Monday, April 7, 2008

More News on Essential Oils

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. (Be sure to watch the accompanying video)

How Aromatherapy is Beneficial for Health
April 03, 2008
Aromatherapy is the use of aromatic plant oils, including essential oils, for psychological and physical wellbeing. Aroma therapists blend therapeutic essential oils especially for each individual and suggest methods of use such as topical application, massage, inhalation or water immersion to stimulate the desired responses.

Essential Tips for Aromatherapy
March 25, 2008
Don't buy perfume oils thinking they are the same thing as essential oils. Perfume oils do not offer the therapeutic benefits of essential oils. Even if you only intend on using aromatherapy in your lifestyle for the sheer enjoyment of the aroma, essential oils that are breathed in can offer therapeutic benefits. These benefits do not occur with the use of perfume oils.

Citrus essential oils could be antimicrobials for food
13-Mar-2008 - Citrus oils - particularly those already used as flavourings - could be an ideal alternative to chemical-based antimicrobials for food applications, says a new paper.

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