Tag: Pure Therapeutic Grade Essential Oil

From Branson to Taiwan – My Asian Odyssey – Volume 14, Number 1

From Branson to Taiwan – My Asian Odyssey Originally Posted Winter 2016 1. From Branson to Taiwan – My Asian Odyssey~^~^~ by David Stewart, PhD The year, 2015, was one of the busiest years of my life, with the last two months, November and December, the busiest time of all. Almost all of my time last year was spent focusing on Young Living and Essential Oils. During the first ten months, from January through October, While I loved the travel, the people,...

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The Neuro-Auricular Technique (NAT) by Dr. David Stewart – Volume 6, Number 6

The Neuro-Auricular Technique (NAT) by Dr. David Stewart – Volume 6, Number 6by David Stewart, PhD, DNM, IASP, BCRS, LSH Originally Posted November – December 2008 1. The Neuro-Auricular Technique (NAT) by David Stewart The so called “Neuro-Auricular Technique” (NAT) was originated by D. Gary Young. Contrary to the implications of its name, it has nothing to do with the ears, as the word “auricular” would suggest. It does employ an “auricular”...

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Applying the Feelings Kit in Your Daily Life – Volume 6, Number 5

Applying the Feelings Kit in Your Daily Life – Volume 6, Number 5by David Stewart, PhD, DNM, IASP, BCRS, LSH Originally Posted September – October 2008 1. Applying the Feelings Kit in Your Daily Lifeby David Stewart (Based primarily on notes taken on Gary Young’s talk September 19, 2008, at the first Young Living European Convention, Vienna, Austria) It has been said that when there is a conflict between reason and feeling, human beings will always side with...

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Twelve Questions to Ask Those Who Invite You to Join Another Company – Volume 6, Number 4

Twelve Questions to Ask Those Who Invite You to Join Another Company – Volume 6, Number 4by David Stewart, PhD, DNM, IASP, BCRS, LSH Originally Posted July – August 2008 1. Twelve Questions to Ask Those Who Invite You toJoin Another Companyby David StewartWe are finding ourselves more frequently approached by competing essential oil companies to sell and promote their brand. They always claim to have “pure therapeutic grade” oils “as good or better...

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How Could I Not be a Believer? – Volume 6, Number 2

How Could I Not be a Believer? – Volume 6, Number 2by David Stewart, PhD, DNM, IASP, BCRS, LSH Originally Posted March – April 2008 1. How Could I Not be a Believer?by Connie Bennett (See Editor’s Note on the author at the end of this article) Sept 14, 2007.Took out an Independent Distributor account through Young Living Essential Oils. I did it for the sole purpose of building a home-based business marketing Dr. Edward Close’s 10-Step Protocol...

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Death by Ben-Gay: Synthetic vs. Natural What’s the Difference? – Volume 6, Number 1

Death by Ben-Gay: Synthetic vs. Natural What’s the Difference?by David Stewart, PhD, DNM, IASP, BCRS, LSH Originally Posted January – February 2008 1. Death by Ben-Gay: Synthetic vs. Naturalby David Stewart, PhD, DNM, IASP, BCRS, LSH The American Association of Clinical Chemistry (AACC) is an international scientific/medical society of clinical laboratory professionals, physicians, research scientists and other individuals involved with clinical chemistry...

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Answering the White Paper on Raindrop – Volume 5, Number 6

Answering the White Paper on Raindropby David Stewart, PhD, DNM, IASP, BCRS, LSH Originally Posted November – December 2007 1. Answering the White Paper on Raindropby David Stewart, PhD, DNM, IASP, BCRS, LSH The so called “White Paper on Raindrop” is actually an anti-raindrop publication. It has been available on the internet since 2003 and is still running on the internet. People finding it without any foreknowledge or experience with raindrop are confused...

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The Transience of Drugs and Permanence of Oils – Volume 5, Number 5

The Transience of Drugs and Permanence of Oilsby David Stewart, PhD, DNM, IASP, BCRS Originally Posted September – October 2007 1. The Transience of Drugs and Permanence of Oilsby David Stewart, PhD, DNM, IASP, BCRS In the last edition of the Raindrop Messenger (Jul-Aug 2007, Vol 5, No 4) We discussed some differences in allopathic medicine (which is the basis of today’s health care) and natural medicine, pointing out some of the remarkable and unique features...

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Oils and Allopathy: Permanent Medicine vs. Temporary Measures – Volume 5, Number 4

Oils and Allopathy: Permanent Medicine vs. Temporary Measuresby David Stewart, PhD, DNM Originally Posted July – August 2007 Oils and Allopathy: Permanent Medicine vs. Temporary Measuresby David Stewart Applying essential oils is an ancient and effective modality for (1) First Aid, (2) Stress Management, (3) Pain Management, (4) Improving Your Quality of Life, and (5) Living up to Your Peak Performance. Aromatic science is a new field of research that is rediscovering...

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The Institute for Energy Wellness Studies and becoming an Integrated Aromatic Science Practitioner – Volume 4, Number 3

Our Oils are Just as Good as YLEO, Only a Lot CheaperBy David Stewart, PH.D., R.A. Originally Posted May – June 2006 1. Institute for Energy Wellness Studies As some of you know, I (David Stewart) am on the faculty of a new school called the Institute for Energy Wellness Studies (IEWS) with facilities in Brampton, Ontario, Canada (just northwest of Toronto). It was founded by Dr. Sabina DeVita, author of three books: Saving Face, Born to Dance With Ease, and Electromagnetic...

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Our Oils are Just as Good as YLEO, Only a Lot Cheaper – Volume 4, Number 2

Our Oils are Just as Good as YLEO, Only a Lot CheaperBy David Stewart, PH.D., R.A. Originally Posted March – April 2006 1. Our Oils are Just as Good as YLEO, Only a Lot Cheaperby David Stewart, Ph.D., RA, DNM From time to time I am approached by representatives of other companies who sell essential oils alleging that their oils are just as high in quality as those of Young Living, but a lot less expensive. If they are also a multilevel marketing company, they usually...

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Sensitivities to Essential Oils – Volume 4, Number 1

Sensitivities to Essential OilsBy David Stewart, PH.D., R.A. Originally Posted January/February 2006 There are a couple of ways one can be sensitive to essential oils, but an allergic reaction is not one of them. Allergies are erroneous immune responses to proteins, peptides, and amino acids – all nitrogen compounds, none of which are found in essential oils.You can have an allergic reaction to a vegetable oil such as olive, corn, peanut, walnut, almond, etc., since these...

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The Non-Sweet Truth about Non-Nutritive Sweeteners – Volume 3, Number 7

The Non-Sweet Truth about Non-Nutritive SweetenersBy David Stewart, PH.D., R.A. Originally Posted December 2005 Non-nutritive sweeteners are popular. They promise the taste pleasures and satisfaction of white sugar (sucrose) without the calories and without upsetting the balance of sugars in your blood. But what is the meaning of “non-nutritive?” And do you really want non-nutritive products in your body?This brief review will discuss the following: Saccharin (Sweet ‘N Low®),...

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Hurricanes, Earthquakes and Oils – Volume 3, Number 6

Hurricanes, Earthquakes and OilsBy David Stewart, PH.D., R.A. Originally Posted August/September 2005 Someone recently asked me about essential oils and earthquake preparation. They did not know how appropriate it was to address such a question to me. Before I was a Methodist Pastor, and before I became a full-time teacher and advocate of aromatherapy, I was an earthquake seismologist. I was a professor and director of Seismological Observatories and Centers for Earthquake...

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Sunshine, Suntan, and Sun-Sensitizing Oils- Volume 3, Number 5

Sunshine, Suntan, and Sun-Sensitizing OilsBy David Stewart, PH.D., R.A. Originally Posted June/July 2005 It’s summer time in the Northern Hemisphere and time for sunshine and suntans. This is a time also to be aware that certain essential oils can promote sunburn. Such oils are said to be phototoxic. If applied directly to the skin followed by exposure to sunlight or a tanning light, the molecules of these oils amplify the ultraviolet (UV) portion of the spectrum and...

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Healed of Arthritis in the Knee – Volume 3, Number 4

Healed of Arthritis in the KneeBy David Stewart, PH.D., R.A. Originally Posted May 2005 I injured my right knee severely back around 1967 and it hurt for ten years, but the pain finally went away.Everything was okay for about 25 years and then I crossed the threshold of age 60. My right knee began to develop osteo arthritis and started deteriorating fast. It hurt with every step. I developed a limp. At night it ached and kept me awake. I was losing sleep. I tried hot packs, cold...

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The True Meaning of AFNOR – Volume 3, Number 3

The True Meaning of AFNORBy David Stewart, PH.D., R.A. Originally Posted March 2005 The acronym, AFNOR, is seen on bottles of Young Living Essential Oils and on no other brand of essential oils in North America. YLEO oils are sold as therapeutic grade. However, there seems to be some confusion as to the meaning of therapeutic grade oils and how such oils relate to AFNOR. In fact, I have been confused myself and have previously held some misconceptions on the matter. I hope that...

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The Chemistry of Essential Oils Made Simple – Volume 3, Number 2

The Chemistry of Essential Oils Made Simple(Gods Love Manifest in Molecules)By David Stewart, PH.D., R.A. Originally Posted March 2005 More than 4 years in the making.More than 70 Tables.More than 150 Illustrations.More than 6000 entries in the Index.More than 100 detailed essential oil analyses.More than 600 essential oil compounds cross-indexed.Contains Glossary . . . Resources . . . Annotated Bibliography.Hardcover . . . 896 pages SEE END OF THIS MESSAGE FOR INFO ON AVAILABAILITY PART...

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Shelf Life for Essential Oils – Volume 3, Number 1

Shelf Life for Essential OilsBy David Stewart, PH.D., R.A. Originally Posted January/February 2005 People who use adulterated or synthetic oils worry about shelf life. Some British references on aromatherapy say one should throw away their oils every six months and purchase a fresh quantity. Such advice may be valid for certain carrier blend oils, but is not valid for pure unadulterated aromatic oils that are the products of distillation. In order to discuss shelf life, you...

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