Monthly Archives: May 2017

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 populations. Alternative treatments have been

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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 roquette in France. Both rucola

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