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Improving the penetrability of essential oils used to treat a tendinitis

Some essential oils, such as Gaultheria procumbens, contain methyl salicylate, which is a cyclooxygenase inhibitor. As a result, some believe it may be of some use to treat tendinities (e.g., (1), ...
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Why omega-3/6 ratio is important?

I'm 27 years old model and being under 8% body fat matters for me. I heard consumption of the right omega-3/6 ratio is important for this. I'm wondering whats the ideal ratio for my goal and why it is ...
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Is mint oil an effective remedy for headaches?

Mint oil is often refered to as a remedy for headaches, especially for migraine. For example these articles from health magazines (Article 1, 2, 3), claim that you can reduce headache pains by: ...
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Are essential oils good disinfectants?

This study seems to indicate that some plant essential oils have antibacterial properties: In vitro antibacterial activity of some plant essential oils (BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine) ...