Essential oils to treat various skin conditions are widely used in Brazil. However, doctors, beauticians and other professionals who deal with the skin have many doubts when prescribing the product. Understanding the best essential oil for each occasion, the best way to apply it, and the right amount to use are some of the most common questions.
To clarify these and other questions, Editora Laszlo brought to Brazil the title “Aromadermatology: The Secret of Essential Oils for the Skin”, by authors Janetta Bensouilah and Philippa Buck, with an integrative approach based on scientific evidence of the use oils in the treatment of skin infections, inflammatory disorders, skin care, among many other topics.
The book is an evidence-based guide that promotes an integrative approach to using complementary therapies in conjunction with conventional medications. Reading makes you aware of the need for a solid scientific basis for the practice of aromatherapy, providing, in addition to a wealth of data, practical information for different types of care.
Fbin Lszl, CEO of Grupo Laszlo, an aromatologist scientist, considered one of the foremost authorities in the field in Brazil, points out that the book is an opportunity to understand how the skin can benefit from the use of essential oils. “Authors Janetta Bensouilah and Philippa Buck provide information on the use of essential oils in the fields of cosmetics and dermatology. We know that oils have functions that go far beyond smell. The entire book is referenced, but it is easy to read,” he points out.
Among the topics covered, the reader will find topics such as “Structure and function of the skin”; “The skin and the psyche”; Essential Oil Science in Context”; “Aromadermatology and Safety Issues”; “Inflammatory Disorders”; and “Essential Skin Care”. In addition, according to Fbin, the book shows which essential oils are harmful to the skin and even offers recipes for hydrosis.
The authors interweave the research and clinical application of essential oils and offer those who read alternative approaches to skin care and treatment. Lszl comments that the work has a range of information and very comprehensive content. According to him, the book gives a very in-depth overview of the dermatology part, so that the reader understands well the functioning of the dermis.
Once this part is understood, the book discusses various aspects of aromatherapy, for example, essential oils that can be harmful if used pure on the skin, what is the best way to dilute this oil, a description of various diseases skin and what is the best oil for each.
Book: “Aromadermatology: The secret of essential oils for the skin”
Authors: Janetta Bensouilah and Philippa Buck