Health care referral web sites & their link scams

Updated July 2009. At the foot of this article I have added the URLs of those who have added links to my web site without asking. Also, those sites that are clearly marketing companies dredging up any old links and adding them to their customers web sites. I recommend avoiding those who have a 'Health Directory' including numerous links. You can be...

A review of a web site selling Young Living oils for animal health

A review of a web site selling Young Living oils for animal health

That disreputable organisation, via their distributors, are now targeting  their sales at pet owners. Claims that were from the web pages of: http://www.thewholedog.org/EOCats.html LINK DEAD Go there to see the original article summarised below. Proof that this site is a Young Living oils distributor is on: http://www.thewholedog.org/yleo.h...

ADVICE FOR THOSE WISHING TO BECOME INDEPENDENT DISTRIBUTORS For MULTI LEVEL COMPANIES

I have not written anything on this issue for a long time because I thought my articles on Young Living covered it. However, due to an increase in the number of people asking me about companies promoting distributorships - particularly in the USA - I have decided to try and help with a bit of advice. General issues with how these multi level co...

REVIEW OF SOME OLD YOUNG LIVING SEMINAR TAPES

REVIEW OF SOME OLD YOUNG LIVING SEMINAR TAPES Comments taken from a videotape of a Young Living seminar. With all the early speakers, there were hardly any checkable facts advanced. The overall impression was that the first speakers progressed from subtle emotional blackmail, to heavier selling techniques. There were lengthy descriptio...

Essential oils via Amazon - the risks

ESSENTIAL OILS SALES VIA AMAZON.COM & THE INADEQUATE SAFETY WARNINGS OF THE SUPPLIERS By Martin Watt Safety: Amazon say: “The Product Safety Team at Amazon works to protect Amazon customers from risks of injury associated with products offered on Amazon by looking into and taking action on reported safety complaints and incidents”. Yet, w...

Buying Essential Oils - and Absolutes

Buying Essential Oils - and Absolutes

Buying Essential Oils - and Absolutes. By the late Bernie Hephrun Introduction: This article by Bernie is some years old, but it is still very informative. Most parts remain valid and it is a better insight into the real trade in aromatic oils than the hype that most aromatherapists and natural perfumers are getting. Bernie was one of the...

OILS HYPED BY NUMEROUS AROMATHERAPY SUPPLIERS

OILS HYPED BY NUMEROUS AROMATHERAPY SUPPLIERS

Oils hyped by numerous aromatherapy suppliers. By Martin Watt This is of particular relevance in the USA where laws on therapeutic claims and consumer safety issues of essential oils are rarely enforced. It would be beyond my means to name all of the suppliers involved as there are so many. However, if you see a lot of the oils below on thei...

ORGANIC ESSENTIAL OILS

ORGANIC ESSENTIAL OILS The Reality By Martin Watt See also the next article by the late Bernie Hephrun. The term 'Organic' is used to describe food, drink, cosmetics and other commodities. If an item is described as 'organic' by a supplier, it is being used to suggest a superior product. However, the term is misleading because it descr...

THE DANGERS OF SOME ESSENTIAL OILS SOLD ON THE INTERNET

THE DANGERS OF SOME ESSENTIAL OILS SOLD ON THE INTERNET By Martin Watt First published in the NAHA newsletter During my searches for aromatherapy related subjects, I have come across thousands of sites selling essential oils. I was horrified by the number of businesses who are selling dangerous essential oils to therapists and the publi...

The dangers of using 'untested' essential oils Blog sites that link to Amazon shops

ESSENTIAL OILS SALES VIA AMAZON.COM & THE INADEQUATE SAFETY WARNINGS OF THE SUPPLIERS By Martin Watt Safety: Amazon say: “The Product Safety Team at Amazon works to protect Amazon customers from risks of injury associated with products offered on Amazon by looking into and taking action on reported safety complaints and incidents”. Yet, w...