The Effect Of Modern Medicine On Health, Wellness, And Fitness

1397 WordsMay 22, 20166 Pages
As interest in natural means to improved health, wellness and fitness grows, essential oils are gaining in popularity in the United States. The healing powers, on both physiological and psychological levels, have been utilized in Europe and the rest of the world for some time. Natural, pure essential oils used in aromatherapy have a very diverse range of healing properties - as diverse as the hundreds of plants from which they are distilled. The effects range from antibiotic (without incurrence of resistance as with pharmaceutical drugs), to antiviral (the power of which modern medicine has yet to replicate), to anti-inflammatory and analgesic, with many having 'homeostatic ' properties - meaning they support balance in many of the body 's systems. Here 's brief look at ten essential oils commonly used in the home health care kit - the list and descriptions are not meant to be exhaustive; rather, let them stimulate your interest in furthering your knowledge of these oils, their applications, and the vast potential of the many, many other essential oils available today. Tea Tree Essential Oil - When first examined for it 's antiseptic properties, Tea Tree essential oil was found to be 100 times more powerful than carbolic acid - the medical standard at the time. Tea tree has an extremely broad range of antibiotic, antiviral and antifungal properties that have been confirmed by modern scientific research. Often used topically on small wounds, Tea
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