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The Aromatherapy Garden: Growing Fragrant Plants for Happiness and Well-Being

By Kathi Keville

Kathi Keville fills the reader’s medicine chest with information on how to grow your well-being with plants.

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The Aromatherapy Garden explains how fragrant plants can be as therapeutic as they are intoxicating, and how easy it is to add this captivating element to gardens large and small. It reveals the scents, secrets, and science behind fragrant plants, and how to optimize the full benefits of fragrance. Hone your powers of concentration with lemon verbena. Beat the blues with wintersweet. And use rose geranium to relieve anxiety and stress. Revealed here are the scents, secrets, and science behind plant aromatherapy, and how to optimize its full benefits. Detailed plant profiles will help you create a beautiful source of restorative aromas, oils, sachets, teas, and more. The nose knows—and with Keville’s expertise, now you too can create your own sanctuary of health and happiness

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"Keville weaves references to studies about healing and invigorating smells into short cultural histories of facts and stats ... Most admirably, Keville rises to the challenge of describing each scent ... With such rich descriptions, readers will long for the actual aroma."

Publishers Weekly

"Kathi Keville fills the reader’s medicine chest with information on how to grow your well-being with plants."

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About the author

Kathi Keville

Kathi Keville is an internationally known aromatherapist and herbalist. The author of fifteen books, she conducts seminars in North America and Europe, and operates Green Medicine Herb School in Nevada City, California, where she grows nearly five hundred species of medicinal herbs and fragrant plants. Kathi is the director of the American Herb Association. She received honors from the National Association for Holistic Aromatherapy, is a founding member of the American Herbalist Guild, and a member of United Plant Savers.

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