When New World Library first published Valerie Ann Worwood’s The Complete Book of Essential Oils and Aromatherapy: Over 800 Natural, Nontoxic and Fragrant Recipes to Create Health, Beauty, and Safe Home and Work Environments 25 years ago, its subject matter was new to most. But readers latched onto it and over the years it has become the trusted, tested, last word in its field.
Because The Complete Book is, well, so complete, it has taken Valerie Ann several years to complete a revision. Wormwood's work now builds on the way aromatherapy has become accepted in medical and mental health care, in hospitals and office buildings, and even as antimicrobials and tumor antigens.
And, since the first publication of the book 25 years ago, the positive impact of essential oil use has become increasingly recognized as scientific researchers throughout the world explore essential oils and their constituents for their unique properties and uses
In her clear and positive voice Worwood offers readers tools for common basic care, self defense against the contaminants around us, emotional issues, and a plethora of concerns particular to kids, women, men, and even travel and beauty. She also addresses the most common issues of aging all in a way that offers proven, natural, and nontoxic comfort and care.
The Complete Book of Essential Oils and Aromatherapy: Over 800 Natural, Nontoxic and Fragrant Recipes to Create Health, Beauty, and Safe Home and Work Environments - 25th Anniversary Edition is a necessary resource for anyone interested in alternative approaches to healing and lifestyle.
This 683-page book also includes more than 800 easy-to-follow recipes for essential oil treatments. Worwood offers us her expertise in the use of essential oils in beauty and spa treatments, as well as providing profiles for 125 essential oils, 37 carrier oils, and more
Now, completely updated, the best book on the topic available anywhere has gotten better. No one has provided more thorough and accurate guidance to the home practitioner or professional than Valerie Ann Worwood. In her clear and positive voice, Worwood offers readers tools to address a huge variety of health issues, including specific advice for children, women, men, and seniors, as well as self defense against microbes and contaminants, dealing with emotions, care for the home and workplace, and specialist advice for athletes, dancers, travelers, cooks, gardeners, and animal lovers.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Valerie Ann Worwood has a doctorate in complementary health and is a clinical aromatherapist who teaches throughout the world training therapists and medical practitioners.
In addition to The Complete Book of Essential Oils and Aromatherapy, her books include The Fragrant Mind, Aromatherapy for the Healthy Child, Endometriosis Natural Treatment Program (with Julia Stonehouse) and Aromatherapy for the Soul.