Salute to Spouses: Natural Rx, Your Home Apothecary

More people are turning to fresh or dried herbs, tinctures or herbal extracts, topical salves, herbal teas and essential oils. But is it safe? How do you know if you’re doing it right?

“There are people who are using concentrated essential oils in ways that are frankly unsafe and they are telling other people to do the same,” warns naturopathic doctor Orna Izakson, ND (’09), RH (AHG), lead physician of NCNM’s Traditional Roots Institute. Dr. Izakson shares her herbal expertise with military families who want to learn about “Natural Rx: Your Home Apothecary.”