Monday, June 2, 2008

More essential oil news

Riley made reducing her family's exposure to harsh synthetic chemicals -- linked to many health problems -- a top priority. She began by taking her arsenal of harsh cleaning supplies to a hazardous-waste disposal site. Now she cleans her house with safer solutions, including essential oils (drops of lavender, cedar wood, grapefruit oil) mixed with warm or hot water. Those oils are effective cleaners with proven antimicrobial properties that kill bacteria. And they smell yummy.

Studies show Lavender and Melissa oil reduce anxiety 60%

Several studies suggest that peppermint oil, which comes in capsule or liquid form, may improve symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome. They also suggest that Melaleuca (Tea Tree) oil significantly reduces dandruff, athlete's foot, toenail fungus, and acne.

Aromatherapy makes scents for healing

Hair Loss - 5 Aromatherapies Tips on Reducing Hair Loss

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