A Guide to Their Use, in Magick, Healing & Perfumery
Subjects: Aromatherapy & Aromatics/Healing/Well-being/Chaos Magick.
This aromatic and magical memoir comes to you from the pen of well respected chaos mage and expert on aromatics Ray Sherwin.
The contents include:
Using Essential Oils Therapeutically
Using Aromatherapy Products at Home
Monographs on my Favourite Oils. Some aromatherapy schools are now expecting their students to study forty or more oils. I use about ten. A few data sheets
Miscellaneous Information, General information and Frequently Asked Questions
What’s going on with Tea Tree Oil
A Further Note on Health & Safety
Oils Which Should Not Be Used in Aromatherapy
Health & Safety Data regarding Storage and Handling of Essential Oils
A Quick Note on Benzoin, Peru, Galbanum, Immortelle, Oak-Moss, Aniseed, Jojoba, Sandalwood, Fragrance & Rose Otto
How to Copy a Perfume
A Bottle of Patchouli
Hocus Pocus – Witch-doctors, sorcerers, priests and imams in the shop
Ritual Magick for the BBC
A Spooky Aside A ghost story
A Rose by any Other Name – pheromones and other human smells
The Fats of Life – What your mother would have told you if she’d known. Essential oils, absolutes and fixed oils. Are we consuming the right amount and balance of fats in our diet? Are therapists damaging their clients by using seed oils as carriers?
The Old Bazaar in Cairo. I taught for a while at Cairo University. Most tourists encounter the perfumers in the bazaar but they don’t get to see what’s going on behind the scenes