The definitive A-Z 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 oils. From commonly used oils such as lavender and tea tree to the more obscure oils including deertounge, oakmoss, cananga, and angelica, The Encyclopedia of Essential Oils offers a wide variety of uses.
This reliable guide covers detailed oil profiles that include synonyms and related plants, methods of extraction, herbal traditions for each plant, medicinal uses, aromatherapy applications, and home and commercial uses. In addition, there is a therapeutic index and botanical classification section that covers essential information on oils and their uses and relationships to one another.