375 Essential Oils and Hydrosols

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Frog Books, 1999 - Health & Fitness - 245 pages
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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

THREE Essential Oils Are More than Stinky
27
FIVE Guide to Essential Oils
41
List of Tables
58
Perfume Fixatives
97
SIX HydrosolsThe Real Product of Distillation
163
Uses of Floral Waters and Hydrosols 170 171
170
SEVEN A Variety of Plant Essays
179
Cedrus atlantica
201
EIGHT How to Use Essential Oils
209
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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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