Aromatic Scholars : Aromatherapy 201

Felicia Broeker

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We are pleased to announce that Cheryl’s Herbs will sponsor a 300-hour advanced aromatherapy certification course. The class, Aromatic Scholars(formerly known as 201: Masters Apprenticeship) is offered by The School for Aromatic Studies (formerly East West School of Herbal and Aromatic Studies) (www.theida.com) and will be taught by Kathy Klug, Registered Aromatherapist.

Essential Oil Profile: Cypress

Felicia Broeker

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by Amelia E. Stone, RN   Common Name: Cypress Latin Binomial: Cupressus sempervirens Family: Cuprressaceae Other Common Names: Italian cypress, Mediterranean cypress, Common Cypress Production Method: Steam Distilled Countries of Origin: Crete Typical Constituents: α-Pinene (20.4-52.7%), δ-3-Carene (15.2-21.5%), Cedrol (2.0-7.0%), α-Terpinyl acetate (4.1-6.4%), Terpinolene (2.4-6.3%), [+]-Limonene (2.3-6.0%), b-Pinene (0.8- 2.9%), Sabinene (0.7- 2.8%), b-Myrcene (<2.7%), […]

Mosquitoes

Felicia Broeker

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QUESTION: Please let me know if there are any oils that can be diffused in a room to keep mosquitoes at bay. ANSWER: Here is a list of essential oils I have read mentioned by various authors to repel insects: Basil, Bergamot, Black Pepper, Cajeput, Cedarwood, Cinnamon, Clove, Cypress, Eucalyptus, Fennel, Frankincense, Geranium, Juniper, Lavender, […]

Herbs for Epilepsy

Felicia Broeker

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Question: What vitamins or herbs do you recommend for Epilepsy? I’ve been on Dilantin for over 15 years and I still have occasional seizures. Answer: There is not a great amount of information about this topic in herb books. I did find the same small group of herbs mentioned in several books. In some ways […]

Cystic Fibrosis

Felicia Broeker

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Question: My name is David I have Cystic Fibrosis I need help I am looking for something that can clear My lungs and/or upper bronchial area, is there a product that can help me. I am scared. I have a very mild case of my disease but I want to do what it Takes to […]

Colds

Felicia Broeker

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QUESTION: Which oils are useful when there are cold germs around? ANSWER: When there are cold germs around my house, I use Cajeput, Eucalyptus, Lavender, Peppermint, Pine, Rosemary, Sandalwood, Thyme and Tea Tree. Some of these oils come with safety cautions (see Safety Information) that would apply even if you were just to diffuse them […]

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