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 Complete Guide to the Use of Oils in Aromatherapy and Herbalism
Author: Julia Lawless
Publisher: Element Books
Category: Body, Mind & Spirit
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.
The Complete Guide to the Use of Aromatic Oils In Aromatherapy, Herbalism, Health, and Well Being
Author: Julia Lawless
Publisher: Conari Press
Category: Health & Fitness
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.
An Encyclopaedia of Plants and Essential Oils and how They Help You
Author: Daniele Ryman
Publisher: Piatkus Books
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
An introduction to the healing art of aromatherapy which discusses the psychotherapeutic benefits of oils and holistic healing, and profiles essential oils and aromatics. Covers base oils and blending, the buying and storing of oils, the safe use of oils, massage techniques and beauty treatments.
Aromatic essences can have a direct effect on our health, reduce our stress levels, and enable us to have a better overall outlook on life, as well as improve our relationship with our natural environment.The power of essential oils and aromatherapy has been understood and studied for thousands of years. The ancient Egyptians were expert practitioners in the science of natural essential oils. While much of the knowledge of the Egyptians has been lost for many centuries, the importance of these aromatic oils, and their use, has continued in every culture across the ages.Today, the use of essential oils is growing rapidly as both society and scientists are recognizing the benefits and life-enhancing properties of these precious substances. Aromatic essences can have a direct effect on our health, reduce our stress levels, and enable us to have a better overall outlook on life, as well as improve our relationship with our natural environment.Carol and David Schiller, recognized experts in the field of aromatherapy and plant oils, have created a comprehensive reference book. The Aromatherapy 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.This guidebook, which also includes category listings of oil properties and cross-reference lists from botanical to common names, will prove a useful resource for those experienced in aromatherapy as well as for beginners just starting to learn about essential oils.
A Comprehensive Reference to Herbs of Flavor and Fragrance
Author: Thomas DeBaggio
Publisher: Timber Press
This meticulously researched compendium provides every aspect of growing, identifying, harvesting, preserving, and using more than 500 species of herbs. Thorough profiles provide a plant's botanical name and family, whether it is an annual or perennial, its height, hardiness, light requirements, water consumption, required soil type, and pH. The often fascinating history of the plant, the chemistry of its essential oils, and its culinary, landscape, and craft uses are also included, as is advice on how to propagate. For the first edition of their work, both authors received The Gertrude B. Foster Award for Excellence in Herbal Literature from the Herb Society of America. This new edition adds important species and includes updated nomenclature.
Alternative health titles are topping bestseller lists as people search for effective, natural ways to care for themselves and their families--and, as every pet owner knows, house pets are family too. In this revised edition of her groundbreaking work, CJ Puotinen gives animal lovers even more of the information they'll need to care for their dogs, cats, birds, and rabbits the natural way.