The Fragrant Mind is written in an easy, accessible style for anyone who wishes to learn how essential oils can influence our minds and emotions and how to use aromatherapy to maintain a peaceful equilibrium or bring about positive change.
Valerie Worwood's The Complete Book of Essential Oils and Aromatherapy (over 200,000 copies sold) has become the encyclopedia of essential oils and aromatherapy, earning itself the status of a popular household and reference classic. In this companion volume, Worwood concentrates on the emotional, psychological, and mood-changing effects of nature's oils.
Part One of The Fragrant Mind presents a fascinating background to the subject, and explains how essential oils work on the brain.
Part Two provides information that shows how essential oils can enhance emotional well-being, promote positive feelings, and alleviate negative sensations. It also includes a practical A-to-Z section filled with advice on a wide range of emotional problems, from stress and depression to moodiness and insomnia. It also addresses the positive aspects of life, such as self-esteem, confidence, and well-being.
Part Three introduces personality enhancement. Worwood explains the particular characteristics of individual essential oils, and shows us how they can be matched to human personality types.