No specific brands are promoted. Instead, the reader is shown how to navigate the marketplace by learning what to look for in an oil and a company.
Quick Reference Data Sheets for each oil.
These break down the information into 6 sections; 1. The Latin name. 2. The biologically active constituents that are not ubiquitous. For example, water and carbon are excluded because they can be found in every fresh herb. 3. The properties under their technical names. 4. Basic uses, divided by usage type, eg topical vs ingestion. Not an exhaustive list, however. 5. Cautions including drug interactions and other safety info. 6. And any immediate first aid information that may be needed.
Easy to read lists let you know which oils to avoid for seizure disorders, what is safe to use with your pets, and common medical concerns
When other children were still gaping at cartoons, Porche Berry’s TV diet included programs on nutrition. Seeing pharmaceutical drugs fail repeatedly to treat the long-term health problems of family and friends spurred an early interest in natural medicine. That interest deepened after she became the mother to a child who reacted strongly to pharmaceuticals. During research to help her child, Berry discovered that she had a knack for translating technical topics into lay language. She hopes to help people take command of their own health through
5 Stars for this book, well done.
An ARC copy was gifted to me by the author.
This is a very well laid out book. with all the do's and don't needly define to help every person that wants more information about essential oils.
It is easy to understand, even the big words are explained that even a layman like me can find it interesting. Personally, this will be a go-to book when I want to bring or use the knowledge in a plot, especially in my fiction writing.
Each oil is divided into distillation and application, knowing what to use with which ailment. Plus the makeup of each product.
From human beings to animals, this is a very good reference book for all users.
A book I can definitely recommend.
The Natural Path and her website, https://www.porcheberry.com/.