The Encyclopedia of Essential Oils

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

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"At last a clear and systematic distillation of useful information about a truly comprehensive spectrum of essential oils and absolutes."
John Steele, American Aromatherapy Association
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Book Details

Pages

224 Pages

Size

7.5 x 9.5

Format

Trade Paperback

Pub. Date

06/01/2013

ISBN

978-1-57324-614-9

Publisher

Red Wheel Weiser

Authors

  • Author Julia Lawless

    Julia Lawless is an industry-leading expert on essential oils and aromatherapy throughout the English-speaking world. She is the proprietor of an herb and essential oil company based in the UK.

"At last a clear and systematic distillation of useful information about a truly comprehensive spectrum of essential oils and absolutes." –John Steele, American Aromatherapy Association

The definitive AZ 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, frankincense, ylang ylang, 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 plants
  • Methods of extraction
  • the herbal/folk tradition for each plant
  • the uses of each plant
  • aromatherapy applications
  • home 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.

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"At last a clear and systematic distillation of useful information about a truly comprehensive spectrum of essential oils and absolutes."
John Steele, American Aromatherapy Association
"A comprehensive and timely contribution to aromatherapy, herbalism and the whole field of holistic health care. An authoritative, reliable guide that will serve its readers for many years."
David Hoffmann, the American Herbalists Guild & California School of Herbal Studies