May 2, 2018

Arnica (Arnica montana) Research

Latin Name: Arnica montana Family:  Asteraceae Arnica is found in many immune system  strengthening preparations and also has anti-inflammatory action and may reduce bruising.  The plant is considered poisonous. RESEARCH The listings of research below represent a compilation of scientific articles found on the species, with a very brief overview […]
May 9, 2018

Comfrey (Symphytum officinale) Research

Latin Name: Symphytum officinale Family: Boraginaceae Comfrey has long been used as a folk remedy for pain, inflammation, and to treat wounds.  In human studies, it has shown to reduce swelling after ankle injury, reduce knee and back pain, and shorten the time of wound healing. RESEARCH The listings of […]
May 3, 2019

Rose & Pain Reduction

This article originally appeared in the NAHA Journal (Winter, 2018) and it is republished here according to the NAHA Writer Guidelines 2019-20 copyright statement. By: Kathy Sadowski, MS in Aromatherapy, RA (ARC), Professional NAHA & AIA Member, LMT To smell a rose… Are you surprised that the aroma of rose […]