Renew Your Essence through the Divine Power of Fragrance
Fragrances possess a unique ability to evoke emotions, memories, and visions. Since the dawn of time spiritual traditions as diverse as Judaism, Christianity, Islam, Shinto, and Buddhism have used fragrances to enhance the experience of the Divine. With Aromatherapy for the Soul, world-renowned aromatherapist Valerie Ann Worwood has created a comprehensive guide to the use of essential oils and aromas to enhance spiritual practice.
Originally published as The Fragrant Heavens, this groundbreaking book draws equally upon the pioneering research of eminent scientists and the insights of leading spiritual teachers. Extensive charts and exercises demonstrate how to use fragrance in healing, prayer, and meditation and in conjunction with vibrational and energetic healing. This extraordinary guide covers more than seventy essential oils and will help you call upon the divine power of fragrance to enrich your spiritual journey.
Valerie Ann Worwood is one of the world’s foremost authorities on aromatherapy and essential oils. A consultant clinical aromatherapist and author with a doctorate in complementary medicine, she has been Chairperson and Chair of Research for the International Federation of Aromatherapists. Worwood has a clinical essential oil practice in England, as well as lecturing and holding workshops around the world. Her work with essential oils has taken her down many diverse aromatic pathways — from designing skincare and spa products and treatments for international companies to creating essential oil blends for artisan chocolatiers. Worwood has long been interested in natural medicines. Her study of essential oils was stimulated by her discovery of just how effective their medicinal qualities are, and this interest has led her to make a full exploration of all their life-enhancing qualities. No one has provided more thorough and accurate guidance to the home practitioner or professional aromatherapist than Valerie Ann Worwood.