Herbs for Type 1 Diabetes: Do they help?

Type 1 diabetes is a difficult to control autoimmune metabolic disease with long-term adverse cardiovascular effects. Almost all people with type 1 diabetes will depend on insulin for life. Other non-insulin, anti-diabetic medicines such as metformin, sulfonyureas, and thiazolindinediones are optional add-on therapies. However the benefits are minimal, if any. On the other hand, some […]

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Signs of Low Blood Sugar and How to Treat It

Hypoglycemia or low blood sugar occurs when blood sugar drops, sometimes to dangerously low levels. Low blood sugar can happen in people with or without diabetes, but people on blood sugar lowering medicines are at the highest risk.  Medicines that lower blood sugar and carry a risk for hypoglycemia include insulin, sulfonyureas, and thiazolindindiones (TZDs). […]

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Confused About Essential Oils?

There is so much misinformation online about essential oils! Do they interact with medicines? Are they safe for children? This free ebook answers a few of the most common questions about essential oils. After reading this book. you can separate fact from fiction, and decide for yourself how you choose to use essential oils.

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6 Uses for Myrrh Essential Oil

Myrrh essential oil has been used for centuries. In fact, it is one of the first oils mentioned in the Bible and was used extensively for spiritual purposes as well as cleansing and beautifying. The mild, slightly sweet, earthy fragrance of myrrh lends itself well to combining with other essential oils. Check out these 6 […]

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Frankincense varieties: what’s the difference?

While all the frankincense species are from the same family of plants, both varieties of essential oil contain different levels of terpene constituents and there is much variability in the levels of incensole diterpenes. Here is a run-down of these two frankincense varieties. Probably one of the most famous essential oils out there, frankincense is […]

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