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375 Essential Oils and Hydrosols
Author: Jeanne Rose
With over forty years of professional experience, Jeanne Rose is a pioneer in the field of holistic aromatherapy, and is a well respected aromatherapy author and educator. Within 375 Essential Oils and Hydrosols, Jeanne provides monographs (profiles/summaries) of many essential oils, hydrosols and other natural aromatics used in holistic aromatherapy.

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500 Formulas for Aromatherapy
Authors: Carol Schiller & David Schiller
This is a useful book to add to your collection if you're looking for a lot of blends. However, if you're looking for a book that also includes detailed introductory information on Aromatherapy, The Complete Book of Essential Oils & Aromatherapy by Valerie Ann Worwood may be a better choice.

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Advanced Aromatherapy
Author: Kurt Schnaubelt, phD
Dr. Kurt Schnaubelt is the founder of the Pacific Institute of Aromatherapy. Advanced Aromatherapy is a 138-page workbook-size textbook that provides a more advanced look into essential oils and aromatherapy. Essential oil chemistry, oil selection and application are the topical highlights of this information-rich text.

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Aromatherapeutic Blending: Essential Oils in Synergy
Author: Jennifer Peace Rhind
Within the enlightening and thought-provoking pages of Aromatherapeutic Blending, Jennifer Peace Rhind introduces and teaches the reader how to formulate safe and effective synergistic therapeutic blends while also sharing differing approaches and viewpoints to developing synergistic blends.

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Aromatherapy - A Complete Guide to the Healing Art, Second Edition
Author: Kathi Keville & Mindy Green
Written by two accomplished aromatherapy educators and experts, this well admired book supplies a nice introduction to the many facets of aromatherapy.

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Aromatherapy and Subtle Energy Techniques
Author: Joni Keim Loughran, Ruah Bull
Aromatherapy and Subtle Energy Techniques introduces beginners to the concepts of subtle energy techniques and briefly dives into energy therapies including Therapeutic Touch, Reiki, Polarity Therapy, Subtle Energy Medicine, Earth Energy Healing and Hands-on-Healing.

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Aromatherapy Anointing Oils
Author: Joni Keim Loughran, Ruah Bull
Aromatherapy Anointing Oils provides an overview of how anointing has been integrated into spirituality, how anointing oils can enhance spiritual and emotional enlightenment, how to incorporate anointing oils into daily life as well as for special celebrations or challenging times, and guides the reader in formulating anointing oils by use of essential oils diluted into a fixed/carrier oil.

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The Aromatherapy Beauty Guide: Using the Science of Carrier & Essential Oils to Create Natural Personal Care Products
Author: Danielle Sade, BSc, CAHP
The Aromatherapy Beauty Guide is an indispensable, necessary book for everyone interested in making effective, natural skin and hair care products for personal use.

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Aromatherapy for Healing the Spirit
Author: Gabriel Mojay
Gabriel Mojay, Founding Co-Chair of the International Federation of Professional Aromatherapists, discusses the use of aromatics for emotional and spiritual well being. Aspects of Chinese medicine are explained. Profiles (monographs) of 40 essential oils are also covered.

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Aromatherapy for Health Professionals
Authors: Shirley Price and Len Price
Aromatherapy for Health Professionals includes detailed essential oil information, case studies and research. It serves as a very comprehensive guide on many subjects. If you are an intermediate/advanced student of aromatherapy, an aromatherapist or aromatherapy vendor, you will most likely consider this one of your most appreciated aromatherapy books.

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Aromatherapy for Menopause Success
Author: Angela Sidlo
Angela Sidlo has prepared a book that focuses upon the use of essential oils to help support fluctuating hormones and the symptoms/challenges that women face during peri/menopause. What a helpful book and resource this is for those of us facing this special stage in our lives.

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Aromatherapy for Pregnancy, Birth, and Breastfeeding
Author: Demetria Clark
This beautifully printed 192-page book provides a solid overview and background of aromatherapy and herbalism, safety information and a large selection of herbal remedies and aromatherapy recipes for use (as the name states) during pregnancy, birth and while breastfeeding.

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Aromatherapy for the Healthy Child
Author: Valerie Ann Worwood
This vast 316-page book covers a multitude of aromatherapy uses for children. In Worwood's typical style, she doesn't merely give a recipe or two for particular conditions or issues, but she also provides well-rounded advice that complements her aromatherapy suggestions.

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Aromatherapy for the Soul
Author: Valerie Ann Worwood
Aromatherapy for the Soul offers a broad and enticing look at the spiritual application for essential oils in ancient and present times. Consider this book if you're looking for a deeper introduction into the role that aromatherapy and aromatic botanicals play within spirituality in general and within your own personal spiritual practices.

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Aromatherapy for Women
Author: Maggie Tisserand
This lovely 176-page book acts as a beginning aromatherapy guide for women. Topics of interest to women and mothers are covered, and recipes are offered in many cases.

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Aromatherapy Recipes Using Pure Essential Oils
Authors: Penny Keay
Available in both Kindle and paperback formats, Aromatherapy Recipes Using Pure Essential Oils, contains over 200 recipes.

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Aromatherapy Scent and Psyche
Authors: Peter & Kate Damian
Aromatherapy Scent and Psyche is a good choice for those seeking more in-depth details regarding the background of aromatherapy, how olfaction (the sense of smell) works, and how aromatherapy can effect the emotions.

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Aromatherapy Science: A Guide for Healthcare Professionals
Author: Maria Lis-Balchin, BSc, PhD
This is a practical resource for healthcare professionals aromatherapy educators, students and laypersons interested in seriously expanding their knowledge of holistic aromatherapy.

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Aromatherapy vs MRSA
Author: Maggie Tisserand
Maggie Tisserand takes a very close look at MRSA and the ongoing risks and challenges in addressing these serious infections. She offers valuable research based information regarding essential oils that may play a noteworthy role in combating and protecting individuals from MRSA.

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Aromatherapy Workbook 30th Anniversary Edition
Author: Marcel Lavabre
The Aromatherapy Workbook 30th Anniversary Edition is a 256-page fresh, contemporary update of Marcel Lavabre's remarkable essential oil guide. In addition to updates to the text itself, the layout now includes numerous beautiful color photos.

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Aromatherapy: A Holistic Guide to Natural Healing with Essential Oils
Author: Valerie Cooksley
Aromatherapy: A Lifetime Guide to Healing With Essential Oils provides many recipes for medical conditions and supplies brief monographs (descriptions) for 30 oils.

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Aromatic Waters: Therapeutic, Cosmetic, and Culinary Hydrosol Applications
Author: Amy Kreydin
Aromatic Waters by Amy Kreydin is a perfect introduction to understanding what hydrosols are and how to knowledgably shop for and use these wonderfully beneficial waters. At the center of Aromatic Waters is a helpful selection of 34 hydrosol profiles.

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Aromatica Volume 1: A Clinical Guide to Essential Oil Therapeutics, Principles and Profiles
Author: Peter Holmes LAc, MH
Aromatica Volume 1 provides an insightful, eloquent and intriguing perspective regarding the background, energetics and the clinical applications of essential oils and essential oil therapy. At the heart of the book lies a 242-page Materia Aromatica section that includes detailed profiles for 30 essential oils.

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Aromatica Volume 2: A Clinical Guide to Essential Oil Therapeutics, Applications and Profiles
Author: Peter Holmes LAc, MH
Aromatica Volume 2 provides an insightful look at essential oil uses and delivery methods, clinical use of essential oils and an intriguing perspective regarding the vitalistic and analytical approaches to the use of essential oils is presented. It also features an enormous 403-page Materia Aromatica section that includes detailed profiles for 42 essential oils

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Art of Aromatherapy, The
Author: Robert B. Tisserand
Robert Tisserand is an aromatherapy pioneer and modern day expert in aromatherapy, and his name is well known to most aromatherapists. Although written in 1977, this book is a valuable resource for the aromatherapy student and practitioner who is seeking more detailed historical and background information into aromatherapy and essential oils.

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The Art, Science & Business of Aromatherapy
Author: Kayla Fioravanti
As a successful and respected aromatherapist, formulator, entrepreneur and author, Kayla Fioravanti's second edition of The Art, Science & Business of Aromatherapy provides invaluable insights into the many facets of learning about and working professionally with essential oils.

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Astrological Aromatherapy
Author: Patricia Davis
Astrological Aromatherapy acts as an introduction to both the field of astrology and aromatherapy.

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Authentic Aromatherapy
Author: Sharon Falsetto
Authentic Aromatherapy is a lovely, non-intimidating and easy-to-read introductory essential oil handbook. It is written by aromatherapy educator and expert Sharon Falsetto, Chief Editor of the Aromatherapy Journal, the quarterly publication of the National Association of Holistic Aromatherapy.

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The Blossoming Heart: Aromatherapy for Healing and Transformation
Author: Robbi Zeck ND
The Blossoming Heart is a beautifully written and wonderful addition to the library of aromatherapists and aromatherapy enthusiasts who want to pause from studying the chemistry and the physically therapeutic properties of essential oils and delve into exploring the esoteric and emotionally healing/transformative possibilities of essential oils.

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Cannabis: CBD Rich Hemp Oil, Hemp Essential Oil and Hemp Seed Oil
Author: Elizabeth Ashley
Elizabeth Ashley is the first qualified aromatherapy educator and author to tackle this subject and publish a book that focuses upon the oils derived from Cannabis. She helps to clarify the historical origins of Cannabis, clears up a lot of confusion and misconceptions and provides an important overview of each of the different oils, their components, benefits and applications.

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Carrier Oils for Aromatherapy & Massage
Author: Len Price with Ian Smith & Shirley Price
Carrier Oils for Aromatherapy & Massage provides an overview of carrier oils, monographs (profiles) for 60 carrier and macerated oils, an introduction to the chemistry of the oils and other relevant information regarding the carrier oils used within aromatherapy, massage and other topical skin care applications.

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Chemistry of Aromatherapeutic Oils, The
Author: E. Joy Bowles
The Chemistry of Aromatherapeutic Oils should be considered as a resource for students and practitioners who want a deeper understanding of the chemistry and constituents behind the essential oils commonly used in holistic aromatherapy.

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Chemistry of Essential Oils, The
Author: David G Williams
The Chemistry of Essential Oils is most valuable as an in-depth complement to The Chemistry of Aromatherapeutic Oils by E. Joy Bowles and Essential Chemistry for Aromatherapy by Sue Clarke.

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Clinical Aromatherapy: Essential Oils in Practice
Author: Jane Buckle, RN, PhD
Updated with more studies, tables and references, the third edition of Clinical Aromatherapy is a hefty 412-page book that focuses on the use of essential oils in a healthcare setting. Dr. Buckle gives a good overview for each topic and as appropriate, she describes the traditional drugs and procedures that are commonly used for treatment and follows with essential oil/aromatherapy alternatives and applicable research and case studies.

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CO2 Extracts in Aromatherapy
Author: Madeleine Kerkhof
At long last, we are fortunate to have a book available that focuses upon CO2 Extracts for use within holistic aromatherapy, with an emphasis upon clinical applications.

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Complementary Nursing in End of Life Care
Author: Madeleine Kerkhof - Knapp Hayes
Complementary Nursing in End of Life Care is a crucial book for health care practitioners, aromatherapists, educators and all of those that provide palliative and end of life patient care. It addresses essential oil usage and safety for numerous applications while also addressing other complementary modalities including massage and aquacare.

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Complete Aromatherapy & Essential Oils Handbook for Everyday Wellness, The
Author: Nerys Purchon and Lora Cantele
This is a must-have book for the aromatherapy libraries of beginners and intermediates who are eager to gain a solid understanding of specific essential oils, hydrosols and carrier oils and learn how to safely incorporate them within therapeutic and daily living applications. It is a good choice as a first book for those who are seriously interested in learning about aromatherapy.

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Complete Book Of Essential Oils & Aromatherapy, The
Also known as "The Fragrant Pharmacy" in the UK.
Author: Valerie Ann Worwood
This 25th anniversary edition of this remarkable aromatherapy guide has been significantly updated to include expanded content, safety information, 125 essential oil profiles and 800 recipes.

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Complete Guide to Aromatherapy Third Edition Volume 1 - Foundations & Materia Medica, The
Author: Salvatore Battaglia
Salvatore Battaglia is a highly respected Australian aromatherapist, educator and essential oil expert. The first edition of Salvatore Battaglia's Complete Guide to Aromatherapy was published in 1995, and the second edition was published in 2003. At long last, Salvatore Battaglia's The Complete Guide to Aromatherapy Third Edition Volume 1 - Foundations & Materia Medica is available.

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Cooking for the Senses
Author: Jennifer Peace Rhind and Gregor Law
Jennifer Peace Rhind brings her considerable background with olfaction and sensory perception to life in this beautiful and captivating book. Sprinkled with her own experiences, her chapters on understanding flavors, ingredients and food preparation are enlightening and a delight to read. The Recipe Collection section of the book, by Gregor Law, presents over one hundred delectable vegan recipes sprinkled extensively with exquisite mouth-watering color photography.

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Daily Aromatherapy: Transforming the Seasons of Your Life with Essential Oils
Author: Joni Keim and Ruah Bull
Daily Aromatherapy is dedicated towards inner reflection, growth, healing, spirituality and self awareness through the esoteric use of essential oils. The book is well organized, and is broken down ultimately into a day-to-day format of enriching exercises.

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Encyclopedia Of Essential Oils (Updated Edition), The
Author: Julia Lawless
The updated edition of The Encyclopedia Of Essential Oils by Julia Lawless is an outstanding reference that covers 182 essential oils. It is suitable for beginners and as a reference for more advanced aromatherapy students, practitioners and professionals.

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Essence of Love
Author: Maggie Tisserand
Essence of Love covers some interesting historical and practical information about the use of aromatics and essential oils in romance and intimacy. The light-hearted history information is fascinating reading (and occasionally, humorous).

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Essential Chemistry for Aromatherapy
Author: Sue Clarke
Essential Chemistry for Aromatherapy, in conjunction with The Chemistry of Aromatherapeutic Oils by E. Joy Bowles, are the two books I would recommend first to those that are new to essential oil chemistry or to those that struggle with the concepts of chemistry.

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Essential Guide to Natural Skin Care, The
Author: Helene Berton / Hélène Berton
The Essential Guide to Natural Skin Care is helpful for those just starting to learn about natural personal care products and the botanical ingredients they contain. It can help shoppers to understand the nutritive importance of particular botanicals and can guide them towards making enlightened product choices.

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Essential Living: Aromatherapy Recipes for Health & Home
Author: Andrea Butje, Aromahead Institute
Essential Living provides a non-intimidating look into aromatherapy and essential oils, basic safety information, storage information plus numerous tips, and a selection of categorized aromatherapy recipes. Color photos complement virtually all of its pages.

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Essential Oil Maker's Handbook: Extracting, Distilling & Enjoying Plant Essences
Authors: Betinna Malle and Helge Schmickl
The Essential Oil Maker's Handbook is a beautiful hardcover book that is presented using a writing style that makes it easy to grasp the process and requirements for essential oil distillation. It is well organized and rich in color photography.

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Essential Oil Safety: A Guide for Health Care Professionals
Authors: Robert Tisserand and Rodney Young
The second edition of Essential Oil Safety is invaluable to the serious aromatherapy student, aromatherapy practitioner, health care professional, and everyone seriously interested in understanding the safety precautions and contraindications for essential oils. For everyone past the stage of enjoying "recipe" style aromatherapy books and that seeks solid knowledge about the safe and effective use of essential oils, this book is an absolute must-have.

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Essential Oils and Aromatherapy
Author: Gregory Lee White
For those new to aromatherapy, Essential Oils and Aromatherapy is a solid, concise, easy-to-grasp introduction to the field of holistic aromatherapy.

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Essential Oils and Aromatics: A Step-by-Step Guide for Use in Massage and Aromatherapy
Author: Marge Clark
Essential Oils and Aromatics is an excellent first aromatherapy book and stepping stone towards more detailed and thorough exploration of the many facets of aromatherapy. Its pages can be read in an afternoon or evening, and it will remain a helpful reference for its recipes and profiles.

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Essential Oils Book, The
Author: Colleen K. Dodt
The Essential Oils Book contains practical, holistic, and safety-oriented advice and recipes for the beginner.

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Essential Oils for the Whole Body: The Dynamics of Topical Application and Absorption
Author: Heather Dawn Godfrey, PGCE, BSc
Enriched with numerous tables, charts and color photographs, Essential Oils for the Whole Body is a comprehensive essential oil guide that is well suited for those who are new to using essential oils and also serves as a helpful reference for practitioners and those with a more advanced background.

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Essential Oils in Colour
Author: Rosemary Caddy
At the core of Essential Oils in Colour is the ninety essential oil profiles. Each profile includes a visual and colorful pie chart that accompanies a list of the functional groups present for the oil. For each functional group, she lists the percentage present in the oil.

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Essential Oils: A Handbook for Aromatherapy Practice
Author: Jennifer Peace Rhind
Essential Oils is recommended for students, aromatherapy professionals and those that have a growing interest in essential oils and the field of aromatherapy. The appendices alone are worth the retail price of the book, let alone the rich content contained within its chapters.

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Essential Waters: Hydrosols, Hydrolats & Aromatic Waters
Author: Marge Clark
Essential Waters: Hydrosols, Hydrolats & Aromatic Waters is a non-intimidating, easy-to-read and enlightening introduction to hydrosols. It is an excellent choice for those interested in learning about how to use these precious aromatic waters.

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Fragrance and Wellbeing: Plant Aromatics and Their Influence on the Psyche
Author: Jennifer Peace Rhind
Citing numerous articles and studies, Jennifer Peace Rhind provides a thorough, intriguing and objective look at the impact of aroma and fragrance, including natural botanical aromatics and essential oils, on personal wellbeing and the psyche.

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The Fragrant Mind
Author: Valerie Ann Worwood
This volume delves into the psychological and emotional use of aromatherapy and essential oils. It covers both general psychological and aromatherapy information as well as listing emotional conditions and the oils that can assist with the condition. It also discusses various personality profiles and the oils most suitable for those personality types.

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Gattefossé's Aromatherapy - The First Book on Aromatherapy
Author: Rene-Maurice Gattefossé
Although the basic principles of aromatherapy have been used for thousands of years, Rene-Maurice Gattefossé is the father of the term aromatherapy. Originally written in French in 1937, this book is the English translation of this renowned work.

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Handbook of Essential Oils: Science, Technology, and Applications, Third Edition
Editors: K. Husnu Can Baser; Gerhard Buchbauer
The Handbook of Essential Oils is a vast compilation of 33 chapters, written and presented by experts within their respective fields. This impressive, well-referenced, 1,120-page publication covers a great deal of ground surrounding the history, chemistry, production, applications, storage and marketing of essential oils.

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Harmonized Aromatherapy for Seasonal Wellness
Author: Shanti Dechen, CCAP, CAI, LMT
Within Harmonized Aromatherapy for Seasonal Wellness, Shanti Dechen shows us how we can mindfully integrate aromatherapy into each season to enhance our emotional, mental and physical wellness.

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Harvest to Hydrosol
Author: Ann Harman
With nearly 20 years of distillation experience, Harvest to Hydrosol is written by one of the most experienced and respected hydrosol distillers in the world. Author Ann Harman provides an enlightening and thorough introduction and background into hydrosols and the world of hydrosol distillation.

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Healing Intelligence of Essential Oils: The Science of Advanced Aromatherapy
Author: Kurt Schnaubelt, Ph.D.
The Healing Intelligence of Essential Oils is beautifully presented. The eye-catching layout includes numerous color photographs and educational sidebars. Although the subtitle of this book is The Science of Advanced Aromatherapy, this book is quite different from Kurt Schnaubelt's older book Advanced Aromatherapy: The Science of Essential Therapy.

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The Heart of Aromatherapy
Author: Andrea Butje
Within its 288 pages, Andrea Butje beautifully and clearly explains the science, art and spirit of aromatherapy. Her writing style is charming, fun and easy-to-read. Andrea sprinkles lovely, insightful stories throughout the book of her experiences meeting with and working with distillers and of her wonderful experiences in using essential oils.

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Holistic Aromatherapy for Animals
Author: Kristen Leigh Bell
Holistic Aromatherapy for Animals acts both as a reference as well as a readable textbook (216 pages). Kristen Leigh Bell's presentation and writing style are informative and intriguing, and I appreciate her emphasis on safety issues.

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Hydrosols: The Next Aromatherapy
Author: Suzanne Catty
Until Hydrosols: The Next Aromatherapy, very little has been written about hydrosols and their remarkable place within the scope of aromatherapy. Suzanne Catty teaches us clearly what hydrosols are, how they are produced, how to differentiate quality, how to store them, and how to use them properly.

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Hydrosol Therapy: A Handbook for Aromatherapists and Other Practitioners
Author: Lydia Bosson
Hydrosol Therapy is a beautiful book for those looking to expand their knowledge of the therapeutic uses, culinary suggestions and energetic applications for over 45 hydrosols.

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JennScents® Holisitic Aromatherapy Comprehensive Guide
Author: Jennifer Pressimone
JennScents® Holisitic Aromatherapy Comprehensive Guide is a thorough book and resource that is well suited for beginning to advanced aromatherapy students. Easy to read and well organized, it is a dependable and extensive guide.

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Listening to Scent
Author: Jennifer Peace Rhind
Listening to Scent is such an appropriate title for this fascinating and important book. Within its pages, Jennifer Peace Rhind teaches us how to train our noses and our olfactory palate to listen to and appreciate the subtle nuances of essential oils, absolutes and other natural aromatics. While many natural perfumery and essential oil blending guides exist, this book delves deeper into olfactory training and than most aromatherapy-related blending publications and guides.

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Liquid Sunshine: Vegetable Oils for Aromatherapy
Author: Jan Kusmirek
Liquid Sunshine is one of the very few reputable books dedicated to providing detailed information about the vegetable/carrier oils used in aromatherapy and natural skin care. It helps shed light about the composition of vegetable oils, and the importance of fatty acids.

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Making Aromatherapy Creams & Lotions
Author: Donna Maria
Making Aromatherapy Creams & Lotions is a must-have book for those wishing to make natural aromatherapy skincare products.

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Making Your Own Incense
Author: Tina Sams and Maryanne Schwartz
Making Your Own Incense contains a lot of useful tips about making natural incense. Some of the info regarding essential oils isn't as thorough or as accurate as I would hope for, but those with a sound knowledge of essential oils should be able to still utilize many of the tips contained within this publication.

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Medical Aromatherapy
Author: Kurt Schnaubelt
Medical Aromatherapy discusses aromatherapy as a viable alternative medicine modality and discusses the medicinal uses of essential oils.

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Organic Beauty With Essential Oil
Author: Rebecca Park Totilo
Organic Beauty With Essential Oil is an in-depth essential oil recipe book full of many recipes and ideas that can be used for inspiration when working with essential oils. Most of these recipes are easy-to-make and are intended for those new to working with essential oils. Its 328 pages are embellished with many lovely color photos.

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Organic Body Care Recipes
Author: Stephanie Tourles
For the beginning to intermediate body care product crafter, Organic Body Care Recipes is a must-have for your personal library. This 378-page book includes valuable introductory information, relevant facts and tips, an ingredient dictionary, and as the book title implies, a large selection of recipes.

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Perfume and Flavor Materials of Natural Origin
Author: Steffen Arctander
Perfume and Flavor Materials of Natural Origin is an excellent book to utilize for learning more about the scent profiles and background details of various essential oils, absolutes and other aromatic materials that are derived from plant and animal materials.

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Power of the Seed
Author: Susan M. Parker
Power of the Seed by Susan M. Parker is an enlightening, must-have book for understanding the composition, properties, benefits and applications of vegetable oils and other lipids. In addition to providing a helpful overview of over 80 vegetable oils and butters, the Power of the Seed is the most in-depth book currently available in print that covers the important benefits and properties of the lipids used in personal care applications.

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Practice of Aromatherapy, The
Author: Jean Valnet
Jean Valnet is a name well known by serious aromatherapy students and aromatherapists. This work was originally called Aromatherapie and was published in French.

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Sacred Art of Anointing, The
Author: Allison Stillman
I greatly enjoyed the author's personal thoughts and historical summary of the use of essential oils and other aromatics for anointing throughout the ages. The quotes that she appropriately scatters throughout the book add an insightful touch. But after I continued reading, I found the disorganized style of this book (and lack of an index) rather frustrating.

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Sacred Luxuries: Fragrance, Aromatherapy & Cosmetics in Ancient Egypt
Author: Lise Manniche
Complete with many outstanding photographs, Sacred Luxuries lets us explore the perfumes, cosmetics and other aromatics created during this fascinating ancient era.

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Sacred Smoke: The Ancient Art of Smudging for Modern Times
Author: Harvest McCampbell
As a first book on Native American smudging rituals, I recommend Sage & Smudge by Diane Ronngren. Sacred Smoke, however, is an excellent supplemental book written by a Native American herbalist and educator.

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Sage & Smudge: The Ultimate Guide
Author: Diane Ronngren
Of the books that I've read/skimmed on smudging, Sage & Smudge provides the most in-depth coverage about Native American smudging rituals and the herbs most often used.

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Therapeutic Blending With Essential Oil
Authors:Rebecca Park Totilo
Within its generous but easy-to-read 368-pages, Therapeutic Blending With Essential Oil thoroughly covers the topic of therapeutic blending.

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Understanding Hydrolats: The Specific Hydrosols for Aromatherapy: A Guide for Health Professionals
Authors: Len Price and Shirley Price
For anyone seriously interested in actively utilizing hydrosols within their daily lifestyle or aromatherapy practice, Understanding Hydrolats is a must-have additional book to use as an educational resource and hydrosol reference book.

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Women's Health Aromatherapy
Author: Pam Conrad
Women's Health Aromatherapy is a must-have guide and educational resource written especially for nurses and practitioners that desire to effectively and safely utilize aromatherapy to support women's health. Well organized and clearly written, it is also helpful and suitable for reading by non-professionals.

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