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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THREE Essential Oils Are More than Stinky
FIVE Guide to Essential Oils
List of Tables
SIX HydrosolsThe Real Product of Distillation
Uses of Floral Waters and Hydrosols 170 171
SEVEN A Variety of Plant Essays
EIGHT How to Use Essential Oils
&f Growth Abies alcohol anti-infectious anti-inflammatory antibacterial antiseptic antispasmodic antiviral Apiaceae aromatherapy aromatic Artemisia Asteraceae asthma Balsam bark blends bronchitis called Camphor Cedar Cedarwood Cedrus Chamomile Cineol Citral Citronellol Citrus color Common name Components considered contains Contraindications cultivated Cupressaceae Cypress decongestant distillation essential oil Eucalyptus evergreen tree expectorant externally extracted Family feet flavor floral flowers fragrant fruit Galbanum Genera Genus Geraniol green grows Habitat & Growth Habitat &f herb herbaceous hydrosol Indications infections inhaled insomnia Jasmine Jeanne Rose Juniper Juniperus Lamiaceae Lavender leaf leaves Lemon Lemon Verbena Limonene Linalool mainly massage medicine Monoterpenes mucolytic needles Nerol nervous odor officinalis oily Opopanax Pelargonium perennial perfume Petitgrain Phellandrene Picea Pinaceae Pine Pinene Pinus plant produced Properties Pseudotsuga resin respiratory system root Rosa Rosemary Scent seed Sesquiterpenes skin smell species spicy Spruce steam stimulant sweet Terpenes Thuja Thyme Thymus tion tonic Turpentine warm wood woody yellow