Jeanne Rose is a respected authority on using herbs for medicine and beauty. In this book, she profiles 375 essential oils by botanical family, properties, actions, chemical components and by appearance. Historical notes and lore, often from Chinese alchemy and Five Element theory, as well as Western botanical sources, are included in all the entries. The book is illustrated with graceful line drawings and historically important botanical drawings.
"Jeanne Rose does it again, detailing the aromatic world in a new light! In this book she combines ancient and modern biochemical knowledge with decades of her own hands-on involvement in aroma and body products, natural cosmetics, and medicinces to make a wonderful whole."
- James A. Duke, Ph.D. "Thanks to her encompassing understanding of the vegtal kingdom and its powerful resources, Jeanne Rose takes the reader on a travel that is always refreshing and exciting."
- Daniel Penoel, M.D.
Number Of Pages: 280
Published: 24th August 1999
Publisher: North Atlantic Books,U.S.
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.9 x 15.7
Weight (kg): 0.44
Edition Number: 1