Essential Oil Safety: A Guide for Health Care Professionals
Elsevier Health Sciences, 2. 12. 2013 - 800 strán (strany)
The second edition of this book is virtually a new book. It is the only comprehensive text on the safety of essential oils and the first review of essential oil/drug interactions and provides detailed essential oil constituent data not found in any other text. Much of the existing text has been re-written, and 80% of the text is completely new. There are 400 comprehensive essential oil profiles and almost 4000 references. There are new chapters on the respiratory system, the cardivascular system, the urinary system, the digestive system and the nervous system.
For each essential oil there is a full breakdown of constituents, and a clear categorization of hazards and risks, with recommended maximum doses and concentrations. There are also 206 Constituent Profiles.
There is considerable discussion of carcinogens, the human relevance of some of the animal data, the validity of treating an essential oil as if it was a single chemical, and the arbitary nature of uncertainty factors. There is a critque of current regulations.
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Kinetics and dosing
The respiratory system
The cardiovascular system
The urinary system
Essential oil profiles
General safety guidelines
Clinical Safety AZ
Examples of drug substrates for CYP enzymes
Conversion tables for essential oils
The digestive system
The nervous system
The reproductive system
Cancer and the immune system