- By Jeanne Rose, 1999 (softcover, 251 pages)
In this comprehensive guide, Jeanne Rose profiles 375 essential oils and hydrosols commonly used in aromatherapy according to their plant families, chemical components, actions, and uses. As a well-known herbalist and aromatherapist, Jeanne Rose adds historical lore from Chinese alchemy and botany as well as western botanical sources.
- By Kurt Schnaubelt, 1998 (softcover, 138 pages)
Advanced Aromatherapy draws on broad-based research to demonstrate how essential oils interact with the different systems of the body and how they affect emotional states as well as physical ones. Students of aromatherapy wishing to take their practice to the next level will find that much of the guesswork used in developing formulas is no longer necessary. Professional aromatherapists will find that Advanced Aromatherapy turns the art of healing with essential oils into good medicine for the next century.
- By Kathi Keville and Mindy Green, 2009 (softcover, 246 pages)
In this encyclopedic guide to the most fragrant of healing arts, master aromatherapists Kathi Keville and Mindy Green draw on their extensive expertise with botanical therapies to provide a one-stop resource for students and practitioners. This thoroughly revised and expanded edition includes sections on the history and theory of aromatherapy, from ancient uses to modern day perfumes as well as updated herbal listings and resources for making your own formulations. Instructions for extracting and blending essential oils at home and new sections on Ayurvedic aromatherapy, environmental sustainability, and massage therapy techniques are also included. From cosmetics and perfumes to therapeutics for balancing body, mind, and spirit, Aromatherapy will help you harness the healing power of plants.
- By Demetria Clark, 2015 (softcover, 183 pages)
This comprehensive sourcebook explains how essential oils and herbal remedies can provide natural, alternative solutions to the myriad health care needs that arise during pregnancy, birth, and postpartum. Experienced aromatherapist Demetria Clark guides you through exploring the safe, gentle, and effective formulas specific to this transformative time in a woman’s life.
- By Valerie Ann Worwood, 2016 (softcover, 682 pages)
A necessary resource for anyone interested in alternative approaches to healing and lifestyle, this new edition of Valerie's must have aromatherapy book contains more than 800 easy-to-follow recipes for essential oil treatments. This complete volume explains, in practical and easy-to-understand terminology, how to incorporate essential oils and aromatherapy into everyday life for personal care, physical, mental, and emotional health, and a safe home environment.
- By Kurt Schnaubelt, 1999 (softcover, 296 pages)
In this fascinating work, Kurt Schnaubelt traces aromatherapy's French origins which paralleled the development of pharmacology. Grounding his inquiry in the chemistry of body odor and natural human aromas, he explores the molecular makeup of the major essential oils: their composition, biosynthesis, and effects in healing. Understanding the chemistry of essential oils allows one a greater appreciation of their effects and applicability, and Schnaubelt expertly shows that essential oils have been used successfully for healing for hundreds of years, and deserve more serious consideration as a current therapeutic option.
- By Kathi Keville, 2016 (softcover, 276 pages)
Immerse yourself in the healing power of fragrance! Plant aromas affect our brains in surprising and healthful ways, and adding potent botanicals to your garden can create a restorative haven. The Aromatherapy Garden explains how fragrant plants can be as therapeutic as they are intoxicating, and how easy it is to add this captivating element to gardens large and small.
- By Julia Lawless, 2013 (softcover, 226 pages)
This is the definitive A-Z reference guide to essential oils commonly used in aromatherapy. In this detailed and systematic compilation of nearly 200 essential oils, aromatherapy expert Julia Lawless shares her extensive knowledge of oils both common and uncommon and their many uses. Easy to use, this volume lets you access information in a variety of ways with a therapeutic index, a botanical index, botanical classifications, and safety information.
- By Kurt Schnaubelt, 2011 (softcover, 233 pages)
This fascinating book explores science's new biological understanding of essential oils and their advantages over synthetic drugs. Renowned aromatherapist Kent Schnaubelt reveals how the effectiveness of essential oil applications stems from our common biochemical and cellular heritage with plants. He explains how essential oils preserve a plant's complex natural life-supporting qualities, developed through millions of years of interaction with animals and humans. Reviewing recent research in molecular, cellular, and evolutionary biology, Schnaubelt demonstrates how the multilayered activity of plant essences maintains the integrity of our genetic code.