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good/cheap beginners book

Post by fey » Wed Jun 20, 2007 9:00 pm

I want to find a dead tree (i.e. paper) format for aroma therapy. Something that would talk about the basics and even give a couple of recipes for making something good.

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Post by moogie » Wed Jun 20, 2007 9:41 pm

In my opinion the best book for aromatherapy is the Complete guide to Essential Oils by Valarie Worwood. You can find used copies on Amazon for as low as $7.49
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Post by indymassage » Thu Jun 21, 2007 5:38 am

I like Aromatherapy an A to Z by Particia Davis. This was one that was recommended by the aromatherapy instructor in school.
If you have a Half Price Bookstore in your area I would check there in addition to Amazon.

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Post by Sondra » Mon Jul 09, 2007 5:26 pm

This is a good site for used books. I can get lost for hours on this one.
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Post by dhwmassage » Mon Oct 20, 2008 8:17 pm

I second that Aromatherapy book suggestion.

The Complete Book of Essential Oils and Aromatherapy by Valerie Ann Worwood can be had used for about $9 at My office copy is quite dog eared from use.
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Post by holistichealer » Tue Oct 28, 2008 8:16 pm

Could not agree more with the Valerie Worwood suggestion, thats my aromatherapy bible!!
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Post by EgoMagickian » Tue Oct 28, 2008 11:32 pm

I'm not sure I can agree with the Worwood suggestion. I'm curious to know what kind of scientific backing its information has.

Research available here: -- a book you need if you plan to be applying essential oils to skin

Look into this book too:

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Post by Naturesgift » Sat Mar 21, 2009 5:37 am

Blatantly selfserving recommendation...but a book that packs a tremendous amount of information -

"Essential Oils and Aromatics" by Marge Clark :D
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