doTERRA & Essential Oil Quality

doTERRA president David Stirling

doTERRA president David Stirling

A writes: “I have a question about the company doTerra. I use essential oils on a limited basis on myself and in my practice. I love to use peppermint and eucalyptus to open up the sinuses and for relieving headaches. And many of my clients love the scent of lavender and lemon which seems to help them relax and “settle into” the massage. I have recently begun questioning the integrity of the oils that I have been using, and have made the switch to buying doTerra oils. I have discussed this with my GP and she advised that I stay away from the blends, but that the single oils are of good quality. Do you know anything about the company and its founders? I have heard they are Mormon and use some of the proceeds for charities.”

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Neuroemotional Technique is Unscientific

woman straight jacketAM asks: “Do you know anything about the Neuro -emotional technique or Neuro emotional component of the triangle of health in Chiropractice? Seems somewhat couched in New Age language though there is of course a persuasive presentation of it. Not sure the spelling is right either. But thought you might quickly be able to say if it’s New Age.”

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Study: Homeopathy Puts People at Risk

MD001215A team of experts in Australia has analyzed 225 existing studies on the efficacy of homeopathic formulas and has reached the same conclusion as so many other scientists these days – homeopathic medicines are “no more effective than placebo” in treating health problems.

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Was Your New Year’s Diet a Scam?

Midsection Of Woman Adjusting Weight ScaleA month has passed since New Year’s Day  and by now many people who decided to try a trendy new diet are beginning to realize that they probably didn’t get what they paid for. There are ways to protect yourself and one of them is to learn the warning signs which can be found in weight loss product advertisements. Read the rest…