Can Essential Oils Treat Depression?

Essential oils are used for many purposes, from serving as a natural mosquito repellent to reducing back and neck pain. However, can essential oils help treat depression? Essential oils do not cure depression and should not be used as an alternative to the treatment prescribed by a doctor. Essential oils can, however, be used as … Continue reading Can Essential Oils Treat Depression?

Is Yoga a Helpful Treatment for Fibromyalgia?

Fibromyalgia is a condition that causes significant musculoskeletal pain, along with changes in the ability to sleep, think, and remember. The name for the disease comes from a combination of Latin and Greek terms, including fibro, or fibrous tissue, myo, meaning muscle, and algia, meaning pain. Doctors often consider fibromyalgia to be an arthritis-related condition, … Continue reading Is Yoga a Helpful Treatment for Fibromyalgia?

‘We Bring Gifts Of Gold, Myrrh, And Ovarian Cancer Treatment’

When you hear the word "frankincense," no doubt you think of the biblical three wise men who presented gifts of gold, frankincense, and myrrh to the newly born baby Jesus. But what you may be less familiar with is the medicinal properties of frankincense. Now, new research suggests it may help in the treatment of … Continue reading ‘We Bring Gifts Of Gold, Myrrh, And Ovarian Cancer Treatment’

Can Frankincense Treat Cancer?

Frankincense oil is derived from the Boswellia tree. It has a long history in myth and folk medicine. In the Bible, it is one of three gifts offered to Jesus by the wise men, possibly because of its apparent healing powers. Some supporters of herbal medicine argue that frankincense offers numerous health benefits. These supposed … Continue reading Can Frankincense Treat Cancer?

Apricot Seeds: Cancer Treatment or Danger to Health?

An apricot kernel is a single seed found inside the stone of an apricot. Billed as a new "superfood," apricot kernels are reported to have cancer-fighting and detox-enhancing properties. However, scientists have warned that a compound in the apricot kernel converts to cyanide in the body at levels that could be harmful. Is eating apricot … Continue reading Apricot Seeds: Cancer Treatment or Danger to Health?