This book will server as a guide to beginners as well as the practitioners of aromatherapy, whether for skin, hair and beauty care or in the field of health care and healing practices. The book is divided into four sections. The first section covers Materia Medica i.e. Essential and base oils. Second section covers methods of Blending and applications. Aromatic body and beauty therapy is covered in third section where each and every body part problem analyzed, aromatherapy solution suggested. The fourth sections focuses on treatment of common ailments with aromatherapy oils followed by ready reference guide for essential oils used.
About the Author(s)
Dr. Ravi Ratan is a renowned aromatherapist from Mumbai, India. Author of Handbook of Aromatherapy and pioneer of Chakra Healing & Balancing, Dr. Ratan comes from a lineage of healers and teachers having achieved his Masters of Science (Zoology) followed by D.Sc, he runs a Mind, body Center at Mumbai along with his psycho- aromatherapist wife Dr. Minoo Ratan. He has also done extensive clinical and research work using essential oils for health, healing and wellness, especially stress management, healing of un-healing ulcers, wounds and sores, pain management etc. In his practice of aromatherapy Dr. Ratan has combined the ancient Ayurvedic wisdom with modern aromatherapy principles and created his oil anointments for seven Chakras (the body's energy centers) which have been found very effective in restoring the healthy balance of mind, body & spirit. Dr. Ratan also does energy field imaging before and after healing work on chakras. Dr. Ratan is a healer and teacher par excellence. He has been conducting regular training programs and workshops in India and abroad (UK, US, Canada & UAE etc) for budding and practicing aromatherapists, healers and other health professionals in Aromatherapy, Chakra and Crystals Healing. (Dr. Ratan can be contacted at- F.M's Aromatantra, C-126, Antop Hill Warehousing Complex, VIT College Road, Wadala East, Mumbai-400 037, India, Ph. +91-9867318010/ +91-22-24123678, email - firstname.lastname@example.org / email@example.com , www.aromatantra.com.