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FIW Researching Claims Regarding Essential Oils as Endocrine Disruptors

FIW Leading Research Project on Essential Oils as Endocrine Disruptors The FIW Research Department is investigating the proposed link between lavender and tea tree oils and endocrine disrupting outcomes such as prepubertal gynecomastia in children.  Through a partnership with the National Association for Holistic Aromatherapy (NAHA), the Franklin Institute of Wellness Research Department is leading a 3-part research project to investigate the proposed link between lavender and tea tree essential oils and endocrine disrupting outcomes, including prepubertal gynecomastia. With support from NAHA and some of the industry's leading personal care product and essential oil companies, FIW researchers have developed a [...]

Podcast Launched!

FIW Podcast Now Available Podcast "Natural Health Research" launches with new episodes released each week. Natural Health Research, the long-awaited FIW podcast launched mid-March, hosted by FIW Director, Dr Jessie Hawkins, and FIW Student Intern, Carson Royster. The podcast, which is available on the FIW website, iTunes, Podbean, and Spotify, features a relaxed, student-teacher interaction which addresses a wide range of research-focused topics in the natural health world. Answers to commonly asked questions ranging from "is eucalyptus safe for children," to "what should we do about lice?" are answered in an easy-to-understand format and delivered to subscribers every week. "This [...]

2019-03-29T18:15:05-05:00March 20th, 2019|

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