180: Right Under Your Nose

180: Right Under Your Nose

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Did you know that plants can unlock chemical aspects of the human body, like a lock and key? Human beings have evolved alongside the plant kingdom…it’s no wonder our bodies respond so beautifully to plant medicine. Kerry Hughes, principal for EthnoPharm, is an ethnobotanist, herbalist, and author with a 20-year record of success in natural product development. Hughes is driven by a “tenacious fascination with the potential health-enhancing role plants can play.”  

Tune in to learn how you can deepen your own relationship with plants, and how plants communicate with each other, with insects, and with us.

In this Episode You’ll Discover:

  • What is so special about the plant-human connection? (4:55) 

  • Plant communication (7:50) 

  • Secondary chemical compounds that interact with human biology (9:30)  

  • Plants that are used universally among human cultures (14:00) 

  • More ways we can interact with the plant world (18:45) 

  • Differences between essential oils and incense (23:45) 

  • Sustainability of the essential oil industry (27:15) 

Resources mentioned in this week’s episode include:

Thank you to our amazing sponsors this week:

Recipes Mentioned in this Episode: 

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Face Serum

From: Michelle Oritz


  In a 10 ml roller vial, combine the following:  

  • 5 drops rose essential oil 

  • 10-15 drops frankincense essential oil 

  • 5 drops carrot seed essential oil 

Top off with jojoba oil and apply nightly for wrinkles and blemishes. 

The Essential Oil Revolution Podcast features many Young Living Essential Oil Independent Distributors but is a completely separate entity from the company. Any information on the show in no way reflects the words or advice of Young Living Essential Oils. The information given on the show is meant for educational purposes only and is not intended to diagnose, cure, or treat anyone.

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