Clinical Efficacy of Australian Eucalyptus and Lemon scent Tea Tree Essential Oils for Head Lice Treatment

Australian Eucalyptus (Eucalyptus globulus, Myrtaceae) Lemon-scent Tea Tree (Leptospermum petersonii, Myrtaceae) Head Lice Head lice infestation, most often seen in children aged 3 to 14 years, causes itching and discomfort, as well as parental anxiety, embarrassment, and school absences. The use of treatments containing neurotoxins has caused safety concerns and has led to resistant lice … Continue reading Clinical Efficacy of Australian Eucalyptus and Lemon scent Tea Tree Essential Oils for Head Lice Treatment

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Food as Medicine: Arugula (Eruca sativa, Brassicaceae)

History and Traditional Use Range and Habitat Arugula (Eruca sativa, Brassicaceae), also known as rucola and rocket, is a weedy annual that is drought-tolerant and prefers a hot, dry climate. The name “arugula” is a modern American designation and likely derives from the Italian term “rucola.” The name “rocket” is more common in British English, as is … Continue reading Food as Medicine: Arugula (Eruca sativa, Brassicaceae)