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February 14, 2017

Fight Mucus with Mucus?

Mucus in, Mucus Out By: Kathy Sadowski, MS in Aromatherapy, RA, LMT, RYT 2/14/17 Everyone loves a sunny Sunday.  It was unusually warm and windy on this winter day in Texas, and people were outside playing in droves, celebrating sunshine and 75 degrees, especially since the next week’s forecast called […]
March 22, 2018
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Manuka (Leptospermum scoparium) Research

Latin Name: Leptospermum scoparium Family: Myrtaceae Manuka is in the same plant family as tea tree, but has a differing essential oil profile.  While there are many chemotypes of manuka, it is generally higher in sesquiterpenes than tea tree, and also contains the leptospermone constituent not typically found in tea […]
April 3, 2018
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Anti-fungal

Certain herbs are known for their anti-fungal actions.  Most research studies have been in vitro; more human studies are necessary. Recipes to Help with Fungal Infections Blog Articles RESEARCH The listings of research below represent a compilation of scientific articles found on the topic, with a very brief overview description […]
April 12, 2018

Gooey Herbal Syrup for a Dry Cough Recipe

Do you have a cough that is dry and scratchy?  Try this Gooey Herbal Syrup Recipe. Gooey Herbal Syrup Ingredients 1/2 ounce of dried licorice root 1/2 ounce of dried slippery elm bark 1/2 ounce of flaxseed 1/4 cup of manuka honey 1/4 cup of honey 2 1/2  pints of […]
April 12, 2018

Manuka, Tea Tree, & Lemon Foot Salve Recipe

This Manuka, Tea Tree, & Lemon Foot Salve Recipe may help with chapped feet and fungal issues. Manuka, Tea Tree, & Lemon Foot Salve Ingredients 30 drops Manuka essential oil 30 drops Tea Tree essential oil 30 Drops Lemon essential oil 12 Tbsp sweet almond oil 6 Tbsp cocoa butter […]
April 17, 2018
aromadendrene

Aromadendrene

Aromadendrene is a sesquiterpene, as found in eucalyptus, manuka, and patchouli. Sesquiterpenes are less volatile than monoterpenes, but still prone to oxidation.  They have a strong odor.  If oxidized (exposed to air) they could cause skin irritation and/or mucous membrane irritation. Links to Plants Containing Aromadendrene RESEARCH The listings of […]
April 25, 2018
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Leptospermone

The leptospermone constituent is a ketone that can be found in plants from the myrtaceae family like myrtle and manuka. Links to Plants Containing Leptospermone   RESEARCH The listings of research below represents a compilation of scientific articles found on the topic, with a very brief overview description of each […]
January 17, 2019
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