This thorough guide profiles 375 different essential oils according to botanical family, habit and growth, chemical components, and actions. Historical notes and lore, often from Chinese alchemy as well as western botanical sources, are featured. Essays on evergreens, lavender, chamomile, jasmine, and more fill out important categories. Graceful botanical illustrations illuminate the text.
About the Author
- Publisher : North Atlantic Books; Illustrated edition (August 28, 1999)
- Language : English
- Paperback : 252 pages