Essential Info about Essential Oils

Throughout history, humans have turned to plants, herbal remedies, and plant-based medicine for a wide variety of uses. Today, essential oils, concentrated liquid extractions from plants, are the newest plant-based trend in health and wellness. Lynn Gershan, MD, CM, Assistant Professor in the Division of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology at the University of Minnesota and medical director for integrative health and well-being at MHealth Fairview is interviewed, providing a deeper look into essential oils and their uses. Dr. Gershan provides information on the basics of essential oils, their uses in aromatherapy, how and when to the oils and how to do so in a safe manner, and more topics surrounding this newer industry. To read the full article, follow this link.