You have one goal: to find THE book that will inspire you and meet your needs without having to spend hours in bookstores or ask the opinion of five-six of your friends... This file is made for you! We present here the books rigorously selected and classified according to different categories of interest. For each of them, we put forward visuals, information on the content but also, on the practical side, their price, their dimensions and number of pages... it's also important! For each book, we also explain why we like it at The company of the senses. And to make it easier for you to make this difficult choice, each book has been classified by level: Level 1 for books that are easy to approach, more or less short, that can be read easily and relatively quickly. Level 2 for books that are a little more advanced, where you will find relevant information on many oils and synergies to achieve. Level 3 for relatively complete books that dare to venture into explanations of the molecular mechanisms of essential oils. Level 4 for the most complete books dealing with aromatherapy, those that require serious knowledge and an immeasurable love for essential oils. Do you recognize yourself in one of these levels? Then don't wait any longer, jump in and above all... Happy (first) reading!
Everything you need to know about essential oils...
In these books, you'll find the benefits of essential oils (and sometimes even plant oils) on your health. Focused on general explanations in aromatherapy, you will also appreciate the presentations provided for each essential oil and for different pathologies.
T. de la Charie
We wanted to make this book, a complete, precise and accessible guide to relieve all everyday ailments with essential oils but most importantly know why and how it works! It references 100 precise cards on essential oils, 20 on vegetable oils and details the preparation of 100 synergies.
This comprehensive, practical and explanatory guide, presents detailed generalities on aromatherapy, how to choose and buy your oils, and obviously how to use them. It references, like a dictionary, more than 255 essential oils, 32 hydrolats, 34 vegetable oils and 309 common pathologies.
This is a comprehensive aromatherapy guide that lists 79 essential oils and 28 plant oils and lists from A to Z nearly 200 conditions to treat via aromatherapy. Complete and easy to access, it is a good foundation for getting started.
This book is a simple and accessible to all that guides the novice user for a safe first approach to essential oils.
F. Couic Marinier
This comprehensive, practical, highly visual and explanatory guide provides detailed general information about aromatherapy, how to choose and purchase your oils, and of course how to use them safely. It references 135 essential oils and more than600 synergies for health and well-being!
This book is a reference guide to aromatherapy and essential oils. It lists over 90 essential oils, 35 hydrolats but also vegetable oils and over 200 aromatherapy formulas for family use.
This latest book by Dominique Baudoux is more than complete. It is based on many scientific data while remaining accessible to the greatest number, presents the technical data sheets of 100 essential oils and offers 300 synergies! Enough to delight everyone.
This book targets different basic notions of aromatherapy: botany, biochemistry, biophysics and therapeutics. Through scientific approaches, it aims to show the interest of aromatic molecules in the use of essential oils.
A veritable golden mine of information, this book brews up a lot of information needed to learn about aromatherapy. Between explanations of molecule-property relationships and mechanisms of action, this book is aimed at people using essential oils for medical purposes especially.
This book by Daniele Festy is a real natural guide to living well with pregnancy. Essential oils, herbal infusions, homeopathy or even EPS, all natural solutions are proposed!
This book by Anne-Laure Jaffrelo is a complete guide to properly use essential oils in children from 0 to 10 years. Essential oils, vegetable oils, hydrolats, all natural solutions are proposed in order to come to the end of children's ailments and disorders.
This book is, as its name suggests, a real visual guide to essential oils. While being interesting and complete, the content is pleasant to browse through thanks to its various illustrations, and thus makes it easier to remember the information! In addition to the very many synergies that are proposed, 10 essential oils are treated in a very playful way.
Children can also enjoy the benefits of essential oils, but by respecting certain precautions of use. Daniele Festy guides us here on how to use them, for what age, and especially why! Eczema, bronchitis, whooping cough or stomach ache: nothing resists aromatherapy.
From the baby to the senior citizen through the pregnant and breastfeeding woman, Françoise Couic-Marinier does not forget anyone in this new book on essential oils, very complete and accessible. Between precautions of use of essential oils for all the ages, and synergies of aromatherapy adapted to each one, everyone finds its account there!
This book deals with the effects of aromatherapy in diffusion. Divided into several parts, this book details the essential oils to diffuse and breathe but also synergies adapted to various situations, pathological or simply ambient.
This book is a simple and accessible book for everyone that guides the novice user for a safe first veterinary approach to essential oils.
Everything you need to know about vegetable oils...
In these books, you will find the benefits of our friends the vegetable oils in aromatherapy but also for other uses (in cooking or cosmetology for example). From basic data on vegetable oils to their uses through recipes tailored to your needs, you will know everything about HV as they say in the business!
This book helps to give thebasics on the different plant oils that can be found in the market: how they are obtained, where to find them, how to use them, in what cases and for whom.
This book explains how to choose your plant oils and use them (internal, external use...). For the 26 oils in this book, find the cosmetic and therapeutic applications, but also the contraindications.
This book is a truly comprehensive guide to learning about vegetable oils. On the menu, 37 portraits of HV, uses classified according to different pathologies (mouth ulcers, sunburn, colds, etc.), cosmetic care, dietary recipes or even uses to take care of the house.
Everything you need to know about hydrosols...
This selection of books will give you all the information you need about hydrolats: how they are produced, what are the quality criteria to choose your hydrolat, but above all what are their properties and how to use them! Between cosmetic and therapeutic properties, you will be surprised by all that can be done with hydrolats.
Patricia Dalmas proves to us through this book that hydrolats have many more uses and benefits than we might think. By presenting us with all the properties of hydrolats for our health, she delicately opens the doors to anyone curious to discover the potential of hydrolatherapy.
Mixing therapeutic, cosmetic, energetic but also psycho-emotional properties, Lydia Bosson goes through all the possible and imaginable uses of hydrosols. Her book is a reference when you are interested in hydrolatherapy, but also to complete your knowledge on the subject!
After essential oils, Jean-Philippe Zahalka tackles hydrolats to offer us this more than complete dictionary gathering 70 monographs where all possible uses of floral waters, both cosmetic and therapeutic, are proposed.
How to use natural products to make your own homemade cosmetics
You want to take care of your skin, your body, your hair and especially with natural products? These books are made for you. Understand cosmetics, identify and know our skin, learn to make your own cosmetics while using essential and vegetable oils... If this is what you are looking for, click !
Adopt Slow Cosmetics is a guide to understand current cosmetics, how to read labels but especially how to change our way of consuming cosmetics in a more reasoned, responsible and intelligent way. It also gives advice on how to take care of your skin, with which natural products.
C. Chevallier & H. Cacheux
The book by Catherine Chevallier and Hélène Cacheux gives many recipes for natural cosmetics, yes, but not only! To properly use and formulate your cosmetics, you must first know and identify your skin type. La Cosmétique Végétale Maison is a guide for all skin types, and all natural ingredients.
Discover the benefits of superfoods, hive products and spices
Superfoods, spices and certain products of the hive all have one thing in common: they can be added to our diet, whether for the pleasure of taste or for their health benefits. To know everything about these products: what are their properties, how to choose them well but also how to use them well, we have selected these books to add to your library, kitchen or health section!
A. Dufour and C. Garnier
This book is a complete guide to healthy superfoods. On the menu, complete portraits of 56 superfoods, recipes for every moment of the day and programs adapted to your state of health.
This book is a complete guide to apitherapy. From understanding the life of bees to the different products of the hive and their uses in health, cosmetics or cooking, everything is included. Honey, royal jelly, pollen, propolis, beeswax, venom, discover all their benefits and uses.
Dr. Stuart Farrimond
Between culinary and scientific explanations, this book is both accessible to novices and brings a new look at the fascinating world of spices. More than 50 spices are described, and about twenty recipes are proposed.
Discover all the benefits of clays in natural health and cosmetic care
Are you looking for natural solutions to relieve various disorders or to care for your skin or hair? In these books discover all there is to know about this miraculous earth and how to use it well.
Who better than Raymond Dextreit, a pioneer naturopath of the last century who treated himself with clays, to talk about their benefits? This indispensable book is the fruit of theoretical knowledge and experience gained over more than 60 years.
This complete, practical, organized and explanatory guide, written by a passionate woman, presents everything you need to know to get started with clays! From the basics through the essential cosmetic care without forgetting the scientific aspect and the approach by pathology, this guide will accompany you in the use of clays in all their forms.
All you need to know about bud macerates...
Would you like to know more about gemmotherapy? In these books, you will discover with interest all you need to know to use bud macerates properly and to perceive the potential of these wonderful trees and plants!
This practical and family guide to gemmotherapy - Buds for health, is written by a passionate person who plunges us into the world of the forest and our relationship with nature in order to present gemmotherapy in all simplicity. With kindness and peace, this guide will accompany you in the discovery and use of bud macerates.
This treatise on gemmotherapy - Therapeutic use of buds, is a complete and scientific book that develops gemmotherapy in a clear and precise way. It is a real synthesis work, offering a list of the recognized medicinal properties of each bud, as well as the general principles and methods of use of bud macerates.
Le grand livre de la gemmothérapie allows you to discover the power of buds in therapy. Ideal for both novices and experienced practitioners, this comprehensive book covers all aspects of this practice and presents the majority of buds used.
Everything you need to know about medicinal plants...
Since the dawn of time, plants have been used for their beneficial properties on health. They have since largely proved themselves, and know today a revival of interest. No more small infusions reserved for grandma, it is now the whole family that benefits from them. To know how to use them well, and which ones, the best is to get trained! Discover our selection of books to discover the world of phytotherapy.
In "Se soigner par les plantes", we discover all the possible uses of more than 100 plants, as well as their properties and their precautions of use to take no risk. Finally, associations of plants and advice are given for different health problems.