The Fragrant Pharmacy by Valerie Ann Worwood
We Say: Your copy will be well-thumbed in no time. This hardworking volume will be a family favourite for years to come. The must-have of must-have books for any home medicine chest. Truly a classic. Open up to a world of remedies, tonics, and delicious scents, for home, garden, family, and pets. Since 1990 this remarkable much-loved book has consistently given reliable, easy-to-follow advice on all areas of aromatherapy and beyond.
Its content is extensive, from blends to help with common ailments such as hay fever, burns and bruises, to more specialized areas: cellulite, hair care, dance and sports injuries, pregnancy, menopause, and pet care. Packed with sections from how to put a basic kit together and creating a still room to using oils in the garden, this book will hand you a store of knowledge ready to pass on, a healing gift for friends and family ....
Publisher Says: A wholistic approach to nature through one of its most powerful forms - fragrant 'essential oils' drawn from flowers and grasses, trees and roots, leaves and fruit, that remain the great untapped resources of our planet. Oils can alleviate symptoms, prevent many illnesses and disorders and help in their healing process. But more than that, they can provide for all of us - our families, our homes, even our pets - with the protections and pleasures we need...without the chemical pollution of our bodies or our environment. A treasury of information about precious life and health enhancing liquids that work in complex harmony with people and planet alike. Here is a comprehensive encyclopaedia of 'medicines out of the earth', those miracles of creation which revitalise and rejuvenate, enhance our emotions and help our work and play.