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Essential Oil Spotlight: Clove Oil

Clove oil uses are incredibly impressive, ranging from improving blood circulation and reducing inflammation to helping acne and boosting gum health. One of the best-known clove oil uses is to reduce the pain associated with dental problems. Even mainstream toothpaste makers agree that clove oil reduces the pain and swelling that comes with a toothache. In addition to being a proven anti-inflammatory and

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Lecithin Enhances Antimicrobial Properties of the Essential Oil, Eugenol

Lecithin, a natural emulsifier commonly used in processed foods, synergistically enhances the antimicrobial properties of the natural essential oil, eugenol, but only when applied in very small quantities. The research is published in Applied and Environmental Microbiology, a journal of the American Society for Microbiology. “This is the first time that lecithin has been shown to exhibit synergism in combination

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What Natural Mosquito Repellents Are Available?

There are over 3,500 known species of mosquito on the planet. Mosquitoes are an important part of the food chain, though to humans they are simply pests. This is because some mosquitoes take blood from humans. A mosquito bite can be dangerous, and it is best to avoid them if possible. Natural mosquito repellents are available for anyone concerned with

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