Aromatherapy & Essential Oils Resources
The Aromatherapy and Essential Oils Resources section provides annotated links to aromatherapy and essential oils articles and information and products related to aromatherapy and essential oils, books on aromatherapy, and related topics.
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Aromatherapy Articles, Information, Recipes, and Blends
- AGORA, The Aromatherapy Global Online Research Archives
- Aromatherapy Recipes and Blends
A growing list of aromatherapy recipes and blends provided by SunRose Aromatics.
"Information especially useful to those interested in essential oils and aromatherapy." Excellent site that is full of information about aromatherapy, including essential oils, recipes, essential oil synergies, links to helpful resources on the Internet. Especially helpful are the personal recommendations, including companies from which to purchase aromatherapy items.
- The Guide To Aromatherapy
This site has a great deal of information and links regarding aromatherapy, including a short introduction to aromatherapy, possible uses for essential oils, a good listing of descriptions of essential and carrier oils with some uses and more.
- Michael Vanhove's International Aromatherapy Pages
Extensive information here about aromatherapy, such as essential oil components and properties, a history of aromatherapy, quality norms, side effects or contraindications, aromatherapy journals and books, even a translation list (Latin, English and French). Very informative site! In addition to owning his own health store, Michael also gives lectures and courses on aromatherapy.
- The Natural Garden - Organic Pesticides
This link provides a direct link to a good listing of organic pesticides, including essential oils and repellent plants.
Where to Buy Aromatherapy Products Online
- Earth Tribe
This company has a wide variety of products and synergistic blends made with essential oils and natural ingredients, including insect repellents, skin care products, home and garden, cleaning products, children's products, massage oils, environmental fragrancing, and more.
- The Essential Oils Company
In business since 1977, this is a great source for "the highest quality, pure aromatherapy grade essential oils, massage and fragrance oils, soapmaking and incense supplies." I have personally ordered essential oils from them via the Internet and have been quite satisfied. They have excellent descriptions of many essential oils and other information at the site, and they also have a good catalog via regular mail.
- The Herb Company Online
The Herb Company online sells herbs, extracts, essential oils, books, sundries and have items on special, too. They also have a fair number of recipes here and other information on how to use these products. I have personally used and like the carpet deodorizer recipe and plan to try others.
- SunRose Aromatics
Good info about the use of essential oils, includes references to further info. At the site you can purchase carrier oils, good starter kit also.
Recommended Books on Aromatherapy
- The Complete Book of Essential Oils and Aromatherapy, by Valerie Ann Worwood. I personally own and love this particular book on essential oils and aromatherapy. It was recommended to me long ago by an essential oils expert.
Below I've listed a few books that get good reviews and are recommended by others: