Chemistry alum’s research indicates potential harm of essential oils

 Lavender and tea tree oils may be causing breast growth in young boys.

J. Tyler Ramsey ’16, an Appalachian State University chemistry major now working at the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) — part of the National Institutes of Health, gained worldwide news media attention recently for his research showing this possible link.

J. Tyler Ramsey ’16 at the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences. Photo submitted
Published: Apr 13, 2018 9:31am