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Aromatherapy: A Guide to Using Essential Oils for Relaxation

Aromatherapy uses essential oils for their healing and restorative properties. Essential oils are pure, concentrated oils that have been extracted from plants. Each oil contains unique properties that produce different physiological and emotional effects. The smell of certain essential oils can evoke powerful reactions within the body and mind.

The use of scented products dates back thousands of years, with several ancient texts describing their use in rituals, religious ceremonies, and bath preparations. In the early part of the twentieth century, a French chemist named Rene-Maurice Gattefosse was working in the perfume laboratory of the family, when he badly burned his hand.


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New Treatments for Acne on the Horizon

Acne can be a disfiguring disease – and a difficult one to treat. Not only are acne lesions embarrassing to teens, but repeated outbreaks can be associated with permanent scarring. Teens aren’t the only ones susceptible to this common skin disease – adults get a form of acne - appropriately known as “adult acne”. Fortunately, there may be new treatments for acne on the horizon – including a possible acne vaccine.


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