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IBS Has Cramped My Lifestyle For 20 Years


Author: Ronda H.
Skill: Healer
Date: 01-11-2015
Views: 7,556
Word Count: 227
Questions Received: 0
Testimonial ID: 10399-OR
Brand Neutral: No
Scientific Studies: 8

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I have suffered with IBS for the past twenty years, and sometimes it prevents me from going out in public because I never know when an awful attack is going to take place.

My stepdaughter had been using Young Living essential oils and sent me a bottle of the DiGize oil blend in hopes that it would help this problem. I did not believe that anything could work. IBS was just something that I have learned to live with.

One day after I received my bottle of oil, I had severe stomach cramps, and I could not even get out of bed. The gas pains came with diarrhea every few minutes. It usually is an all-day affair.

So this was the time to try my DiGize essential oil blend and see if it really worked. I took 3 drops of DiGize, mixed it with 9 drops of organic olive oil, and mixed it all together. I put 3 drops in my belly button and rubbed 4 drops on my belly in a circular motion.

I was actually up and about after fifteen minutes. Yes, I was still weak, but all my symptoms were gone. That very day I bought the Young Living Premium Starter Kit and became a distributor.

I have only had two attacks since then.

DiGize seems to have warded off my IBS, and it did not just mask the problem.


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Supporting Scientific Studies
1.Associated topics: gastrointestinal,indigestion — "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
2.Associated topics: gastrointestinal,indigestion — "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
3.Associated topics: gastrointestinal — "14 plant essential oils -- anise (Pimpinella anisum), bay leaves (Laurus nobilis), cinnamon bark (Cinnamomum verum), clove (Eugenia caryophyllata), fennel (Foeniculum vulgare), hop (Humulus lupulus), Istanbul oregano (Origanum vulgare subsp. hirtum), Izmir oregano (Origanum onites), mint (Mentha piperita), myrtus (Myrtus communis), orange peel (Citrus sinensis), sage (Salvia officinalis), thyme (Thymbra spicata), and Turkish oregano (Origanum minutiflorum) -- were related to inhibition of 10 bacteria (Listeria innocua, coagulase-negative staphylococci, Staphylococcus aureus, Bacillus subtilis, Yersinia enterocolitica, Salmonella Enteritidis, Salmonella Typhimurium, Proteus mirabilis, Escherichia coli O157:H7, and Klebsiella oxytoca)."Link
4.Associated topics: colon,irritable-bowel-syndrome-(IBS),bowels,indigestion — "Lavender, mint [peppermint], orange, rose, chamomile, rosemary, and sage were used.... Depression levels in the touch-music-aroma therapy group... showed a larger decrease than in the... control groups [that did not include aromatherapy].... [FMS] symptoms such as restless sleep, headache, morning fatigue, exhaustion, feeling like crying, and bowel complaints were also significantly reduced."Link
5.Associated topics: gastrointestinal,inflammatory-bowel-disease-(IBD),colon — "[W]e studied the anti-inflammatory and gastroprotective effects of C. citratus [Lemongrass] and E. citriodora [Lemon Eucalyptus] essential oils on formol-induced edema and acetic acid induced abdominal cramps in Wistar rats.... In vivo analysis and histological assay showed that the two essential oils displayed significant dose-dependent edema [swelling] inhibition effect over time. They displayed strong analgesic [pain-relieving] and antipyretic [fever-reducing] properties similar to that induced by 50 mg/kg of acetylsalicylate of lysine.... This work demonstrates the anti-inflammatory property of Cymbopogon citratus [Lemongrass] and Eucalyptus citriodora [Lemon Eucalyptus], suggesting their potential role as adjuvant therapeutic alternatives in dealing with inflammatory-related diseases."Link
6.Associated topics: gastrointestinal,inflammatory-bowel-disease-(IBD),colon,irritable-bowel-syndrome-(IBS),indigestion — "Peppermint oil is harmless and acts locally to inhibit GI [gastrointestinal] smooth muscle contraction.... Peppermint oil solution administered intraluminally can be used as an antispasmodic agent with superior efficacy and fewer side effects than hyoscine-N-butylbromide...."Link
7.Associated topics: gastrointestinal,inflammatory-bowel-disease-(IBD),colon,irritable-bowel-syndrome-(IBS),diarrhea,bowels,indigestion — "A 4 weeks treatment with peppermint oil improves abdominal symptoms in patients with irritable bowel syndrome.... The symptoms evaluated were: abdominal bloating, abdominal pain or discomfort, diarrhea, constipation, feeling of incomplete evacuation, pain at defecation, passage of gas or mucus, and urgency at defecation."Link
8.Associated topics: indigestion — "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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