Started Feeling The Tender Neck Glands Of CFS
Author: Regina S.
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Testimonial ID: 10330-OR
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I suffered from a terrible bout of mononucleosis years ago, which then led to chronic fatigue syndrome (a.k.a. CFS, myalgic encephalomyelitis, ME, systemic exertion intolerance disease, or SEID). I have tried so many things over the years to help, and there are a small handful that I can say truly, without a doubt, have helped me. Here is one:
Several times a year -- when I overdo it -- one of the first signs that I am about to become very sick again is painful, tender neck glands. This usually leads to a sore throat and extreme fatigue.
I have found that, at the moment I start feeling the tender neck glands, if I apply Thieves essential oil blend to them, they will calm down quickly, and I will not have the relapse. I usually put 1 to 2 drops on each side of my neck and will repeat every 4 to 6 hours until there is no sign of tenderness coming back. (Plus I get a nice taste of Cinnamon in my mouth!)
P.S. Drinking NingXia Red daily has also helped me tremendously to not relapse as often and have a better "base."
Scientific study on Clove oil, a constituent of Thieves essential oil blend:
"...results suggest that Clove oil can modulate the immune response by augmenting humoral immunity and decreasing cell mediated immunity."
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