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Aromatic Medicine

Aromatherapy and Vaginal Dryness

Aromatherapy and Vaginal Dryness

A few women have asked recently about what they can do for vaginal dryness so I thought I would share my insights and a couple of recipes that work really well to address this issue. Vaginal dryness and atrophy commonly occurs during the menopausal and postmenopausal...

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Essential Oil Therapy for Shingles

Essential Oil Therapy for Shingles

Herpes zoster: Shingles Herpes zoster, commonly called shingles, is an outbreak of a rash or blisters on the skin that is caused by the same virus that causes chickenpox — the varicella-zoster virus. The first sign of shingles is often burning or tingling pain, or...

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Undiluted Application of Essential Oils

Undiluted Application of Essential Oils

  Using essential oils directly on the skin without a carrier or base oil is referred to as undiluted or "neat" application. Typically, undiluted application is only used in a specific localized area for acute conditions, treatment work, or reflex/acupressure...

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Integrative Self Care for Acute Bronchitis

Integrative Self Care for Acute Bronchitis

Bronchitis is either an acute or a chronic inflammation of the mucus lining of your bronchial tubes, which carry air to and from your lungs. This inflammation can be caused by viral or bacterial infection, smoking or inhalation of chemical pollutants or dust. Bacteria...

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Aromatic Medicine for Boils

Aromatic Medicine for Boils

A boil, also called a furuncle, is a painful inflamed swelling of a hair follicle that forms an abscess typically caused by the Staphylococcus aureus bacteria although it can be caused by other bacteria or fungi found on the skin.  It appears as a small rounded or...

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