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Intestinal Gas

by Lynn Huber April 9, 2017
Intestinal Gas

Gas trapped in the intestines can cause pain, flatulence, bloating, and belching. Some gas after eating – and releasing it through belching or flatulence – is normal. According to the National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse, most people produce as many as one to four pints of gas a day, which they pass, on average, about […]

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Restless Legs Syndrome

by Lynn Huber April 5, 2017
Restless Leg Syndrome

Restless Legs Syndrome (RLS) is a nervous system disorder that usually starts about an hour after going to bed. Symptoms include involuntarily jerking leg muscles, an irresistible urge to move the legs, muscle contractions, aching legs or feelings of pins and needles or itchiness. The cause is unknown but suspected to be hereditary. It is […]

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Petitgrain Essential Oil

by Lynn Huber March 29, 2017
Petitgrain Essential Oil

Petitgrain essential oil is distilled from the Seville orange tree. It is extracted from the leaves and twigs. Prior to this century, the tiny green unripe fruits of the tree were used to obtain the oil, giving it the name petit-grain, or “Little berry.” Petitgrain’s perfume is sweet and green, with sharper under-notes of citrus. […]

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Swollen Feet and Ankles

by Lynn Huber March 26, 2017
Swollen Ankles and Feet

Feet can swell for many reasons – standing for long periods, arthritis, rheumatism, varicose veins, constipation, hot weather, a long flight – and the swelling caused by most of these conditions is easily treated. If your feet and legs swell often, however, it may indicate a heart or kidney problem; you should seek help from […]

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Lavender

by Lynn Huber March 22, 2017
Lavender

Lavender has been appreciated for thousands of years, and today must be the most loved – and used – essential oil.  It is probably the oil with the widest and most impressive list of applications. If you can afford only one oil, choose lavender.  It is very safe, versatile and gentle.  It may even be […]

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Black Pepper

by Lynn Huber February 8, 2017
Black Pepper

Black pepper is a climbing vine that can reach up to 20 feet (6 m) if left unpruned. The black dried fruit is ground as a cooking spice and for steam distillation as an oil. The perfume is warm, spicy, and familiar, blending with basil, bergamot, cypress, frankincense, geranium, citrus oils, sandalwood, and ylang ylang. […]

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Thyme

by Lynn Huber February 1, 2017
Thyme

Aromatic thyme, a perennial herb with culinary, medicinal and cosmetic uses, has long been associated with strength and wellbeing. Thyme is a power essential oil distilled from the leaves and flowering tops. Thyme has a perfume that is warmly, sweetly pungent and blends well with bergamot, cedarwood, chamomile, juniper, lemon, mandarin, wild orange, petitgrain, and […]

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Cystitis

by Lynn Huber January 25, 2017
Cystitis

Cystitis is an inflammation of the bladder caused by a bacterial infection of the urinary tract. The symptoms are a burning or scalding sensation when passing urine, a need to pass urine frequently, a persistent dull ache above the pubic bone, and/or urine that smells or contains blood or puss. If the attack is accompanied […]

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Hiccups

by Lynn Huber January 18, 2017
Hiccups

Hiccups are very common. They affect women and men equally, although persistent hiccups occur much more commonly in men. They happen mainly in the evening. Most people have bouts of hiccups from time to time. In most cases they start for no apparent reason, last a short while, and then stop. Prolonged attacks can be […]

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