David Stewart has degrees in mathematics, physics, and geophysics. He received his PhD from the University of Missouri at Rolla in 1971. He was a professor of Geophysics at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill from 1971-1978. During this time he was Director of the MacCarthy Geophysics Laboratory, received a number of research grants, and published more than a dozen research papers.
From 1978-1988 he was Executive Director of the International Association of Parents and Professionals for Safe Alternatives in Childbirth (NAPSAC International) during which time he authored or coauthored seven books on topics such as natural childbirth, nutrition in pregnancy, midwifery, obstetrics, neonatology, and breastfeeding. Two of his publications won the "Books of the Year" Award from the American Jounal of Nursing. One of his publications, on breastfeeding, published by La Leche League International, sold over 2,000,000 copies in ten languages.
From 1988-1993 he was a professor at Southeast Missouri State University at Cape Girardeau. During this period he was Director of the Central U.S. Earthquake Consortium, a federal agency, and Director of the Center for Earthquake Studies. He received a number of research grants and published more than two dozen technical papers, including two books.
From 1993 to the present he has published four more books, including Healing Oils of the Bible, which documents the role of aromatherapy in Biblical times. He has more than 200 publications, mostly in areas of alternative health care.
A Registered Aromatherapist (RA), he is Executive Director of the Center for Aromatherapy Research and Education.
What is Raindrop Technique?
- Definition of Therapeutic Grade Oil
- The Need for Research
- The Essential Oils Used in Raindrop
- Where Raindrop Gets its Name
Demographics and Research Results
Tabulation of Respondent Comments
Discussion and Conclusion
Appendix: Raindrop Survey Questionaire