DetailsThe Art of Aromatherapy The Healing and Beautifying Properties of the Essential Oils of Flowers and Herbs. World famous, aromatherapy author, Robert Tisserand details 29 essences, with their properties and applications in more than 100 conditions, ranging from emotional stress to skin disorders. Black and White Soft cover book of 321 pages Approx 21cms x 14cms x 2cms weight 415 grams Robert B. Tisserand is often called the father of modern aromatherapy, although the art of using essential oils from plants dates back some 5,000 years to the ancient Egyptians. Tisserand brought the practice into modern popularity with his 1977 book, The Art of Aromatherapy. This reference book is the1985 revised edition. Includes easy-to-prepare recipes for massage and medicinal oils, facial masks, ointments, and aromatic baths. Provides tables of evaporation rates, odour intensity, therapeutic index, and glossary of medical terms.