Healing Civilizations: The Search for Therapeutic Essential Oils and Nutrients
by Nadim A. Shaath, PhD.
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"This book is for students, researchers, product developers, beauty professionals and everyone with interest in health, culture, & humanity. This book is a Full Circle reminder that innovations must include cultural wisdom of our past".
--Peter Matravers PharmD, Senior Vice President Product Development, Chief Scientific Officer, Arbonne International
--Felix Buccellato, President Custom Essence Inc.
"Nadim traveled virtually all the continents of the World in search of therapeutic essential oils. The stories you are about to read are full of adventures through history and geography, from ancient Egypt, Greece, Rome and the Silk Road to the most sophisticated modern laboratory. This book is the result of more than four decades of his rich experience in the perfumery industry.
This book casts a bright light on essential oils. You'll understand they are not just aromatic substances but much, much more. You will experience Nadim's avid pursuit of the marvel of essential oils, natural healing, and his passion for their use in combination with modern medicine. Please enjoy the reading".
--Koichi Shiozawa, Former Master Natural Perfumer at Aveda