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A resource for researched articles, dangerous claims, injury reports and safety tips on the use of essential oils

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.

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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Confusion Relating to Which Essential Oil Fits Where

  Are your essential oil mixes which you add to your products suited for your clients’ aromatic needs? You are not alone in your confusion. We constantly have people calling us asking what types of blends would suit their clients’ needs. This is where training or...

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Essential Oils and Cellulite

  We have to face facts that there are now many fake news articles and what better place than the Internet as it is now riddled with errors and myths relating to the truth regarding essential oil uses and their properties.  We tried many times to set the record...

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Essential Oils for Hormone Balancing and Overall Wellness

Recently our board has had huge volumes of calls asking about hormone balancing and overall wellness with essential oil uses, particularly people who are being told by their distributors to use Rosemary  essential oil for balancing the hormones. They have also been...

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Train your nose to identify odor molecules

Although some plants have many species, one way of identifying the species is by continuously smelling various species of the plant and the oils. Example : Eucalyptus has a very popular species with camphor and menthol components, called Eucalyptus globulus, often...

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Mother’s Day Bath Salt Recipe

1cup Fine Himalayan salts 1/4 cup fine lavender flowers 10 drops lavender essential oils 10 drops rose essential oil Mix and put.into a fancy jar with a.beautiful ribbon and you may want to add a small hand towel as a good to mom.on mothers day. Enjoy! Here is an...

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