Learn the effective, natural way to care for your family and home! From clary sage and eucalyptus to lavender and ylang ylang, essential oils are safe, environmental alternatives to traditional medicine and home-care products. But where do you start? Inside, you'll find detailed profiles that include the source, history, properties, and uses for 100 of the most common and affordable essential oils. Essential oil expert Kymberly Keniston-Pond teaches you how to choose pure, high-quality oils; demonstrates the proper way to blend and store them; and provides suggestions for the simple tools you'll need for working with essential oils. This easy-to-use guide includes 100 amazing ways to use essential oils to improve your health and appearance, as well as protect and clean your home--all without the need for harsh chemicals. With Essential Oils 101, you'll find the right oil for any need and discover all the benefits a few drops of essential oil can bring.
Kymberly Keniston-Pond is the author of Essential Oils for Health. She is a Certified Integrative Reflexologist, Certified Clinical Master Aromatherapist, and a Continued Education Provider for reflexology and aromatherapy. She has presented on using essential oils with people with disabilities for the Virginia Community Colleges Association's annual concurrent sessions in 2009 and 2010, and for the Virginia State Therapeutic Recreation Association in 2010. She has also spoken about essential oils on the television program Virginia This Morning and has been published in the Nature's Awakening magazine.