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Three Kids All With Different Kinds Of Allergies


Author: Cheryl S.
Date: 10-13-2014
Views: 5,417
Word Count: 372
Questions Received: 3
Testimonial ID: 10263-OR
Brand Neutral: No
Scientific Studies: 8

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When I first started using Young Living essential oils, I decided to work with my kids' allergies first. Their allergy flareups were so bad that sometimes they even caused asthma and eczema. I was weary of all the shots, nebulizer treatments, and inhalers.

My youngest used to not be able to spend any time outdoors during the fall months because he would get so sick that he could not breathe. At one point the doctors actually thought that he had cystic fibrosis because he had so much lung congestion!

Someone had told me to use Lemon, Lavender, and Peppermint essential oils on my kids. However, after five weeks the kids were still having problems. So I did a little research and came up with a recipe that actually worked on all three kids' allergies by the end of the next week.

So here is the recipe....

I blend together equal drops of each of these Young Living essential oils:

* Lemon
* Lavender
* Thieves
* Valor
* Raven
* Frankincense

We used the Peppermint essential oil separately in the palm of the hand and inhaled several times a day. I do not mix it into the blend because I think it cleanses the nasal passages better separately.

The kids applied the blend to the carotid artery and feet in the evening (because they did not want to smell like essential oils all day), and they applied to the feet in the daytime. We used more and more drops if we were not getting a fast enough response, and sometimes we even applied the blend under the nose as well.

One of my kids added Sulfurzyme capsules to the regimen with great results. The Animal Scents Ointment helped tremendously with calming down the eczema too.

We used the essential oil recipe on my youngest son for about eight months and then stopped using the oils. Amazingly, the allergies have still not resurfaced, and we are now in the midst of our second fall.

There is no way that it was a coincidence that three kids of different ages who were allergic to different things had their allergies dissipate all at one time. I have since shared this recipe with numerous people who are telling me that they are having similar results as well.


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Supporting Scientific Studies
1.Associated topics: respiratory — "In confirming the presence of peripheral airways dysfunction in nonsmokers with uncomplicated common colds, our data imply that the changes can be modified favorably by short-term aromatics inhalation."Link
2.Associated topics: respiratory,asthma — "Cineole has mucolytic, bronchodilating and anti-inflammatory properties and reduces the exacerbation rate in patients suffering from COPD, as well as ameliorates symptoms in patients suffering from asthma and rhinosinusitis.... The effects of Cineole in the treatment of acute bronchitis were clearly measurable and could be proven after a treatment period of merely 4 days. This study corroborates the fact that Cineole actively and significantly reduces cough frequency after four days."Link
3.Associated topics: respiratory — "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: respiratory — "The antibacterial activity of 14 essential oils and their major constituents in the gaseous state was evaluated against [respiratory tract pathogens] Haemophilus influenzae, Streptococcus pneumoniae, Streptococcus pyogenes, and Staphylococcus aureus. [The] oils [with cinnamon bark, lemongrass, and thyme being most potent] and their major constituents were shown to be effective against various bacteria tested.... These results indicate that the antibacterial action of essential oils was most effective when at high vapor concentration for a short time."Link
5.Associated topics: seasonal-allergies — "The lemon-based nasal spray [containing Lemon, Melaleuca Quinquenervia, and Ravintsara] was a good alternative to conventional medicine for the treatment of perennial [pet dander, dust mites] and seasonal allergic and vasomotor rhinopathy."Link
6.Associated topics: eczema — "Eyelid scrubs or massage with tea tree oil could be an effective treatment regimen in cases of blepharoconjunctivitis [and Demodex mite infestation]."Link
7.Associated topics: allergic-reaction,seasonal-allergies — "Lavender essential oil displays the stronger antioxidant activity against lipid peroxidation in a linoleic acid model system and good antibacterial activity against four rhinitis-related bacteria including staphylococcus aureus, Micrococcus ascoformans, Proteus vulgaris, and Escherichia coli."Link
8.Associated topics: respiratory — "Essential Oil Diffusion [lavender, marjoram, balsam fir, and peppermint] for the Treatment of Persistent Oxygen Dependence in a Three-Year-Old Child With Restrictive Lung Disease With Respiratory Syncytial Virus [RSV] Pneumonia: A 3-year-old female with central core disorder, a static myopathy affecting type one muscle fibers, with an 18-day history of oxygen requirement, acute desaturation episodes on high-flow oxygen, and persistent upper-lobe atelectasis... experienced a rapid reduction in oxygen requirement when treated with diffused plant essential oils after insufficient response to N-acetylcysteine (NAC) and dornase alfa."Link

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