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What are Essential Oils good for?

As the above quote from Isaiah shows, fragrant trees were used primarily to build in biblical times. Solomon was a master builder of palaces and temples. According to biblical writings, Solomon sent workers into the forests of Lebanon to cut down cedars. He lined his temple and palace with pine, only to have it burn to the ground in a conflict a few years later. Pine oil was traditionally used to treat "old coughs" and the respiratory system. Egyptians ate…
Peppermint essential oil

What is the Truth about Natural Pain Relief?

This title seems almost hostile to natural pain relief. Natural pain relief can actually be quite refreshing. Due to numerous personal horror stories, news reports and lawsuits, as well as the efforts of Natural Health promoters in educating the public about natural remedies in general and natural pain relief as part of that education, it is now common knowledge that pain medication such as Tylenol and ibuprofen (VIOXX, Celebrex, etc.) are not the best options. These are not the best…
citrus essential oil

What are the Uses of Lemon Essential Oil?

Lemon essential oil can be used in aromatherapy for a wide variety of purposes. Lemon essential oil conjures up images that are fresh and clean, sunshine and lemonade. Jean Valnet, M.D. found that vaporized Lemon essential oils can kill meningococcus bacteria within 15 minutes, typhoid Bacilli within one hour, staphylococcus Aureus in two hours, and germs causing lung disease in three hours. Lemon essential oil in 0.2% can kill diphtheria bacteria within 20 minutes and activate tuberculosis bacteria. Its antiseptic…