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To ingest or not to ingest …. That is the Question!

One of the most often talked about topics in aromatherapy is the ingestion of essential oils, and whether or not it is safe. Without naming brands, there is a plethora of unsafe advice floating around the internet and at meetings or parties for some of the MLM brands of essential oils. I feel I owe it to everyone out there to explain exactly why it is unsafe to ingest essential oils.  Firstly, there is a definite difference between an essential oil distributor and a certified aromatologist or aromatherapist. A certified aromatologist or aromatherapist will have taken extensive education over the course of at least a year that involves the chemistry of essential oils, anatomy and physiology, and even medical contraindications...

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How to Relieve Sciatica Pain with Essential Oils

Back pain affects most of our population, at one time or another.  It can come in several forms, from lower back, middle back, or upper back pain to low back pain with sciatica.  We are going to focus on energy on sciatica pain, for the purpose of this article. Sciatica refers to pain or discomfort associated with the sciatic nerve. This nerve runs from the lower part of the spinal cord, down the back of the leg, to the foot. Injury to or pressure on the sciatic nerve can cause the characteristic pain of sciatica: a sharp or burning pain that radiates from the lower back or hip, possibly following the path of the sciatic nerve to the foot. (  Essential...

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