Essential oils - Optimizing your health naturally


Every year, over 100,000 people across the nation die from reactions to prescription drugs – a truly grim statistic. When you factor in deaths from over-the-counter medications and surgical errors, the modern medical system – intended to preserve and protect life - acquires the distinction of being a leading cause of death in the United States. Fortunately, there are alternatives to toxic pharmaceutical substances. Dr. Eric Zielinski's Abundant Life approach is natural, safe and even grounded in Biblical precepts -- essential oils, extracted directly from plant parts, are utilized to support the body's own healing system and help create optimal health. Learn how to safely and effectively use essential oils as part of a healthy and abundant lifestyle

On the next NaturalNews Talk Hour, Jonathan Landsman and Dr. Eric Zielinski explore the therapeutic use of essential oils and discuss practical ways to eliminate health issues safely and effectively. Which essential oils are best for internal use? Is it safe for children to use essential oils? Plus, we'll take a closer look at quality and contamination issues within the essential oils industry. Educate yourself to protect your health.

Peppermint: An old-fashioned remedy takes aim against modern health issues

Peppermint oil, one of the world's most time-honored and versatile natural remedies, has been employed for thousands of years as the go-to treatment for digestive problems. Like all essential oils, it is highly concentrated – Dr. Zielinski says a single drop of peppermint oil in a teaspoon of honey is enough to quickly banish nausea and indigestion. But peppermint's usefulness isn't limited to easing old-fashioned stomach aches and heartburn. According to recent clinical studies, peppermint oil worked better than placebo in reducing pain in patients suffering from a more contemporary ailment - irritable bowel syndrome. Thanks to its high concentrations of menthone and menthol, peppermint oil also has potent analgesic and anti-inflammatory properties, making it a valuable ally against backache, toothache and headache. As a natural antiseptic, peppermint can help combat dandruff; as an expectorant, it relieves allergy symptoms. But the most exciting development may be peppermint oil's potential for treating Alzheimer's disease. In one study, peppermint oil - along with lavender and other essential oils - produced a sharp drop in disturbed behavior in the majority of study participants. Remember, Dr. Zielinski advises taking no more than a single, potent drop of peppermint oil internally, and even this tiny amount should be diluted in an edible carrier oil, such as coconut oil or honey......More Here

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