An experienced holistic dentist and aromatherapy practitioner detail how to use essential oils to support the health of your mouth and teeth
• Explores the benefits of and best methods of use for well-known dental care oils such as peppermint, tea-tree, and clove as well as the lesser known oral benefits of oils like cinnamon, manuka, and oregano
• Offers many simple practical techniques to easily incorporate essential oils into your daily oral care routine
• Includes recommended oil mixtures targeted to alleviate specific dental and oral ailments, such as periodontitis, oral herpes, ulcers, teething, dry mouth, bad breath, teeth grinding, and toothache
Healthy teeth in a healthy oral environment play a key role in physical and mental well-being. We all want to preserve our teeth intact for as long as possible, and essential oils allow us to do so in a natural way. These precious "stars" from the plant kingdom promote oral hygiene and prevent a range of dental ailments, including caries and periodontitis. They can even help alleviate a fear of going to the dentist.
Experienced essential oils expert Karin Opitz-Kreher and holistic dentist Jutta Schreiber, D.M.D., have combined their expertise to explain in clear, accessible, and practical terms how to use essential oils for oral health. Learn all you need to know about what factors to consider when buying oils, which methods to use for different treatments, and how to apply them safely within the mouth. Sixteen recommended essential oils and various oil mixtures are discussed, all with beautiful four-color illustrations. Discover their safe application and health benefits through the focused expertise and knowledge of the authors. The simple and practical techniques in this fascinating book will help to preserve and enhance your dental and oral health.
About the Author
Karin Opitz-Kreher runs her own wellness practice specializing in stress reduction and harmonization. Trained in Aura-Soma, Aura-Soma Bodywork, and foot reflexology, since 2013 she also incorporates traditional knowledge of essential oils in her practice and teaches about them in workshops. She lives in Germany.
Jutta Schreiber, D.M.D., has been working as a dentist with a holistic, naturopathic focus in her own practice for more than 30 years. The use of essential oils form an integral part of her daily work with her dental patients. She lives in Germany.