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Hemlock (Tsuga canadensis) Essential Oil for Respiratory Support Indoors and Out

March is respiratory support month at ABT and Be Kekoa Apothecary. There are a variety of essential oils that can help open up airways and support respiratory wellness. This is great when one is facing anything from allergies to colds or even trying to support the respiratory system when engaging in sports or outdoor activities. Peppermint and eucalyptus are a few favorites to open up airways but a lesser known essential oil that does a great job supporting healthy lung function is Tsuga canadensis or Hemlock essential oil. When I mention hemlock to some they think of Socrates and the potentially poisonous plant Conium maculatum but the hemlock tree is unrelated to the flowering plant in the

Peppermint Essential Oil -- The Unsung Hero of Sinus Support, Athletics, and Focus

Oh peppermint essential oil how I love your minty ways. Yes I am a peppermint person. I love the invigorating, uplifting, herbal scent of peppermint essential oil. It wakes me up, boosts my spirit, and smells oh so wonderful. But peppermint essential oil does more than just smell good. It offers a bounty of benefits from respiratory support to focus and even can support your athletic endeavors. Oh peppermint essential oil you're wonderful! Sinus Support: In her book "Clinical Aromatherapy" Jane Buckle mentions that steaming with peppermint essential twice per day over the course of five days immensely helped people with sinus issues and infections. Symptoms improved and germs were thwarted.

Ask an Aromatherapist: Is There Evidence that Lavender Essential Oil Increases Estrogen Levels?

Essential oil use has increased much in the past decade. Essential oils are safe when used properly and a natural way to support health and lower exposure to synthetic chemicals. Many health care practitioners advocate the use of essential oils alongside conventional or holistic healthcare methods. However, since essential oils are natural substances that contains a multitude of compounds, aren't prescribed, and haven't been tested on the scale of pharmaceutical drugs, it may be tough to discern exactly how they might affect an individual and the best way to use them along with any contraindications. Recently I had a client ask if lavender can increase estrogen levels? A health care practi

Can Essential Oils Really Help Allergic Rhinitis (Hay Fever)?

Seasonal allergies, hay fever, and allergic rhinitis are all terms for the disordered immune response many people develop when their bodies are sensitized to something in the environment. You may know it as the blocked and runny nose, watery eyes, headaches, sneezing and other uncomfortable symptoms as a result of exposure to things such as dust, pollen, mold, and pet dander. While one can do their best to avoid triggers and reduce their numbers indoors it is tough to do. While there is NO magic essential oil or blend that can wipe out allergies for everyone there is research and anecdotal evidence to support that essential oils can help the body naturally. How can essential oils help combat

How to Help Your Sinuses Naturally

I live in southern California and there is plenty of dry air, tree, and grass pollen going much of the year to have a persons sinuses in an uproar. The good news is that there are natural ways to help. Believe me, I used to struggle with sinus infections often. I'd head to see the doctor for multiple rounds of antibiotics before feeling better. Don't get me wrong -- I appreciate my Doctor and he's helped me and my family tremendously and he is a huge advocate of diet and nutrition but may not be aware of the benefits of essential oils and herbs . But when you can support your sinuses to avoid getting infections you are on to something. Call in the rinses, steams, and inhalers! Fast forwar

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Suite 200

Temecula, CA 92590
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