A complete guide to the use of essential oils in aromatherapy. Aromatherapy is one of the most popular of the healing arts, and everything you'll ever need to know about the essential oils necessary to practice aromatherapy is contained within this practical guide. By harnessing the therapeutic properties contained within the essential oils extracted from aromatic plants, a whole host of physical and psychological complaints can be relieved. The Illustrated Guide to Essential Oils contains: A history of aromatherapy and the use of essential oils through the ages. Specific complaints, from stress to skin problems, and how to treat them with essential oils. The many different ways in which the oils can be applied, and the various benefits of each. Beautifully illustrated, this guide is a must for anyone keen to learn all there is to know about essential oils.