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Doctor insights on: Rocky Mountain Essential Oils

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Could living by the mountains dehydrate thin skin like the chin and nasolabial folds? This area secretes oil but still dry and dehydrated.

Could living by the mountains dehydrate thin skin like the chin and nasolabial folds? This area secretes oil but still dry and dehydrated.

Maybe seb derm: You may have sebborheic dermatitis, an inflammatory skin condition akin to dandruff. It creates pink to red, greasy flaking scaling patched on the face. See your dermatologist. Until then try a moisturizer and an otc steroid cream. ...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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Is there a medicinal effect of essential oils?

Is there a medicinal effect of essential oils?

Possibly: It depends on what you're using the essential oil for, but there are some positive studies. For instance, the use of lemon balm oil (melissa officinalis) for severe agitation in dementia: http://tinyurl.Com/p9xn2ky this one used 71 patients. 60% of the active treatment group vs 14% of the placebo group had reductions in agitation scores. ...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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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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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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