Cover: Paperback The complete guide to the use of aromatic oils in aromatherapy, herbalism, health & well-being The author shares her extensive knowledge in this detailed and systematic survey of over 190 aromatherapy oils. Using a comprehensive A - Z presentation, this text gives detailed information on the most commonly available and widely used flower oils and aromatics, including:
- The exact origins, synonyms and related plants.
- Methods of extraction.
- The herbal/folk tradition for each plant.
- The uses of each plant
- Aromatherapy applications
- Home and commercial uses
- Safety Information
This is the definitive reference guide to essential oils, covering every aspect you need to know about aromatic oils from their history and how they work on your body & mind to how you can make your own individual blends. Indispensible to aromatherapists in their healing work as well as to anyone interested in the use and potential of essential oils.