The Science Behind Essential Oils: 7 Research-Based Studies
There has been a huge boom in the market of Essential Oils in the past 10 years.
Prior to that you would find them on the back shelves of small, natural-based stores that would often collect dust.
Today they are front and center (#amensister)
But if you are like me, a bit of a skeptic, I like to get into the meat of the science behind something and then couple it with personal experience before I can truly share or recommend anything to anyone else!
Even if you've been using essential oils for a while, you may not realize that there is quite a bit of research backing their efficacy. More articles can be found at Pubmed.gov.
This article shows evidence of OnGuard preventing the growth of viral cells causing influenza. OnGuard prevents bacteria + viruses from replicating.
The University of Kentucky recently published the positive findings of using lavender + chamomile in the neonatal unit – specifically babies who are suffering from drug withdrawal.
The Atlantic published this article entitled “Essential Oils Might be the New Antibiotics”. With the growing ineffectiveness of antibiotics due to overuse, the strength and spread of “superbugs” are a global health concern and provoking new studies into the use of essential oils. This article is an absolute must-read.