The Essential Oils Book: Creating Personal Blends for Mind & Body

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Storey Publishing, Feb 29, 1996 - Health & Fitness - 160 pages
Discover the fragrant world of essential oils. Herbalist Colleen K. Dodt profiles the healing and cleaning powers of dozens of oils extracted from herbs, flowers, roots, barks, and resins. This comprehensive guide includes recipes for natural cleaning products, lotions, and ointments that will keep you feeling happy and smelling great. Fill your days with stimulating scents as you learn to use essential oils to wash your dishes, soothe sunburns, combat stress, and improve the quality of your life.


CHAPTER 2 An Introduction to Buying and Using Pure Essential Oils
CHAPTER 3 The Properties and Applications of Pure Essential Oils
CHAPTER 4 Basic Blending Advice
CHAPTER 5 Recipes for Home Aroma
CHAPTER 6 Aromatic Recipes for Essential Beauty
CHAPTER 7 Other Uses for Essential Oils
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About the author (1996)

An herbalist for over 15 years, Colleen K. Dodt is the author of The Essential Oils Book and Natural BabyCare, of which James A. Duke, author of The Green Pharmacy, said: “I believe Colleen would do better at healing my children and grandchildren than most of my HMO physicians have done.” Dodt is the owner of Herbal Endeavors, Ltd., in Rochester Hills, Michigan. Her business and products have been featured in Herb Companion magazine, and she has written numerous articles on herbs and aromatherapy. She was the first American and the first woman to write for The International Journal of Aromatherapy (1988).

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