005: PART 2|MYTH BUSTERS: DR. JIM BOB BREAKS DOWN THE “SAFETY” ISSUE.
Dr. Jim Bob continues his exploration of the many essential oil myths and misconceptions. In this episode we look at some of the most popular articles that have falsely used scientific “studies” to perpetuate the myth that essential oils are dangerous. Learn how to break down these articles yourself and look at scientific date with scrutiny and smarts.
In this Episode You’ll Discover:
The questions you should be asking as you read any articles online to check for bias and misrepresentation. (02:35)
How the “British School or Aromatherapy Thought” belief system is based on research done on perfume and food grade essential oils, NOT therapeutic grade. (03:40)
How a blog writer’s background in whichever school of thought they were trained effects their claims. (04:45).
A blow by blow breakdown of a particular blog articles that claimed that essential oils causes seizures in kids (05:34)
How to properly introduce kids to essential oils. (09:50)
Shocker! Kids with a history of seizures and brain injuries are susceptible to seizures…um..no shit sherlock. (10:50)
How using explosive titles in blog articles helps drive traffic to online businesses. (11:49)
Getting news in one-liners online is a sure recipe for misinformation. (13:15)
The fascinating history of the 3 different schools of though in aromatherapy and how it effect oil usage and research. (13:45)
How to notice red flags when buying essential oils. (16:55)
Using scrutiny and faith to determine what makes a good and trustworthy essential oil company. (18:35)
A look into the farming and distillation practices of Young Living. (20:02)
The difference in therapeutic grade essential oils and the French School of Thought. (22:30)
The french motto of “essential oils are for everyone…not just doctors.” (23:45)
How our current medical model of care has conditioned us not to trust ourselves in our own health care decisions. (24:45)
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