- Hardcover: 610 pages
- Publisher: Life Sciences Press; 2nd edition (April 1, 2003)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0943685346
- ISBN-13: 978-0943685342
- Product Dimensions: 1.8 x 6.2 x 9 inches
- Shipping Weight: 2.6 pounds
- Average Customer Review: 4.6 out of 5 stars See all reviews (71 customer reviews)
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #121,227 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Essential Oils Integrative Medical Guide: Building Immunity, Increasing Longevity, and Enhancing Mental Performance With Therapeutic-Grade Essential Oils 2nd Edition
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The first chapter concentrates on essential oils as the missing link in modern medicine. This is a theme that Dr. Young returns to again and again in his writings. He feels that the integration of essential oils in any mode of medicine stands to bring deeper levels of healing than we currently see. He speaks of the ancient secrets which are being rediscovered by modern science. At the end of this chapter, he chronicles his own search for this informaion.
The nitty gritty of how these oils affect the human body is the subject of the second and third chapters. He covers topics ranging from the chemistry involved to the actual physiological and emotional effects of the oils. the chapter also includes a greaat deal of information on different grades of oils and their proper uses.
Chapters 4 and 5 detail production and safe use of essential oils.
The next three chapters give details on individual and blends of essential ois and their products. This is one of the real strengths of this book due to the care and detail Dr. Young provides.
The rest of the book is the part that makes it worth what we pay for it. There is a wealth of practical information on techniquest for the use of these oils. He winds up this impressive work with an extensive list of references backing up the information provided in the rest of the book. This is followed by more than a dozen appendicies containing specific details analyzing many aspects of the issues he has raised throughout the book.Read more ›
For instance, I have a mole on my face and do NOT want to have it surgically removed. I consulted this book, and found the recommendation to use Oregano oil on it. I have been using the oil on it for almost one week, and have started to see a change in the look and feel of the mole. NOTHING I have tried over the years has done this for it!
(as of 10/01/07: I have been using the Oregano oil on my moles for a while now. I have very fair skin, and am allergic/sensitive to many things. This oil is no exception. I CANNOT put the oil on my moles every day. I have to put it on maybe every 3 or 4 days. The skin around the moles becomes red and itchy. Also, the moles tend to ooze clear liquid. Be careful with the oils and USE THEM AS DIRECTED!! So far about 3/4 of my largest mole is GONE. By using the oil approx. 1x per week I have dissolved the moles by a significant amount, and the dark color is either gone or much lighter!)
The book is easy to use, very informative, and I consult it almost daily for advice. I give it 2 thumbs and 2 toes up! Excellent reference!
I am not a Young Living customer, so I am not trying to push the book - I am simply truly sold on this book.
Most Recent Customer Reviews
Best Essential Oils book I have ever owned in the past 20 yrs.Published 20 days ago by Amazon Customer
Great book, but I did find it cheaper at another site. It was 30.00 cheaper, but it's a great book to have. Research, recipes of EO, looking up how to.Published 1 month ago by S. MCCULLOUGH
Not research supported or evidence based, no detail on where the information is obtained except the authors personal opinion, sold the bookPublished 2 months ago by Debbie Dennison
Another must have reference book for those who are learning and already using essential oils! This book makes it easier to find ways to use essential oils to help with medical... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Reiki Nana7
Excellent! Anyone interested in essential oils should own this book.Published 3 months ago by K & P
Extremly annoyed by the blends listed throughout. Probably due to new regulations, but having blend recipies in the front and then discusses throughout. Read morePublished 6 months ago by H Fry