INCORPORATING ESSENTIAL OILS INTO YOUR DIET – Recipes for this popular health trend

Essential oils are a hot topic right now, showing up in Instagram feeds, at smoothie shops and at local health food stores.

Proponents tout a host of full-body benefits far beyond simply smelling good, with applications ranging from aromatic to topical to dietary.

To help you sort through the marketing claims and social media hype, here’s the rundown on essential oils: What they are, potential health benefits, what to look for on labels, how to use them, and simple recipes, if you want to try them out yourself.

Source: Essential oils: Fact, fiction, recipes for this popular health trend | NOLA.com