Modern Essentials Book

Purchase Here: Modern Essentials 6th Edition   15820093_l


New 6th Edition, October 2014! This popular hardcover book is truly one of a kind. Modern Essentials: A Contemporary Guide to the Therapeutic Use of Essential Oils is perfect for anyone looking to know more about essential oils and how they can be used in everyday life. Whether you are a beginner or a long-time essential oil user, this book is designed for you.

Features of the new edition of this contemporary guide include the following:

  • New oils have been added to sections throughout the book.
  • Stunning new design with enhanced Single Oil and Oil Blends sections featuring an updated “Quick Facts” box to make it simple to discover the basics about any oil.
  • An enhanced Introduction to Essential Oils section with additional illustrations and explanations on essential oils, their benefits, historical background, safety information, and more.
  • A new section on how the essential oils interact with the body including scientific research and safety data.
  • A new section on ensuring essential oil purity and quality including diagrams and illustrations to show the processes for testing essential oils.
  • New research on even more amazing benefits of essential oils and their constituents.
  • Easy-to-understand definitions for each medical condition listed in the Personal Usage Guide section.
  • Hundreds of research studies have been added as footnote references throughout the book.
  • Listings of all of the essential oils and essential oil blends with their chemical constituents, historical uses, application suggestions, safety data, and much more.
  • Essential oil solutions for helping with everything from common disorders such as acne to more serious illnesses such as diabetes.
  • Reflexology charts, auricular chart, and autonomic nervous system chart.
  • New “My Notes” page for quick notes on the essential oils and supplements for easy reference.

Sixth Edition, 2nd Printing, October 2014.

Size: 352 pages, 11¼” x 8½” x ¾”

AUTHOR INFORMATION This book was written and compiled by AromaTools.


  • The Science and Application of Essential Oils
  • An Introduction to Essential Oils
  • A Brief History of Essential Oils
  • How Essential Oils Interact with the Body
  • Ensuring Essential Oil Purity and Quality
  • Essential Oil Constituents
  • Topical Application
  • Auricular Internal Body Points
  • Reflexology Hand and Foot Charts
  • Autonomic Nervous System
  • Aromatic Application
  • Nose and Olfactory System
  • The Art of Blending
  • Internal Application
  • Daily Tips for an Essential Lifestyle

Single Essential Oils

Essential Oil Blends
Essential Oil Inspired Wellness Supplements
Essential Living and Spa Products
Personal Usage Guide
  • How to Use This Section
  • Dilution Chart
  • Additional Notes on Using Essential Oils
  • Personal Usage Guide
Appendix and References
  • Appendix A: Body Systems Chart
  • Appendix B: Single Essential Oils Property Chart
  • Appendix C: Taxonomical Information
  • Research References
  • Bibliography
Quick Usage Chart
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