Written for those who wish to delve deeper into the world of aromatherapy, this book includes: extraction methods for obtaining essential oils; the nature of different carrier oils; therapeutic oils versus perfume oils; plant families and the therapeutic qualities of their essential oils; the chemistry of essential oils; the relationship beteen components of essential oils and their effects on the body; and how to use essential oils for health, pleasure and enjoyment. Shirley Price is the author of "Practical Aromatherapy".
Shirley Price is one of the world's leading aromatherapists and author of the bestselling Practical Aromatherapy and co-author of Aromatherapy for Babies and Children (also by Thorsons). She is the founder and director of Shirley Price Aromatherapy, the largest specialist aromatherapy training school in the world. Shirley is also the originator of a unique range of specialist skin care products and supplier of essential oils. She lectures and teaches around the world.