Review of Aromatherapy for Self-Care

Aromatherapy for Self-Care

Sarah Swanberg

January 14, 2020

Rockridge Press

Blurb: Enhance your self-care routine with essential oils

Essential oils have been used for natural wellness for centuries, and Aromatherapy for Self-Care is bringing this ancient medicine into the modern world. Wherever you’re at on your aromatherapy self-care journey, this book will help you harness these powerful plant extracts to start feeling better inside and out.

In this guide, you will find more than 100 aromatherapy remedies, rituals, and tips for a wide range of emotional, mental, and physical needs. Learn how to create your own blends, what brands to shop for, and which application methods are the most beneficial for you.

Aromatherapy for Self-Care includes:

  • Complete wellbeing―Over 100 modern remedies for total wellness, including an Uplifting Diffuser Blend, a Joyful Spirit Inhaler, and a Hopeful Outlook Roll-On.
  • Sort it out―Profiles on the top 50 best essential oils for self-care help ensure you select the best extracts for your needs.
  • Take care―Practical self-care advice and tips, including how to determine your needs and make an aromatherapy plan, help you feel in control of every day.

Soothe and heal yourself with the complete guide to essential oils for self-care.

I am a confessed newbie to aromatherapy. I have been using essential oils and a diffuser for just over a year now so I was very excited when I had the opportunity to review Aromatherapy for Self-Care by Sarah Swanberg.

Aromatherapy for Self-Care is an excellent guide for anyone who wants to know more about aromatherapy and its uses. Swanberg discusses the role aromatherapy plays in total well-being from mental to physical. She provides a guide on how to use aromatherapy on acupuncture points, in diffusers, as well as skincare, describes the necessary tools, and how to shop for essential oils.

She gives a detailed description of 50 essential oils, what they are good for, and what other oils they can beneficially be combined with. There are also recipes for different needs, such as combinations for aiding sleep, enhancing creativity, treating sunburn, and so many more. This is really a great resource.

One majorly significant warning: While Swanberg says that essential oils should be kept out of reach and children and pets, she does not mention the significant issues using essential oils in diffusers and pets. If you have pets, do not use a diffuser in the same room as them unless you have done enough research to know that the essential oils you are using are not a health risk to them. Tea oil in all forms is especially toxic to dogs.

If you are new to essential oils and aromatherapy, this would be an excellent resource for you!

I received a copy from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.


4 butterflies out of 5

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