Essential Oils for Pain Management

By Dan Keller, PhD. C.A. 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; those being cystitis, bronchitis, and such intermittent types of painful inflammation. What is pain? The word “pain” comes from the Latin “poena” meaning a fine, a penalty. Pain…

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…