Essential Oils

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Essential Oils

Post by Anaxagoras » Sun Mar 18, 2018 11:57 pm

Turns out that some of these things may have strange side effects:

More evidence essential oils 'make male breasts develop'
A suspected link between abnormal breast growth in young boys and the use of lavender and tea tree oils has been given new weight, after a study found eight chemicals contained in the oils interfere with hormones.
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Re: Essential Oils

Post by sparks » Mon Mar 19, 2018 12:08 am

Because...

Wait for it...





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Re: Essential Oils

Post by Witness » Mon Mar 19, 2018 1:04 am

So… not even a placebo? Image

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Re: Essential Oils

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Mon Mar 19, 2018 1:10 pm

Are all oily plant extracts "essential oils" or only the ones deliberately consumed by woowoo?
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Re: Essential Oils

Post by Anaxagoras » Tue Mar 20, 2018 3:32 am

Abdul Alhazred wrote:Are all oily plant extracts "essential oils" or only the ones deliberately consumed by woowoo?
Basically they all are. You could google this of course.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Essential_oil
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Re: Essential Oils

Post by Witness » Tue Mar 20, 2018 5:49 am

Anaxagoras wrote:You could google this of course.
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Re: Essential Oils

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Tue Mar 20, 2018 9:16 am

Anaxagoras wrote:
Abdul Alhazred wrote:Are all oily plant extracts "essential oils" or only the ones deliberately consumed by woowoo?
Basically they all are. You could google this of course.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Essential_oil
So ... olive oil for example?
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Re: Essential Oils

Post by Anaxagoras » Tue Mar 20, 2018 9:32 am

Uh, no. Read the link. I misspoke, the definition is narrower. It's fragrant plant extracts mainly.
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Re: Essential Oils

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Tue Mar 20, 2018 12:20 pm

Aha!

Deliberately consumed by woowoo then. :coolspecs:
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