Herb Cottage Natural Therapies Clinic
Herb Cottage Natural Therapies Clinic
For Essential Oils | Aromatherapy | Hypnotherapy | Theraputic Massage|
Gooseberry Hill, Western Australia   email: leeannd@iinet.net.au   Telephone / Fax : (08) 9293 4562



The Encyclopedia of Essential Oils
by Julia Lawless.
Description : This is the first extensive and systematic survey of all the most commonly available aromatherapy oils.
With a comprehensive A to Z presentation, the information given on over 165 oils includes:

* exact botanical origins
* the herbal folk tradition for each plant
* the methods of extraction
* aromatherapy applications
* home and commercial uses
* safety data.
This is the definitive reference guide, indispensable to aromatherapists in their healing work, and to anyone interested in the use and potential of essential oils.

Aromatherapy Workbook - Revised Edition
by Marcel Lavabre.
Description : Marcel Lavabre's practical guide to the use of essential oils covers the history, folklore, science, and art of aromatherapy, providing the most comprehensive treatment of the subject available today. It features more than seventy essential oils classified by botanical family, with detailed discussions of their specific actions and unique insights into their energetic and spiritual properties. Lavabre explores the origins and applications of this ancient healing art in classical civilizations, tracing the medical, alchemical, and spiritual development of aromatherapy up to the present. He shows how to use appropriate plant essences for beautifying, cleansing, and healing the body, as well as in massage, aromatic baths, ritual, and spiritual practice. The mysteries of the olfactory system are explained, along with the powerful influence of scent on our mental state, emotions, and sexuality. The various methods of extraction are discussed in detail, and a special section is devoted to the art of blending. Specific formulas are also given for common disorders such as digestive and circulatory ailments, headaches, menstrual and sexual problems, and insomnia. Extensive reference tables provide the reader with concise information on each essential oil and its therapeutic uses. This book makes a perfect step-by-step guide for beginners as well as an ongoing reference for practicing aromatherapists.

Complete Aromatherapy Handbook Essential Oils for radiant health
by Susanne Fischer-Rizzi.
Description : People all over the world - doctors and scientists included - are discovering the wonderful qualities of essential oils extracted from herbs and plants. Essences of chamomile, eucalyptus, lemongrass, neroli, Swiss pine, myrtle, and many other fragrant plants can dramatically affect every aspect of your daily life - your physical, emotional and mental well-being. By evaporating the fragrant oils in an aroma lamp, adding a few drops in your bath, rubbing your body or a partner's with massage oil fortified with essences, or performing hundreds of other marvelously restorative applications, you'll discover how essential oils can help you:

* Refresh your mind and increase concentration.
* Create a calming and open environment.
* Relieve pain and headaches.
* Contribute to healthy, toned skin.
* Soothe aching muscles.
* Aid your whole breathing process when sick with a cold.

They're a fantastic natural response to the dangerous side effects of synthetically produced medicines - and just as indispensable!




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