Pain Management With Essential Oils

By Dan Keller, PhD. C.A. Member of the National Association of Holistic Aromatherapist Pain, even the very word hurts to hear. And most people find it undesirable and look quickly for a way to eliminate or minimize it. Some pain issues can be addressed at the root cause and stop the problem causing the pain;…

Can Essential Oils Help With Diabetes?

A 2009 study that used three drops of cinnamon essential oil three times per day concluded that this oil is a viable blood-sugar-focused therapy, as it possesses anti-hyperglycaemic properties and the potential to reduce postprandial blood glucose levels. Another study in 2014 found that lavender oil not only lessened lab-induced diabetes in animals but also improved body weight and protected the liver and kidneys from degeneration in laboratory animals.[5]  I found it interesting that the liver and kidneys were protected, probably due to lavender’s effect on reducing and helping stress levels stay balanced.

Essential Oil Uses for Eczema Dermatitis Psoriasis

Eczema and Dermatitis are terms for a group of skin conditions that cause the skin to become inflamed or irritated. Atopic dermatitis in a common skin disease in children. Amy Paller, MD, a Dermatologist states “Children often get Atopic Dermatitis during their first year of life which causes dry, scaly patches to appear on their…

The Essential Oils of Patron Saints

A patron saint is chosen through canonization by the Roman Catholic Church to protect or guard over particular areas in life.  These areas can include occupations, illnesses, churches, countries, causes – anything that is important to us.  The world’s earliest records show that people and churches were named after apostles and martyrs as early as the fourth century.

Arthritis and Essential Oils

By Linda Blanton (ACP Level 1 Graduate) Arthritis is a very painful health issue and is very common.  According to the Mayo Clinic, it is the Number one cause of disability in the United States and nearly 40 million Americans have some form of arthritis. (Mayo Clinic on Arthritis, Second Edition) Arthritis means “inflammation of…