Exploring Essential Oils, by Cole L. Woolley, PhD

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Become acquainted with essential oil molecules and be the local expert on essential oils! Learn how plants use and store essential oils, how essential oils are collected from plants, the basics of steam and hydro-distillation, and different ways to diffuse essential oils. And, of course, learn the chemistry behind essential oils with Cole Woolley, PhD.


  • 106 examples of essential oil molecules.
  • 155 essential oil vocabulary words.
  • 64 unique illustrations, graphs and diagrams.
  • 58 Dr. Woolly challenges.

Publication: 2017.

Pages: 227.

Size: 6" wide x 9" tall x ½" deep.


Cole L. Woolley, PhD, is an expert at simplifying technical concepts of essential oils and helping the general public understand and remember these simplified concepts. He enjoys using essential oils and promoting their benefits towards health, happiness, and emotional well-being. Dr. Woolley began analyzing essential oils while completing his doctoral degree in chemistry at Brigham Young University. Dr. Woolley is an analytical chemist with world-wide expertise in analyzing essential oils using GC, GC-MS, and chiral GC-MS. He has traveled the world as a scientist, an inventor, a businessman, a writer, a product developer, a marketer, and a speaker. In his spare time he enjoys activities with his family, researching family history, trail running in the mountains of Utah, gardening, botany, sports, travel, cultures, classical art, and classical music.

Table of Contents

Introduction: What You Need to Know About Essential Oils
Chapter 1: Essential Oils Are
Chapter 2: Plants Grow
Chapter 3: Plants Produce and Store Essential Oils
Chapter 4: Plants Use Essential Oils
Chapter 5: Plants Are Intelligent
Chapter 6: Monoterpene Molecules
Chapter 7: Oxygenated Monoterpene Molecules
Chapter 8: Sesquiterpene Molecules
Chapter 9: Diterpene Molecules
Chapter 10: Triterpene Molecules
Chapter 11: Tetraterpene Molecules
Chapter 12: Collecting Distilled Essential Oils
Chapter 13: Collecting Cold-pressed Citrus Oils
Chapter 14: Diffusing Essential Oils with Active Diffusers
Chapter 15: Diffusing Essential Oils with Passive Diffusers
Chapter 16: How Aromas Change after Applying Essential Oils
Chapter 17: Share Your Experience


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