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Flu Prevention with Essential Oils

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Flu can hit suddenly and tends to be more severe in the lungs than in the nose, which is one way to tell the flu from a cold. Viruses cause them both. Antibiotics will not help cure a cold or flu. Antibiotics will help with secondary infections that usually breed in the mucous associated with the flu or cold. Symptoms: Fever, Muscle aches, Headaches, Loss of appetite, Dizzy Feeling, Fatigue Flu PreventionThe nose is your first defense against invading organisms. The nose can do its job of filtering and stopping invasion as long as the air is within 107 -...

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Essential Oil and Mold

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What is FungalStat? It is a blend of natural essential oils. These include tea tree essential oil, oregano essential oil, thyme essential oil, and ajowan essential oil. It was specially formulated to help control fungus and mold. Mold and Toxic Mold do I have them? Mold is always in the air and tends not to create a problem unless you are allergic to it. FungalStat can help keep your air within your home or car at levels that will decrease your allergic response or stop it. Recently the media has brought our attention to toxic mold, which are a few out of hundreds that can make...

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Fibromyalgia and Essential Oils

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Fibromyalgia is an autoimmune disease that affects the soft tissue and research suggests it can put stress on the liver making it more acidic. Research suggests the longer the onset of Fibromyalgia the longer the remedies would be needed. Onset of Fibromylagia Average time for remedy to take affect 3 months or less 2-4 weeks 6 months or less 1-2 month 1 year or less 3 months Over 1 year 6-8 months Essential Oils Focus on essential oils that will help boost the immune system to fight the pain. Symptoms related to Fibromyalgia Immune Boosting Cinnamon Leaf and Oregano applied to feet nightly before going...

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Candida and Essential Oils

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What is Candida?Basically it is an overgrowth of yeast in the intestines. This can spread to other parts of the body and can become a very serious illness. Women are more prone to this than men, but men do get it. What causes it?Usually it comes from a diet of over processed food high in refined sugar or overuse of antibiotics. Symptoms:Sugar, carbohydrate, or alcohol cravingsBloating after eating / FlatulenceFatigue, inability to focus or concentrate, dizziness, memory lossVaginal yeast infections, skin disorders, itching Can be a contributing factor in:AlcholismAnxietyAsthmaChronic Pain Fibromayalgia Irritable Bowel Syndrome Menopause Symptoms Migraines Multiple Chemical Sensitivities How do I prevent or relieve...

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Essential Oil Storage

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Essential oils if stored properly can last for years. Essential oils are chemicals manufactured by plants. During the distillation process, the plant chemicals recombine and form new scents. These scents are valued for their perfume and medicinal value. Care needs to be taken to stop the chemicals recombining into chemicals that can sour the oil's scent. Heat and water are the major spoilers of essential oils. Make sure to keep the lids on your oils especially in the bathroom or areas where there is moisture. Water can combine with esters in essential oils and create vinegar or other acids that will...

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