The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Essential Oils: The Complete Guide to the Use of Oils in Aromatherapy and Herbalism

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Element, 1995 - Aromatherapy - 256 pages
A guide to the most commonly available aromatherapy oils. It gives vital information on plant origins, medical herbalism and the properties and actions of herbs and essential oils. The book covers 165 oils, their actions, characteristics, principal constituents and folk traditions, as well as safety data, and aromatherapy and home use.

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An excellent beautifully illustrated book with lots of practical information for anyone who wants to learn about and use essential oils. Read full review

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About the author (1995)

Julia Lawless is the founder of the London-based essential oils shop, Aqua Oleum. She is a practicing, qualified aromatherapist, and a member of the International Federation of Aromatherapists. She is the author of several aromatherapy books, including the "Illustrated Elements of Essential Oils". Visit her at:

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