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The Ayurveda Encyclopedia -  Natural Secrets to Healing, Prevention &  Longevity
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The Ayurveda Encyclopedia - Natural Secrets to Healing, Prevention & Longevity

By Swami Sada Shiva Tirtha

Sat Yuga Press. New. 1998. First Edition. Softcover. 0965804224 . Oversize softcover, 669 pages. New book with minor shelfwear involving light scuffing of cover and slight rubbing one bottom edge. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 669 pages; Here is an all-inclusive reference to ayurveda beneficial for families as well as health practitioners. Included are the basic principles of ayurveda; its history; and a generous selection of therapies including herbs, nutrition, aromas, meditation, colors, gems, exercise, special message techniques, and rejuvenating measures known as pancha karma. Pathology and diagnosis are covered in plain English along with a discussion of the most commonly used ayurvedic herbs. Other new information includes ayurvedic hatha yoga, general healing, pregnancy and post-partum, and stress reduction. (Note: Due to heavy weight, extra postage will be required. Contact us if you'd like an exact quote) [1585] .

$29.95

Aromatherapy Handbook for Beauty, Hair and Skin Care
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Aromatherapy Handbook for Beauty, Hair and Skin Care

By Keller, Erich

Healing Arts Press. Very Good. 1991. First Edition. Softcover. 0892814330 . Very nice condition. Pages clean and unmarked other than previous owner's name written quite small on first endpage. Cover has slight wear at corners and a little scuffing. This complete guide to aromatherapy in hair and skin care allows you freedom from the commercial world of preservatives and additives - and access to cosmetics that are custom made, natural, vibrant and health-giving. (320os) ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 189 pages .

$6.50

The Fragrant Pharmacy - A Complete Guide to Aromatherapy & Essential Oils
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The Fragrant Pharmacy - A Complete Guide to Aromatherapy & Essential Oils

By Worwood, Valerie

Bantam. Near Fine. 1997. First Edition. Softcover. 0553403974 . Very nice condition, pages clean, tight and unmarked. Cover has slight wear at corners, light creasing on spine and minor scuffing. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 546 pages; The Fragrant Pharmacy shows how each essential oil can offer many diverse benefits. One of the most holistic of all systems of medicine, the oils can alleviate symptoms, prevent many illnesses and disorders and help in thier healing process. But more than that, they can provide all of us--our families, our homes, even our pet--with the protection and pleasures we need...without the chemical pollution of our bodies or our environment. This illuminating and imaginative book of aromatherapy is the household manual of the future. It is a treasury of information about precious life-and health-enhancing liquids that work in complex harmony with people and planet alike. Here is a comprehensive encyclopaedia of 'medicines out of the earth', those miracles of creation which revitalise and rejuvenate, enhance our emotions and help our work and play. It charts out for all of us a fragrant way to family health and home delights. (435noto) .

$7.50

AROMATHERAPY FOR MIND & BODY
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AROMATHERAPY FOR MIND & BODY

By Schiller, David & Carol Schiller

Sterling. Very Good. 1996. Softcover. 0806942444 . Clean, tight copy. Pages are unmarked. Cover has light edge and corner wear, a few small spots outer edge of pages. "Discover how to use aromatherapy to unlock the powers of the mind. Formulas are given for dreams, introspection, meditation, isualization, and other mental and emotional uses in myriad forms including baths, candles, creams, facial sauna, massage, mist spray, and more...." [296-osl]; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 128 pages .

$6.50

Making Potpourri Colognes and Soaps,  102 Natural Recipes
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Making Potpourri Colognes and Soaps, 102 Natural Recipes

By David A. Webb

Tab Books. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1988. First Edition. Hardcover. 0830690182 . Very nice condition, only light wear overall, light soiling. Hardcover and dustjacket. B/w illustrations. Demystifying an age-old craft. Includes step-by-step diagrams, work-in-progress photos and easy to follow recipes for making your own natural products. ; 8vo .

$12.95

BEAUTIFUL FACE, BEAUTIFUL BODY 120 Skin, Hair and Body Care Recipes
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BEAUTIFUL FACE, BEAUTIFUL BODY 120 Skin, Hair and Body Care Recipes

By Harper-Roth, Jaqulene

Berkley Books. New. 2000. First Edition. Softcover. 0425172740 . New book, will have small remainder marking to top or bottom edge of pages. Cover may have light shelfwear to edges. Shows you how to prepare luxurious, natural, cruelty-free skin and hair treatments that will beautify your body and soothe your soul...; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

$11.50

MR. BLACKWELL'S WORST 30 YEARS OF FASHION FIASCOS
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MR. BLACKWELL'S WORST 30 YEARS OF FASHION FIASCOS

By Mr. Blackwell, with Patterson, Verson

New York: Pharos Books. Near Fine. 1991. First Edition. Softcover. 0886876257 . Very nice condition. Light corner wear, scuffing to cover, light scratches to rear. Pages clean and unmarked. Profuse b/w photos. 140 pages. "I think I always make the worst dressed list. It's just silly. But it is kind of nice having something you can count on. "--Madonnna; "He called me A wrinkled toothpaste tube exploding! . I guess wrinkles are something he knows about - after all, he's had more nips & tucks that Frankenstein. "--Jean Kasem (300-osl) ; 4to 11" - 13" tall .

$4.50

ONE GOOD OUTFIT
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ONE GOOD OUTFIT

By Brown, Jocelyn

Mercury Press. Near Fine. 2000. First Edition; First Printing. Softcover. 1551280809 . Signed/inscribed by author on title page "To ___ I hope this makes you laugh, I hope we continue to cross paths, Jocelyn...." . Light edge and corner wear, couple small creases. Interior pages clean and unmarked other than inscription. B/w illustrations. An entry for the "Stephen Leacock Award" for humour for 2001 One Good Outfit is a hilarious send-up of self-help books, and yet offers its own story of transformation: how to live elegantly on absolutely nothing....; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; All that's required is total commitment, a little nerve, and a sense of adventure. The intrepid Brown shows how to decode on the One Good Outfit that's right for you, how to put that outfit together and how to wear it anywhere. Engaging, ironic and moving, One Good Outfit is also inspiring.... [250-osl] ; Signed by Author .

$14.50

THE BODY ART BOOK A Complete, Illustrated Guide to Tattoos, Piercings, and  Other Body Modifications
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THE BODY ART BOOK A Complete, Illustrated Guide to Tattoos, Piercings, and Other Body Modifications

By Miller, Jean-Chris

Berkley Books. Good. 1997. First Edition. Softcover. 042515985x . Retired library book with laminated cover & usual stamps & stickers, good used condition. Has edge & corner wear, soiling outer edge of pages. Interior pages good - occasional light soiling, creasing, age tanning to page edge. B/w illustrations & colour photos. Takes you through every step of the process, from choosing style & placement, to finding the right artist and ensuring safety and proper care. (*shipping will be reduced to most locations). ; 8vo .

$6.55