In a rare example of online confrontation; essential oil safety expert, author and educator Robert Tisserand recently took on blogger, guest speaker, educator Jade Schutes* in this blog post: In Defense of Science Jade writes: “What’s better than research in
If you have been buying essential oils since the 1980’s or so, you probably used many tools to help choose which brands to purchase. Personally? I bought a lot of books, and looked in the back of the books for Resource
Robert Tisserand announced today “Do not apply undiluted essential oils to your skin. It’s that simple.” “I have recently changed my stance on this after seeing the number of people experiencing adverse reactions to essential oils that are not high
Young Living has been trying to reign in their zillions of consultants ever since the Petition to Protect the Future of Aromatherapy and the resulting FTC and FDA complaints by Aromatherapy United, resulted in Warning Letters to the company.
WINTERGREEN Wintergreen (Gaultheria procumbens) essential oil CAS numbers USA: 68917-75-9; EINECS: 90045-28-6 EPA Reason for Regulation: Chemical in Commerce Synonym: Wintergreen oil List Name: Inert Ingredients in Pesticide Products CHIP detailsXn; R22, 36; 0%; S26 (A26) – “Ingestion can cause severe
If you eat prepared foods, or eat peppermint candy for example, you have ingested essential oils. That’s not snarky, that’s a fact. There is a HUGE difference between the internal therapeutic use (oral, vaginal or rectal) of essential oils and
Originally published July 2, 2015 What follows in part, are the Young Living tips for using structure-function claims appropriately. The yellow highlights are my editorial emphasis. I have nothing much to add here other than a comment that since there
I am so excited to start the 2nd quarter of 2016 with new motivation and passion, directed 100% toward helping consumers make positive choices! So I am introducing a new Series – Buyer Beware. I’m starting the series by reposting
There is so much to know when you make cosmetics like soap, lotions, salves, balms, scrubs…from proper chemistry and safe preservation to the FDA regulations for labeling the finished products. It does not matter if you sell one or two
Earlier today on my Facebook Group, someone mentioned using essential oils in cooking. Chapter 16 of this book covers some ideas for incorporating essential oils as safe ingredients to flavor food!