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The Fragrant Heavens: The Spiritual Dimension of Fragrance and Aromatherapy
Valerie Ann Worwood explores the connection between fragrance and spirituality, examining both scientific and esoteric evidence for the spiritual power of essential oils. She examines the spiritual traditions that use aroma for ritual, prayer, and meditation and shows how to incorporate these traditions into modern practices.
Paperback, 320 pages
Published July 28th 1999 by New World Library
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Beautiful book. Chapter One opens with stories about the "singing forest" - a lovely idea. But there is advice on making body oils, cleansing the atmosphere of the home, cleansing the chakras, using music, sound, color, and reiki for healing, etc. Also a lot of interesting research on aromatic traditions. Both functional and interesting - worth the read.
Valerie Ann Worwood is an aromatherapist, a reflexologist, a member of the London and counties society of Physiologists, and as Chairman of Research is an active member of the International Federation of Aromatherapists. She runs her own clinic in Romford, England, conducts research on aromatherapy and its effects on endometriosis and infertility, and is a consultant to several natural beauty and ...moreMore about Valerie Ann Worwood...