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 their inhibitory effect against herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2) in vitro on RC-37 cells using a plaque reduction assay.…

Bergamot and Lavender Used in Mainstream Medicine

Apr 2, 2008 4:46 pm US/Central Bergamot and Lavender Essential Oils Now Used In Mainstream Medicine FORT WORTH (CBS 11 News) The healing powers of essential oils have been known for centuries. Now a Fort Worth hospital is the first in North Texas to take those powers to a clinical level. Megan Morrison’s high-risk pregnancy has kept her on bed rest for the past six weeks. Her clinical aromatherapy sessions at Harris Methodist Hospital are…

Lavender Essential Oil | Aroma Hut Institute

Lavender Essential Oil

Lavender essential oil is well known within the aromatherapy circles for its flowery, sweet smell, which calms and revitalizes. It has the ability to adapt a person to stress or imbalances. It allows the body to relax and wind down but is can also boost stamina and energy. It has also been able to speed healing skin wounds, such as abrasions, cuts and burns. French scientist Rene Gattefosse discovered Lavender essential oil’s ability for rapid…

Studies Show Beneficial Essential Oils For Inflammation

Essential Oils For Inflammation Sue Chao, Research Scientist, told the Convention audience at the 2005 Young Living Grand Convention that inflammation is a signal that something is wrong in the body. The 19th century definition of inflammation as exhibiting redness, swelling, pain and heat is still used by clinicians today. Inflammation is even more of a problem because the miracle drugs called COX-2 inhibitors (like Vioxx) were withdrawn from the market because of life-threatening side…

Essential Oils As Medicine – The Transience of Drugs and Permanence of Oils

Essential Oils As Medicine – The Transience of Drugs by David Stewart, PhD, DNM, IASP, BCRS In this issue we want to discuss some other aspects of essential oils that make them effective medicines, not only today, but effective medicines for all future time. Commercial antibiotics and antibacterial agents such as hand soaps, household cleansers, etc, all have a limited useful life on planet earth. This is because bacteria inevitably crack the codes of these…

With Essential Oils Tuberculosis Combated That Was Drug-Resistant

With Essential Oils Tuberculosis Combated DATELINE ATLANTA, MAY 30, 2007 A man with a form of Tuberculosis (TB) so dangerous he is under the first U.S. Government-ordered quarantine since 1963 has health officials around the world scrambling to find about 80 passengers who sat within five rows of him on two trans-Atlantic flights. Health officials worry about “multi-drug-resistant” TB, which can withstand the mainline antibiotics Isoniazid and Rifampin. The man was infected with something even…

A Rose is a Rose is a Rose

by David Stewart, Ph.D., R.A. Most men and women enjoy perfumes, whether they are colognes, aftershave lotions, sachets, or costly potions to titillate emotions. There are perfumes for the morning, for the working day, for occasions of entertainment, for the evening, and for the night. Some people wear different fragrances according the occasion and the time of day. People usually wear fragrances for a purpose. Flowers do the same. If you have a rose garden,…

Eucalyptus Essential Oil

Eucalyptus essential oil, a native of Australia, comes from the Eucalyptus Radiata tree, which can grow to the majestic heights of 270 feet. Young trees have oval-shaped bluish green leaves, while the more mature trees have long, narrow leaves and bear creamy-white flowers with a pale green bark. This clear therapeutic grade essential oil has a strong herbaceous scent with a soft woody undertone. Eucalyptus is a welcomed addition to every medicine cabinet for its…

Blending Your Own Fragrances

Blending your own fragrances using your biblical essential oils will be one of your most satisfying aspects in using your oils. Whether your blend is for therapeutic purpose or merely for its wonderful aroma, you will be practicing the art of the apothecary and acting as priest of your body, which is the temple of the Holy Spirit. 1 Corinthians 6:19 says, What? Know ye not that your body is the temple of the Holy…