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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.

Essential Oil Skin Photosensitivity in the Summer Sun

  With summer fast approaching we have to become aware of the citrus essential oils that can become photosensitizing in the sunlight or UV rays. One very important essential oil to become aware of in the summer sun is Bergamot essential oil. F.C.F. grade bergamot oil...

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Chocolate Citrus Body Scrub

Ladies who love chocolate. Enjoy your Easter with a refreshing chocolate  /citrus body scrub: 2 tablespoons organic Virgin coconut 2 tablespoons cocoa powder Three tablespoons baking soda I0 drops grapefruit essential oil 5 drops bergamot FCF essential oil Mix well...

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Do Essential Oils Absorb Through the Skin

    Currently we seem to be getting an enormous amount of enquiries regarding the skin absorption of essential oils and their clinical properties. Especially when marketers are promoting the essential oils as having disease fighting properties when the oils are...

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Essential Oils for Combating the Winter Blues

    We have had more gray cloudy days than snow or sunshine. During the winter, we must not forget that in addition to our sunshine vitamin (vitamin D), our essential oils can play a major role in our emotion. The brain is a “blood hungry” organ and as such, it is the...

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Essential Oil Blends for Joint and Muscular Pain

Over the past 25 years, I have heard many clients and students express how they are living with pain such as fibromyalgia, muscular aches and join pain. For a few people, I had to apply a poultice (see recipe below) to the areas of pain to see if it could provide some...

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