Essential Oils and Mold

Essential Oils

How essential oils and immunity are linked

Have you heard of the Bubonic Plague? There’s a story going back to that time, referencing herb vinegar solutions, which ultimately evolved into the essential oil blends that people have been using for many years to support health and wellness. Many herbs and oils were used to during the time of the Bubonic Plague and have continued to be used throughout history for supporting health. Read more here.

Essential oils are obtained by distillation of herbs. They have the characteristic fragrance of the plant or other source from which they are extracted and their history goes back to biblical times. Wise men brought Jesus gold, but also Frankincense and Myrrh, which are essential oils you can buy today.

In 1992, Dr. Gary Young created an oil blend that was intended to support people’s immune systems. As a student of both Dr. John R. Christopher, (possibly the most popular of pioneering US herbalists in history), and the famous French aromatherapy doctor, Jean Valnet (1920-1995), it made sense for Dr. Young to recall the Bubonic Plague stories. Thieves Oil was born. You can also access to this informational pdf to learn more.

I have been using essential oils to support my health, too. Contact me to learn more about the Thieves story and how essential oils might support your health journey and mold-remediation related challenges.

Cheryl Ciecko is an ALA, LEED AP, Licensed Architect who helps homeowners and building professionals create safe homes through online education to prevent mold, water damage, and poor indoor air quality. 


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The information contained in this presentation is for educational purposes only and is not intended to diagnose, prescribe, treat, or cure any disease, ailment or injury to the body. It is not medical advice. FDA regulations prohibit the use of medical claims in conjunction with the sale of any product not approved by the FDA. Statements made herein have not been evaluated by the FDA. 

Any products, techniques, and/or personal usage tips referred to are not suggested as a replacement for proper treatment from a licensed health care professional. I am not a licensed health care professional and the decision to use or not to use any of this information is the sole responsibility of the listener and/or reader. Everyone is an individual with different body types, different blood types, different body chemistries, and it is important to remember that what works for one person may not work for another person.