Synopses & Reviews
This thorough guide profiles 375 different essential oils according to botanical family, habit and growth, chemical components, and actions. Historical notes and lore, often from Chinese alchemy as well as western botanical sources, are featured. Essays on evergreens, lavender, chamomile, jasmine, and more fill out important categories. Graceful botanical illustrations illuminate the text.
Jeanne Rose is a respected authority on using herbs for medicine and beauty. In this book, she profiles 375 essential oils by botanical family, properties, actions, chemical components and by appearance.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 223-226) and index.
About the Author
Jeanne Rose has also written Jeanne Rose's Herbal Guide to Food, Jeanne Rose's Kitchen Cosmetics, Jeanne Rose's Herbal Body Book, and The Aromatherapy Book.