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Drugs used to treat autism

Major tranquillizers used to keep autistic kids docile When I researched the medications doctors have been using to “treat” autism I was shocked. These are dangerous drugs, many of which have terrible side effects which can be permanent. In my … Continue reading

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Ravensara and Ravintsara are not the same

There are a number of potential sources of confusion in the aromatherapy pharmocopeia, but one that really stands out as an ongoing problem is the distinction between ravensara and ravintsara. At first glance, you would most likely assume that ravintsara … Continue reading

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Your Name (required) Your Email (required) Subject Your Message From: Subject: Message Body: — This e-mail was sent from a contact form on Guide to Aromatherapy (http://guidetoaromatherapy.org) frann@frannleach.com 0 Message Body: — This e-mail was sent from a contact form … Continue reading

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Olives, relieves bites, stings, itching and more

Olives are the fruit of the tree Olea europaea, also sometimes called oliveleaf, and mu xi lian in Chinese. Green and black olives are different stages of ripeness, though some varieties are always picked green. There are 6 subspecies: Olea … Continue reading

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Rosemary health benefits [video]

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Carrier Oils Derived From Nuts – Part 1

Clockwise from 12 o’clock: almond, arachis (peanut/ground nut), cocount, hazelnut. There are a surprisingly large number of carrier oils which are obtained from nuts, including sweet almond, arachis, coconut (fractionated), hazel nut, kukui, macadamia, pecan and walnut. There may well … Continue reading

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