Aromatherapy: A Complete Guide

  • By Kathi Keville and Mindy Green, 2009 (softcover, 246 pages)
Aromatherapy: A Complete Guide



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.