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Wild Orange to Treat Infection?

Wild OrangeI was fascinated to find this Pubmed study – they tested orange oil to treat burn patients that had contracted MRSA. The conclusion in the study was that with the use of orange oil application with each application there  was a decrease in bacteria present. After just 3 applications in some cases the MRSA virus was gone!

Read the whole: Pubmed Wild Orange Study

Coriander

CorianderCoriandrum sativum
Popular across many cultures for various uses, coriander essential oil is extracted from the seed of the coriander plant. Coriander’s healthful therapeutic benefits, which can be attributed to its extremely high linalool content, range from digestive support to maintaining an already healthy insulin response.

Cold & Flu

MaryOn a personal note…

Myself and my daughter have had a cold with flu symptoms recently, one thing we noticed,  taking herbs and using essential oils did not seem to interfere with the course of the flu, we still ran a fever day 2 or 3 and over the course of 1 night that fever broke and we began to feel better. With herbs and essential oils we were able to rebuild our energy and immune system making for a minimal amount of sick time.

With over-the-counter things we might have taken, they lower the temperature so your body does not run the course of the flu naturally thus possibly increasing the length of illness.

Just a personal observation not sure how much science there is behind it. I welcome input, drop us an email or give personal input on facebook.

Clary Sage Essential Oil

Clary SageSalvia sclarea
Clary Sage is known for its mood-lightening properties.

  • A favorite of women
  • Used to lift and lighten mood

During your menstrual cycle, apply to abdomen for a soothing massage.

Combine with Roman Chamomile and add to bath water for a stress-relieving bath.

Apply one to two drops to the bottom of feet or pulse points.

Apply one to two drops to your pillow for a restful night’s sleep.

Add three to four drops to shampoo or conditioner to promote healthy-looking hair and scalp.

Essential Oils – Great for Cold Weather Illness

cough coldby Elise Moreau
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There’s an endless amount of over-the-counter medications at any regular drugstore to help you fight a cold, but before you decide to do that, you might want to consider heading over to your local aromatherapy shop for a more natural and effective solution instead. The right therapeutic essential oils may help.

According to WebMD, cold symptoms can be helped by rubbing certain essential oils on the body, inhaling them through steam by using a diffuser, and combining them with a damp cloth to be applied to the skin. Make sure you follow the National Association for Holistic Aromatherapy’s safety guidelines to ensure you use essential oils properly to avoid potential adverse effects.

Cinnamon Bark Essential Oil

CinnamonCinnamomum zeylanicum
Well-known for its use as a spice, Cinnamon also has many unique benefits.

  • May promote healthy circulation*
  • Maintains a healthy immune system*
  • Long used to flavor food

During your nightly routine, add one drop of Cinnamon to two ounces of water and gargle for an effective mouth rinse.

Place two to three drops in a spray bottle with water for a quick and effective cleaning spray.

During the winter months, dilute Cinnamon with Fractionated Coconut Oil and create a warming massage for cold, achy joints.

Place two to three drops in a dōTERRA Veggie Cap to maintain a healthy immune system.*

Place one drop of Cinnamon essential oil in hot water or tea and drink slowly to soothe your throat.*

Add to your favorite recipes in place of ground cinnamon for a delightfully spicy flavor.

Supports healthy metabolic function.*

Naturally repels insects.

*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent disease.

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Cilantro Essential Oil

CilantroCoriandrum sativum
From the leaves of the Coriander plant, Cilantro Essential Oil is commonly used for its fresh and tasty flavor.

  • Aids digestion*
  • Gives food a fresh and tasty flavor
  • Cleanses and detoxifies*

Add to salads, dips, and guacamole to experience Cilantro’s distinct flavor.

Place one to two drops in a dōTERRA Veggie Cap to experience Cilantro’s cleansing and detoxifying effect.*

For a fresh, clean-smelling, herbal aroma, diffuse three to four drops of Cilantro with the citrus essential oil of your choice.

Assists with digestion after over-indulging at dinner.*

*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent disease.

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Cedarwood Essentail Oil

Cedar Wood Juniperus virginiana
Cedarwood has a warm, woody, balsamic fragrance that relaxes the mind and body.

  • Promotes clear skin
  • Has a soothing, grounding effect on the mind and emotions
  • Relaxing and calming aroma is perfect for massage therapy

Before exercising, massage one to two drops into your chest to maintain  vitality throughout your workout.

After a difficult day, diffuse Cedarwood to relax the mind and the body.

During your facial routine, add one to two drops of Cedarwood to your facial toner or moisturizer for added clarifying properties.

After noticing a fresh skin imperfection, directly apply one drop to affected area to immediately improve the appearance.

Place a drop on a cotton ball and place in closets, storage boxes, or other areas to keep moths at bay.

Add to mulch or topsoil to repel insects.

When a child wakes up scared, apply to the bottom of feet to return a peaceful feeling.

Take internally to promote relaxation.*

Naturally repels insects.

 

*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

Cassia Essential Oil

*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

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Cardimon Essential Oil

CardimonClosely related to Ginger, Cardamom is known as an expensive cooking spice and for being beneficial to the digestive system.*

  • Promotes clear breathing and maintains respiratory health*
  • Add to foods to enhance flavor
  • Helps alleviate occasional feelings of nausea or motion sickness*
  • May help to ease indigestion and maintain overall gastrointestinal health.*
  • For feelings of mental clarity

Flavorful spice for cooking and baking for great Indian flavor. Take internally to help alleviate occasional feelings of stomach discomfort.* Breathe in for sense of openness and clear head. Blends well with Lavender and Clove. Apply to chest while planting flowers or cutting grass. Take a drop or two internally after over indulging at dinner.* Delivers a cooling sensation on skin

 

*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

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Risks of Artificial Sweeteners

SweetenersArticle by Dr Mark Hyman

See the complete Article here: DrHyman.com and watch the video too
“I know you’re not big on sugar and frequently tell people to cut down on it,” writes this week’s House Call. “But what about artificial sweeteners? Can I use those instead?”

Sadly, the answer is emphatically no. Human, animal, experimental, and other studies show artificial sweeteners can be just as bad and maybe even worse than regular sugar.

Artificial sweeteners have long been positioned as “guilt-free,” innocuous, safe alternatives, so why would I argue they are actually worse than sugar?

Manufacturers love to position zero-calorie sweetened foods and drinks as better because they create a “halo effect” and they know you’re more likely to buy them.

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