941Re: Plants for distillation/Aromatherapy
- Oct 29, 2005Hi Terry, my name is Steve
I can recommend "The Master Book of Herbalism" by Paul Beyerl
(Phoenix Pub, 1984); it covers herb properties (remedial, aromatic,
culinary) lore, preparation methods and history of magickal usage.
Beyerl's book is by no means all-encompassing; nor should it be -
even a novice herbalist should attempt to build his or her "herbal"
"A Modern Herbal" by Mrs. Maude Grieve (Dover, 1971) is a more
comprehensive (over 800 species) and is appropriate for a serious
Please feel free to email me, or respond on PFAF, as I am an herb
enthusiast (as I'm sure many others here are).
--- In email@example.com, "terryoshea35" <terryoshea35@y...>
> I'm afraid I'm not a gardener but fascinated with the idea of
> my own essential oils,albeit in a small way using volatilefragrant
> plants or herbs.would
> I know and understand the process but have no idea what plants
> be suitable or easier to utilize.For example:Are there dried herbsand
> flowers that could be used?
> Does anyone know of any reading material that would be helpful?
> Best regards,
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