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Aromatherapy Companion Book by Victoria Edwards
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Author: Edwards, Victoria H.
Publisher: Storey Books
Copyright: 1998
Number of Pages: 288
ISBN: 1580171508
Price: $19.95

In The Aromatherapy Companion, you'll find hundreds of soothing and healing recipes for beauty, health and emotional well-being through every stage of life. Noted aromatherapist Victoria Edwards offers a comprehensive guide to using some of the more unusual essential oils and carrier oils, and shares her secret blends for the bath, massage, perfumery, health care, and aphrodesiacs. She also includes special recipes inspired by mythology, astrology, and Ayurvedic medicine.

Table of Contents:

  • Preface
  • Chapter 1: Introduction to Aromatherapy and Essential Oils
  • Chapter 2: An Overview of Essential Oils and Their Properties
  • Chapter 3: Aromachemistry
  • Chapter 4: Safety and Toxicity Guidelines
  • Chapter 5: Carrier Oils - The Vehicles of Delivery
  • Chapter 6: Basic Aromatherapy Applications
  • Chapter 7: Creating Your Own Blends
  • Chapter 8: Natural Perfumery
  • Chapter 9: Aphrodisiacs
  • Chapter 10: Aromatherapy and Ayurveda
  • Chapter 11: Mythology and Aromatherapy
  • Chapter 12: Aromatherapy for Children and Teenagers
  • Chapter 13: Aromatherapy for Pregnancy and Menopause
  • Chapter 14: Men and Aromatherapy
  • Chapter 15: Aromatherapy for Successful Aging
  • Glossary
  • Recommended Reading
  • Resources
  • Index

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Rating: 5 out of 5

Reviewed By: Sarah

Posted: Saturday, January 14, 2006

Location: , ME

Comments: I love this book! I use it as a reference all the time. Great easy-to- navigate format. Highly reccomended!


Rating: 5 out of 5

Reviewed By: Jen

Posted: Wednesday, May 11, 2005

Location: Export, PA

Comments: A must-read if you are into aromatherapy. This is well-written and contains a great broad overview of the subject as well as basic precautions and safety. A must read.


Rating: 5 out of 5

Reviewed By: Yvette

Posted: Sunday, June 29, 2003

Location: Somwhere, CT

Comments: This is a must have for anyone studying aromatherapy, Victoria Edwards is well versed on this subject and shares it extremely well!


Total Number of Ratings: 3
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