THE ILLUSTRATED GUIDE TO MASSAGE AND AROMATHERAPY A practical guide to achieving relaxation and well-being using top-to-toe body massage and essential oils, with over 1500 step-by-step photographs Editor: Catherine Stuart - This superb book shows how effectively aromatherapy oils can be used in conjunction with massage, and also promotes a range of other applications, just as suitable for harnessing their properties. The reader can choose from a wealth of inhalations, baths, compresses, teas, tonics and skin creams, all of which can be prepared with just a few simple ingredients. In addition, an accessible guide to physical and emotional healing through Reiki and meditation will help to raise energy, boost immunity, correct postural faults, ease respiratory problems, and promote calm and clarity. This is the ultimate manual for both the beginner and the more experienced practitioner. Over 150 fully illustrated techniques introduce easily learned massage strokes and essential oil applications for quick-fix daily remedies and slow, sensual relaxation. Features self-administered remedies and innovative ways to treat partners, friends and family, including therapies designed specifically for babies and children, expectant mothers and the elderly. Provides remedies for common ailments including headaches and sinus problems, stress at work, insomnia, muscular pain, cellulite and digestive disorders. Includes an accessible, authoritative guide to using Reiki healing and meditation techniques to improve physical and spiritual well-being. Over 1500 concise photographs clarify the techniques.