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THESE ARE ANECDOTAL REPORTS AND AS FAR AS WE KNOW THEY HAVE NOT BEEN VERIFIED. THEY ARE JUST SMALL SAMPLES OF THE MANY REPORTS WE GET TO HEAR OF.  THERE ARE MANY OTHER VERIFIED REPORTS OF THE ADVERSE EFFECTS OF USING THE WRONG ESSENTIAL OILS OR INAPPROPRIATE USE OF ESSENTIAL OILS IN THE DERMATOLOGY AND TOXICOLOGY LITERATURE.

Baby Health with Aromatherapy and Essential oils

We are constantly being asked if certain essential oils are okay to use in a baby massage or bath. Most are not recommended, due to their potency and other irritating quality on baby’s delicate respiratory system, and skin. Babies are to be protected from various...

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Oxygenation the key to a rejuvenated body

Many researchers are looking at key factors to keep our bodies in optimum health and rejuvenated. We have learned in recent years that cancer does not like oxygen. Pines exude a balsamic fragrance which has powerful health-giving properties of great value to those who...

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Giving a Gift of Health and Well-being for Christmas

Essential oils and aromatherapy can be added to most natural and organic fragrance-free products to make natural Christmas gifts   Christmas can be a time when we need to keep up not only our immune systems with extra vitamin C and good herbals, but also a time to...

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Differences Between making a Liniment, a Balm or an Ointment

  What is the difference between liniments, balms and ointments?   A liniment is also called an embrocation, from the Latin word linere, meaning to anoint.  It is often in the form of a thin liquid that can be rubbed into the skin where there is pain in a certain area...

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Child Dies because of Ingestion of Oregano Oil

It is with great sadness that I learned this week of a young child that died after being given oil of oregano for a health issue that the parents were dealing with. Most of us have to be aware of how dangerous some of these oils can be when taken internally....

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