Essential Oils A Natural Substance

For over several thousands of years, humans have been employing essential oils for therapeutic purposes as well as sustaining good health. In effect, the ancient Egyptians extensively used essential oils. Currently, essential oils are used extensively in lotions meant for external use, aromatherapy, comforting baths and in a great assortment of herbal medications. Any attempt to … Continue reading Essential Oils A Natural Substance

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Can You Ingest Essential Oils?

Taking essential oils orally can cause health problems. Learn the safety requirements of ingesting these concentrated plant extracts. I see it frequently in social media images: Just add X drops of Y essential oil to a tall glass of water and drink. I see it on advice columns with lines such as “boost your health” … Continue reading Can You Ingest Essential Oils?

PROBLEMS WITH USING ESSENTIAL OILS LIKE DRUGS

The rise in "makeover your medicine cabinet" approaches to using essential oils presents three key problems: It is the least effective way to therapeutically use essential oils. It does not address the root problem. It is illegal in the United States. To best understand the problems we must first look at how this all got … Continue reading PROBLEMS WITH USING ESSENTIAL OILS LIKE DRUGS

PROBLEMS WITH SELLING ESSENTIAL OILS LIKE DRUGS

This article is focusing on the problems with selling essential oils like drugs. Some of the key problems are: Essential oils aren't approved as drugs in the United States. A prescription is required by a medical professional licensed to prescribe medicine in his/her State. A license to practice as a pharmacist and control a pharmacy … Continue reading PROBLEMS WITH SELLING ESSENTIAL OILS LIKE DRUGS

Laurel Essential Oil

Laurel Leaf essential oil has a fresh, spicy scent that opens your lungs and your mind. It’s invigorating and inspiring. Laurel has a host of therapeutic properties. I like to remember that it’s associated with achievement and victory. So it’s a great helper when it comes to clearing away anything that stands between you and … Continue reading Laurel Essential Oil

Anise {Pimpinella anisum}

Also, Known As: Anise Aniseed Anise Plant Common Anise Hua-hsian Sweet Cumin In the ancient Chinese as well as the traditional Indian or Ayurvedic system of medicine, the herbal remedy anise has assumed a very popular stature and its utilization in various herbal medications is seen in both systems for many centuries now. The most … Continue reading Anise {Pimpinella anisum}

Jasmine {Jasminum spp.}

ALSO, KNOWN AS: Catalonian Jasmine Common Jasmine Common White Jasmine Italian Jasmine Jasmin Jasmine Flos Jessamine Mo Li Hua Pikake Poet's Jasmine Royal Jasmine Spanish Jasmine Yasmin Jasmine belongs to the olive family, also known as Oleaceae. This shrub and vine genus comprises about 200 species that are indigenous to the warm temperate and tropical … Continue reading Jasmine {Jasminum spp.}

Orange Essential Oil May Improve Symptoms of PTSD…

Post-traumatic stress disorder affects around 8 million adults in the United States, but treatments for the condition are still limited. Orange essential oil may offer a nonpharmaceutical option to help reduce the stress and fear associated with the disorder, suggests research carried out by scientists at George Washington University. Early indications show that orange essential … Continue reading Orange Essential Oil May Improve Symptoms of PTSD…

What Are The Health Benefits of Thyme?

Thyme is a herb with culinary, medicinal and ornamental uses. The flowers, leaves, and oil of thyme have been used to treat bedwetting, diarrhea, stomach ache, arthritis, colic, sore throat, cough, including whooping cough, bronchitis, flatulence, and as a diuretic, to increase urination. Thyme is of the genus Thymus. The most common type is Thymus vulgaris. It … Continue reading What Are The Health Benefits of Thyme?

What Are the Health Benefits of Eucalyptus?

Eucalyptus is a fast-growing evergreen tree native to Australia. As an ingredient in many OTC products, it is used to reduce symptoms of coughs, colds, and congestion. It also features in creams and ointments aimed at relieving muscle and joint pain. The oil that comes from the eucalyptus tree is used as an antiseptic, a … Continue reading What Are the Health Benefits of Eucalyptus?