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Doctor insights on: 100 Pure Essential Oils

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Are there any simple ways to determine the purity of the essential oils of lavender and tea tree?

Analytical chem lab: High performance liquid chromatography performed in a private analytical chemistry reference lab would be my choice for cost effective ways to resolve the issue. These are not as difficult to find as you may think. Sorry, that's not simple. Good luck. ...Read more

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Where can I get 100% pure argan oil?

Where can I get 100% pure argan oil?

Many options: You can get it online (Amazon) or beauty stores (like Sephora). You could also try a health food place like Whole Foods. ...Read more

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How is puresacra essential oil ?

How is puresacra essential oil ?

Looks great: It is difficult to evaluate the quality of herbs and essential oils as there is seldom objective data, but based on the info on their site and the many glowing reviews it seems to be a quality product.They specialize in Frankincense, which has been used foe millennia and has many benefits. See http://draxe.com/what-is-frankincense/ and http://articles.mercola.com/herbal-oils/frankincense-oil.aspx ...Read more

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What are essential oils used for?

Anything apparently: By definition, "alternative" is different than modern western medicine. Generally any drug, herb, treatment, or oil that stands up to rigorous scientific scrutiny is included in modern medicine. Many alternative practices, oils etc do not stand up to scientific scrutiny and cannot be shown to work. 'course the people who sell them make big $$$. Check https://nccih.nih.gov/ for research ...Read more

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Is there a medicinal effect of essential oils?

Unknown: By definition, "alternative" is different than modern western medicine. Generally any drug, herb, treatment, or procedure that stands up to rigorous scientific scrutiny is included in modern medicine. The problem is that many alternative practices, oils etc do not stand up to scientific scrutiny and cannot be shown to work. Check: http://nccam.Nih.Gov/ for unbiased information and don't waste $$ ...Read more

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Any suggestions on which essential oils are better?

That depends on: What properties you desire them to have (what effect)? ...Read more

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Wat are the benefit of pure for.Lover oil to toddlers?

Wat are the benefit of pure for.Lover oil to toddlers?

Not sure: Are you talking about cod liver oil? If so, there isn't a clear recommendation for children to take cod liver oil or fish oil supplements. The best thing is to give your child a balanced diet with healthy foods. ...Read more

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What quantity of drop of essential oil are there in 1/8 oz bottle?

Convert: Try this easy conversion tool: http://www.traditionaloven.com/culinary-arts/volume/convert-liquid-ounce-fl-oz-us-to-drop.html

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Is there any health benefit to ingesting wintergreen essential oil?

Is there any health benefit to ingesting wintergreen essential oil?

Not vs the risk: Topically it may relieve pain. However the concentration of methyl salicylate in the oil is very high. 1 teaspoon is equal to 21 aspirins. Thus it could easily induce toxic effects. ...Read more

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Essential oils - aromatherapy--what are benefits?

Essential oils - aromatherapy--what are benefits?

Different effects: Some essential oils (or aromatherapy) can be calming and reduce stress -- such as lavender and lemon balm. Others may increase alertness, such as rosemary. Often they can be mixed with neutral carrier oils and massaged into the skin; also, they can be diffused into the air. Clinical studies are mixed -- so use them if you enjoy them, but don't rely on them alone for "a cure.". ...Read more

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Does 100% pure coconut oil clog your pores?

Does 100% pure coconut oil clog your pores?

Clog pores: Coconut oil does cover pores: for some skins this is a good thing as it's mild, natural antibiotic properties kills surface bacteria which can lead to acne/scar tissue; it can also suffocate skin or Meibomian Gland mites (ie, when used at night) which live in oil pores and lead to scar tissue. Still good to wash off completely after use. Eyedoc2020.blogspot.com for more info ...Read more

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How is rosemary essential oil used?

How is rosemary essential oil used?

Many different uses: Rosemary essential oils has a variety of medicinal benefits, including stimulating mental activity and concentration, relieving headaches, muscle & joint pains, treating asthma, bronchitis & colds, treating indigestion and abdominal cramps & to stimulate hair growth, strengthen hair & treat dandruff. See www.Organicfacts.Net/organic-oils/natural-essential-oils/health-benefits-of-rosemary-oil.Html. ...Read more

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What is cedar wood essential oil used for?

What is cedar wood essential oil used for?

Skin, hair,asthma: For therapeutic purposes moroccon cedarwood should be used only. It is in shampoos and hair lotions for alopecia (hair loss) good for eczema, dermatitis, skin rashes. Good for inhalation for asthma, bronchitis, hay fever. For external use only ( not to be swallowed). ...Read more

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Do you mix the essential oil in water or oil?

Not water: Essential oils are often mixed with other oils or lotions. Please ensure that you have researched this before doing it. Oil & water don't mix and tend to separate out. ...Read more

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What are the uses of essential oil of daphne?

Anything apparently: By definition, "alternative" is different than modern western medicine. Generally any drug, herb, treatment, or oil that stands up to rigorous scientific scrutiny is included in modern medicine. Many alternative practices, oils etc do not stand up to scientific scrutiny and cannot be shown to work. 'course the people who sell them make big $$$. Check https://nccih.nih.gov/ for research ...Read more

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How can you acquire Frankincense essential oil?

How can you acquire Frankincense essential oil?

Many places to buy: One can find essential oils at any health food store and they're also widely available online. There are many reputable companies that produce essential oils. Here is one guide to them: http://wellnessappliances.com/best-essential-oil-brands/ PureSacra is a company that specializes in Frankincense oil and sells products online. See http://draxe.com/what-is-frankincense/ for info on frankincense. ...Read more