- Paperback: 176 pages
- Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform; Second edition (July 2, 2014)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 1499626959
- ISBN-13: 978-1499626957
- Product Dimensions: 6 x 0.4 x 9 inches
- Shipping Weight: 11.4 ounces
- Average Customer Review: 529 customer reviews
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #210,484 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Dr. Scott A. Johnson is the bestselling author of ten books and more than 300 articles featured in online and print publications. He is the creator and founder of the Integrative Essential Oils Essential Oil Certification Program, and the originator of the Waterfall Technique. He has a doctorate in naturopathy, is a board-certified alternative medical practitioner (AMP), Certified Elite Essential Oil Specialist (CEEOS), 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 focuses 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.
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The first part of the book details constituents of the oils and a bit of history. There are references to scientific journal studies if you have an interest and would like to dig deeper. The book goes on to describe quite a number of oils and their contraindications and possible interactions. This is clearly presented and very useful - particularly for those who are either pregnant, currently taking prescribed medicines, or planning to use oils on children.
The book continues with a great description/discussion on various carrier oils and their properties, as well as a discussion of methods of application. Again, presented in a manner that makes sense without having to weed out all the extraneous, no-so-important info.
Finally, the last 90 or so pages list different health conditions along with clear protocols. Dilution ratios are provided as well as application and dosing information.
Have I already mentioned how clear and concise this book is??? It's a great addition to whatever might be on your bookshelf right now; if there's nothing there at the moment, this is a fabulous first book!
-There are a ton of ailments that are listed in this book.
-There are no "fillers" that go on and on of paragraph information that you'll never read.
-I have purchased one book that has information and tips when using essential oils, and I purchased this for a quick reference without the fluff, for a lot of recipes.
-I have found great mixes to make and to try.
-Very easy to understand, and very easy follow the "recipes."
-I'm so glad I bought this book. I have used it more than the internet and the original book I bought when seeking a new mix to make to treat or help with anything.