The Aromatherapy Basics Study Brief is intended as a quick overview for learners or as a refresher for practitioners. This Study Brief assembles notable facts, important concepts and relevant details in an organized format, featuring a concise introduction, brief history, definitions of key terms and a list of accepted benefits. A condensed review of essential oils, including methods of extracting, blending, applying and storing oils is provided along with important information about avoiding hazard and maintaining safety during practice. The Study Brief describes various massage and relaxation techniques, and offers a handy guide to standard types of massage movements. An illustrated chart presents common essential oils, including full name, classification, description, country of origin and examples of therapeutic uses. A selection of simple aromatherapy recipes is included. Study Briefs are concise and visual academic outlines that help students and professionals master key concepts quickly and accurately. Don’t spend your valuable time researching on multiple websites, paging through books or investigating reference sources. Our experts have done the research for you! Compiled in one convenient guide, you will find up-to-date and reliable sources presented in a visual and easy to follow format for everyday use. Choose from our ever-growing library of need-to-know topics in the following subject categories: Business, Math, Reference, Science, Language, History and Technology!