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Exciting News For A Chronic Lyme Disease Sufferer

Author: Sydni G.
Date: 08-10-2014
Views: 12,726
Word Count: 381
Questions Received: 150
Testimonial ID: 10023-OR
Brand Neutral: No
Scientific Studies: 8

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I just had to share my excitement with you all! I saw my doctor on Monday, July 28, 2014, and got my CD57+/CD3- absolute blood work results... and woohoo! Prior to my blood draw (fasting) on Tuesday, July 15, 2014, I had been using Ravintsara essential oil for 2 1/2 months and Frankincense essential oil for 1 month and 3 days.

Well, the results of my Lyme disease test had increased (the way you want it to go) by 73 points! My test results in January had been at 39, and I was disappointed. And then this month it was at 112, and I jumped out of the chair and cheered (really I did)! I am not sure who laughed harder... my husband or my doctor.

This is quite exciting for all my family and friends because before being introduced to Young Living Essential Oils, I had undergone treatment for 3 1/2 years, which for the majority of those years was unsuccessful. I had actually declined in status and thus diagnosis -- from chronic Lyme disease to late-stage chronic Lyme disease (meaning the Lyme bacteria had moved into my neurological system and cardiovascular system).

During this time I also developed gastrointestinal (GI) issues, gastroparesis, and nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) liver disease. I also was in and out of the hospital with admissions and emergency room visits.

The only two CD57 scores I had -- that were above my present score of 112 -- were 142 with Rocefian (via PICC line in 2011) and 124 with Bactrim in 2013 (to the best of my husband's and my memory).

Though I cannot make definitive proof one way or another that these essential oils are what has resulted in the 73-point jump in my CD57 score, I can say that they have given me the greatest amount of hope in my fight against Lyme disease in the past 4 years (October 10, 2014, will be 4 years since my diagnosis and beginning treatment).

For those who want to know, we believe that I went undiagnosed/misdiagnosed for approximately 27 years. Feel free to email me with any questions. Not only am I a Lyme Warrior, but I am a cheerleader for fellow Lymies and their families and friends! God bless you all in your fight for your life! Together we can win!

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Supporting Scientific Studies
1.Associated topics: viruses — "The presence of beta-caryophyllene in many essential oils might contribute strongly to their antiviral ability. These results indicate that phenylpropanoids and sesquiterpenes present in essential oils contribute to their antiviral activity against HSV [herpes simplex virus]."Link
2.Associated topics: viruses — "Taken together, we found an essential oil blend [Orange, Clove, Cinnamon Bark, Eucalyptus, and Rosemary] notably attenuates influenza virus PR8 infection in vitro via inhibition of viral protein synthesis at the post-transcription level. The lack of toxicity and potent specific inhibition ability make the essential oil a possible antiviral drug for influenza virus proliferation control and treatment."Link
3.Associated topics: upset-stomach-/-tummy — "Foeniculum vulgare Mill, commonly called fennel, has been used in traditional medicine for a wide range of ailments related to digestive, endocrine, reproductive, and respiratory systems. Additionally, it is also used as a galactagogue agent for lactating mothers.... Foeniculum vulgare has emerged as a good source of traditional medicine and it provides a noteworthy basis in pharmaceutical biology for the development/formulation of new drugs and future clinical uses."Link
4.Associated topics: upset-stomach-/-tummy — "Gastroprotective effects of Lemon essential oil: In ethanol model, CL (citrus lemon) and LIM (limonene) [component of Lemon] demonstrated 100% of gastroprotection.... In the indomethacin model, CL and LIM offered effective gastroprotection...."Link
5.Associated topics: chronic-fatigue-syndrome-(CFS) — "After inhalation of clary sage oil, cortisol levels were significantly decreased.... Thyroid stimulating hormone was also reduced.... Clary sage oil has antidepressant-like effect...."Link
6.Associated topics: fatty-liver — "DHEA [a component of PD 80/20], an androstene hormone [precursor to estrogen, testosterone, progesterone, cortisone, and other hormones], has been shown to possess a wide range of beneficial biological effects mainly attributed to immune system modulation.... thus leading to beneficial effects in diverse human diseases including resistance to infection, neuroprotection, wound healing, diabetes, hepatic injury, cardiovascular disease, and cancer."Link
7.Associated topics: fatty-liver — "D-limonene is a major constituent in citrus essential oil.... Recently, d-limonene has been reported to alleviate fatty liver induced by a high-fat diet. Our data suggest that the intake of d-limonene may benefit patients with dyslipidemia and hyperglycemia and is a potential dietary supplement for preventing and ameliorating metabolic disorders."Link
8.Associated topics: fatty-liver — "Myrtle oil (MO) exerts hypoglycemic as well as mild hypotriglyceridemic activity in diabetic animals. The reduction in blood glucose level may be due to the reversible inhibition of alpha-glucosidases present in the brush-border of the small intestinal mucosa, higher rate of glycolysis as envisaged by the higher activity of glucokinase, as one of the key enzymes of glycolysis, and enhanced rate of glycogenesis as evidenced by the higher amount of liver glycogen present after MO administration."Link

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