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Essential oils and the Blood-Brain Barrier

Most of the molecules of substances used for medical treatments are too large to pass through the blood-brain barrier filter. Some of the smaller molecules get through, but not the whole suite as intended. It seems that in order to cross the blood-brain barrier, only molecules less than 800-1000 atomic mass units (AMU) in molecular […]

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Essential oils and emotions

One of the most powerful healing aspects of essential oil is its ability to penetrate the so called “Blood-Brain Barrier”. When you breathe oil molecules into the back passages of your nose, they go straight to the brain in the central part called the amygdala (or diencephalon). This is the central headquarter of the limbic […]

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1,8 cineol (Eucalyptol) the king of the oxides

The chemistry of essential oils consists of simple hydrocarbons, oxygenated hydrocarbons with different structured molecules. An oxygenated hydrocarbon is a compound of three elements: hydrogen and carbon (which make a hydrocarbon) with one or more oxygen atoms attached. The oxygenated compounds of essential oils are the ones that gives oils most of their pleasing, pungent, […]

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What is an essential oil ?

The plant kingdom plays a vital role in the ecological balance of our planet, and has also been intimately linked to the physical, emotional, and spiritual well-being of mankind since the beginning of time. A high percentage of prescription drugs are based on naturally occurring compounds from plants.  Essential oils and plant extracts have been […]

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Essential oils against the coronaviruses

An excerpt from a question and answer session with Dr. Jean-Pierre Willem Jean-Pierre Willem is a  physician and surgeon, founder of the humanitarian association  “Les Médecins aux Pieds Nus”,  graduate in AIDS epidemiology and medical anthropology, pioneer of resuscitation in the city at the origin of the SAMU and initiator of the concept of ethnomedicine, […]

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Natural responses during a pandemic

In aromatherapy, there are natural remedies that can relieve and help your body fight serious infections. Some popular essential oils to clean the air using aroma diffuser Basil – Ocimum basilum (nervous and intellectual fatigue, overwork, insomnia)) Eucalyptus (respiratory disease: acute and chronic bronchitis, flu, pulmonary tuberculosis, asthma) Lavender (respiratory diseases: asthma, cough, flu, bronchitis) […]

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Stress management with essential oils

Stress is a physiological response of our body to aggression. Stress are numerous: trauma, emotional shock, surgery, intoxication, intense cold, work or family pressure, urban transport, constant noise pollution, constant competition, lack of time… The different manifestations of stress Anxiety, nervousness, anguish, tension, nervous fatigue, and even burn-out … stress manifests itself in many ways. […]

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Start your new job with rosemary

As we age, our mental performance declines. We start to forget certain things, and our memory begins to get a little mixed up once we hit a certain age. However, while mental decline is part of aging process, that doesn’t mean that there’s no way around it. Rosemary essential oil can help keep memories and […]

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3 REasons to use essential oils internally

Using oils internally is a method that is best used when you have specific area of concern that can only be met by ingesting the essential oil. There are several ways to take oils internally: Cook with oils Take them in beverages Put them in a veggie capsule to swallow Below we have outlined some […]

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