375 Essential Oils and Hydrosols

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Frog Books, 1999 - Health & Fitness - 245 pages
This thorough guide profiles 375 different essential oils according to botanical family, habit and growth, chemical components, and actions. Historical notes and lore, often from Chinese alchemy as well as western botanical sources, are featured. Essays on evergreens, lavender, chamomile, jasmine, and more fill out important categories. Graceful botanical illustrations illuminate the text.
 

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Contents

ONE Introduction to Aromatherapy Botany
1
THREE Essential Oils Are More than Stinky
29
SDX HydrosolsThe Real Product of Distillation
163
SEVEN A Variety of Plant Essays
179
EIGHT How to Use Essential Oils
211
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Jeanne Rose has also written Jeanne Rose's Herbal Guide to Food, Jeanne Rose's Kitchen Cosmetics, Jeanne Rose's Herbal Body Book, and The Aromatherapy Book.

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