Essential Oils Bibliography

The books listed here are a small sample of what's available on the subject of aromatherapy and essential oils.

The first list appeared in the bibliography section of Gary Young's first book (no longer in print), "Aromatherapy, The Essential Beginning", and includes a number of books in French.

The second list includes other high quality books which, for the most part, were published more recently.

First list:

Belaiche, M.D., Paul - Traite de Phytotherapie Et D'Aromatherapie. Maloine, Paris, 1979.

Belvi, Viktor - Aromatherapy. Avon Books, New York 1993.

Darom, David - Beautiful Plants of the Bible. Palphot, Ltd., Israel.

Gattefosse, Ph.D., Rene-Maurice - Aromatherapy. Girardot, Paris 1937.

Guenther, Ernest - The Essential Oils. Malabar, FL 1950.

Mailhebiau, Philippe - La Nouvelle Aromatherapie. Editions, Jakin 1994.

Maury, Marguerite - The Secret of Life and Youth (Guide to Aromatherapy). McDonald & Co., Great Britain 1964.

Meunier, Christiane - Lavandes & Lavandins. Aix-en-Provence 1985.

Momchilova, A.M. - 330 Years of Bulgarian Rose Oil. Sofia, Bulgaria 1994.

Niazi, H. - The Egyptian Prescription. Elias Modern Press, Cairo, Egypt 1988.

Penoel, M.D., Daniel and Franchomme, Pierre - L'aromatherapie exactement.

Ryman, Daniele - Aromatherapy, The Complete Guide to Plant and Flower Essences for Health and Beauty. Bantam Books, New York 1993.

Valnet, M.D., Jean - The Practice of Aromatherapy, A classic compendium of plant medicines and their healing properties. Healing Arts Press, Rochester, VT 1990.

Second list:

Keville, K., & Green M. - Aromatherapy: A Complete Guide to the Healing Art. The Crossings Press, Freedom, CA 1995. (Nice overview of history and practical application.)

Penoel, D. & R. - Natural Home Health Care Using Essential Oils. Editions Osmobiose, La Drome, France 1998.

Price, L. and S. - Aromatherapy for Health Professionals. Churchill Livingstone, New York, NY, 1995. (Well organized, documented, and written for health practitioners.)

Prince, Menkit - The Essential Oils Cookbook. Earth Love Enterprises, Carmichael,CA.
. (Over 180 original, outrageously delicious and simple recipes based on the Hunza diet with 27 different essential oils.)

Schnaubelt, K. - The Healing Intelligence of Essential Oils: The Science of Advanced Aromatherapy, 2011.

Schnaubelt, K. - Advanced Aromatherapy, The science of essential oil therapy, Healing Arts Press, Rochester, VT, 1998. (Here's the chemistry you've been looking for!)

Tisserand, Robert T. - The Art of Aromatherapy: The Healing and Beautifying Properties of the Essential Oils of Flowers and Herbs, (probably one of the greatest living authorities on the subject!) Healing Arts Press, 1978.

Worwood, V. A. - The Complete Book of Essential Oils and Aromatherapy, New World Library, 1st Edition, 1991.

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