Archive for September 2017

Holistic Phyto-Aromatherapy to Support Lyme Disease

What is Lyme Disease? Lyme disease is a multi-faceted, bacterial infection caused by the spirochete bacterium, Borrelia burgdorferi. The infection is transmitted from the bite of an infected, small, black-legged tick, known as Ixodes or Deer Tick. The infected tick must be attached for a period of 1-2 days, allowing the bacteria to spread throughout…

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Lymphedema: A Challenge Faced By Our Lymphatic System

What is Lymphedema?   Our lymphatic system is comprised of lymphatic organs and specific cellular groups and molecules that work in conjunction with and correspond directly with our immune system.  Acting as our military defense, standing ready to fight and defend our bodies from the invasion of infection and potential disease.  The lymphatic vessels assist…

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MRSA and Your Child: What Every Parent Should Know

What is MRSA? Each year worldwide, people young and old alike, develop an infection from the drug-resistant staphylococcus bacteria. This bacteria, methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus is known as (MRSA). MRSA is now resistant to even the most common antibiotics used today. This bacteria naturally accumulates, as part of our “normal flora” on the skin and inside…

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The Santalaceae: Family of Sandalwoods

The Santalaceae family is the family of Sandalwood Trees that produce essential oils. The Santalum genus may include up to 20 tropical, evergreen and semiparasitic trees and shrubs (Weiss 1997). Growing to approximately 29ft tall when it reaches full maturity at approximately 60 years of age (Rhind, 2012). More than 15 of the Santalum species…

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