Essential Oils in the Treatment of Respitatory Tract Diseases Highlighting Their Role in Bacterial Infections and Their Anti-inflammatory Action: A Review

Györgyi Hováth and Kamilla Acs The appearance of multidrug resistant bacteria and growing antibiotic resistance is leading to a continuous need for discovering new drugs and alternative treatments against infections. The investigation of the antibacterial effect of essential oils (EOs), which are commonly used nowadays in cosmetics, health care, traditional medicine and food industry, could […]

Studies Show Essential Oils Highly Beneficial Against Inflammation

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Rebecca Park Totilo Living Grand Convention that inflammation is a signal that something is wrong in the body. The 19th century definition of inflammation as exhibiting redness, swelling, pain and heat is still used by clinicians today. Inflammation is even more of a problem because the “miracle drugs” called COX-2 inhibitors (like Vioxx) were withdrawn […]

Essential Oils Used in Aromatherapy: A Systematic Review

Babar Ali et al. Nowadays, use of alternative and complementary therapies with mainstream medicine has gained the momentum. Aromatherapy is one of the complementary therapies which use essential oils as the major therapeutic agents to treat several diseases. The essential or volatile oils are extracted from the flowers, barks, stem, leaves, roots, fruits and other […]

Evaluation of the Anti-SARS-CoV-2 Properties of Essential Oils and Aromatic Extracts

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Daniel Jan Strub et al. Essential oils and aromatic extracts (oleoresins, absolutes, concretes, resinoids) are often used as food flavorings and constituents of fragrance compositions. The flavor and fragrance industry observed significant growth in the sales of some natural materials during the COVID‐19 outbreak. Some companies worldwide are making false claims regarding the effectiveness of […]

Household Cleaners Are Hazardous to Your Health – Here Are 8 Alternatives

Joseph Mercola Long-term exposure to household cleaners and disinfectants has been linked to increases in asthmatic symptoms, nervous system damage, low sperm count, irregularities in menstruation and miscarriage. … The most acutely dangerous cleaning products are corrosive drain cleaners, acidic toilet bowl cleaners and oven cleaners. … With household cleaner use being as dangerous for […]