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…

Essential Oils for Weight Loss

Americans struggle with being overweight and with obesity. According to the Centers for Disease Control, “37.9% of Americans over the age of 20 struggle with obesity and 70.7% of Americans struggle with being overweight and obesity.” These numbers are frightening as being overweight and obese causes many co morbidities, such as, high blood pressure, diabetes and heart disease.

Belly Balm – Soothing Relief for Digestive Complaints

Since ancient times the roots of the ginger plant, and the seeds of the dill and fennel plants, have been used to lessen the woes of digestive complaints. In this blend, you will see how the essential oils of these plants, having the same therapeutic properties of the herbs and spices, come together to form…

Chamomile and Other Essential Oils Against Herpes

Chamomile and Other Essential Oils Against Herpes Genital herpes is a chronic, persistent infection spreading efficiently and silently as a sexually transmitted disease through the population. Antiviral agents currently applied for the treatment of herpes virus infections include acyclovir and its derivatives. The essential oils anise, hyssop, thyme, ginger, chamomile, and sandalwood were screened for…