Saturday, March 5, 2016

Essential Oils and Parasites

Essential Oils and Parasites

Application ideas:
Dilute oil of choice as recommend and apply or massage on stomach, liver, intestines or bottoms of feet.

Parasites are organism’s that live on or in an organism of another species, known as the host, from the body of which it obtains nutriment. Parasites in humans can cause a number of problems, including diarrhea, fatigue, skin rash, nervousness, asthma, anemia and more. It is estimated that there are over 100 different types of parasitic worms that can be found living in humans.

Additional Information:

Tummy Troubles is best known to help with digestive issues. This oil may help ease the symptoms that could be caused by intestinal parasites.

Roman Chamomile has been effective to help clear up Bilharziasis (an infection caused by parasitic flukes of the genus Schistosoma) (Buckle, 191).

Anise essential oil has been known to calm digestive or menstrual pain (Davis 33).

Lemon and Lemongrass has a long history of repelling mosquitoes and is as effective as the chemical insect repellant. This can be a preventative measure for parasites from mosquitoes (Buckle, 190).

Tea tree has been found to kill adult mites from the occurrence of scabies (Buckle, 191).

Lavender and Tea tree are common essential oils used to treat lice, ticks, and fleas (Buckle, 192).

Buckle, Jane. Clinical Aromatherapy Essential Oils in Practice. (2003). 
Davis, Patricia. Aromatherapy An A-Z. (2000).