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Recommended Reading List

International Books

Beginners Suggested Reading List Link
The Complete Aromatherapy and Essential Oils Handbook for Everyday Wellness – Nerys Purchon and Lora Cantele  
Aromatherapy: A Complete Guide to the Healing Art – Kathi Keville and Mindy Green  
Aromatherapy Bible – Gill Farrer Halls  
The Essential Oils Handbook – Jennie Harding  
Encyclopaedia of Essential Oils – Julia Lawless  
Essential Living – Andrea Butje  
Essential Oil Basics – Jennifer Eden Clark  
Aromatherapy for Common Ailments - Shirley Price  
Professional Reading List  

Vicki Pitman's Aromatherapy: A Practical Approach


CO2 Extracts in Aromatherapy – 50 extracts for Clinical Application 

Essential Oil Safety: A Guide for Health Care Professionals-, 2e – Robert Tisserand and Rodney Young

Clinical Aromatherapy: Essential Oils in Healthcare, 3e – Jane Buckle  
Clinical Aromatherapy: Essential Oils in Practice, Second Edition - Jane Buckle  
Clinical Aromatherapy in Nursing - Jane Buckle  
Aromatherapy in Midwifery Practice – Denise Tiran  
Complementary Therapies in Maternity Care: An Evidence-Based Approach – Denise Tiran  
Complementary Nursing in End of Life Care - Integrative care in Palliative Care – Madeleine Kerkhof-Knapp Hayes  
Essential Oils: A Handbook for Aromatherapy Practice - Jennifer Peace Rhind  
Aromatherapeutic Blending – Jennifer Peace Rhind  
Aromatherapy for Health Professionals/ Edition 3 - Len Price, Shirley Price  
Aromatherapy for Health Professionals, 4e - Shirley & Len Price  
Aromatherapy & the Mind – Julia Lawless  
The Complete Guide to Aromatherapy – Salvatore Battaglia  
Aromatherapy Beauty Guide – Danielle Sade  
Medical Aromatherapy – Kurt Schnaubelt  
Advanced Aromatherapy – Kurt Schnaubelt  
The Healing Intelligence of Essential Oils – Kurt Schnaubelt  
Help Your Dog Heal Itself: A-Z guide to using essential oils and herbs for hidden and common problems through the aromatic language of dogs - Caroline Ingraham, Thomas Mayo and Gabrielle Stubbs
Aromatherapy, Massage and Relaxation in Cancer Care: An Integrative Resource for Practitioners – Ann Carter and Peter Mackereth  
Aromadermatology: Aromatherapy in the Treatment and Care of Common Skin Conditions – Janetta Bensouilah and Philippa Buck  
Aromatherapy An A-Z: The Most Comprehensive Guide to Aromatherapy Ever Published - Patricia Davis and Sarah Budd  
Scentsational Weight Loss: At Last a New Easy Natural Way to Control Your Appetite - Alan R. Hirsch, M.D.  
Antimicrobial/biological Activity of Essential Oils - Brian Lawrence  
Aromatherapy Workbook: A Complete Guide to Understanding and Using Essential Oils - Shirley Price  

The Complete Book of Essential Oils and Aromatherapy, Revised and Expanded: Over 800 Natural, Nontoxic, and Fragrant Recipes to create Health, Beauty, and Safe Home and Work Environments - Valerie Anne Worwood

The Complete Book of Essential Oils and Aromatherapy: Over 600 Natural, Non-Toxic and Fragrant Recipes to Create Health - Beauty - a Safe Home Environment - Valerie Anne Worwood
The Fragrant Mind: Aromatherapy for Personality, Mind, Mood and Emotion - Valerie Ann Worwood  
Aromatherapy: A Lifetime Guide to Healing with Essential Oils – Valerie Cooksley  
Natural Home Health Care Using Essential Oils – Penoel D  

Aromatherapy for Natural Health and Beauty – Cecilia Salvesen


Women’s Health Aromatherapy: A Clinically Evidence-Based Guide for Nurses, Midwives, Doulas and Therapists Paperback – May 21, 2019 by Pam Conrad (Author)

How to Read a Paper: The Basics of Evidence-Based Medicine/ Edition 4 – Trisha Greenhalgh  
How to Write a Paper/ Edition 4 - George Hall  
Clinical Research in Complementary Therapies: Principles, Problems and Solutions - George Thomas Lewith  
Aromatherapy Science: A Guide for Healthcare Professionals - Maria Lis-Balchin  
Making Sense of Research 2nd Edition – M Menard  
Clinical Research in Complementary Therapies 2nd Edition – Lewith, Jonas, Walach  
Chemistry of Aromatherapeutic Oils - E Joy Bowles  
Handbook of Essential Oils: Science, Technology, and Applications - Edited by Baser and Buchbauer  
Handbook of Essential Oils: Science, Technology, and Applications, Second Edition  
The Chemistry of Essential Oils and Artificial Perfumes - Volume 1 (Fourth Edition) - Ernest J. Parry  
The Chemistry of Essential Oils and Artificial Perfumes - Volume 2 (Fourth Edition) - Ernest J. Parry  
Essential Oil Chemistry for Safe Aromatherapy – Sue Clarke  
The Chemistry of Essential Oils: An introduction for Aromatherapists, Beauticians, Retailers and Students – David G Williams  
Aromatica: A Clinical Guide to Essential Oil Therapeutics. Volume 1: Principles and Profiles  
Holistic Aromatherapy - Marc Gian  
Aromatherapy for Healing the Spirit – Gabriel Mojay  
Essential Guide to Aromatherapy and Vibrational Healing - Margaret Ann Lembo  
The Sprit in Aromatherapy – Gill Farrer-Halls  
The Fragrant Heavens – Valerie Ann Worwood  
Aromatherapy - Scent and Psyche: Using Essential Oils for Physical and Emotional Well-Being - Peter Damian and Kate Damian  
Astrological Aromatherapy - Patricia Davis  
What's Your Food Sign?: How to Use Food Clues to Find Lasting Love - Alan R. Hirsch, M.D.  
Aromatherapy Anointing Oils: Spiritual Blessings, Ceremonies and Affirmations - Joni Loughran, Ruah Bull, Tim Kellgren  
Healing Oils, Healing Hands 2nd Edition - Linda L. Smith  
Carrier Oils:  
Carrier Oils: For Aromatherapy and Massage – Len Price  
Liquid Sunshine: Vegetable Oils for Aromatherapy - Jan Kusmerick   
Power of the Seed – Susan M Parker  
Hydrosols: The Next Aromatherapy - Suzanne Catty  
Understanding Hydrolats: The Specific Hydrosols for Aromatherapy - Len Price   
Harvest to Hydrosol - Anne Harman (link to  
375 Essential Oils - Jeanne Rose  
Sacred luxuries: Fragrance, Aromatherapy and Cosmetics in Ancient Egypt – Lise Manniche  
Fragrant - Mandy Aftel  
Essence and Alchemy: A Book of Perfume – Mandy Aftel  
Fragrance & Wellbeing: Plant Aromatics and Their Influence on the Psyche – Jennifer Peace Rhind  
Listening to Scent – Jennifer Peace Rhind  
Aroma: The Magic of Essential Oils in Foods and Fragrance - Mandy Aftel and Daniel Patterson  
Awaken to Healing Fragrance: The Power of Essential Oil Therapy - Elizabeth Anne Jones forward by Candace Pert, PhD  
Aromatherapy Practitioner Reference Manual – S Sheppard-Hanger (link to Atlantic Institute)  
Traditional Herbal Books:  
Hildegard's Healing Plants: From Her Medieval Classic Physica – Saint Hildegard  
Gerard's Herbal: Selections from the 1633 Enlarged & Amended Edition  
Culpeper’s Complete Herbal – Nicholas Culpeper  
A Modern Herbal - Maude Grieve  
Others you may like:  
Healing Civilizations: The Search for Therapeutic Essential Oils and Nutrients – Nadim A. Shaath  
RHS Botany for Gardeners: The Art and Science of Gardening Explained & Explored – Geoff Hodge  
RHS Latin for Gardeners: Over 3,000 Plant Names Explained and Explored  
The Aromatherapy Garden – Kathi Keville  
Business & Planning  
Healthy Profits: The 5 Elements of Strategic Wellness in The Workplace - Sandra Larkin  
Successful Business Planning for Entrepreneurs (with CD-ROM) Edition 1 - Jerry Moorman, James Halloran  
Time Management from the Inside Out: The Foolproof Plan for Taking Control of Your Schedule and Your Life - Julie Morgenstern  
Business Mastery: A Guide for Creating a Fulfilling, Thriving Business and Keeping it Successful/ Edition 4 - Cherie M. Sohnen-Moe  
Classic Reading List  
The Art of Aromatherapy – Robert Tisserand  
Aromatherapy for Women – Maggie Tisserand  
Marguerite Maury's Guide to Aromatherapy - Dr E A Maury  
Gattefosse's Aromatherapy – Rene Maurice Gattefossé  
The Practice of Aromatherapy – Dr Jean Valnet  
Aromatherapy from Provence – Dr Nelly Grosjean  
Aromatherapy Workbook – Shirley Price  
Portrait in Oils – Philippe Mailhebiau  
Subtle Aromatherapy - Patricia Davis  
The Fragrant Pharmacy – Valerie Ann Worwood  
L'aromathérapie exactement: Encyclopédie de l'utilisation thérapeutique des huiles essentielles – Pierre Franchomme and Daniel Pénőel  
Anatomy & Physiology  
Principles of Anatomy and Physiology – Gerard Tortora and Bryan H Derrickson  
The Pocket Atlas of the Moving Body – Mel Cash  
Ross and Wilson Anatomy and Physiology in Health and Illness, 12e – Anne Waugh and Alison Grant  
The Anatomy Colouring Book 4th Edition – Kapit & Elson  
Structure and Function of the Body 15th Edition – Thibodeau and Patton  
Aromatherapy Massage - Clare Maxwell-Hudson  
Aromatherapy for Bodyworkers/ Edition 1 - Jade Shutes, Christina Weaver  
Dr. Françoise Couic Marinier: Le guide terre vivante des huiles essentielles
Édition terre vivante 2018
Dominique Baudoux: Aromathérapie
Édition Dunod 2017
Michel Turbide: Aromathérapie;  Huiles essentielles du Québec et du monde
Édition Santé-arôme 2012
Daniel Pénoël: L’Aromathérapie Quantique
Édition Guy Trépaniel 2016 
Lydia Bosson: L’Aromathérapie énergétique
Édition Amyris 2011
Pierre Franchomme / Daniel Pénoël: L’Aromathérapie exactement
Édition Roger Jolois 2002
Michel Faucon:  Traité d'aromathérapie scientifique et médicale : les huiles essentielles : fondements et aide à la prescription 3e éd.
Edition Sang de la Terre 2017
Pierre Franchomme:
La science des huiles essentielles médicinales Vol. 1
Édition Guy Trépaniel 2015
For Aromatherapy relates books:  
For Aroma/Sensory system etc :  
For Cosmetic science and Perfumery etc:  
Aromapflege für Sie: Elianne Zimmermann  
Himmlische Düfte: Das große Buch der Aromatherapie: Susanne Fischer-Rizzi  
Bewährte Aromamischungen: Mit ätherischen Ölen leben – gebären – sterben: Ingeborg Stadelmann  
Lexikon der Düfte: Anwendung & Wirkung ätherischer Öle: Axel Meyer  
Ätherische Öle: ganzheitlich anwenden mit zahlreichen Rezepturen: Maria M. Kettenring  
Heilende Energie der ätherischen Öle: Die 100 wirksamsten Aromaöle für Körper und Seele: Gerti Samel, Barbara Krämer  
Aromatherapie für Pflege- und Heilberufe: Kursbuch für Ausbildung und Praxis Gebundene Ausgabe – Eliane Zimmermann  
 Il grande manuale dell'aromaterapia. Fondamenti di scienza degli oli essenziali: Marco Valussi  

Oli essenziali: istruzioni per l'uso: I consigli per valutare, acquistare e usare in sicurezza gli oli essenziali: Marco Valussi