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Safety warning for Clove and Cinnamon Essential Oils

Today I got an email about a new “aromatherapy” company that sells “pure” “therapeutic” grade essential oils. I check their website. Sales Pitch: The company claims that their quality control is so good that their oils have better permeability than any other OE. Fact: OK. All essential oils are cell active, penetrate blood brain barrier and permeable by nature. The […]


Essential Oils Safety Information

The following essential oils should not be used with anyone suspected of being vulnerable to epileptic seizures: camphor, fennel, hyssop, rosemary, lavandin, sage, spike lavender, and thuja.   Essential oils should be used very cautiously during pregnancy and while breast-feeding. Essential oils should be used during these times only under the guidance of an aromatherapist and/or medical professional that is […]


Cold Prevention for Kids with Essential Oils (antiviral)

With news splashed all over TV and internet you must have been living on the moon for the past month if you don’t know already: “Mystery respiratory virus hit kids across the country”. Well, probably not that mysterious. But who can sell the newspaper with this kind of headlines. Current “mysterious” Enterovirus D68 made headlines this year by infecting kids […]


Good Child Development through the Eyes of the Veda

Parents often ask me how they can assist their children to develop into well-balanced persons. With all the technology that is available nowadays, with all the hypes and busts, it is hard to choose what is right for your child. What software to choose, what video programs to show, what early development class to sign-up for. My answer: None. Between […]


Reiki healing: 5 things your doctor never tells you

Let’s be fair: your doctor never tells you 5 things about Reiki, because unfortunately doctors are not trained Reiki therapists and know nothing about Chi movement in the human body. Ancient medical systems like Ayurveda (5,000 years old) and Traditional Chinese Medicine (3,500 years old) recognize the presence of the energy Chi (Prana) and its importance to health, emotional balance […]


Essential Oils for Stress

These essential oils can help with stress, anxiety and depression. Buy online: Chamomile, German – calming and great to help relieve stress. Bergamot – address depression, anxiety, and tension. Petitgrain – calming the nervous system, and bringing an emotionally balancing and uplifting effect. Clary Sage – traditionally been used to treat anxiety and depression and is well known for its euphoric […]


Essential Oils for Cold and Flu

These oils can help during the cold/flu season. Buy Essential Oils on-line. Cedarwood – relieves congestion and suppress coughing. Elemi – reduces mucus, heals respiratory concerns, and is very calming for a cough. Eucalyptus Globulus – cold & flu prevention and to help break down mucus. Larch Tamarak– deeply nourishing and supportive to the immune system. Healing for cold, flu […]


Aromatherapy Safety for New Mothers

Aromatherapy is the art of application of essential oils to assist with emotional and physical issues. My first concern when I was requested to write this article was safety matters. Everywhere you see “natural” as a synonym of “100% safe”. It is important to understand the difference between marketing and facts. Water is 100% natural and 100% safe (considering there […]