Complementary and Integrative Medicine in Cancer Care and Prevention

Titre : Complementary and Integrative Medicine in Cancer Care and Prevention
Auteur : Marc S. Micozzi, MD. PhD
Éditeur : Springer Publishing Company
ISBN-13 : 0826103081
Libération : 2006-10-25

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Provide whole care to your cancer patients with: Up-to-date information on the uses of diet, nutrition, and herbs Elucidations of the use of mind-body therapies such as Guided Imagery, Expressive Therapies, and spirituality Legal and medical guidance for incorporating Naturopathy, Acupuncture, Homeopathy, and Ayurvedic Medicine in cancer care According to the U.S. National Center for Health Statistics and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (2004), up to 80% of cancer patients undergoing treatment by oncologists and radiation therapists also supplement their treatments with complementary and integrative medicines (CIM). Dr. Marc S. Micozzi has designed this text to provide a comprehensive resource for students and practitioners on the evidence for and applications of complementary, alternative, and integrative medical therapies. This is the first integrative oncology text for health professionals, and as such, it is essential reading for the incorporation of evidence-based practice into the care of patients with cancer and toward the prevention of cancer in the general population.

The Aromatherapy Encyclopedia

Titre : The Aromatherapy Encyclopedia
Auteur : Carol Schiller
Éditeur : Basic Health Publications, Inc.
ISBN-13 : 1591202280
Libération : 2008

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Aromatic essences can have a direct effect on our health, reduce our stress levels, and enable us to have a better overall outlook on life, as well as improve our relationship with our natural environment.The power of essential oils and aromatherapy has been understood and studied for thousands of years. The ancient Egyptians were expert practitioners in the science of natural essential oils. While much of the knowledge of the Egyptians has been lost for many centuries, the importance of these aromatic oils, and their use, has continued in every culture across the ages.Today, the use of essential oils is growing rapidly as both society and scientists are recognizing the benefits and life-enhancing properties of these precious substances. Aromatic essences can have a direct effect on our health, reduce our stress levels, and enable us to have a better overall outlook on life, as well as improve our relationship with our natural environment.Carol and David Schiller, recognized experts in the field of aromatherapy and plant oils, have created a comprehensive reference book. The Aromatherapy Encyclopedia includes a general introduction to proper safety, preparation, and usage of the oils, and what to watch out for in commercial products. Separate chapters provide descriptions of the essential oils, carrier oils, and infused oils, detailing their derivation and history, documented properties, and aromatherapeutic methods of use.This guidebook, which also includes category listings of oil properties and cross-reference lists from botanical to common names, will prove a useful resource for those experienced in aromatherapy as well as for beginners just starting to learn about essential oils.

Encyclop die de l utilisation th rapeutique des huiles essentielles

Titre : Encyclop die de l utilisation th rapeutique des huiles essentielles
Auteur : Pierre Franchomme
Éditeur : Roger Jollois
ISBN-13 : 2878190017
Libération : 2001

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Reconnues depuis la plus haute Antiquité pour leurs puissantes propriétés thérapeutiques, les huiles essentielles, issues de la distillation des plantes aromatiques, méritent d'occuper une place importante dans la médecine moderne. Outre leurs activités antiseptique, anti-infectieuse, antivirale... incomparables et constamment vérifiées, elles possèdent également de nombreuses autres vertus moins connues mais tout aussi réelles. Redécouverte à travers divers livres de vulgarisation, ou d'ouvrages très spécialisés, il manquait à l'aromathérapie un traité de référence donnant au praticien, au pharmacien, à l'étudiant, et au chercheur, les moyens de comprendre et d'utiliser les extraits aromatiques sur des bases rationnelles confirmées tant par le laboratoire que par la clinique. Les connaissances botaniques, biophysiques, et chimiques indispensables à la maîtrise de l'emploi thérapeutique des huiles essentielles selon des critères rigoureux sont livrées ici de façon exhaustive. Mais le présent ouvrage va bien au-delà de la collection des recherches antérieures. Il constitue, en plus d'une synthèse inédite, la première mise à disposition d'une approche totalement nouvelle fondée par Pierre Franchomme : l'énergétique des huiles essentielles élaborée à partir de l'étude des charges électroniques portées par les molécules aromatiques. D'autre part, l'ouvrage pose les fondements d'une médecine aromatique cohérente et d'utilisation efficace en pratique quotidienne. Complété par un formulaire thérapeutique complet, le Livre troisième donne les informations nécessaires à la pratique d'une aromathérapie de haut niveau. Enfin, est présentée ici, pour la première fois, la liste d'ensemble des huiles essentielles disponibles sur le marché mondial avec description de leurs composants, de leurs propriétés, de leurs indications, de leurs contre-indications, et de leur valeur thérapeutique. Conclue par une bibliographie de plus de huit cents entrées, et par trois index ; illustrée de nombreux cas cliniques, et d'une iconographie abondante, l'encyclopédie l'aromathérapie exactement donne les moyens de mettre immédiatement à profit les possibilités d'une méthode d'une remarquable efficacité.

The Chemistry of Essential Oils Made Simple

Titre : The Chemistry of Essential Oils Made Simple
Auteur : David Stewart
Éditeur : Care Publications
ISBN-13 : 0934426996
Libération : 2005

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"Whether you have a background in chemistry or not, you will understand and enjoy this book. It will enlighten and entertain you while demonstrating, by the chemistry of essential oils, that God's power and divine nature can be seen through the things he has made. (Romans 1:20). Based on both science and scripture, this book reveals the harmony between the two. Dr. Stewart describes the relationship between the material world and the spiritual world to explain how oils bring healing."--Back Cover.

Aromatherapy for Health Professionals

Titre : Aromatherapy for Health Professionals
Auteur : Len Price
Éditeur : Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN-13 : 9780080982533
Libération : 2011-11-11

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Aromatherapy for Health Professionals covers the full spectrum of theory and practice from essential oil science and the foundations of practice to the application of aromatherapy for specific conditions. The fourth edition of this highly successful book provides a clear and authoritative introduction to aromatherapy as practiced in modern health care settings. It gives valuable information for any health professional wishing to develop their understanding of the subject, providing the in-depth knowledge needed to use essential oils in the practice environment. NEW FOR THIS EDITION * Two new chapters – Wound Care and Bereavement – provide valuable additions to the text * The chapter ‘Aromas, Mind and Body’ has been enhanced * Several new essential oils – giving properties, indications and cautions – have been added * New case histories illustrate the practical application of theory and techniques described * References have been updated and new research added The book is supported by a CD-ROM of ancillary tables covering essential oils for general use in health-care settings including indications for safe, therapeutic uses of essential oils; those to be used with caution; and essential oil definitions.

Awaken to Healing Fragrance

Titre : Awaken to Healing Fragrance
Auteur : Elizabeth Anne Jones
Éditeur : North Atlantic Books
ISBN-13 : 9781583944097
Libération : 2011-06-14

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Written for both lay readers and practitioners, Awaken to Healing Fragrance is divided into three parts structured around the past, present, and future of aromatherapy. The book begins with profiles of prominent female historical figures—from Cleopatra to Elizabeth I—known to have used essential oils for mind, body, and spiritual health. Part two explains the value of aromatherapy today: modern methods for using essential oils—from relaxation practices like massage and facials to treating common conditions like PMS, stress, and a sore throat—and describes how and why they work. Also featured are case studies, research on anti-infectious qualities of the oils, and a section on psychoneuroimmunology that shows how essential oils can help restore the mind-body-spirit connection and create balance. Awaken to Healing Fragrance concludes by exploring the future of essential oil therapy and how it can be integrated into traditional medical systems. Jones discusses energetic medicine, creating aromatic gardens, and establishing integrative medicine clinics where doctors trained in Western medicine would collaborate with alternative therapists such as acupuncturists, nutritionists, and aromatherapists to bring a new consciousness and sense of well-being to healthcare. From the Trade Paperback edition.

L Aromath rapie

Titre : L Aromath rapie
Auteur : Catherine Silvant
Éditeur : Editions Publibook
ISBN-13 : 9782342033045
Libération : 2015-01-05

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Avec cet ouvrage destiné à tous, et plus encore à ceux qui veulent prendre soin d'eux – physiquement et psychiquement – et se soigner de manière naturelle, C. Silvant met en lumière et décrit les propriétés et vertus des huiles essentielles. Pratique et intelligent, sérieux et riche en informations, ce texte vous guide dans leur usage et leur achat, vous dit tout des voies d'administration, de la conservation de vos huiles et des contre-indications éventuelles... Et, de l'achillée millefeuille à l'ylang-ylang, en passant par l'eucalyptus ou encore la myrrhe, cette petite bible de l'aromathérapie vous invite à découvrir tous les pouvoirs que la nature a dissimulés dans ses plantes... Pour toute la famille, un livre qui aide à faire face à tous les maux du quotidien, et à renforcer l'organisme et l'esprit! Indispensable, naturellement!

Medical Aromatherapy

Titre : Medical Aromatherapy
Auteur : Kurt Schnaubelt
Éditeur : Frog Books
ISBN-13 : 9781883319694
Libération : 1999-01

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This distinguished organic chemist shares his in depth knowledge of the particular current value of essential oils, for health on all levels. In an era when Western allopathic medicine has less and less appeal, this self-care method is a potent alternative, with roots going back to ancient times. Dr. Schaubelt has a gift for presenting facts and information in a way that is intriguing and easy to assimilate. In the flood of "coffee table" aromatherapy books currently available, this is a much needed and welcome source for those truly interested in taking responsiblity for their own health.

Essential Oils

Titre : Essential Oils
Auteur : Jennifer Peace Rhind
Éditeur : Singing Dragon
ISBN-13 : 0857010727
Libération : 2012-06-15

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Revised and significantly expanded, the new edition of this handbook provides full information on the use of essential oils in the field of contemporary aromatherapy, based on the research evidence behind their therapeutic applications. The author provides the historical and cultural context for our understanding of aromatherapy, with an overview of its relationships with Greek, Chinese and Ayurvedic medicine. She gives a detailed account of how essential oils are created, how and where aromatherapy is used, the underlying pharmacology, and the current research. The characteristics of over 100 essential oils, absolutes and resinoids are provided in detail, including botanical and chemical information, usage and combinations. This will be an indispensable text for all students and practitioners of aromatherapy and related disciplines, as well as anyone interested in the use of essential oils for health and well-being.

Complementary Therapies and the Management of Diabetes and Vascular Disease

Titre : Complementary Therapies and the Management of Diabetes and Vascular Disease
Auteur : Trisha Dunning
Éditeur : John Wiley & Sons
ISBN-13 : 9780470057421
Libération : 2007-01-11

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This book brings together important information about complementary therapies and how they are used in diabetes care. It addresses the benefits and risks of complementary therapies and takes an evidence-based approach. Complementary Therapies and the Management of Diabetes and Vascular Disease: A Matter of Balance provides health professionals with appropriate information about complementary therapies so they can discuss these therapies with their patients and help them make informed decisions about their diabetes care. Managing diabetes depends on achieving life balance, not just metabolic control. This is the first book devoted exclusively to complementary therapies and diabetes, and it has several key features: It is an informative evidence-based text that will help health professionals understand complementary therapies commonly used by people with diabetes, their potential benefits, possible adverse events and how these could be minimised or prevented. It describes clinical practice guidelines for the safe combination of complementary and conventional therapies in diabetes management. It suggests appropriate advice to give people with diabetes and vascular disease about complementary therapies. Written by experts in the various fields, this book makes important reading for all health professionals managing patients with diabetes and associated vascular disease, including nurses, doctors, dietitians and podiatrists.