Children’s Health

April 5, 2018
children's health

Children’s Health

Use of herbs in children’s health.  Awareness of therapeutic margins and contraindications are important to ensure safe use. Recipes for Children’s Health Blog Articles RESEARCH The listings of research below represent a compilation of scientific articles found on the topic, with a very brief overview description of each article/study.  This […]
April 11, 2018

Digestive Aid Dried Fruit Compote Recipe

This spicy and fruity Digestive Aid Dried Fruit Compote Recipe helps get the system moving. Packed with dry fruit and spices, it tastes delicious as well. Digestive Aid Dried Fruit Compote Recipe Ingredients: 2 Cups of dried fruits of your choice: raisins, apricots, prunes, cranberries, peaches, etc.  Prunes are especially effective […]
May 13, 2018

Eucalyptus (Eucalyptus globulus) Research

Latin Name: Eucalyptus globulus Family: Myrtaceae Eucalyptus is a popular essential oil, tested for its antimicrobial properties, and often used as an insect repellent and to open breathing. RESEARCH The listings of research below represent a compilation of scientific articles found on the species, with a very brief overview description of […]
May 14, 2018
anti-fungal

Garlic (Allium sativum) Research

Latin Name: Allium sativum Family: Alliaceae Garlic is a stinky herb revered in cooking and also used as an antifungal, insecticidal, and immunity boosting herb.  While research has shown it is good for your blood, potentially reducing fat and sugar levels, there is no scientific evidence to prove it can […]
May 15, 2018

Lavender (Lavandula angustifolium) Research

Latin Name: Lavandula angustifolium Family: Lamiaceae Lavender has been well researched for its calming action and ability to reduce insomnia.  It can also be applied topically to help with pain, inflammation, and itching, and has antimicrobial and insect repelling action. RESEARCH The listings of research below represent a compilation of […]
May 21, 2018

Rosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis) Research

Latin Name: Salvia rosmarinus or Rosmarinus officinalis Family: Lamiaceae Rosemary has been a revered herb since ancient times.  It is a strong antiseptic, aids in cardiac health, boosts cognitive function, and more. RESEARCH The listings of research below represent a compilation of scientific articles found on the species, with a […]
May 25, 2018

Tea Tree (Melaleuca alternifolia) Research

Melaleuca alternifolia Family: Myrtaceae Tea Tree oil has long been used as a topical remedy for issues such as athlete’s foot, dandruff, cuts, acne, and insect bites. It may also be helpful against lice, more research is warranted.  Studies have shown it to be active against other insects and microbes […]
June 1, 2018
benzyl acetate

Ylang Ylang (Cananga odorato) Research

Latin Name: Cananga odorata Family: Annonaceae RESEARCH The listings of research below represent a compilation of scientific articles found on the species, with a very brief overview description of each article/study.  Research found is catalogued by therapeutic action.  This categorized compilation of research articles does not necessarily imply that there […]
June 2, 2018

Plant Experiments for Children

Looking for some fun things to do with the kids this Summer?  Teach children how to have a green thumb with these four fun plant experiments! By Kathy Sadowski, MS in Aromatherapy, Registered Aromatherapist, LMT Colorful Carnations Items Needed White stem carnations Food coloring Cup Water Instructions:  Fill the cup […]
July 2, 2018
calendula infusion

Calendula