describes the relationship between the material world and the spiritual world to explain how oils bring healing.
makes, what is for many people a boring subject, something alive and full of interest.
For the first time, I understand how chemistry and vibrational frequency relate.
has done a great service for those of us in healing work and in the art of aromatherapy.
new book proves once again that nature is truly a testimony to God-even at the scale of atoms and electrons.
book, on The Chemistry of Essential Oils, Dr. David Stewart
has, to my knowledge, gone where no author has ever gone before.
explains the complex organic chemistries, as well as some practical uses, of these natural plant-distilled oils so that anyone with a high-school education can comprehend them.
has presented the material in a wonderfully engaging way, undergirded by a devout Scriptural perspective as well!
Readers will find in this volume a fresh, challenging, and complementary alternative point of view for the practice of medicine and the healing arts, which no doubt will stimulate some beneficial and much needed debate.
I believe Dr. Stewart
is on the "cutting edge" of a gentle revolution in American healthcare.
Author David Stewart, Ph. D.
Dr. David Stewart studied theology, philosophy, and English at Central Methodist College in Fayette, Missouri (1955-58) and studied chemistry, biology and social sciences at Central Missouri State University in Warrensburg (1962-63).
He also studied commercial photography at Los Angeles Trade Technical College (1959-60).
He completed a BS degree in Mathematics and Physics at Missouri School of Mines and Metallurgy in 1965 and was salutatorian of his graduating class.
His MS and PhD degrees are in geophysics (theoretical seismology) and were earned from the University of Missouri at Rolla in 1969 and 1971 respectively.
He spent a semester in medical school at the University of North Carolina (1973) and has been a Certified Childbirth Educator (CCE) with the American Academy of Husband-Coached Childbirth (AAHCC) since 1975.
Dr. Stewart is also a Registered Aromatherapist (RA) with the nationally recognized Aromatherapy Registration Council (ARC), which is endorsed by the National Association of Holistic Aromatherapists (NAHA), of which he is a member.
He has held positions as a hydraulic engineer and hydrologist with the U.S. Geological Survey in Southern California (1965-67).
He was a professor on the faculty of the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, (1971-1978) and also held a professorship at Southeast Missouri State University (1988-1993).
He was also a part-time United Methodist Pastor (1993-94, 1997-99) in rural Missouri.
He has been the Executive Director of the InterNational Association of Parents and Professionals for Safe Alternatives in Childbirth (NAPSAC International) since its founding in 1975.
For most of his
professional career, Dr. Stewart
has been self-employed as an author and lecturer, mainly in the area of alternative health care.
He has also served on advisory committees to the American Public Health Association (APHA) and the American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM).
has testified as an expert on health matters before state legislative committees, U.S. congressional committees, medical licensing boards and courts of law throughout the U.S. as well as in Canada.
has authored or coauthored over 200 published works including more than a dozen books (including Healing Oils of the Bible ). Two of his
books won the "Books of the Year" Award from the American Journal of Nursing
One of his
flyers on breastfeeding (published by La Leche League International, LLLI) sold over two million copies in ten languages.
by David Stewart, Ph.D.