A Survivor’s Guide to the Essential Oil Craze

Sweet Gum Springs Apothecary’s stance on essential oil use ~

Madhupa Maypop

"there's an essential oil for that" ~ they say... “there’s an essential oil for that” ~ they say…

It is with great love, concern and respect for the plant kingdom that I write this post. As a Community Herbalist, I feel it is my responsibility to offer information to the community I serve. Please read this post and SHARE if you resonate with what I write.

(For the record, I do use essential oils ~ but *very* sparingly. For example, in one quart of herb-infused oil with melted beeswax to make salve, I would use about 10-13 drops of lavender essential oil. The reason I am posting this on essential oils, is because ~ just like everyone else ~ I am exploring right relationship with this type of herbal preparation.)

“The scent of an essential oil can kill gut flora just like antibiotics do, according to Paul Bergner, director of the clinical studies program at the Rocky Mountain…

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3 thoughts on “A Survivor’s Guide to the Essential Oil Craze

  1. Thank you for posting this. A friend of mine and I were discussing over use and misuse of EOs and the business practices that so many of the well known companies are lacking. Love what you guys do.

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