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Books & Resources

Aromatherapy * Incense * Essential Oils * History

Books on aromatherapy, incense, ingredients, oils, plants, perfumery, science, and history of aromatics.

In addition to personal experiments and our supplier resources around the world, we also credit the following authors and their published works as sources of information and inspiration for us in creating this website, our understanding of the world of natural aromatics, and the science behind the human sense of smell.

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The complete incense book
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The Complete Incense Book

by Suzanne Fischer Rizzi

Book Title: the trail of time
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The Trail of Time:

Time Measurement with Incense in East Asia – by Silvio Bedini

Book: plant resins
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Plant Resins:

Chemistry, Evolution, Ecology, and Ethnobotany – by Jean H. Langenheim

Book title: perfumes & spices
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Perfumes & Spices:

including an account of soaps and cosmetics – by Hyatt A. Verrill

Book - An Ancient Egyptian Herbal
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An Ancient Egyptian Herbal

by Lise Manniche

Book: Frankincense and myrrh
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Frankincense & Myrrh:

A Study of the Arabian Incense Trade – by Nigel Groom

the book of incense
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The Book of Incense:

Enjoying the Traditional Art of Japanese Scents – by Kiyoko Morita

Book: Kodo the way of incense
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Kodo: The Way of Incense

by David Pybus

Book: aromatherapy blends & remedies
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Aromatherapy Blends and Remedies

by Franzesca Watson

Aromatherapy__a complete guide to the healing art
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A Complete Guide to the Healing Art by Kathi Keville & Mindy Green

Botanica erotica
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Botanica Erotica:

Arousing Body, Mind, and Spirit – by Diana De Luca

Encyclopedia of magical herbs
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Cunningham’s Encyclopedia of Magical Herbs

by Scott Cunningham

Book - Aroma_The magic of essential oils in food _ fragrance
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The Magic of Essential Oils in Foods and Fragrance by Mandy Aftel

Book: Essence & Alchemy
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Essence and Alchemy:

A Natural History of Perfume – by Mandy Aftel

Incense crafting: use of magical scents
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Crafting and Use of Magickal Scents – by Carl F. Neal

Book: Incense, oils, and brews
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The Complete Book of Incense, Oils and Brews

by Scott Cunningham

Book title: Incense by Gina Hyams
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Rituals, Mystery, Lore – by Gina Hyams

the complete book of essential oils & aromatherapy
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The Complete Book of Essential Oils & Aromatherapy

by Valerie Ann Worwood

making plant medicine
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Magical Herbalism

 by Richo Cech

Book: medicinal plants of the desert _ canyon west
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Medicinal Plants

Of the desert & canyon west

by Michael Moore

mood enhancing plants
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Mood Enhancing Plants

by Chrissie Wildwood

Book: perfume & flavor materials of natural origin
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Perfume & Flavor Materials of Natural Origin:

by Stephen Archtander

Book: sacred luxuries
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Sacred Luxuries:

Fragrance, Aromatherapy, and Cosmetics in Ancient Egypt – by Lise Manniche

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The Mysterious and Essential Powers of Smell – by Annick LeGuerer

Book title: scented plants
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Scented Plants

by Roger Phillips & Martyn Rix

Book title: scents & scentuality
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Scents & Scentuality:

Essential Oils & Aromatherapy for Romance, Love, and Sex – by Valerie Ann Worwood

Book title: sticks, stones, roots, and bones
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Sticks, Stones, Roots & Bones:

Hoodoo, Mojo & Conjuring with Herbs – by Stephanie Rose Bird

Book title: the aromatherapy garden
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The Aromatic Garden:

Growing & Using Scented Plants – by Julia Lawless, photography by Clay Perry

Book title: the art & science of scent
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Perfume: The Art & Science of Scent

By Cathy Newman

the big book of herbs
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The Big Book of Herbs

by Arthur Tucker and Thomas DeBaggio

Book Title - the scented ape
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The Scented Ape:

The Biology and Culture of Human Odour – by D. Michael Stoddart

Book Title: the herb society of America_encyclopedia of herbs _ their uses
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The New Encyclopedia of Herbs & Their Uses

by Deni Brown

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