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.

Cinnamon Lower Blood Sugar – Inhibit Mold and more!

Can cinnamon lower blood sugar? A study in the International Journal of Food Microbiology found that adding a few drops of Cinnamon essential oil to carrot broth inhibited the growth of bacteria for 60 days. So powerful was the effect that the researchers called it a viable alternative to traditional food preservatives. Even with bread already tainted with mold, wax paper made with 6 percent Cinnamon oil inhibited mold growth by 96 percent, prolonging freshness…