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

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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 Encyclopedia of Essential Oils

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

Author: Lawless, Julia

Publisher: Conari Press

ISBN: 157324614X

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 224

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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 Encyclopedia of Essential Oils

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

Author: Julia Lawless

Publisher: HarperCollins UK

ISBN: 0007145187

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 226

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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. This essential handbook is used by aromatherapists all over the world and is one of the most successful titles in this area. It includes an A Z listing of an enormous range of internationally relevant aromatic plants. Comprehensive information is provided for each entry, for example: Common name, Latin name, botanical plant family General Description what it looks like Distribution where it s found Herbal Folk Tradition traditional uses Actions what it s good for Extraction How the oil is extracted Characteristics what the oil looks like, and which other oils it blends well with Safety Information. The Encyclopedia also covers: History of aromatherapy and herbalism How aromatic plants work on your body & mind How to make your own blends Uses for oils in the home. This is a classic guide to essential oils and will remain a vital source of information for generations to come."

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

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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 Book of Essential Oils and Aromatherapy, Revised and Expanded

Over 800 Natural, Nontoxic, and Fragrant Recipes to Create Health, Beauty, and Safe Home and Work Environments

Author: Valerie Ann Worwood

Publisher: New World Library

ISBN: 1577311396

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 712

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Completely updated, the best book on the topic available anywhere has just gotten better! A necessary resource for anyone interested in alternative approaches to healing and lifestyle, this new edition contains more than 800 easy-to-follow recipes for essential oil treatments. No one has provided more thorough and accurate guidance to the home practitioner or professional aromatherapist than Valerie Ann Worwood. In her clear and positive voice, Worwood provides tools to address a huge variety of health issues, including specific advice for children, women, men, and seniors. Other sections cover self-defense against microbes and contaminants, emotional challenges, care for the home and workplace, and applications for athletes, dancers, travelers, cooks, gardeners, and animal lovers. Worwood also offers us her expertise in the use of essential oils in beauty and spa treatments, plus profiles of 125 essential oils, 37 carrier oils, and more. Since the publication of the first edition of this book 25 years ago, the positive impact of essential oil use has become increasingly recognized, as scientific researchers throughout the world have explored essential oils and their constituents for their unique properties and uses.


The Complete Aromatherapy and Essential Oils Sourcebook

A Practical Approach to the Use of Essential Oils for Health and Well-Being

Author: Julia Lawless

Publisher: HarperThorsons

ISBN: 9780008281465

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Page: 416

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Comprehensive and fully illustrated throughout, The Complete Aromatherapy and Essential Oils Sourcebook is the perfect go-to reference for absolutely everything about essential oils--from the best extraction methods to the most effective treatments for ailments. Did you know that heady jasmine is a warming antidepressant and aphrodisiac, also great for stress and sensitive skin?And why not apply lavender water during and after a flight as a prevention against jetlag? This seminal text, written and now updated by leading aromatherapist Julia Lawless, is authoritative, accessible, and clearly broken down for instant and easy reference.Featuring a visual profile of 100 beneficial essential oils and 20 nutritious carrier oils, a comprehensive reference guide on treating common ailments, and a guide to stocking the perfect home medicine chest, this sourcebook is an excellent resource for amateur aromatherapists and practicing professionals alike. Complete with detailed photographs throughout, learn how to ensure you're buying and storing oils to retain their potency as well as the best uses for individual oils to treat specific complaints--from beauty and stress management to chronic ailments and ill health.The Complete Aromatherapy and Essential Oils Sourcebook is beautiful, authoritative, and comprehensive--a must-have for any aromatherapy enthusiast.

The Aromatherapy Bible

The Definitive Guide to Using Essential Oils

Author: Gill Farrer-Halls

Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.

ISBN: 9781402730061

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 400

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Inside that bottle of essential oil lies the key to beauty, health, and wellbeing-and this comprehensive illustrated reference contains the information needed to work aromatherapy's magic. It includes a directory of essential oils plus recipes for creams and lotions; remedies to overcome negative emotions; first aid therapies; and techniques to enhance meditation and massages.

Aromatherapy for the Soul

Healing the Spirit with Fragrance and Essential Oils

Author: Valerie Ann Worwood

Publisher: New World Library

ISBN: 1608681971

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 364

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Fragrances possess a unique ability to evoke emotions, memories, and visions. Since the dawn of time spiritual traditions as diverse as Judaism, Christianity, Islam, Shinto, and Buddhism have used fragrances to enhance the experience of the Divine. With Aromatherapy for the Soul, world-renowned aromatherapist Valerie Ann Worwood has created a comprehensive guide to the use of essential oils and aromas to enhance spiritual practice. Originally published as The Fragrant Heavens, this groundbreaking book draws equally upon the pioneering research of eminent scientists and the insights of leading spiritual teachers. Extensive charts and exercises demonstrate how to use fragrance in healing, prayer, and meditation and in conjunction with vibrational and energetic healing. This extraordinary guide covers more than seventy essential oils and will help you call upon the divine power of fragrance to enrich your spiritual journey.

Essential Oil Basics

A Simple Guide to Greater Health with Essential Oils

Author: Jennifer Eden Clark

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780988997202

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Page: N.A

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The truth about essential oils and how to use them safely for the greatest benefit to your health and well-being.

Essential Oils

An Illustrated Guide

Author: Julia Lawless

Publisher: Element Books

ISBN: 9780007122493

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 144

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Aromatherapy is one of the most popular of the healing arts, and everything you'll ever need to know about the essential oils necessary to practice aromatherapy is contained within this practical guide. By harnessing the therapeutic properties contained within the essential oils extracted from aromatic plants, a whole host of physical and psychological complaints can be relieved. The illustrated guide contains: a history of aromatherapy and the use of essential oils through the ages; specific complaints, from stress to skin problems, and how to treat them with essential oils; and the many different ways in which the oils can be applied, and the various benefits of each.

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

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"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."--

Aromatherapy for Holistic Therapists

Author: Francesca Gould

Publisher: Nelson Thornes

ISBN: 9780748771028

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 256

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Providing students with a much-needed aromatherapy resource, this book provides detailed coverage of 43 essential oils with clear diagrams, common uses and chemical breakdown. It includes self-test sections at the end of each chapter, and a reference chart which allows students to select at-a-glance the right oils for the needs of their client.

The Healing Power of Essential Oils

Soothe Inflammation, Boost Mood, Prevent Autoimmunity, and Feel Great in Every Way

Author: Eric Zielinski, D.C

Publisher: Harmony

ISBN: 1524761370

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 304

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Eric Zielinski, D.C., host of the Essential Oils Revolution summits, offers a soup-to-nuts guide to mastering essential oils for vibrant health and well-being, featuring dozens of recipes and formulations for restful sleep, reduced inflammation, balanced hormones, and more. Achieving true health is not an easy task. For many people, it might be easier to pop a pill or push aside lingering discomfort in favor of finishing everything on your to-do list. In The Healing Power of Essential Oils, Eric Zielinski, D.C. shows readers how to make their health a priority with the life-changing benefits of essential oils. Essential oils are the natural solution to everything from anxiety and depression to deep-seated inflammation. For beginners, Dr. Z teaches everything you need to know to get started, including the top seven oils you should stock from Day 1 and the commonly used techniques and tools. He illustrates daily practices you can follow to enjoy the properties of essential oils, including a five-minute devotional using frankincense and neroli to set you up for a productive and stress-free day, and a simple bedtime routine harnessing the soporific effects of lavender. Backed by extensive research, Dr. Z also supplies essential oil blends that promote hormone balance, reduced inflammation, improved digestion, increased immunity, and so much more. You'll be armed with over 150 recipes for every health need, and a special section on women's health includes dozens of formulations for PMS, fertility, pregnancy, candida, and menopause. Even those well-versed in essential oils will benefit from this thorough approach. With your newfound knowledge, you can begin tailoring an essential oils practice to your unique pain points and lifestyle right away - and start experiencing amazing results.

Hydrosols

The Next Aromatherapy

Author: Suzanne Catty

Publisher: Inner Traditions / Bear & Co

ISBN: 9780892819461

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 290

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The first book devoted exclusively to aromatic hydrosols--gentle, water-based plant extracts that expand the healing, cosmetic, and culinary applications of aromatherapy. The author 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.

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

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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.

The Aromatherapy Beauty Guide

Using the Science of Carrier and Essential Oils to Create Natural Personal Care Products

Author: Danielle Sade

Publisher: Robert Rose

ISBN: 9780778805601

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 352

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Each drop of essential oil is a pharmacy. Danielle was inspired to write this book when she developed extreme skin sensitivities, irritations and rashes that didn't improve even after visits to skin specialists who only prescribed topical treatments and conventional therapies. When the symptoms didn't subside, she took matters into her own hands and sought out a natural-medicine healing approach through essential oils. This comprehensive book provides a wealth of evidence-based information that provides a sensible and sound approach when it comes to creating your own natural product formulas. In no time at all, you'll be creating signature products that are just right for your face and body. The Aromatherapy Beauty Guide is broken down into four user-friendly sections: Part 1: The Foundation Includes information on everything from anatomy of the skin, the mind-body connection, dry and sensitive skin to aging and aging sensitive skin Creating your own skin care products without chemicals or preservatives and the chemistry of essential oils Part 2: Basic Ingredients Information on the raw ingredients you'll need to get started (clays, waxes, extracts, etc.) as well as carrier oil, plant butter and infused herbals Part 3: Essential Oils All about essential oils including the biosynthesis of an essential oil and a directory of the oils best suited to personal care products from Bergamot to Lemongrass and Ylang Ylang Part 4: Making Your Own Personal Care Products Easy-to-follow instructions on creating products for the face, body, bath, pregnancy and breastfeeding and personal care products for men. Making your own natural botanical creams and lotions is surprisingly simple and very satisfying -- you'll soon be on the road to recovery and living a more natural lifestyle.

The Essential Oils Book

Creating Personal Blends for Mind & Body

Author: Colleen K. Dodt

Publisher: Storey Publishing

ISBN: 1603425896

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 160

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Discover the fragrant world of essential oils. Herbalist Colleen K. Dodt profiles the healing and cleaning powers of dozens of oils extracted from herbs, flowers, roots, barks, and resins. This comprehensive guide includes recipes for natural cleaning products, lotions, and ointments that will keep you feeling happy and smelling great. Fill your days with stimulating scents as you learn to use essential oils to wash your dishes, soothe sunburns, combat stress, and improve the quality of your life.

The Country Almanac of Home Remedies

Time-Tested & Almost Forgotten Wisdom for Treating Hundreds of Common Ailments, Aches & Pains Quickly and Naturally

Author: Brigitte Mars,Chrystle Fiedler

Publisher: Fair Winds Press (MA)

ISBN: 1592336310

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 287

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Presents a collection of popular, all-natural, traditional remedies for a variety of common ailments, ranging from backache and sunburns to ear infections and gout.

The Practice Of Aromatherapy

Author: Jean Valnet

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 144814678X

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 288

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An explanation of aromatherapy, what it is and how it works with especial reference to fifty plants and essences. It includes a guide to the plants and essential oils used in aromatherapy and how they can keep the body and mind healthy.