The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Essential Oils: The Complete Guide to the Use of Oils in Aromatherapy and Herbalism

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Element, 1995 - Body, Mind & Spirit - 256 pages
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A guide to the most commonly available aromatherapy oils. This book gives vital information on plant origins, medical herbalism and the properties and actions of herbs and essential oils. It covers 165 oils, their actions, characteristics, principal constituents and folk traditions. Part 1 An introduction to aromatics: historical roots; aromatherapy and medical herbalism; the body -- actions and applications; how to use essential oils at home; creative blending; a guide to aromatic materials. Part 2 Therapeutic index. Part 3 The oils.

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This book goes into the many depths of oils that you can use anywhere, from going out on the town to just making your house smell so much better. I have been reading this book for 3 years now and I ... Read full review

Contents

An Introduction to Aromatics
13
AROMATHERAPY AND MEDICAL HERBALISM
22
THE BODY ACTIONS AND APPLICATIONS
28
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About the author (1995)

Julia Lawless is the founder of the London-based essential oils shop, Aqua Oleum. She is a practicing, qualified aromatherapist, and a member of the International Federation of Aromatherapists. She is the author of several aromatherapy books, including the "Illustrated Elements of Essential Oils". Visit her at: www.aqua-oleum.co.uk

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