Aromatherapy: Scent and Psyche
Aromatherapy: Scent and Psyche: Using Essential Oils for Physical and Emotional Well-Being, by Peter and Kate Damian
In this authoritative book, Peter and Kate Damian reveal how aromatherapy can be used to enhance almost every aspect of our lives, from aromatic lavender massage and tea tree oil baths to the treatment of high blood pressure and depression with Ylang Ylang. Recipes for creating dynamic essential oil blends.
Excerpts from the back cover: "With a thorough exposition of the ancient practice of aromatics in China, India, Persia and Egypt and a modern understanding of the psychology of scent, Aromatherapy: Scent and Psyche is the perfect guide to mastering the use of essential oils. Included are profiles for forty-four essential oils and specific instructions for creating essential oil blends."
"The only sense extending directly to the brain, smell is an essential component of our mood, memory, and appetite, and a key to understanding sexual compatibility and the child protection instinct of a new mother."
Peter and Kate Damian are founders of Windrose Aromatics. Together they conduct Windrose Workshops, offering training in practical and theoretical applications of essential oils for health and wellbeing.