What's Old Is New

Many stores now sell ‘essential oils’. It seems that they are now all the rage and in many products. But, buyer beware! Most of what is sold in retail storesas essential oils have been adulterated or even are completely synthetic. That means they may smell nice, but they will do nothing for your health and may even contribute to toxins building up in your body. Medicinal herbs and essential oils, which are distilled essences of plant material, were used by priests and physicians thousands of years ago. Translations of ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and Chinese manuscripts show that these, along with foods, were mankind’s first medicine. There are over 150 references to ‘oils’ in the...