Completely updated, the best book on essential oils has just gotten better!
A necessary resource for anyone interested in alternative approaches to healing and lifestyle, this new edition contains more than 800 easy-to-follow recipes for essential oil treatments. No one has provided more thorough and accurate guidance to the home practitioner or professional aromatherapist than Valerie Ann Worwood.
In her clear and positive voice, Worwood provide tools to address a huge variety of health issues, including specific advice for children, women, men and seniors. Other sections cover self-defence against microbes and contaminants, emotional challenges, care for the home and workplace, and applications for athletes, dancers, travelers, cooks, gardeners and animal lovers. Worwood also offers us her expertise in the use of essential oils in beauty and spa treatments, plus profiles of 125 essential oils, 37 carrier oils and more.
Since the publication of the first edition of this book 25 years ago, the positive impact of essential oil use has become increasingly recognized, as scientific researchers throughout the world have explored essential oils and their constituents for their unique properties and uses.
Valerie Ann Worwood is internationally acknowledged as one of the world's leading aromatherapists. She is the author of the bestselling The Complete Book of Essential Oils & Aromatherapy, The Fragrant Mind and Essential Aromatherapy. She has served on the executive councils of the International Federation of Aromatherapists and the Aromatherapy Organizations Council and has conducted numerous research projects on the clinical use of essential oils. She lives in Essex, England.