DetailsThe Encyclopedia of Essential Oils Wonderful educational paperback of 226 pages Approx 19 cms x 24.5 cms weight 585 grams (The complete guide to the use of over 190 aromatic oils in aromatherapy, herbalism, health and well-being) by aromatherapy expert Julia Lawless The Encyclopedia of essential Oils gives detailed information on the most commonly available and widely used flower oils and aromatics, including.... The exact origins, synonyms and related plants. Methods of extraction. The herbal/folk tradition for each plant. The uses of each plant. Aromatherapy applications. Home and commercial uses. Safety information. This is the definitive reference guide to essential oils, covering every aspect you need to know about aromatic oils from their history and how they work on your body and mind to how you can make your own individual blends. Indispensable to aromatherapists in their healing work as well as to anyone interested in the use and potential of essential oils. Julia Lawless is a practicing, qualified aromatherapist and member of the International Federation of Aromatherapists. She is the author of numerous highly respected and successful aromatherapy books, including Complete Illustrated Guide to Aromatherapy and Illustrated Elements of Essential Oils (Thornsons).