The complete guide to creating oils, soaps, creams, and herbal gels for your mind and body 101 natural body care recipes

Marlene Jones, 1976-

Book - 2010

Learn to create recipes for cleaning around your home, and how to use essential oil mixtures for essential beauty, baths, bath salts, shampoos, and more.

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Back to basics crafts.
Ocala, Fla. : Atlantic Pub. Group c2010.
Physical Description
288 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. ; 23 cm
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Main Author
Marlene Jones, 1976- (-)
  • Introduction: a brief history of aromatherapy
  • Overview of essential oils
  • Handling essential oils
  • Common carrier and base oils
  • Common essential oils
  • Uncommon essential oils
  • Blending essential oils
  • Essential oils to avoid
  • Essential oils for the home
  • Bath salts and oils
  • Making soap
  • Methods of basic soap making
  • Beauty and wellness treatments
  • Other important uses for essential oils
  • Quick guide of conditions and essential oils used for treatment
  • Tools and further research
  • Conclusion.
Review by Publisher Summary 1

This book will walk you through the seemingly complex, but realistically simple, process of creating your own oils, soaps, creams, and gels, utilizing them effectively to boost your health both in mind and body. You will learn how to recognize scents and how they interact with each other in the form of oils for your body and mind. You will learn how to buy and use essential oils and recognize the properties of various pure essential oils.You will learn which common and uncommon essential oils are out there and what they entail as well as how to start blending them. The various equipment you will need, carrier and base oils, and solutions and dilutions used are outlined for you here.You will learn how to create recipes for cleaning around your home and how to use essential oil mixtures for essential beauty, baths, bath salts, herbal baths, children’s baths, foot baths, hand and nail care, hair oils, shampoos, rinses, and perfumes. Additional uses, including everything from oils for the elderly and sick to your pets, are provided as well. No matter what you are using your oils and natural body products for, this book will help guide you through the process of creating and forming them.Atlantic Publishing is a small, independent publishing company based in Ocala, Florida. Founded over twenty years ago in the company president’s garage, Atlantic Publishing has grown to become a renowned resource for non-fiction books. Today, over 450 titles are in print covering subjects such as small business, healthy living, management, finance, careers, and real estate. Atlantic Publishing prides itself on producing award winning, high-quality manuals that give readers up-to-date, pertinent information, real-world examples, and case studies with expert advice. Every book has resources, contact information, and web sites of the products or companies discussed. This Atlantic Publishing eBook was professionally written, edited, fact checked, proofed and designed. You receive the same content as the print version of this book. Over the years our books have won dozens of book awards for content, cover design and interior design including the prestigious Benjamin Franklin award for excellence in publishing. We are proud of the high quality of our books and hope you will enjoy this eBook version.