Magic Elixir or Expensive Placebo?

A nice little post about the science behind nature’s essential oils. If you’ve ever been interested – take a look!

Essential Oils Coaching

When I was just beginning to incorporate essential oils into my family’s daily living, I experienced some miraculous-like results.  And there was a certain point where I clearly remember thinking to myself, “This is too good to be true!”  Are essential oils really a cure-all for EVERYTHING?”  Your head hurts?  Try an essential oil. You have a fungal rash? Try an essential oil.  A bit depressed? Try an essential oil…

And if you don’t understand some of the science behind essential oils, i.e. how and why they work, it’s easy to relate to them as some type of magic elixir, or worse, end up dismissing them altogether as an expensive placebo.  So, let’s get real for a moment and try to get a handle on the science of how essential oils actually affect our bodies.

An essential oil is a liquid that is distilled from the leaves, flowers, stems, roots…

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