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!
Whether you are new to aromatherapy or have been using essential oils for 30 years, you probably have read “everything we put on the skin gets absorbed into the bloodstream” – or – “60% of what we apply to the
Whether you are looking for a teacher, a supplier, or just advice online..always consider the source! Teachers claim to be a Certified Aromatherapist, even add initials after their name as if that means something. Before you sign up for that
The truth about Frankincense – an example of how the herbal/botanical as medicine may be very different from the essential oil as medicine. “Frankincense is a well-known anti-inflammatory. Of the more than 300 known active ingredients in frankincense essential oil,