The Magical And Ritual Use Of Perfumes

Author: Richard Alan Miller
Editor: Inner Traditions / Bear & Co
ISBN: 9780892812103
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Because of their power to elicit specific responses in the body and psyche, perfumes have, through the ages, occupied an important part in ritual. The Magical and Ritual Use of Perfumes shows how scents can become the very “essence of magic,” providing direct access to the emotional centers of the brain and memory.

The Magical And Ritual Use Of Herbs

Author: Richard Alan Miller
Editor: Destiny Books
ISBN: 9780892814015
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Richard Alan Miller has thoroughly researched the historical use, chemical structure, preparation for consumption, and magical rituals related to narcotic, hallucinogenic, stimulant, and depressant herbs. He explains how these natural substances can be used for the enhancement of sexuality, muscle relaxation and massage, initiation, spiritual growth, and astral projection. Provides a fascinating study of nineteen herbs that not only stimulate our energies, but also combat fatigue, assist healing, and relieve tension.

The Magical And Ritual Use Of Aphrodisiacs

Author: Richard Alan Miller
Editor: Inner Traditions / Bear & Co
ISBN: 9780892814022
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The author shows how intent and motivation can be focused to augment the physical effects of aphrodisiacs and suggests rituals drawn from Tantric yoga and Western magic.

Enchantments

Author: Edain McCoy
Editor: Llewellyn Worldwide
ISBN: 9780738701684
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Since before recorded time, women have performed spells using perfumes, hair brushes, mirrors, lotions, masks, and face coloring. These spells not only sought love but conferred protection, purified the spirit, opened the psychic senses, and prepared the woman for sacred ritual. Enchantments shows you how to reclaim the conviction that beauty already exists in each of us as daughters of the Goddess. Now you can witness this magickal transformation in yourself as you make your own fertility soap, use a hair braid to attract a lover, or enact a glamour spell to draw the eyes of everyone in the room.

Magical Aromatherapy

Author: Scott Cunningham
Editor: Llewellyn Worldwide
ISBN: 9780875421292
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Explains the effects of fragrance, identifies useful flowers, spices, herbs, and oils, and suggests their magical properties

Fragrance

Author: Charles S. Van Toller
Editor: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9781851668724
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This book builds on and extends the previous book: Perfumery: the psychology and biology of fragrance. Thus, a large part of the book reviews the latest evidence on olfaction research which is relevant to the study of perfumery psychology.

The Book Of Perfume

Author: Elisabeth Barillé
Editor: Flammarion-Pere Castor
ISBN:
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Perfume. The very word evokes a world of sensuality. The Book of Perfume details the history, creation and selection of fine fragrance, providing a complete guide to a fundamental element of the feminine mystique. Chapters trace the traditions of scent, from the attars of Cleopatra to Marilyn Monroe's Chanel No. 5. Illustrations.

The World Beauty Book

Author: Jessica B. Harris
Editor: Harper San Francisco
ISBN: 9780062510921
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A unique and fascinating collection of glamour tips, gathered from women of color from around the world, offers recipes, rituals and secrets covering all aspects of beauty from hair and faces to clothing, fragrances and aphrodisiacs. $25,000 ad/promo. Tour.

Paperbound Books In Print

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Native Plants Of Commercial Importance

Author: Richard Alan Miller
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Miller answers the problem of supplementing rural incomes for any region of North America. Many of the plants discussed have long been used in medicinal, cosmetic, food, and floral industries in sufficient quantities to make them commercially important. This book describes these and other forest products, dividing North America into five regions. Each region contains a description of ten common crops now being harvested, with details and a special appendix on marketing. Forest farming is stressed to make each crop renewable and self-generating as a natural resource.

The Essence Of Perfume

Author: Roja Dove
Editor: Black Dog Pub Limited
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"The Essence of Perfume is the first book by the world's only Professeur de Parfums, and is as captivating as it is informative. Beginning with a comprehensive discussion of the sense of smell and the materials of the master perfumer, The Essence of Perfume goes on to celebrate the great classics (from Guerlain's Shalimar and Vol de Nuit, to Chanel's No 5 and Nina Ricci's L'Air du Temps), the makers who brought them to life and the designers who gave them shape. In an age where the methods and motivations of the original perfumers are all but forgotten, Roja Dove unfolds the gripping story of scent with all the passion and devotion of a true artist."--BOOK JACKET.

The Encyclopedia Of Magic And Alchemy

Author: Rosemary Guiley
Editor: Infobase Publishing
ISBN: 1438130007
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A comprehensive illustrated reference guide with more than 400 entries on the subjects of magic and alchemy.

Small Press Record Of Books In Print

Author: Len Fulton
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The Voodoo Encyclopedia Magic Ritual And Religion

Author: Jeffrey E. Anderson
Editor: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 1610692098
File Size: 37,65 MB
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This compelling reference work introduces the religions of Voodoo, a onetime faith of the Mississippi River Valley, and Vodou, a Haitian faith with millions of adherents today. • Addresses both Vodou and Voodoo • Situates the religions both religiously and historically • Examines the African contributions to the faiths on a regional basis • Introduces important gods and ceremonies

Ritual Magic Workbook

Author: Dolores Ashcroft-Nowicki
Editor: Thorsons Pub
ISBN: 9780850304671
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The Power Of Ritual

Author: Rachel Pollack
Editor: Dell
ISBN: 9780440508724
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Simple ways to bring ritual and meaning into your life How to create sacred spaces in your own home Step-by-step guidance on creating rituals for births, rites of passage, weddings, and other celebrations--both religious and secular The Omega Institute, the nation's largest holistic education and retreat center, has helped tens of thousands of people in their search for well-being, personal growth, and spiritual development through its world-renowned workshops and retreats. Now the experts at the Omega Institute share their wisdom with you in a unique series of books that provide the guidance, the inspiration, and the skills you need to bring increased meaning and vitality into your life. . . . We all seek spiritual wholeness, a sense of belonging, of individual identity as well as connection to something greater than ourselves. In this remarkable book, one of the Omega Institute's foremost experts explores the power of ritual to transform our lives, offering simple, creative ways to strengthen family, friendship, community--as well as sense of self. Here is inspiring evidence of the role of ritual in secular as well as religious life, and easy, do-it-yourself techniques to help you find inner peace, meaning, and well-being. Whether you find inspiration in religious tradition or wish to create meaningful new rituals of your own, you'll learn: How to explore the sacred through ritual How to tap into new sources of healing and energy Ancient rituals celebrating the seasons, the senses, time and space How to use ritual to strengthen marriage and family bonds

The Magick Of Aromatherapy

Author: Gwydion O'Hara
Editor: Llewellyn Worldwide Limited
ISBN: 9781567183481
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From the base scents of hormones that arouse animal instincts to the ritual fragrances of temple incenses to the aroma of Grandma's kitchen, the world is alive with smells. With this book, readers can learn to create their own blends of essential oils for therapeutic applications for massage, pain relief, mental clarity, prosperity, love, and more. Illustrations.

Pure Magic

Author: Judika Illes
Editor: Weiser Books
ISBN: 160925256X
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Pure Magic is a practical crash course for anyone who's ever envied TV witches. Or women who always seem to get the job, apartment, or date they want. Or people who can make their dreams come true. Judika Illes has written a spellcasting primer in down-to-earth language. "I consciously set out to write a book that would be different from any other on the market," Illes writes. "This book is jargon free. It contains information usually handed down from teacher to student. It focuses on the practical aspects of spellcasting in a clear and nonjudgmental way. . . . No specialized metaphysical training is required." What is required is that we become aware of the natural rhythms, energies, powers, and patterns of Earth and her diverse inhabitants. Pure Magic offers a plethora of individual spells, plus concrete advice on how and where to practice magic, to rightly use words of power, and to cleanse, protect, and enhance your magic self. Work your way through it's easy-to-follow, step-by-step plan, and all will become clear. Learn to listen to Mother Earth, focus on your magical allies, gather the simple equipment Illes outlines, and follow the straightforward instructions, and you will soon be constructing your own spells and experiencing magic in your everyday life. Pure Magic is a book that beginners will follow rigorously and advanced spellcasters will refer to again and again for guidance and inspiration. Magic 101: this book is a complete course in real magic--how and why it works. Pure Magic is a perennial, from an author with a great track who knows what she's talking about.

Encyclopedia Of Associations V1 National Org 43 Pt1

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ISBN: 9780787682811
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A guide to more than 22,000 national and international organizations, including: trade, business, and commercial; environmental and agricultural; legal, governmental, public administration, and military; engineering, technological, and natural and social sciences; educational; cultural; social welfare; health and medical; public affairs; fraternal, nationality, and ethnic; religious; veterans', hereditary, and patriotic; hobby and avocational; athletic and sports; labor unions, associations, and federations; chambers of commerce and trade and tourism; Greek letter and related organizations; and fan clubs.

Mixing Essential Oils For Magic

Author: Sandra Kynes
Editor: Llewellyn Worldwide
ISBN: 0738737151
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The Ultimate Guide to Mixing, Matching, and Making Essential Oils Choose the best essential oils for your creative and magical mixing with this straightforward, hands-on guide. Through step-by-step instruction on how to measure, mix, and assess blends, you’ll move beyond following others’ recipes and into creating your own oil combinations. Mixing Essential Oils for Magic offers everything you need to understand not only how to blend but also why specific blends work together. Learn how to mix oils by botanical family, scent group, and perfume note. Discover an encyclopedic listing of essential and carrier oil profiles, as well as thorough cross-references for the oils and their magical associations. With guidance on the historical and present-day uses of essential oils, you’ll make personal blending an integral part of your spiritual and magical practices.