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Essential Chemistry for Aromatherapy

ISBN-10: 0443104034
ISBN-13: 9780443104039
Edition: 2nd 2009
Authors: Sue Clarke
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Book details

List price: $59.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Elsevier - Health Sciences Division
Publication date: 2/5/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 320
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.166
Language: English

This new edition of ESSENTIAL CHEMISTRY FOR SAFE AROMATHERAPY provides an accessible account of the key theoretical aspects of chemistry and their application into the safe practice of aromatherapy. For readers with a limited science background, this book offers a clear and concisely written guide to essential information in chemistry. For practitioners, the book applies chemistry to the practical and therapeutic use of essential oils, and leads to a better understanding of composition, properties and technical data related to essential oils. Takes the fear and mystery out of chemistry for aromatherapy students! Presents crucial information in a clear and easily-digestible format, highlighting key points all along Allows professional aromatherapists to practice with greater confidence, safety and skill, and to extend the range of their practice through a clearer understanding of chemical properties of essential oils. Covers the scope of what is taught at major aromatherapy teaching centres, and structures the material to make sure each chapter provides the reader with a rounded understanding of the topic covered. A glossary is included for easy reference. Fully-updated throughout Chapter 5, Analytical Techniques completely brought up to date Chapter 6 Oil Profiles updated to include those used in current training New section entitled 'In perspectives' covers risks and benefits, interpretation of clinical trials and experimental data, use of essential oils in aromatherapy and functional groups in relation to therapeutic properties

Preface
Acknowledgements
Introduction
Fundamentals of chemistry
Organization of matter
Compounds
Types of chemical bonding
Mixtures
Organic chemistry
Important concepts in organic chemistry
Representing organic molecules
Functional groups
Homologous series
Families of compounds that occur in essential oils
The terpenes
Oxygenated compounds
Other compounds
Processing, extraction and purity
Extraction from natural products
Terminology of extracts
Essential oils
The effects of processing and manipulation on oil composition
Analytical techniques
Chromatography
Mass spectrometry (MS)
Optical rotation
Specific gravity (SG)
Refractive index
The sense of smell
Health, disease and therapy
Health
Disease
Therapy
Sources of information
Research and clinical trials
Safety
Training and regulation
Composition of essential oils and other materials
Quality control
Background to composition
Organic oils
Special properties of essential oils: synergy and quenching
Chemical purity and standard samples
Regulatory and advisory bodies
Chemical composition of essential oils
Examination of essential oils and other materials
Popular essences
Carriers
The fixed carrier oils
Liquid wax
Butters
Inorganic carrier materials
Cosmetic agents and toiletries
Aqueous products of plants
Handling, safety and practical applications for use of essential oils
Introduction and background
Storage of oils
Labelling
Legislation and regulatory bodies
General safety and first aid
The administration of essential oils to the body
Cautions and contraindications
Bibliography and sources of information
Glossary
Index

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