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Essential Aromatherapy: A Pocket Guide to Essential Oils and Aromatherapy

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Although aromatherapy is much in vogue these days, it is actually an ancient practice, with people over the centuries regularly turning to nature for cures, comforts and cosmetics. Essential Aromatherapy reveals the secrets of this art and organizes them into accessible, alphabetical listings.
Paperback, 190 pages
Published October 1st 1995 by New World Library
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Vannoy Fite
Apr 19, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
The Worwoods are my go-to people for learning anything about essential oils. They are so down to my level when explaining how and why they work. This book was required for our clinical, and it sure was handy and easy to use.
Helga Cohen
Aug 02, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This is a great book to have if you want to learn about essential oils. This is a comprehensive guide to aromatherapy and the essential oils are organized into alphabetical listings providing their profiles, applications and physical conditions that warrant their uses.
Essential oils have been around for centuries. They have been used for natural remedies to help heal skin conditions, alleviate pain and help relax the body and soothe sore muscles. Essential oils are concentrated plant essences an
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Debbie
Mar 17, 2009 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
wonderful reference. It talks about essential oils and their uses and even has a guide so you can look up an ailment and it will tell you what oils to use and how. You can also look up specific oils and see what it is used for and what blends well with it as well as other iformation about that oil. Also has instructions for self-use.
Letitia
Aug 27, 2009 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This is an excellent guide and exactly what I was looking for in all respects except two: it does not discuss "at home extraction" and there are no recipes. I have lavender plants in my yard and would like to make my own lavendar oil. However, I was also particularly interested in natural remedies for skin problems and pain, and this was a wonderful guide!
Gaia Love
Sep 26, 2012 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
a great quick and easy reference for essential oils. great little pocket companion.
Naomi Ball
Jul 30, 2012 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This book has a lot of good practical information. I often refer to my copy.
Colin
Sep 28, 2011 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Excellent condensed aromatherapy resource!
Katrina Shreve
great begginers guide
Jessica
Dec 21, 2008 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
has some good basic info, including general wellness outside of EOs. I particularly liked the formatting of the EO profiles; as well as their 'glossary of therapeutic uses' and their general glossary of EO components (ie-acids, esters, lactones, phenols, etc).

I think this is a good resource/reference for those just becoming interested and intrigued with essential oils, as well as those that are on a journey to greater understanding of EOs and their use/effect.
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