Dr. Eric Zielinski has been on a mission to helping people enjoy the abundant life for 14 years. Formally trained as a chiropractor and public health researcher, Dr. Z (as he is commonly known) launched his online health ministry in June 2014 through his blog DrEricZ.com. Now visited by 200,000 people each month, Dr. Z also uses social media to inspire more than 300,000 people each day to experience the abundant life. His three weekly newsletters (Essential Oils Digest, Biblical Health News and his wife’s Mama Z’s DIY Tips) newsletters help 150,000 each week learn how to use natural therapies safely and effectively.
Dr. Z is an accomplished researcher with several publications, conference proceedings and currently sits as peer-reviewer for multiple journals. He lives in Atlanta.
Diabetes can be a dangerous disease with serious co-morbid conditions. New research points to essential oils as effective way to fight the disease. They are seen to regulate glucose levels effectively and increase insulin sensitivity. When used in synergy, that is, in blends, they are seen to have even more potency Even with patients, especially children, who suffer from type 1 diabetes, certain oils can help reduce pain, stress and anxiety. Learn about their various benefits to see how they can help you or a loved one battle diabetes
We all are tempted to use the sleek, and attractive body care products. Triclocarban and other dangerous chemicals are used in the marketed cosmetics, not safe for our tender skin and lips. Avoid the toxic ingredients: parabens, phthalates, formaldehyde, triclosan, and fragrance in body care products. Instead, make harmless and aromatic DIY essential oil home made products that are gentle on your skin: soap, toothpaste, shampoo, lotion, and cosmetics.
Essential oil can be used in daily and not-so-daily ways, but with precautions. Daily practices: Aromatherapy – The aromas of essential oils have medicinal properties when inhaled daily. Body Care – To experience the abundant life health and wellness, use essential oil. Not-so-daily practices: Oil pulling – It detoxifies your oral cavity, so, mix the essential oil with a carrier. Morning immune booster – Using clove and frankincense essential oil boosts your antioxidant levels.
The benefits of essential oil is no secret. Studies have found that some of the essential oils are quite helpful in curing cancer. Citrus oil contains d-limonene, that is a very important cancer-fighting agent. Sclareol, found in clary sage, eliminates cancer cells via a process called apoptosis. Myrhh has more anticancer properties than frankincense. Peppermint essential oil and anti-oxidants in lavender can help with cancer too. Lemongrass essential oil activates a number of mechanisms that eliminate cancer cells. Thyme essential oil is the most effective against prostate, lung carcinoma, and breast cancers.
An essential oil – a part of herb – is a concentrated liquid extracted from the plants. An herbal oil is a herbal matter infused with an oil to contain the essential oil along with other compounds. Using steam distillation, essential oil takes the small amount of volatile oil from a plant and concentrates it. Essential oil can be used in three ways: Inhalation, topical, and internal. To get started with aromatherapy: learn about essential oils, purchase an original one, diffuses them on their own or in combinations, create different blends, and experiment by diluting topical applications of oil.
Two common arthritis forms are osteoarthritis – a degenerative joint disease or rheumatoid arthritis – an autoimmune condition. Essential oils have a great impact on pain relief. A blend of eucalyptus, lavender, marjoram, rosemary, and peppermint in proportions of 2:1:2:1:1 is very effective for arthritis patients. Frankincense, lavender, chamomile, yarrow, and wintergreen (particularly with peppermint) essential oils act as anti-inflammatory and analgesic that help relieve the painful swelling and inflammation. Dilute the essential oils with a carrier oil before use.
Cannabis oil is a thick, sticky, resinous substance made up of cannabinoids, such as THC and CBD, that is extracted from the cannabis plant (cannabis sativa) by separating the resins from cannabis flowers using a solvent extraction process. Marijuana (with 3% - 15% THC) is the term when describing a cannabis plant bred for its medicinal or recreational use. Compounds in cannabis reduce pain, muscle spasms, ocular pressure, blood pressure, side-effects of chemotherapy, and symptoms of asthma and constipation. However, olive oil is a safer solvent for preparation of Cannabis oils for self-medication.