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My Boyfriend Developed Flu-Like Symptoms

Author: Susan W.
Date: 01-04-2015
Views: 1,350
Word Count: 142
Questions Received: 0
Testimonial ID: 10375-OR
Scientific Studies: 3

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I have used Young Living essential oils for several years. In the last 5 years I have stepped up using them because my boyfriend has epilepsy and does not tolerate prescription drugs very well.

We recently moved from New Mexico to Oregon. In spite of my best intentions to pack all of our Young Living essential oils together, a few did not make it, including Thieves blend.

Then my boyfriend developed flu-like symptoms, and I could not find the Thieves essential oil blend, which is most often mentioned in the testimonials. Thankfully for the testimonials from others, I learned about Oregano and Purification blend as well.

So my boyfriend used 2 drops of each essential oil on the bottoms of his feet just before going to bed. The next morning he was much better. These essential oils are so incredible!

Additional keyword(s) assigned by the editor: stomachache, influenza, virus, antiviral.

Supporting Scientific Studies
1."Taken together, we found an essential oil blend [Orange, Clove, Cinnamon Bark, Eucalyptus, and Rosemary (most components of Thieves blend)] 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
2."Essential oils from anise, hyssop, thyme, ginger, camomile and sandalwood were screened for their inhibitory effect against herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2) [genital herpes]. A clearly dose-dependent virucidal activity against HSV-2 could be demonstrated for all essential oils tested. Chamomile oil exhibited a high selectivity index and seems to be a promising candidate for topical therapeutic application as virucidal agents for treatment of herpes genitalis."Link
3."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

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