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The Art of Aromatherapy

The Healing and Beautifying Properties of the Essential Oils of Flowers and Herbs

By Robert B. Tisserand

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Format: Paperback, 328 pages, Original Edition
Other Information: Illustrated
Published In: United States, 01 April 1978
This complete, practical guide shows how to use the essential oils of flowers and herbs as a gentle yet effective method of natural healing. Beginning with the history and use of essential oils in cosmetics and perfumes from ancient Egyptian times to the present day, the author details 29 essences, with their properties and applications in more than 100 conditions, ranging from emotional stress to skin disorders.

Includes easy-to-prepare recipes for massage and medicinal oils, facial masks, ointments, and aromatic baths.

Explains the importance of essential oils in Swedish, shiatsu, and neuromuscular massage.?

Provides tables of evaporation rates, odor intensity, therapeutic index, and glossary of medical terms.?

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In The Art of Aromatheray Robert Tisserand recounts the history and use of oils in cosmetics and perfumes from ancient Egyptian times to the present day. His comprehensive guide shows you how to use essential oils as a gentle, harmless, yet effective method of natural healing.

About the Author

Robert B. Tisserand is often called the father of modern aromatherapy, as it was he who brought the practice into popularity with the publication of this book. He lectures around the world, and has been actively engaged in teaching and writing about aromatherapy for twenty years. He is also the author of The Practice of Aromatherapy.

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" Standard reference work since it was published." " Robert 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,"" & quot; Standard reference work since it was published.& quot; "Standard reference work since it was published." "Standard reference work since it was published."--"Vogue" "Standard reference work since it was published." --Vogue "Robert 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"." "Robert 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"." & quot; Robert 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 .& quot;

EAN: 9780892810017
ISBN: 0892810017
Publisher: Healing Arts Press
Dimensions: 21.01 x 13.77 x 2.54 centimetres (0.39 kg)
Age Range: 15+ years
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