Evidence-Based Essential Oil Therapy, by Scott A. Johnson, ND

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Whether you are new to essential oils, a long-time veteran, or a practitioner wanting to integrate essential oils into your practice, this book will quickly become a trusted resource! Evidence-Based Essential Oil Therapy has it all: in-depth profiles of 88 botanical species for essential oils (including safety information and drug interactions), simple protocols for over 450 common health conditions, a children's section with age-specific protocols for over 100 ailments, and a complete guide for using essential oils safely and effectively during pregnancy, labor, childbirth, and lactation.

Thousands of hours of research, clinical observations, ancient practices, and practical use are distilled into this ultimate guide that combines evidence-based research with the art of natural healing for maximum benefits from therapeutic essential oils.

"Provides thoroughly researched guidelines for the safe and effective use of essential oils.... parents and providers alike will use this evidence-based information often for their loved ones and patients."—Carol Brinkman, NP, AFMCP, Certified in Functional Medicine

"A comprehensive, easy-to-use guide for parents from a reputable source.... I will be recommending this guide not only to my families but to other physicians who need a resource when families ask about the incorporation of oils into their treatment plan."—Natalie Lambajian-Drummond, MD, chosen one of Parents Magazine "Our Favorite Pediatricians," 2014

Purpose: Education. (Learn more about the difference between Marketing and Education materials.)

Publication: 2018.

Pages: 504.

Binding: Softcover.

Size: 7" x 10".


AUTHOR INFORMATION


Scott A. Johnson, ND, is the bestselling author of 8 books and more than 250 articles featured in online and print publications. He has a doctorate in naturopathy, is a board certified Alternative Medical Practitioner (AMP), a Certified Clinical Master Aromatherapist (CCMA), and Certified Professional Coach (CPC). His evidence-based approach to natural healing and experience conducting medical research make him one of the world's leading experts on the therapeutic application of essential oils. Dr. Johnson pioneered evidence-based essential oil therapy, which combines the art of ancient healing with modern science to maximize the benefits of essential oils. One of his research areas is the safety of essential oils, and he has published internationally on the subject. He is an acclaimed international speaker and has delivered keynote presentations across North America, Europe, and Asia. Dr. Johnson draws on his wealth of experience and diverse educational background as he travels the globe to share the secrets of natural healing with those who seek greater wellness.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Surviving and Thriving with Essential Oils
The Case for Complementary and Integrative Medicine
Essential Oils as Disaster Medicine
The Huge Advantages of Essential Oils as Natural Remedies
The Future of Aromatherapy: The Evidence-based Model
What are Essential Oils?
Essential Oil Compounds
A Brief History of Essential Oils
The Importance of Oil Purity and Authenticity
The Dangers of Synthetic or Adulterated Essential Oils
Usage and Safety Guidelines
Using Essential Oils with Children
Essential Oils and Pregnancy
Essential Oils Before and After Surgery or Medical Procedures
Epilepsy Cautions with Essential Oils
Essential Oils and the Eyes
Essential Oils and the Ears
Photosensitizing Essential Oils
Essential Oils with Thymol
Essential Oils: Kidney Transplants and Compromised Kidneys
Medical Implants and Essential Oils
Breast Implants and Essential Oils
Essential Oils: Immunosuppressive Drugs and Patients
Essential Oils During Chemotherapy and Cancer Treatment
Is it Possible to Build a Tolerance to Essential Oils?
Essential Oil Use with Medications
Possible Drug Interactions and Cautions
Topical Application
Enhancing Absorption of Essential Oils Through the Skin
Where to Apply Essential Oils
Carrier Oils
Common Carrier Oils and Bases and Their Properties/Benefits
Skin Sensitivity and Reactions to Topical Essential Oils
Ways to Avoid Sensitization
Dilution Ratios
Reversing Sensitivity
Inhalation
The Powerful Influence of Aromas
Inhalation: Asthma and Chronic Respiratory Disorders
Sensory Irritation During Essential Oil Inhalation or Diffusion
Oral Administration
Oral Administration and Gastrointestinal System Irritation
Essential Oils and Gastrointestinal Flora (Probiotics)
Liver Toxicity and Essential Oils–Fact or Fiction?
Compromised Livers or Liver Damage and Essential Oils Use
Oral Consumption is Reasonable, Beneficial, and Safe
Retention
Using the Protocols
Recommended Essential Oils
Chapter 2: Essential Oil Profiles
Chapter 3: Essential Oil Therapy for Health Conditions
Chapter 4: Essential Oils for Infants and Children
Chapter 5: Essential Oils for Pregnancy, Labor, and Childbirth
Appendix A: Essential Oil Compounds
Appendix B: Homeopathic Remedies Profile
Appendix C: Therapeutic Properties of Essential Oils
Appendix D: Usage Quick Reference Guide
Appendix E: Conversion Chart, Abbreviations, and Definitions
Appendix F: Essential Oil Notes
Appendix G: Cautions Quick Reference Guide
References
Index
References
Index

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