The Practice of Aromatherapy by Jean Valnet
Information: 274 pages, paperback
They say: This book is an intensive study of nearly fifty plants and essences, investigating their history, properties, uses and methods of application. Case histories are provided, as well as information on the gathering and conservation of plants and a glossary of medical terms. The author is one of the leading authorities in the world of healing with plants. He has lectured in numerous universities, both in France and elsewhere, and he has made many television and radio appearances.
Dr Valnet is a holder of the Legion d'Honneur and president and founder of the Societie Franchise de Phytotherapie de l'Aromatherapie.
'... has long been considered the aromatherapist's bible, for Valnet is the acknowledged world expert in the field. The book is a must for any aromatherapy enthusiast.' Leslie Kenton, Harpers Queen