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REFERENCES and RECOMMENDED BOOKS

This catalog is a product guide that simplifies the properties, benefits, origins and uses of select essential oils along with my proprietary blends. 

For a comprehensive study of essential oils. I recommend the following books for reference: 

                                                                                                                                            

Alchemists Handbook by Frater Albertus 

Essence & Alchemy: A Natural History of Perfume by Mandy Aftel                             

Fragrant:The Secret Life of Scents by Mandy Aftel                                                                    

Scents & Sensibilities by Mandy Aftel

Fang Xiang Liao Fa:Essential Oil Analogues of TCM Herbal Formulas by Aldrich & Bornemann

Essentials of Physiological Chemistry (1935) by Arthur K Anderson Phd.

Perfume & Flavor Materials of Natural Origin by Steffen Arctander

A textbook of Holistic Aromatherapy by W E Arnould-Taylor

How Plants Get Their Names by L.H. Bailey

The Complete Guide to Aromatherapy by Salvatore Battaglia 

The Perfume of Cyprus by Maria Rosaria Belgiorno

Holistic Aromatherapy  by Ann Berwick

Aromatherapy:A Modern Guide to theAncient Art of Healing through Scent by Blevi Sween

Aromatic Medicine:Integrating Essential Oils into Herbal Practice by DeBonneval & Skipper

The Chemistry of Aromatherapeutic Oils by E. Joy Bowles

The Emperor of Scent by Chandler Burr

The Hearty of Aromatherapy by Andra Butje

Aromatherapy:Essential Oils in Color by Rosemary Caddy

Hydrosols The Next Aromatherapy by Suzanne Catty           
                                                                                                                                              

Essential Chemistry for Aromatherapy by Sue Clarke

Aromatherapy: A lifetime Guide to Healing with Essential Oils by Valerie Gennari Cooksley  

Healing Home Spa: Soothe your symptoms, Ease your pain and….by Valerie Gennari Cooksley

Working the Bench: A practical Guide to Natural Botanical Perfumery by Justine Crane

Magical Aromatherapy by Scott Cunningham

Aromatherapy : Scent And Psyche by Peter & Kate Damian

Aromatherapy An A-Z by Patricia Davis                                                                                  
Astrological Aromatherapy by Patricia Davis                                                                                                 
Subtle Aromatherapy by Patrica Davis

Perfumes and Cosmetics the Ancient World by Michal Dayagi-Mendels 
    

The Essential Oils Book  by Colleen K Dodt

Scents Appeal: The Silent Persuasion of Aromatic Encounters by Gabrielle J Dorland

The Smell Culture Reader edited by Jim Drobnick

The Ephemeral History of Perfume :Scent & Sense in Early Modern England by Holly Dugan

Aromatherapy for Women & Children:  Pregnancy & Childbirth by Jane Dye

Vibrational Healing by Deborah Eidson

The Fragrant Past:Perfumes of Cleopatra & Julius Caesar by Emory University 

Authentic Aromatherapy:Essential Oils&Blends for Health, Beauty&Home by S. Falsetto

Medicinal Plants in the Tradition s of Prophet Muhammad by Dr M,I. H. Farooqi

Formulary of Perfumes and Cosmetics by R.M. Gattefosse                                                     

Gattefosse’s Aromatherapy by Rene-Maurice Gattefosse

A history of Scent by Roy Genders

Aromatherapy for Practitioners by Ulla-Maija Grace

the Language of Plants: A Guide To The Doctrine Of Signatures by Julia Graves

Aromatherapy from Provence by Nelly Grosjean                                                                 

Veterinary Aromatherapy by Nelly Grosjean

The Healing Trail:Essential Oils of Madagascar by Georges M Halpern & Peter Weverka

Principles of Holistic Therapy with Herbal Essences by Dietrich Gumbel PhD

Harvest to Hydrosol by Ann Harman

Perfume Album by Jill Jesse

Aromatherapy Handbook for Beauty ,Hair & Skin Care by Erich Keller

 Aromatherapy :A Complete Guide to the Healing Art by Kathi Keville & Mindy Green

The Aromatherapy Garden;Growing Fragrant Plants for Happiness &Well-Being by Kathi Keville

Galaxy of Scents: The Ancient Art of Perfume Making by Heinrich Khunranth

Bible Plants for American Gardens by Eleanor Anthony King

Sacred Plants of India by Nanditha Krishna & M Amirthalingham

Liqid Sunshine: vegetable Oils for Aromatherapy by Jan Kusmirek

Aromatherapy Workbook by Maercel Lavabre 

Aromatherapy & the Mind :An Exploration into the psychological & emotional effects of essential oils by Julia Lawless                                                                                                                       

The Encyclopedia of Essential Oils by Julia Lawless

Holistic Aromatherapy for Animals by Kristen Leigh Bell

SCENT:The Essential & Mysterious Powers of Smell by Annick LeGuerer

 Aromatiques : A Sensualists Guide to Aromatic Oils by Eva-Marie Lind

Aromatherapy Anointing Oils:Spiritual Blessings, Ceremonies&Affirmations by Loughran  

Aromatherapy & Subtle Energy Techniques  by Loughran & Bull

The Scent Trail:A Journey of the Senses by Celia Lyttelton

Portraits in Oils :The Personality of Aromatherapy Oils & Their link with Human Temperaments by Philippe  Mailhebiau

An Ancient Egyptian Herbal by Lise Manniche

Marguerite Maury’s Guide to Aromatherapy The Secret of Life and Youth

Aromatics & the Soul :A study of Smells by Dan McKenzie MD

Scents of Time :Perfume from Ancient Egypt to the 21st Century  Metropolitan Museum

The Fragrant Veil: Scents for the Sensuous Woman by Elisabeth Millar

Ayurveda & Aromatherapy: The Earth Essential Guide To Ancient Wisdom & Modern Healing by Dr Light Miller & Dr Bryan  Miller

The Magical & Ritual Uses of Perfumes by Richard Alan Miller & Iona Miller

The Scented Room by Barbara Milo Ohrbach 

Aromatherapy for Healing the Spirit – by Gabriel Mojay

Figs, Dates, Laurel & Myrrh:Plants of the Bible & the Quran by Lytton John Musselman

Natural Home Health Care Using Essential Oils by Daniel Penoel & Rose- Marie Penoel

The Art of Perfumery and Methods of Obtaining the Odors of Plants by GW Septimus Piessee

Aromatherapy for Health Professionals 3rd edition by Shirley & Len Price

Aromatherapy Workbook :Understanding Essential Oils from Plant to Bottle by Shirley Price

Carrier Oils for Aromatherapy and Massage  by Len & Shirley Price

Understanding Hydrolats:The Specific Hydrosols for Aromatherapy by Len & Shirley Price


The Complete Aromatherapy & Essential oils for Everyday Wellness by Purchon & Cantele

Scent and All About It-A Popular Account of the Science and Art of Perfumery by Redgrove

Past Scents:Historical Perspectives on Smell by Jonathan Reinarz

Aromatherapeutic Blending: Essential Oils in Synergy by Jennifer Peace Rhind                     

Essential oils by Jennifer Peace Rhind                                                                                   

Fragrance and Well Being by Jennifer Peace Rhind                                                                 

Listening to Scent by Jennifer Peace Rhind

The Aromatherapy Book ; Applications & Inhalations by Jeanne Rose                                                

The  World O Aromatherapy edited by Jeanne Rose & Susan Earle

375 Essential Oils & Hydrosols by Jeanne Rose

Aromatherapy:The Complete Guide to Plant Flower Essences for Health & Beauty by D Ryman

Mystical Aromatherapy:The Divine Gift of Fragranceby Avraham Sand

The Science and Art of Perfumery by Edward Sagarin

Advanced Aromatheary: The Science ofEssential Oil Therapy by Kurt Schnaubelt                        The Healing Intelligence of Essential Oils by Kurt Schnaubelt                                                Medical Aromatherapy by Kurt Schnaubelt

The Chemistry of Plants:Perfumes, Pigments and Poisons by Magareta Sequin

The Directory of Essential Oils by Wanda Sellar 

The Aromatherapy Practitioner Reference Manual (2 vol ) Sylla Sheppard-Hanger                      

The Aromatic Mind Book by Sylla Sheppard-Hanger 
The Aromatic Spa Book by Sylla Sheppard-Hanger 

Strange Smell in the Car:Aromatic Oils & Magick by Ray Sherwin 

The Naturally Clean Home by Karyn Siegel-Maier

Cosmetics & Perfumes in the Roman World bu Susan Stewart

The Scented Ape:The Biology & Culture of Human Odour by Michael Stoddart 

Wisdom of the Plant Devas by Thea Summer Deer

A Safety Guide on the Use of Essential Oils 1993  byThe International School of Aromatherapy

Clinical Aromatherapy for Pregnancy and Childbirth by Denise Tiran

Aromatherapy to Heal & Tend the Body by Robert Tisserand                                                

Essential Oil Safety – by Robert Tisserand                                                                        

Essential Oil Safety – by Robert Tisserand & Young 

The Art of Aromatherapy by Robert Tisserand

The Magic & Power of Lavender by Maggie Tisserand & Monika Junemann

The Romantic Story of Scent by John Trueman 

American Essence:A History of the Peppermint Spearmint Industry in the US  Univ  Illinois                                                                                          

The Practice of Aromatherapy: A Classic Compendium of Plant Medicines  &Their Healing Properties by Dr. Jean Valnet

Perfumery: The psychologyand biology of fragrance by Steve Van Toller & George H Dodd

Aphrodite’s Scents: Aromatic Journey through Experimental Archeology by Vision

Perfuming with Natural Isolates: The Complete Reference Manual by Shelley Waddington

Passport to Aromatherapy By Dr. Wallach & Dra. Ma Lan 

Aromatherapy Blends & Remedies by Franzesca Watson

Jacobson’s Organ and the Remarkable Nature of Smell by Lyall Watson

Frankincense & Myrrh by Martin Watt & Wanda Sellar

The Scent of Eros:Mysteries of Odor in Human Sexuality by J Vaughn Kohl & Francoeur

The Healing Power of Aromatherapy by Hasnain Walji PhD

Manual for the Essence Industry (1916) by Erich Walter

The Encyclopedia of Aromatherapy by Chrissie Wildwood

Aromatherapy: Essential Oils for Vibrant Health & Beauty by Roberta Wilson

Aromantics by Valerie Ann Worwood                                                                                                                                                                      

Aromatherapy for the Healthy Child byValerie Ann Worwood                                     

Aromatherapy for the Soul by Valerie Ann Worwood                                                                                                          

The Complete Book of Essential Oils & Aromatherapy by Valerie Ann Worwood                                     

The Fragrant Mind by Valerie Ann Worwood

The Blossoming Heart :Aromatherapy for Healing & Transformation by Robbi Zeck