The Aromatherapy Encyclopedia: A Concise Guide to Over 385 Plant Oils: Easyread Super Large 18pt Edition
This book is indispensable whether you are experienced in aromatherapy or are a beginner who needs to know the basic whats, whys, and how-tos. If you enjoy scented candles, soaps, and other essential-oil products, learn how to really take aromatherapy to the next level. Carol and David Schiller, recognized experts in the field of aromatherapy and plant oils, have created the essential reference with The Aromatherapy Encyclopedia: A Concise Guide to Over 385 Plant Oils. The Encyclopedia includes a general introduction to proper safety, preparation, and usage of the oils, and what to watch out for in commercial products. Separate chapters provide descriptions of the essential oils, carrier oils, and infused oils, detailing their derivation and history, documented properties, and aromatherapeutic methods of use. Useful tools include a quick reference guide when you are looking for an essential oil for a specific purpose, and cross-reference lists from botanical names to common names.
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