Science for Kids – Summer Sun and Other Seasons…

At Oils 4 Improved Health we want to help you learn more about how to implement essential oils into your daily routine for improved health and wellness. Here is a great article that helps understand how children can benefit from essential oils. We hope you can take useful knowledge and enjoy this article. Introduction Earth…

Making Room for Essential Oils

Making Room for Essential Oils What an exciting time to be involved with essential oils and modern medicine! The culture of medicine is changing. Traditionally, this has been a paternalistic culture, where a patient goes to the doctor and is told what to do. This model is episodic and reactive. It has been called “the…

Essential Oil Spotlight: Black Pepper

Essential Oil Spotlight: Black Pepper Black Pepper Essential Oil: Uses and Benefits Black Pepper Black Pepper Essential Oil Product Description Best known for its ability to spice up meals and enhance the taste of foods, Black Pepper essential oil is a multi-purpose oil that has a variety of uses and benefits. The sharp flavor of…

Topical Use of Essential Oils

Topical application is one of the ways you can experience the benefits of doTERRA essential oils. This form of application is unique because it allows for localized effects in the area of the application in addition to providing whole body support.

Research Shows That Concentration Matters

Researchers in Spain recently published (May 2015) their findings that at very high concentrations carvacrol and thymol can cause oxidative damage in intestinal cells, but at low levels are highly effective antioxidants.

Topical Use of Essential Oils

Topical Use of Essential Oils Topical application is one of the ways you can experience the benefits of doTERRA essential oils. This form of application is unique because it allows for localized effects in the area of the application in addition to providing whole body support. Additionally, you can use essential oils topically when you…

Vinegar and Weight Loss

There may not be a magic pill to help you lose weight, but researchers found that drinking 15 ml (1 tablespoon) of vinegar a day can aid in weight loss. A study conducted over a 12-week period showed that obese individuals (with BMIs between 25-30 kg/m2) who consumed 15 ml of vinegar a day started to see beneficial results by week four.

DIY Nourishing Soap Satchels

These nourishing soap satchels are great to keep in your kitchen, bathroom, or guest bath. These satchels can be used like loofahs and will help clean, nourish, and exfoliate your skin.

Intrinsic and Extrinsic Factors of Essential Oil Quality

Intrinsic and Extrinsic Factors of Essential Oil Quality Brian M. Lawrence, PhD To understand how growing conditions and plant material affect the quality of essential oils, one must first understand what is meant by the term quality. Quality is a measure of the non-controllable and controllable factors surrounding the growth, harvesting, and processing of plants…

Anti-Aging Benefits of Strength Training

That fountain of youth may not be in the latest fad diet or a bottle of superjuice, but in a barbell loaded with heavy plates. Weight lifting isn’t just about bulging biceps. Contemporary research is beginning to show that regular weight-bearing activity can not only help you maintain muscle size and function, but positively influence several biomarkers of aging. A consistent regimen of moving iron may be the single best predictor of mortality, physical and mental well-being, and quality of life as you age.