Can essential oils repair DNA? (the short answer is “no”)

by Shannon Becker PhD In his book Healing Oils of the Bible, David Stewart makes claims about disease and cancer, and the ability to treat them using essential oils containing monoterpenes and sesquiterpenes. He states that monoterpenes “reprogram the cells with correct information so they may function properly”. He further states that sesquiterpenes “deprogram or

January 26th, 2017|

Aromatherapy and Traditional Aromatic Plant Medicine in Peru

by Kelly Ablard, PhD, RA, EOT Lemongrass decoction being prepared: Pucallpa, Peru. © Kelly Ablard This study was the first of its kind carried out in Peru to identify and understand the use of aromatic plant medicine (APM) as a form of traditional medicine from the viewpoint of Aromatherapy as practiced in North America,

May 28th, 2016|

Citrus Oils and Breast Health

by Robert Tisserand, with thanks to Christine Carson and Linda Halcon for their input. In the United States, breast cancer is the most common cancer in women, and it is the second most common cause of death from any cancer. According to the National Cancer Institute 12.3% of women will be diagnosed with breast cancer

August 10th, 2015|

AromaTab™ – A Novel Essential Oil Tablet

by Raphael d’Angelo MD Background The human immune system must deal with a host of microbial and infectious agents throughout a person's life. Such challenges come from viruses, bacteria, fungi, parasites and those organisms that do not easily fit such well-defined categories. The drawback to a conventional approach is that antibiotics do not address most

March 13th, 2015|