The case against essential oils for dry skin

The case against essential oils for dry skin

I’ve been doing a lot of research lately on essential oils for the skin.

It’s for a book I’m putting together on the topic.

And after a long preliminary section, I am finally getting to the practical recipes.

The first on the list is essential oils for dry skin.

The only problem is, I’m not convinced yet essential oils are a good idea for this use case, contrary to what many aromatherapy blogs out there will tell you.

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7 substances you cannot use to dilute essential oils

7 substances you cannot use to dilute essential oils

I’ve often written about the importance of diluting essential oils properly.

You know, putting some drops of essential oils into another substance, so they aren’t as concentrated, and so you can minimize the risk of skin sensitization or allergic reactions.

There’s a short list of things you can use to dilute essential oils.

But there’s a seemingly inexhaustible list of things that you cannot use to dilute essential oils. And yet, you won’t go long when researching essential oils before somebody recommends one of the following for dilution:

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New research on essential oils and stomach ulcers

New research on essential oils and stomach ulcers

Poor lab mice.

They are subject to all kinds of humiliations and injuries, all in the name of science.

The latest report is of a group of mice that were given stomach ulcers.

This was to determine whether lemongrass essential oil would help in the healing of said ulcers.

Here’s what the scientists and their mice discovered:

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New Research on Essential Oils and Nicotine

New Research on Essential Oils and Nicotine

Can essential oils reduce problems caused by smoking?

A while ago, I wrote about how essential oils can help with quitting smoking.

Well, I just found a new research paper that also deals with smoking and essential oils.

This new article shows essential oils might help reduce damage to the body that’s caused by nicotine.

In other words, if you smoke but cannot quit (or don’t want to)…

Then you might be able to use aromatherapy to control and even neutralize some of the negative health effects of smoking.

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