The Aromatherapy Garden (Kathi Keville)

I enjoyed this book more than the last one I read about aromatherapy. It was published much more recently (2016 vs 1995) so the information and studies referenced are more up-to-date. And the author is clearer about what information is anecdotal and what came from a research-based scientific study. Not that personal experience isn’t valid, but it’s important to understand and clarify the difference, especially when it comes to putting foreign substances into your body.

Title – The Aromatherapy Garden: Growing fragrant plants for happiness and well-being

Author – Kathi Keville

Page count – 257

Rating – Borrow to see if it interests you. I’ll probably buy a copy at some point because I enjoy structuring my garden designs around fragrant plants and want to reference some of her ideas. Continue reading “The Aromatherapy Garden (Kathi Keville)”

Aromatherapy (Kathi Keville and Mindy Green)

This book is a good starter for people wanting to learn more about essential oils and aromatherapy in general, especially if you’re (justifiably) skeptical of the information put out by Multi-Level Marketing (MLM) companies. I wasn’t completely satisfied with parts of this book, as you’ll read below, but it is a decent starting point.

Title – Aromatherapy: A complete guide to the healing art

Authors – Kathi Keville and Mindy Green

Page count – 214

Goodreads rating – 3/5 (liked it – some parts were 2/5 but majority 3/5)

This book is split into four parts: Theory, Therapy, Alchemy, and Materia Medica. Continue reading “Aromatherapy (Kathi Keville and Mindy Green)”