The Complete Guide to Aromatherapy Third Edition Vol 1 - Foundations & Materia Medica

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The book everyone has been waiting for: The Complete Guide to Aromatherapy – Volume I Foundations & Materia Medica, Third Edition.

The book often known as the aromatherapy bible has just been rewritten. The Complete Guide to Aromatherapy Third Edition is internationally acclaimed as the most authoritative and comprehensive textbook on aromatherapy.

The 3rd edition, now over 630 pages, provides us with the most comprehensive essential oil monographs ever published. Each monograph includes a description of the botany and origins, organoleptic profile, chemical composition, a detailed history and traditional uses, a comprehensive review of the pharmacological and clinical studies, a detailed discussion on the actions and aromatherapy uses, blending tips and advice for the safe use and much more.

Other topics covered in Volume I include:

  • the role of aromatherapy in promoting health and wellbeing
  • detailed history of aromatherapy
  • the botanical origins of essential oils
  • the methods of essential oil extraction
  • quality of essential oils for aromatherapy use
  • guidelines for the safe practice of aromatherapy
  • how to use essential oils in aromatherapy.

The Complete Guide to Aromatherapy Third Edition is written for everyone who is passionate about aromatherapy and essential oils, whether it be for personal use, for the student of aromatherapy, for the professional aromatherapist or for the health professional.

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  • Comment Link Salvatore Wednesday, 29 January 2020 14:00 posted by Salvatore

    Hi Cheri,
    Volume 3 will be launched later this year. Please make sure you are subscribed to my newsletter to keep up to date with events and launch dates.

  • Comment Link Salvatore Wednesday, 29 January 2020 13:57 posted by Salvatore

    Thank you Grace.

  • Comment Link Cheri Tuesday, 12 November 2019 13:59 posted by Cheri

    Why does it say, “Volume 1”? Is there a volume 2, 3, or more?

  • Comment Link Kathy Sunday, 25 August 2019 12:58 posted by Kathy

    Does this book replace second edition?

  • Comment Link Grace Saturday, 08 June 2019 12:57 posted by Grace

    I have his first one also but this one by far is great!

  • Comment Link Salvatore Monday, 10 September 2018 22:16 posted by Salvatore

    Hi Kel,

    It’s being worked on continuously. I will keep you updated as we get closer to release!

  • Comment Link Kel Friday, 07 September 2018 16:45 posted by Kel

    Hi there.
    I have purchased this book and love it, but am curious to know when further volumes will be on sale?

    Thank you

  • Comment Link Salvatore Monday, 20 August 2018 16:45 posted by Salvatore

    Hello Yanan,
    The book is available for sale on the Perfect Potion page (please click the link in the article). We are currently out of stock, but hope to have more in very soon.

  • Comment Link Yanan ZHANG Monday, 20 August 2018 16:00 posted by Yanan ZHANG

    Hello Mr. Battaglia

    I want to purchase your book “Vol 1”, how can I purchase it? My address for receiving the book is in China.

    Also, is there an e-book version?

    Thank you very much.

    Waiting for your reply.

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