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Health Benefits of Eucalyptus

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Health Benefits of Eucalyptus

    Eucalyptus oil has been prized for centuries as a “miracle oil” – but what is it that really makes Eucalyptus so sought after? While I don’t exactly believe in “miracles”, I do know that eucalyptus has some serious healing properties and I would like to share with you some evidence based benefits of this wonderful, medicinal plant. Eucalyptus tree; By Alexander110 (Own work) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons First off, a couple of fun facts: Did you know that there are actually over 700 species of Eucalyptus, most of which are found in Australia?   These different species...

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Essential Oil Spotlight - Oregano

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Essential Oil Spotlight - Oregano

Oregano Oil - An Ancient Miracle in a bottle Oregano (Origanum vulgare) has been used for over 5,000 years by Assyrians, Greeks, Romans and many other nations that regarded it as the most important herb. They used it as food and also as medicine. Hippocrates, the father of modern medicine used oregano oil to treat skin conditions, fever, and many other ailments. The oil can be used topically and internally, however only therapeutic grade oil that comes from reputable source should be used. Traditionally oil of oregano has been used for its antiseptic and antispasmodic benefits, but it’s also known as...

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