Principal Natural Proposed Treatments
- Essential Oils (Combination of Thyme, Lavender, Rosemary, and Cedarwood)
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- Reviewer: EBSCO CAM Review Board
- Review Date: 08/2013 -
- Update Date: 08/22/2013 -