Month: August 2020

The Making of Essential Oils – Steam Distillation, Absolutes, and CO2’s Explained

Aromatherapy Goes ‘High Tech’ New methods of essential oil extraction are entering the mainstream of aromatherapy, offering new choices in oils never before available. With the new labels of ‘CO2’ and ‘SCO2’, along with the traditional ‘steam’ and ‘hydro’ distillations, ‘absolutes’, and ‘cold pressing’, a little education for the aromatherapy enthusiast can go a long …

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Laughter Meditation – Laugh Your Way to Good Health, Fitness and Well Being

There are various laughter therapies used across the world to treat various ailments. Some of the prominent few are listed below. Laughter Therapy: The idea behind this therapy is a healthy and cheerful laugh that can make a person feel better, to relieve stress, combat diseases and strengthen the immune system. It is said that …

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Herbal Remedies To Prevent Travelers Diarrhea

Travelers visiting many tropical, sub-tropical and developing countries run an increased risk of suffering a gastrointestinal illness. These are usually caused by bacteria, parasites and viruses. The microscopic bugs at the top of these rather gut wrenching (for all the wrong reasons…) charts are E Coli, the staphylococci, shigella and salmonella species, campylobacter jejuni, cryptosporidiosis, …

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Differences and Comparisons Between Therapeutic Grade Essential Oils and Pharmaceuticals

Essential oils are becoming more popular today as people are discovering the powerful effect they can have not only on the physical body but also for emotional healing. There are differences in oils that are sold in health food stores, grocery stores and on the Internet. The low price of an essential oil can flag …

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Myrrh Essential Oil Can Help Fight Cancer

Myrrh (Commiphora myrrha) comes from myrrh trees that grow in the Red Sea area. From the chemistry of myrrh essential oil we can expect it to have lots of healing properties. It is anti-infectious, antiviral, anti-parasitic, anti-inflammatory, hormone-like, anti-hyperthyroid, and supports the immune system. How Can Myrrh Aid in Fight Against Cancer? In 2001 myrrh …

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