Essential Aromatherapy- A Pocket Guide to Essential Oils and Aromatherapy

Essential Aromatherapy- A Pocket Guide to Essential Oils and Aromatherapy

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Here is a complete guide to aromatherapy, a modern healing technique with ancient origins. Essential Aromatherapy organizes essential oils into alphabetical listings, providing their profiles, applications, and the physical and emotional conditions that warrant their use. Dozens of helpful illustrations are included.

This brisk tour of essential oils (or concentrated plant essences) and explores their many applications and uses. Author Susan Worwood begins with a brief history of oils and aromatherapy, which describes how the practice of aromatherapy shifted from having New Age connotations to being accepted in popular culture.

The reader learns how essential oils work with mind/body/spiritual connection. The guide provides tips on buying and storing oils and includes useful one-page profiles of the plants that produce the oils, from basil to yuzu. The book's exhaustive "how to use" list describes how to make face masks, foot baths, gargles, diffusers, and more. The list also teaches us that there are inexpensive, natural treatments for many common maladies.This book offers a great crash course in essential oils and aromatherapy is a useful reference handbook.

  • ISBN: 978-1-57731-248-2
  • Pages: 208
  • Package: Paperback
  • Size: 4.5 X 8
The International Federation of Aromatherapists does not recommend that Essential Oils be taken internally unless under the supervision of a Medical Doctor who is also qualified in clinical Aromatherapy. All cautions listed for individual oils do not include those cautions from ingestion.

This statement has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

Bottles are filled by volume. Some bottle sizes may not be filled to the top, but do contain the volume of oil specified.

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On July 26, 2017


Very Informative

I'm fairly new to EOs and found this book to be very useful. It gives a good breakdown of how to use the EOs (Ex: how to make lotion, spray, face mask, lots of others stuff, you name it). It tells you how many drops to use, but does not give any recipes. If you are having a specific problem, it lists all the EOs that are good for that problem and how to use it. There is an extensive list of ailments,broken down from physical to emotional, everything from A-Z. The description of this book on the website it very accurate. It does not give specific recipes, but gives you enough information to make your own. I would recommend this book to anyone!!


On July 28, 2017


Essential Aromatherapy- A Pocket Guide to Essential Oils and Aromatherapy

This book has been extremely helpful to me as I am a beginner. I am learning blends for many of the small ailments I have and encourage anyone, beginner or not, to purchase this book. It's a great refresher for anyone.


On April 22, 2017

500 Formulas For Aromatherapy

I was not really pleased with this book. I was expecting it to have recipes for the issues that I deal with anxiety,physical ailments and loss of a loved one. Maybe I should have chosen a different book that Plant Therapy has...maybe Essential Aromatherapy or The complete Book of Essential Oils and Aromatherapy...yes ...perhaps this one would support my needs best. There were some great recipes for house hold uses but not what I was expecting.