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Can you use essential oils with drugs?

Anita Cheung

This is quoted from David Stewart, PhD, DNM   Can Oils & Drugs be Used Safely at the Same Time?    A common question that I receive is whether or not essential oils can interfere or have adverse reactions with a prescription drug. In other words, if you are taking pharmaceuticals on the advice of a doctor, is it safe to use essential oils by any means (topically, orally, or by inhalation), at the same time as the drugs or not?   I researched essential oil/drug interactions thoroughly when I was writing my Chemistry Book and was unable to find a...

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