Immune Enhancing Properties of Pure Essential Oils
The link between cancer and inflammation has been strengthened in recent years. It is well known that the salicylate in aspirin which have highly anti-inflammatory effects reduce the risk of colon cancer dramatically.
The natural salicylate found in the essential oil of wintergreen is very close in structure to the acetyl salicylic acid found in aspirin. According to Erica Leibert of Harvard University, wintergreen oil is 40% stronger than an aspirin equivalent with very similar anti-inflammatory properties.
Clove has been researched because of its powerful anti-inflammatory effects. The biochemical alpha humulene, found in balsam fir essential oil and copaiba essential oil, has all been shown to have significant anti-inflammatory action.
Boswellic acids found in Frankincense gum resin also have powerful anti-inflammatory effects. Myrrh gum has been studied for its ability to combat various cancers, included breast cancer.
Note From Susan: Pure Essential Oils are a main part of my daily program.
My favorites are Sacred Frankincense, Balsam Fir and Copaiba.