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  • Paperback: 448 pages
  • Publisher: New World Library (Jan. 1 1993)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0931432820
  • ISBN-13: 978-0931432828
  • Product Dimensions: 23.6 x 15.6 x 3 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 567 g
  • Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (68 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #549 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)


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16 of 16 people found the following review helpful By Laura Jones on Jan. 11 2002
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The first edition of this book came out in England in 1990 under the title The Fragrant Pharmacy. You only have to look at the contents and index to see it covers just about every aspect of aromatherapy, health and home. As a full-time professional aromatherapist it is my primary source of information, indeed, it is known "in the business" generally as "the bible of aromatherapy". I doubt there is an aromatherapist in the world who doesn't use this as their reference book, because it is profoundly practical - giving answers to questions you didn't think had any answers. Looking at the many books written after this, its clear where their ideas came from.
If you want practical advice, with detailed recipies and instructions, whether just for home use or professionally, this is the book you need. Every recipie that I have used from this book proved safe, and works, and I wouldn't say that about any other book on the market. I also know for a fact of several vets who routinely use the information in the animal chapter to beneficial effect. Check out her other titles, and you'll see this woman writes in depth - Fragrant Mind, Fragrant Heavens, Aromatherapy for the Healthy Child, Aromatherapy for the Beauty Therapist,and Aromantics (also known as Scents and Scentsuality). Worwood has done research on aromatherapy, and was once Chair of the Research Committee of the International Federation of Aromatherapists. She knows what she is talking about, having been a working clinical aromatherapist for years. In the aromatherapy world she has the highest respect because without her, well, what would there be ...?
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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful By A Customer on Nov. 7 2000
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Having received this as a gift, I didn't know about it's contents until I read it. This book doesn't include "essential" information about the oils in the aromatherapy mixtures, like exactly *why* clary-sage is useful and what exactly it does. That was the information I was looking for, and this book does not have it.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By Vicki Fotheringham on May 17 2003
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"The Complete Book of Essential Oils and Aromatherapy" by Valerie Ann Worwood is a must for every home! I simply love this book. In fact my copy is in great need of replacement from constant use. In 1997 I received a phone call from a man who wanted to know if I could develop a scent that would depict a particular subject to him. Then next thing I knew he was asking me to make some soap for him. A project I always wanted to do, but never ventured into. That led me to learning about soapmaking, which led me to learning about essential oils. Valerie's book was the first one I looked at and purchased along with 2 from Julia Lawless.
Because I knew nothing about essential oils, "The Complete Book of Essential Oils and Aromatherapy" became my mainstay. Eventually, after learning more about essential oils, I ventured into the other books as well. Valerie's book makes learning about essential oils easy. Her book is easy to read, and easy for those like me who knew nothing at all, to learn and understand. This is an excellent book for beginners or those who are advanced in the art of essential oils as well.
"The Complete Book of Essential Oils and Aromatherapy" will have those who like me had absolutely no knowledge of essential oils, using them in a matter of moments! I highly recommend this book to anyone interested in learning what essential oils are and how to use them. Valerie goes into the usage for home, travel, emergency first aid, and the work place and gives formulas to make your own oils so you can put your newfound knowledge to work.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By Abbot on Jan. 8 2003
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While it goes into details on the uses of essential oils for various ailments and situations (travel, sports etc.), I found Ms Worwood's formulae very complicated, with each one using several oils. I prefer simplicity, blending no more than 2. Simplicity also ensures that one doesn't end up buying oils that one may never use again. I feel this book is better suited to the professional aromatherapist rather than home use. I recommend checking the book out at a library or local bookstore to make sure it fits your needs before making the purchase right away.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By Rebecca of Amazon on April 23 2000
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I was first introduced to essential oils when I went for a massage. Soon lavender oil became one of my favorite oils. This book will help research these healing oils and find out which ones can benefit you. One thing you should think about is the source for your oils. Not all sources are created equal. For an excellent source for these health giving oils, look for Reference Guide for Essential Oils by Connie and Alan Higley. They have the best oils and have researched this subject extensively.
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5 of 6 people found the following review helpful By No Name Provided on March 11 2008
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I agree with other reviewers that this book can be a bit complicated as sometimes you wonder if you use the mixtures as a massage oil, where to massage it, use it in a diffuser or on a cloth to inhale. But, all in all I liked the information provided.

I do not agree with the criticism that you need to buy hundreds of oils nor do I feel concern if she uses one particular oil too much ... I do not intend to use all the recipes as I do not suffer from every affliction listed in this book (and there are many), nor do you need to use every oil she suggests you use .. she offers many different recipe versions for different conditions, so pick the ones you want and avoid buying hundreds of oils :)

I do have a bit of a pet peeve when the listings in the index do not match the actual pages that the information is found on (not even close for many items in this edition of the book (1991) - I hope they fix it in the revisions)
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