375 Essential Oils and Hydrosols
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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ONE Introduction to Aromatherapy Botany
THREE Essential Oils Are More than Stinky
SDX HydrosolsThe Real Product of Distillation
SEVEN A Variety of Plant Essays
EIGHT How to Use Essential Oils
Abies alcohol anti-infectious anti-inflammatory antibacterial antiseptic antispasmodic Apiaceae Aromatherapy aromatic Artemisia Asteraceae asthma Balsam bark Basil blends bronchitis called Camphor Cedar Cedarwood Cedrus Chamomile chemotypes Cineol Citral Citronellol Citrus color Common name Components concrète contains Contraindications Cultivated Cupressaceae Cypress distillation drops essential oil Eucalyptus Eugenol expectorant externally extracted Family feet flavor floral flowers fragrant fruit Galbanum Genera Genus Geraniol green grows Habitat & Growth herb herbal hydrosol Indications infections inhaled insomnia Jasmine Jeanne Rose Juniper Juniperus Lamiaceae Lavender leaf leaves Lemon Lemon Verbena Limonene Linaloël mainly massage medicine Monoterpenes mucolytic Native needles odor officinalis Oils and Hydrosols oily Opopanax Pelargonium Pepper perennial perfume Petitgrain Phellandrene Picea Pinaceae Pine Pinene Pinus plant produced Properties Pseudotsuga resin respiratory system root Rosa Rose Geranium Rosemary Scent seed Sesquiterpenes skin smell species spicy Spritz Spruce stimulant sweet Terpenes Thuja Thyme Thymus tonic Turpentine warm wood woody yellow