375 Essential Oils and Hydrosols

375 Essential Oils and Hydrosols

by Jeanne Rose
     
 

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

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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.

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From the Publisher
"Jeanne Rose does it again, detailing the aromatic world in a new light! In this book she combines ancient and modern biochemical knowledge with decades of her own hands-on involvement in aroma and body products, natural cosmetics, and medicinces to make a wonderful whole."
- James A. Duke, Ph.D.

"Thanks to her encompassing understanding of the vegtal kingdom and its powerful resources, Jeanne Rose takes the reader on a travel that is always refreshing and exciting."
- Daniel Penoel, M.D.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781883319892
Publisher:
North Atlantic Books
Publication date:
08/28/1999
Pages:
280
Sales rank:
663,176
Product dimensions:
6.01(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.80(d)

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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.

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