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?

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Niaouli

Aromatherapy MELALEUCA VIRIDIFLORA Niaouli (botanical name Melaleuca viridiflora) is also occasionally known as gomenol and belongs to the Myrtaceae family. An essential oil obtained by steam distilling the tender leaves and twigs of the plant that is used as a substitute for lavender in its native country for nearly all purposes. Niaouli is seldom used … Continue reading Niaouli

Aromatherapy Healing ~ Aromatic Research

Aromatherapy can help a person to cope with psychological issues, from depression and anxiety to poor memory. That something as noninvasive as natural fragrances can affect our thoughts is quite exciting. Medical researchers hope someday to treat a number of conditions, including Alzheimer's disease and memory disorders, with fragrance. This idea is not as far … Continue reading Aromatherapy Healing ~ Aromatic Research