Today I would like to discuss an aspect of essential oils and detail, somewhat at least some aspects as to Sclareol in Clary Sage essential oil.
Perhaps one of the main aspects to Clary Sage is the one main ingredient in that oil and that is a component called Sclareol. Also, an isomer called 13-EP1-Sclareol is present as well. However, these are just some main components that I want to focus on here today. Also, one must remember that Clary Sage does not or is not a provider of Estrogen. It does however help to promote an Estrogen like action potential. The actual Estrogen and Estrogen like activities are two different action potentials.
As with most essential oils people will usually resort to the Gas Chromatography/Mass spectrum analysis to identify the quality of a Clary Sage sample. Unfortunately, this is not an accurate way to determine or to qualify the sample of this oil if you are measuring for the Sclareol content. Sclareol is a very...
I would like to have a discussion here that is centered around Peppermint. This discussion
really is important as Peppermint is a plant that has many uses. The Essential Oil of
Peppermint is a very useful EO and can be used in a wide range of uses and many of those
uses are unrelated, with remarkable success.
In some studies, overseas of course. When Assessing Cobalt applications to Peppermint. In
countries that use the metric system, the acreage is measured by Hectare. A Hectare is
determined by 1 Hectare = 2.47 acres in the US. This would be 7.7 L. per acre using the
production figures in the next paragraph for the control. But to go US even further it means
16 pounds of oil produced per acre at the control measurement of 19 L. per hectare. To further give some perspective, the PPM conversion is as follows; 1 PPM =0.001 mg/g. or you can see it as 1mg/g = 1000 PPM. So as you can see when we say 15 PPM, In either case, it is a very small amount. Also, this last growing season, my...
I wanted to do a discussion about the Synovial Fluid and as I tried to walk down the path of trying to discuss it, I found the article would be much too large. Then as a curve ball it becomes apparent that the Endothelium Cell structure has to be included. So with this discussion I will have to bring these two along, together for it to make sense. So this discussion is an overview and outline of where the next few articles will take us.
The Endothelium is a single layer cell structure, a very thin layer membrane that lines the inside of the blood vessels and lymphatic vessels and basically forms an interface between the circulating blood/lymph and the vessel wall. This cell wall controls the flow of fluid (and other substances), and fluid into and out of a tissue/cell. This thin membrane actually controls the homeostasis balance, the hormone trafficking, if you will, a number of immune responses and the integrity of the blood vessel itself. It lines every single vessel of the...
I thought maybe we ought to discuss why we talk about Essential Oils and try to tie them with minerals. That is really an important aspect to Aromatherapy. People that are immersed in the Aromatherapy scene will usually focus on whatever their modality specialty dictates as a base from which to work with. For example, a Massage Therapist might focus on what the aromatherapy application will do and affect muscle relaxing. So a person schooled in that area might select an essential oil that will have a strong and observable effect with oils that will make the muscle relax.Some people that works directly with basic nutrition will maybe select oils that will have a strong and observable effect with will push the efficiency of the foods the person eats to a more efficient manner. People that are focusing on helping a person with their Hormones might select an oil that offers vastly different properties that any of the before mentioned modalities. The nice thing about the various...