Research + Terms
Anti-inflammatory - a property or substance of a treatment that stops or reduces inflammation.
Antioxidant - A synthetic or natural material that inhibits the oxidation of other materials. They also slow down the aging of skin cells caused from free radical damage.
Antispasmotic - relieves muscle cramps or spasms.
Aromatherapy - the use of essential oils to alter mood or physical health.
Carrier Oil - an oil commonly made from seeds, nuts, and plants that easily penetrate the skin creating a nature moisture barrier.
Epidermis - the outermost layer of the skin
Essential Oil - oils from plants, flowers, buds, and stems often steam extracted and containing unique medicinal properties.
Wildcrafted - refers to herbs and botanicals grown in the wild without the use of pesticides or other chemicals.
Chamomile: A Herbal Medicine of the past with bright future. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2995283/
Benefits of Elderberry by University of Maryland Medical Center http://umm.edu/health/medical/altmed/herb/elderberry
An evaluation of antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, and antinociceptive activities of essential oil from Curcuma longa. L. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3195121/
Antidermatophytic activity of essential oils. http://www.formatex.info/microbiology3/book/1167-1178.pdf
The Effectiveness and safety of Arnica montana in post surgical setting, pain and inflammation. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25171757
Effect of Arnica D30 on marathon runners. Pooled results from two double-blind placebo controlled studies. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/14587684
The Effectiveness of essential oils for patients with neck pain: a randomized controlled study. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25192562
The effectiveness of Swedish massage with aromatic ginger oil in treating chronic low back pain in older adults: a randomized controlled trail. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24559813
Evaluation of the antinociceptive, in vivo, & in-vitro anti inflammatory activity of ethonolic extract of Curcuma zedoaria rhizome. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25242194
Anti-Arthritic Effects and Toxicity of the Essential Oils of Turmeric (Curcuma longa L.). https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2834817/
Efficacy and mechanism of action of turmeric supplements in the treatment of experimental arthritis. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/art.22180/abstract
Efficacy of turmeric (curcumin) in pain and postoperative fatigue after laparoscopic cholecystectomy: a double-blind, randomized placebo-controlled study. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21671126
The effects of aromatherapy on pain, depression, and life satisfaction of arthritis patients. http://europepmc.org/abstract/MED/15778570
Lavender essential oil inhalation suppresses allergic airway inflammation and mucous cell hyperplasia in a murine model of asthma. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S002432051400517
"Arnica" Cancer Care - Integrative Medicine. The Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. 2013-07-18. Retrieved2014-01-03. http://www.mskcc.org/cancer-care/herb/arnica