The Encyclopaedia of Essential Oils

The Complete Guide to the Use of Aromatics in Aromatherapy, Herbalism, Health & Well-being

Author: Julia Lawless

Publisher: HarperElement

ISBN: 9781852303112

Category: Aromatherapy

Page: 226

View: 1938

A must reference book for anyone interested in Aromatics. Comprehensive A to Z format gives information on over 165 oils.

Encyclopedia of Essential Oils: The complete guide to the use of aromatic oils in aromatherapy, herbalism, health and well-being. (Text Only)

Author: Julia Lawless

Publisher: HarperCollins UK

ISBN: 0007405219

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 224

View: 7432

This is one of the bestselling aromatherapy books of all time with 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 and is a must for experienced aromatherapists and beginners alike.

The Encyclopedia of Essential Oils

The Complete Guide to the Use of Aromatic Oils In Aromatherapy, Herbalism, Health, and Well Being

Author: Julia Lawless

Publisher: Conari Press

ISBN: 1609258576

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 224

View: 5085

The definitive A-Z reference guide to essential aromatherapy oils. Aromatherapy expert Julia Lawless shares her extensive knowledge in this detailed and systematic survey of more than 190 essential aromatherapy oils. From commonly used oils such as lavender and tea tree oils to the more obscure oils including deertounge, oakmoss, cananga, and angelica, The Encyclopedia of Essential Oils offers a wide variety of uses and cures for everything from wrinkles to kidney stones. The Encyclopedia of Essential Oils gives detailed information on the most commonly available and widely used flower oils and aromatics including: the exact origins, synonyms, and related plantsmethods of extractionthe herbal/folk tradition for each plantthe uses of each plantaromatherapy applicationshome and commercial uses This easy-to-use volume lets you access essential information in a variety of ways with a Therapeutic Index, a Botanical Index, and Botanical Classifications, plus safety information.

The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Essential Oils

The Complete Guide to the Use of Oils in Aromatherapy and Herbalism

Author: Julia Lawless

Publisher: Element Books

ISBN: 9781852307219

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 256

View: 1249

Illustrated throughout in full color, this indispensable reference work is a complete A-to-Z compendium of aromatics, with extensive information about the origins, properties, uses, and actions of 165 extensive herbs and essential oils. Over 600 photos & illustrations.

Handbook of Essential Oils

Science, Technology, and Applications, Second Edition

Author: K. Husnu Can Baser,Gerhard Buchbauer

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1466590475

Category: Science

Page: 1112

View: 8203

The second edition of Handbook of Essential Oils: Science, Technology, and Applications provides a much-needed compilation of information related to the development, use, and marketing of essential oils. It focuses particularly on the chemistry, pharmacology, and biological activities of essential oils, with contributions from a worldwide group of expert authorities on their historical, biological, regulatory, and biotransformation aspects. Features in the Second Edition: New chapters on the natural variability of components that often occurs in essential oils and on the natural processes that cause adulteration of essential oils Revisions, updates, and expansions of previous chapters Splits a previous chapter on biological activities of essential oils into two separate chapters on biological activities and antioxidative properties The book covers a wide range of areas applicable to essential oils research, including sources, production, analysis, storage, transport, chemistry, aromatherapy, pharmacology, toxicology, metabolism, technology, biotransformation, application, utilization, and trade. It includes discussions of biological activity testing, results of antimicrobial and antioxidant tests, and penetration-enhancing activities useful in drug delivery. A continuation of its preceding edition that features enhanced and expanded information, the second edition of Handbook of Essential Oils provides you with a broad and authoritative knowledge base in the study and use of essential oils.

Aromatherapy An A-Z

The most comprehensive guide to aromatherapy ever published

Author: Patricia Davis

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 1446446034

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 336

View: 6548

This is the most comprehensive encyclopaedia of aromatherapy available today, with over 400 entries covering more than 200 conditions, and 82 essential oils. It explains the properties of essential oils and the health conditions that benefit from them. There is also advice on hazardous oils. There are recipes and formulae for baths, creams and tonics. All the entries are comprehensive, fluently written and provide an easy-to-understand introduction to a wide range of topics. 'The simple fact that the a-z has sold over 300,000 copies worldwide since it was first published speaks for itself. It has earned and kept its place amongst the handful of indispensable reference books on aromatherapy ... this book has been justly subtitled 'the aromatherapist's Bible' - Aromatherapy Quarterly '... one of the most thoroughly researched books written on aromatherapy' - The International Journal of Aromatherapy

The Encyclopedia of Healing Foods

Author: Michael T. Murray,Joseph Pizzorno

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 9781439103449

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 912

View: 7714

From the bestselling authors of The Encyclopedia of Natural Medicine, the most comprehensive and practical guide available to the nutritional benefits and medicinal properties of virtually everything edible As countless studies have affirmed, diet plays a major role in both provoking and preventing a wide range of diseases. But just what is a healthy diet? What does the body need to stay strong and get well? In The Encyclopedia of Healing Foods, Michael T. Murray, N.D., and Joseph Pizzorno, N.D., two of the world¹s foremost authorities on nutrition and wellness, draw on an abundant harvest of research to present the best guide available to healthy eating. Make healthy eating a lifetime habit. Let The Encyclopedia of Healing Foods teach you how to: design a safe diet use foods to stimulate the body¹s natural ability to rejuvenate and heal discover the role that fiber, enzymes, fatty acids, and other dietary components have in helping us live healthfully understand which food prescriptions will help you safely treat more than 70 specific ailments, including acne, Alzheimer¹s disease, immune system depression, insomnia, migraine headaches, PMS, and rheumatoid arthritis prepare foods safely in order to prevent illness and maximize health benefits select, store, and prepare all kinds of healthful foods Providing the best natural remedies for everyday aches and pains, as well as potent protection against serious diseases, The Encyclopedia of Healing Foods is a required daily health reference.

Aromatherapy and the Mind

Author: Julia Lawless

Publisher: HarperCollins UK

ISBN: 0008106169

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 256

View: 4622

This guide offers a fascinating exploration into the realm of fragrance. It clearly explains the psychological and emotional effects of essential oils showing how they can be used to:

The Witching Herbs

13 Essential Plants and Herbs for Your Magical Garden

Author: Harold Roth

Publisher: Red Wheel/Weiser

ISBN: 1578635993

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 288

View: 8924

"Harold Roth is a leading authority on plant/herbal magic. His new book, The Witching Herbs, is an in-depth exploration of 13 essential plants and herbs most closely associated with witchcraft...The plants are poppy, clary sage, yarrow, rue, hyssop, vervain, mugwort, wormwood, datura, wild tobacco, henbane, belladonna, and mandrake...Each chapter focuses on one plant and includes information on its unique plant spirit familiar, clear how-to instructions for magical projects, and pragmatic information on growing and cultivating."--

Cunningham's Encyclopedia of Magical Herbs

Author: Scott Cunningham

Publisher: Llewellyn Worldwide

ISBN: 0738717134

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 336

View: 1620

Do you work magic with herbs? Do you use them in spells, for talismans or simply use their innate powers? If you don't have Cunningham's Encyclopedia of Magical Herbs, you need to get it right away. This book has become a classic in its field. Paul Beyerl, a respected author on herbs calls it "...an essential reference book by students of herbalism and magick alike ... Scott's personable charm touches every page... I highly recommend this book." And Jeanne Rose, famous author of books on herbs and developer of an herbal course says "I love books like this ... It is accessible, easy to read, and with its encompassing index (all too often neglected), simple to use as well." Over 200,000 people already have this book and use it frequently. In this edition of the book (it's expanded and revised on the 15th anniversary of original publication) you will find the magical properties and folklore of over 400 herbs! You'll also find lists of herbs based on their magical powers, their genders, their planetary rulers, and more. Perhaps the most important list is the folk name cross-reference. With that information, when a recipe calls for "bramble, " you'll know it needs blackberry. Or if the magic calls for "enebro," you'll know you that is juniper. The main part of this book is the listings of the herbs. Each one includes names, associations, and magical attributions. Violets can be used for protection, luck, love, and more. Primrose is for protection and love. Garlic is for protection, healing, exorcism, lust, and prevention of theft. This book is considered a classic. It is probably consulted more than any other book on this subject. If you want to learn the secrets of magical herbs, this book is a must!

The Encyclopedia of Spices and Herbs

An Essential Guide to the Flavors of the World

Author: Padma Lakshmi

Publisher: HarperCollins

ISBN: 0062375245

Category: Cooking

Page: 352

View: 7555

From the Emmy-nominated host of the award-winning Top Chef, an A-to-Z compendium of spices, herbs, salts, peppers, and blends, with beautiful photography and a wealth of explanation, history, and cooking advice. Award-winning cookbook author and television host Padma Lakshmi, inspired by her life of traveling across the globe, brings together the world’s spices and herbs in a vibrant, comprehensive alphabetical guide. This definitive culinary reference book is illustrated with rich color photographs that capture the essence of a diverse range of spices and their authentic flavors. The Encyclopedia of Spices and Herbs includes complete descriptions, histories, and cooking suggestions for ingredients from basic herbs to the most exotic seeds and chilies, as well as information on toasting spices, making teas, and infusing various oils and vinegars. And no other market epitomizes Padma’s love for spices and global cuisine than where she spent her childhood—lingering in the aisles of the iconic gourmet food store Kalustyan’s, in New York City. Perfect for the holiday season and essential to any well-stocked kitchen or cooking enthusiast, The Encyclopedia of Spices and Herbs is an invaluable resource as well as a stunning and adventurous tour of some of the most wondrous and majestic flavors on earth.

The Fragrant Mind

Aromatherapy for Personality, Mind, Mood and Emotion

Author: Valerie Ann Worwood

Publisher: New World Library

ISBN: 1608682013

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 448

View: 644

The Fragrant Mind is written in an easy, accessible style for anyone who wishes to learn how essential oils can influence our minds and emotions and how to use aromatherapy to maintain a peaceful equilibrium or bring about positive change. Valerie Worwood's The Complete Book of Essential Oils and Aromatherapy (over 200,000 copies sold) has become the encyclopedia of essential oils and aromatherapy, earning itself the status of a popular household and reference classic. In this companion volume, Worwood concentrates on the emotional, psychological, and mood-changing effects of nature's oils.

Aromatherapy for Everyone

Discover the Scents of Health and Happiness with Essential Oils

Author: P. J. Pierson,Mary Shipley

Publisher: Vital Health Publishing

ISBN: 9781890612382

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 140

View: 2306

By now, everyone knows that essential oils can relax, stimulate, and even heal. But how do you choose the oil that’s right for you? Aromatherapy for Everyone provides easy-to-follow information on using forty-six natural plant oils. You will learn which oils to use, which oils to avoid, how to mix oils, and how to derive maximum benefits. Whether you want to relieve a health problem or simply create a unique scent, this book puts the world of essential oils at your fingertips.

The Encyclopedia of Crystals, Herbs, and New Age Elements

An A to Z Guide to New Age Elements and How to Use Them

Author: Adams Media

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1440591091

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 288

View: 3894

"From crystals and herbs to flowers and essential oils, this comprehensive guide shows you how to use a variety of New Age elements to enhance your life. Each page includes information on their attributes, healing properties, and how they can be applied in any situation. With detailed descriptions and an informative glossary, you can quickly discover the New Age element that best serves your purpose, whether it's promoting healing, activating creativity, or bringing about good fortune"--Amazon.com.

Bartram's Encyclopedia of Herbal Medicine

Author: Thomas Bartram

Publisher: Robinson

ISBN: 1472111117

Category: Self-Help

Page: 160

View: 2409

Containing over 900 entries of general disease conditions and corresponding herbal treatments, this book covers: therapeutic action, 550 monographs of medicinal plants, and the properties of herbs and preparations such as inctures, liquid extracts, poultices and essential oils.

Encyclopedia of Food and Health

Author: N.A

Publisher: Academic Press

ISBN: 0123849535

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 4006

View: 6416

The Encyclopedia of Food and Health provides users with a solid bridge of current and accurate information spanning food production and processing, from distribution and consumption to health effects. The Encyclopedia comprises five volumes, each containing comprehensive, thorough coverage, and a writing style that is succinct and straightforward. Users will find this to be a meticulously organized resource of the best available summary and conclusions on each topic. Written from a truly international perspective, and covering of all areas of food science and health in over 550 articles, with extensive cross-referencing and further reading at the end of each chapter, this updated encyclopedia is an invaluable resource for both research and educational needs. Identifies the essential nutrients and how to avoid their deficiencies Explores the use of diet to reduce disease risk and optimize health Compiles methods for detection and quantitation of food constituents, food additives and nutrients, and contaminants Contains coverage of all areas of food science and health in nearly 700 articles, with extensive cross-referencing and further reading at the end of each chapter

The Fragrant Pharmacy

A Home and Health Care Guide to Aromatherapy and Essential Oils

Author: Valerie Ann Worwood

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 0553403974

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 546

View: 2841

The Fragrant Pharmacy opens the way to a whole world of fresh possibilities. It is a new approach to nature through one of its most powerful forms - those fragrant 'essential oils' drawn from flowers and grasses, trees and roots, leaves and fruit, that remain the great untapped resources of our planet. The Fragrant Pharmacy shows how each essential oil can offer many diverse benefits. One of the most holistic of all systems of medicine, the oils can alleviate symptoms, prevent many illnesses and disorders and help in their healing process. But more than that, they can provide all of us - our families, our homes, even our pets - with the protections and pleasures we need...without the chemical pollution of our bodies or our envirnment. This illuminating and imaginative book of aromatherapy is the household manual of the future. It is a treasury of information about precious life- and health-enhancing liquids that work in complex harmony with people and planet alike. Here is a comprehensive encyclopaedia of 'medicines out of the earth', those miracles of creation which revitalise and rejuvenate, enhance our emotions and help our work and play. It charts out for all of us a fragrant way to family health and home delights.

Llewellyn's Complete Formulary of Magical Oils

Over 1200 Recipes, Potions & Tinctures for Everyday Use

Author: Celeste Rayne Heldstab

Publisher: Llewellyn Worldwide

ISBN: 0738729965

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 432

View: 7719

Step into the fantastically fragrant world of magical oils and discover a new, invigorating way to delight your senses, uplift your spirits, improve your health, and enjoy total relaxation. Whether your intention is magical or medicinal, specially blended essential oils can enrich your life with their mystical, energizing, and transformative power. Within this one-of-a-kind portable apothecary, you’ll learn to select and mix 67 essential oils for a myriad of magical, medicinal, and spiritual applications. Spanning every purpose from inner calm and romance to healing and energy work to prayer and spellcraft, all 1,200 recipes are arranged alphabetically to make it easy to find precisely what you need. Step by step, Celeste Rayne Heldstab also shows how to create your own blends for spells, rituals, and remedies. Amp up their potency with correspondences for the elements, day of the week, time of day, Moon phase, astrological sign, herbs, and gemstones. —Protection for house & home —Love & passion —Career & finances —Dreamwork & meditation —Beauty & skin care —Fatigue, headaches, & other common ailments Praise: “Celeste skillfully demystifies the process of using and blending oils by providing lucid, detailed, and easy-to-read instructions while emphasizing the magical power inherent in plants.”—Judika Illes, author of The Encyclopedia of 5,000 Spells

Mixing Essential Oils for Magic

Aromatic Alchemy for Personal Blends

Author: Sandra Kynes

Publisher: Llewellyn Worldwide

ISBN: 0738737151

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 336

View: 4458

The Ultimate Guide to Mixing, Matching, and Making Essential Oils Choose the best essential oils for your creative and magical mixing with this straightforward, hands-on guide. Through step-by-step instruction on how to measure, mix, and assess blends, you’ll move beyond following others’ recipes and into creating your own oil combinations. Mixing Essential Oils for Magic offers everything you need to understand not only how to blend but also why specific blends work together. Learn how to mix oils by botanical family, scent group, and perfume note. Discover an encyclopedic listing of essential and carrier oil profiles, as well as thorough cross-references for the oils and their magical associations. With guidance on the historical and present-day uses of essential oils, you’ll make personal blending an integral part of your spiritual and magical practices.

Danièle Ryman's Aromatherapy Bible

An Encyclopaedia of Plants and Essential Oils and how They Help You

Author: Daniele Ryman

Publisher: Piatkus Books

ISBN: 9780749923136

Category: Aromatherapy

Page: 338

View: 495

Daniele Ryman's Aromacology Bible is an encyclopedia of plants and essential oils. Written by the internationally renowned perfumer and aromatherapist Daniele Ryman, this accessible and comprehensive book is packed with advice on how plants and oils can be used to heal common ailments and promote general wellbeing. - An expert's guide to how to use essential oils safely - An A-Z of over 80 plants and their essential oils, and their healing benefits - Aromatherapeutic treatments for over 100 symptoms and ailments - Recipes, safety tips, botanical and historical information