent
			Stain Remover
			Dust Mite Repellent
			Moth Repellents
			Romantic Bedroom Spray
			Restorative Sleep Bedroom Spray
			Children’s Peaceful Bedroom Spray
				Outdoors
			Plant Food
			Weed Control
			Creepy Crawly Repellent
Appendix
	Essential Oils with Antibacterial Properties
	Essential Oils with Antifungal Properties
	Essential Oils with Anti-inflammatory Properties
	Essential Oils with Antiviral Properties
	Essential Oils with Therapeutic Properties to Relieve Anxiety and Depression
	Essential Oils with Calmative Properties
	Essential Oils with Therapeutic Properties to Relieve Cold and Flu Symptoms
	Essential Oils with Therapeutic Properties to Aid Digestion
	Essential Oils with Therapeutic Properties to Relieve Pain
	Essential Oils with Therapeutic Properties for Skin Care
Acknowledgments
                        

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