Summer is a time to get the family back outside to play after a long winter of being stuck inside. Those outdoor adventures – for kids big and small – may also bring a few unexpected injuries. Parents never want to see their kids hurt, but when those minor cuts or scrapes do occur, it’s […]
Coriander essential oil (Coriandrum sativum) has been shown to be toxic to a broad range of harmful bacteria. Its use in foods and in clinical agents could prevent food-borne illnesses and even treat antibiotic-resistant infections, according to the authors of a study published in the Journal of Medical Microbiology.
When temperatures drop, cold germs come out of the woodwork. Sure, they’re a part of winter we have to endure, but there’s no reason to be a passive receptor. Judicious use of essential oils can heal, and even help prevent, cold symptoms. So put those germs on alert—aromatherapy is on your team.