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Essential Oil Book

The Complete Book of Essential Oils and Aromatherapy book. Read reviews from the world's largest community for readers. A necessary resource for anyo. Our collection of aromatherapy material covers a wide range of topics from essential oil reference guides to business building tools, animal care to cookbooks. Results 1 - 30 of Discover Book Depository's huge selection of Aromatherapy & Essential Oils Books online. Free delivery worldwide on over 20 million.

We live in a time of instant discovery, and the Internet is a truly wonderful resource. But it can be confusing and misleading. How do you tell truth from fiction? How do you navigate the seemingly infinite voices? One way is by having a library of good books to complement what you find online. Books are organized by area of interest, and are listed alphabetically by title. Links are to US site. Click on any category toggle below to see all of the titles listed in that section. Expanded and revised throughout, including new material on ayurvedic and ceremonial aromatherapy, massage, and herbal treatments, as well as updated resources and scientific findings. The descriptions, explanations, and step-by-step preparation methods are written for the novice and are easy to follow. I especially like the quick reference on page 30 outlining the basic essential oils. The authors have done a remarkable job of translating the seemingly enigmatic language of aromatherapy. The charts in chapter four are especially helpful.

It includes discussions of biological activity testing, results of antimicrobial and antioxidant tests, and penetration-enhancing activities useful in drug delivery. Halldor Thormar published: It will also be of interest to anyone concerned about health issues and particularly to those who are conscious of the benefits of health food and natural products.

Odors can enforce social structures or transgress them, unite people or divide them, empower or disempower. Avery Gilbert published: Robert Tisserand about the author: In this entertaining and enlightening journey through the world of aroma he elegantly dismantles some popular myths, illuminates the latest scientific discoveries, and offers keen observations on modern culture.

From brain-imaging laboratories to the high-stakes world of scent marketing, What the Nose Knows takes us on a tour of the strange and surprising world of smell. I met Avery at the second Psychology of Perfumery conference, in Paul A.

Moore published: There are wonderful and exciting stories of organisms using chemical signals as a basis of a sophisticated communication system. In many instances, chemical signals can provide more detailed and accurate information than any other mode of communication, yet this world is hidden from us because of our focus on visual and auditory signals. Although we have a diversity of senses available to us, humans are primarily auditory and visual animals. Rachel Herz published: Located in the same part of the brain that processes emotion, memory, and motivation, this most essential of senses is imperative to our physical and emotional well-being.

Michael Stoddart published: Odorous cues play a role in sexual physiology and behavior in animals and there are claims that odor can play the same role in humans. The place of odors and scents in aesthetics and in psychoanalysis serves to illustrate the link between the emotional centers and the brain.

The book presents arguments to explain the way in which our ancestral past has given rise to our modern day olfactory enigmas. Containing a glossary and chapter summaries the book will be accessible to a wide audience.

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If you visit this page , you will see him right behind George Dodd. Mandy Aftel published: Vintage line drawings make for a volume that will be a treasured gift as well as a great read. Nadim A. Shaath published: This large coffee table book in vibrant color with lay-flat pages is a fascinating treatise on the history of the natural world. It includes an up-to-date review, monographs of 70 of the most important in terms of use botanical extracts of a wide variety, and their methods of extraction — all augmented with terrific photographs of exotic locations, botanicals and processes.

Lise Manniche published: In this lavishly illustrated, oversized book, Lise Manniche looks at the role played by scents and cosmetics in ancient Egyptian society and discusses their preparation — in some cases providing actual recipes. Drawing on Arabic and other sources, Manniche explores the application of perfumes in ritual and on social occasions, and examines the erotic connotations of scent in Egyptian art and poetry.

Fragrant remedies, the central element in ancient medicine, are fully discussed. Forbes published: Robert Tisserand on the book: It includes an intriguing discussion of the years to , and how close some came during this period to discovering true distillation. Includes over beautiful black and white woodcuts. Peter Morwyn published: It struck me then that this was the first book ever written on aromatherapy, though the author did not use that word.

As far as I know, this is the only 16th century text on essential oils and hydrosols that is currently in print, in English.

Ann Harman published: From Aromaweb review: Author Ann Harman provides an enlightening and thorough introduction and background into hydrosols and the world of hydrosol distillation. While Harvest to Hydrosol is written primarily for those interested in actively pursuing the distillation of hydrosols, it is also an absolute must-have addition to the libraries of everyone that sells, utilizes, studies and educates others about these precious waters.

Jeanne Rose published: 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.

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Graceful botanical illustrations illuminate the text. Suzanne Catty published: Through this process, a potent, yet subtle form of medicine is created, one that can be ingested as well as applied directly to the skin. Hydrosols are ideal for use with children, animals, and those with fragile immune systems.

Suzanne Catty details the specifics of 67 hydrosols, provides formulas to treat more than 50 health concerns, and offers 40 delicious recipes in which hydrosols can be used. Her section on pets will help owners deal with urinary tract and digestive problems as well as grooming and odor issues. This book details the nature, properties where known , and nomenclature of hydrolats, and gathers in one source the sure and sensible facts about distilled waters.

Already used by aromatherapists interested in extending their therapeutic range, this book provides all therapists with the confidence to practice safely with a solid understanding of the value of hydrolats. Robert Tisserand published: This was the first book in English on aromatherapy. The subject matter that Tisserand delves into is quite diverse, and extremely interesting.

The basics of essential oils are explained, which ties in nicely with a descriptive narrative of their use in ancient times.

Reasons why aromas affect us are presented in detail, followed by uses of oils in the specific body systems, as well as those are used for treating the mind. The book introduces baths, various massage techniques, and skin care utilizing oils.

Also provided are many simple and useful recipes. The second half of this excellent book discusses 29 essential oils in great detail. They compare odor intensity, evaporation rate, whether an oil is Yin or Yang, and which planet rules it!

Included are over 50 case studies from doctors, many relating to wounds sustained by French soldiers during the First World War. The author briefly describes how he successfully used lavender oil to treat a burn he sustained in his laboratory after an explosion. This event has taken on a mythical dimension, which has him instinctively plunging his burned hand into the nearest available liquid. The truth is slightly more mundane — he applied the oil intentionally when the wound became infected — but it was still an inspirational event for him.

In addition to abscesses, ulcers and war wounds, there are cases relating to gynecology, urology, dermatology and veterinary medicine. Jean Valnet edited by Robert Tisserand published: Valnet effectively bridges the gap between the tradition of healing with herbs and the advances of modern medicine, showing, in scientific terms, why plant medicine works, and making an impassioned plea for curtailing our use of dangerous chemical therapies.

Marguerite Maury published: In Britain, it was greeted with skepticim, but can now be re-assessed as the valuable reference book it is. A gold-mine of research, it contains information on a vast number of topics—health, beauty, diet, cooking, herbs, essential oils, and treatments. Read my list. Introductory Titles: A complete Guide to the Healing Art. download Now. The Encyclopedia of Essential Oils: The Essential Oils Handbook: Advanced Clinical Written for aromatherapy students or practitioners, sometimes covering specific aspects of aromatherapy.

Aromatherapeutic Blending: Essential Oils in Synergy. Aromatherapy for Bodyworkers. Aromatherapy for Health Professionals. Aromatherapy for Massage Practitioners. The Chemistry of Aromatherapeutic Oils. Clinical Aromatherapy: Essential Oils in Healthcare. Complementary Nursing in End of Life Care. Essential Oil Safety, second edition. Essential Oils. Energetics About essential oils and traditional energetic systems including Traditional Chinese Medicine and Ayurveda.

Aromatherapy for Healing the Spirit: Volume 1: Principles and Profiles. Aromatherapy and the Mind. The Aromatherapy Garden: Fragrance and Wellbeing: Plant Aromatics and Their Influence on the Psyche. Academic Reading Much more academic, with many scientific citations.

Only the editors names are shown here. Bioactive Essential Oils and Cancer. Handbook of Essential Oils: Science, Technology, and Applications. Lipids and Essential Oils as Antimicrobial Agents. Sense of Smell This is a sampling of the vast literature about the sense of smell.

None of these are aromatherapy books. The Cultural History of Smell. What the Nose Knows: The Science of Scent in Everyday Life. The Hidden Power of Smell: Error rating book. Refresh and try again. Open Preview See a Problem?

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Details if other: Thanks for telling us about the problem. Return to Book Page. A necessary resource for anyone interested in alternative approaches to healing, this book contains more than easy-to-follow recipes for essential oil treatments and aromatherapy. Get A Copy. Paperback , pages. More Details Original Title. Other Editions 4. Friend Reviews. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Lists with This Book. Community Reviews. Showing Rating details. More filters. Sort order. Mar 30, Laurie Carlson rated it it was amazing Shelves: This is the best book I have ever found listing all the Essential Oils and their uses.

I call it my Essential Oil Bible. It contains every possible oil available and then some. There is no possible way to remember everything listed in this book, which is why I end up using it as a reference tool. I am constantly going back to this book to look up this or that for oil use. I use essential oils for everything - all ailments, feel goods, illnesses, and more. This book has become one of the best boo This is the best book I have ever found listing all the Essential Oils and their uses.

This book has become one of the best books I have on Essential Oils. View 1 comment. Nov 23, Yaaresse rated it it was ok Shelves: It's a decent reference, but there are better EO books with updated information out there. I prefer a book that explains why certain oils are used for Z or Y, not just gives recipes. I also find her tone throughout the book a bit off-putting.

Nonetheless, I'll hang onto it as a backup because it is easy to look up specifics which I would then cross-reference with a more modern and instructive book such as Schnaubelt's or Tissarand's. And I can't believe she's advising using EOs on pets. Only It's a decent reference, but there are better EO books with updated information out there.

Only an experienced person should do that. EO can cause liver and kidney damage in cats, dogs and birds. Sep 30, Permies. I gleaned many things from it, and have decided to keep it as reference material for recipes etc. However, I strongly suggest that this is not your only source for information on essential oils. And actually incorrect when it comes to essential oils and animals. Their livers cannot process it. It will kill them. Because of the extreme inaccuracies in animal section, I am more skeptical of the book as a whole.

It could be that the information on essential oils back in , when this was written, was not as available as it is now, however there is no updated version. So I recommend caution and further research before attempting more than basic, well known, methods of use.

Jul 12, DeAnne rated it really liked it Shelves: This is a fantastic reference book for working with essential oils both as a perfumer and as a cosmetics formulator. Wormwood is one of the world's acknowledged experts on all things essential, and her advice about the therapeutic value of many of these oils is brilliant. As someone who has more than 20 years of experience working with the medical modalities of these types of therapy, her advice is both scientific in approach, and holistic in value.

Highly recommended. Sep 16, Melissa rated it it was amazing Shelves: I have just started using essential oils in the last few weeks.

I am already a firm believer in them and what they can do. This book has been so helpful in educating me in the world of essential oils!

Aug 14, Lori Smart rated it it was ok Shelves: Probably a good resource at publication, but has a lot of outdated information. Jun 14, Linda rated it really liked it.

A must if you're into essential oils! Use it often! Great resource! Best one I've found. Jun 09, Laura rated it it was amazing Shelves: Okay, this one's definitely a keeper. Zack's warts are vanishing and I only applied the essential oil remedy for three or four days.

Warts are so annoying, I had the hardest time getting rid of them when I was a kid. I'm absolutely amazed at how well this worked. They are natural and smell good so I'm learning how to use them. I appreciate the wealth of information in Okay, this one's definitely a keeper. I appreciate the wealth of information in this book. There's a recommendation for a basic kit containing 10 essential oils with a variety of uses, ranging from medicinal treatment physical and emotional to pest control in the garden.

The book is organized pretty well, but there have been some things that took me a while to find. I think it'll be easier to navigate when I'm more familiar with the layout. Aug 17, Kimbo rated it it was amazing. Okay, if we consider that.. Aromatherapy can be used to improve our lives in a myriad of ways. I have personally used it to quit smoking and manage pain. This book provides a thoughtful historical, emotional, and spiritual background with practical tips for combining Okay, if we consider that..

This book provides a thoughtful historical, emotional, and spiritual background with practical tips for combining essential oils to get their maximum holistic benefits. I highly recommend.

Feb 13, Lea rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: EO lovers. This is a fabulous reference book. I read it cover to cover and marked up most of the pages with notes and highlights; I tabbed many pages of recipes and tips that I want to refer back to. Some of the oils I wasn't familiar with and to collect all the ingredients she uses could be costly, but overall there are amazing recipes and a lot of very valuable information on essential oils and their practical uses in every day life.

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