May 13, 2021
Edema Is a condition characterized by an excess of watery fluid collecting in the cavities or tissues of the body. It is most common in the legs and ankles, but it can also accumulate anywhere in the body. It can be the result of many causes, but is most commonly due to cardiovascular conditions and inactivity.
April 8, 2021
For our overworked nurses out there. Sleepiness is a common complaint of those required to work night shifts, including nurses. Sleepiness during a shift among nurses could lead to accidents and medical errors.
March 16, 2021
In today’s world, cancer and other chronic diseases seriously threaten human health, resulting in an increasing mortality rate year-by-year. Although modern medicine has made great progress in treating these diseases, most FDA-approved single-target drug preparations have some defects in the treatment of complex chronic diseases. Some even have serious side effects.
February 11, 2021
The most common cause of sore throat (pharyngitis) is a viral infection from a cold or flu. Strep throat (streptococcal infection) is caused by bacteria and can be more serious.
January 7, 2021
Lymphedema is the blockage of the lymph nodes, causing lymph to build up and swell a specific portion of the body. It is not to be confused with swelling (edema) due to other causes like cardiovascular problems. Lymphedema is usually not generalized swelling as in the swelling in your legs on a long plane trip or after sitting too long at the computer.
December 17, 2020
Heartburn is a burning feeling or pain in the center of the chest that may extend into your back or neck during or after eating.
Lemon juice is one of the best remedies for heartburn. Mix the juice of ½ of a squeezed lemon in 8 ounces of water and sip slowly upon awakening each morning.
Lemon juice helps the stomach stop making digestive acids, therefore alleviating heartburn or other stomach ailments.
Lemon has always been known to be a great detoxifying agent, and the same applies for lemon oil as far as getting rid of heartburn is concerned.
December 3, 2020
In Robert Tisserand’s book, Aromatherapy, he relates a case study of a twenty- nine year old client with heavy cellulite on her thighs, hips, and buttocks. She was treated with massage and the essential oils of rosemary, fennel, geranium, juniper, lavender, bergamot, and chamomile. During a three-week period, the client came in twice per week for aromatherapy-based massage of her problem areas. After three weeks she had only a small patch of cellulite left, which was cured by changing her sitting position at the piano to allow adequate circulation.
September 17, 2020
True prevention is not waiting for bad things to happen, it's preventing things from happening in the first place."
With cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) on the rise again and health experts warning of a second wave, let me just recap on how we can use essential oils to boost immunity and support our respiratory system.
Based on research and years of experience with essential oils, I have come up with some basic protocols for treating and preventing a viral infection. To understand the logic of my ways, I’ll first explain what is known about viruses and the mechanisms of how essential oils work to disrupt or destroy the virus.
September 5, 2020
Healing touch is the most natural of instincts. We massage the back of our neck when we feel tense. We massage our toe when we stab it.
Essential oils enhance massage and the more regularly we use them the more effective they become. There’s no need for elaborate application systems or complicated massage techniques. We are more likely to use essential oils regularly if we can quickly master safe, simple, convenient, and pleasant ways of using them.
August 6, 2020
Cassia is rich in biblical history and is mentioned in one of the oldest known medical records, the Ebers Papyrus (dating from 16th century BC), an ancient Egyptian list of 877 prescriptions and recipes.
While its aroma is similar to cinnamon, cassia is chemically and physically quite different.