Succumbed To The Horrible Flu Going Around
Author: Joan E M.
Word Count: 164
Questions Received: 0
Testimonial ID: 10407-OR
Scientific Studies: 3
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This winter people have been coming down with particularly debilitating flus. My grandchildren were sick and coughing nonstop, and eventually I succumbed.
Immediately I filled a number of empty gelatin capsules with 4 drops of Thieves, 2 drops of Oregano, and 1 drop of Frankincense. I put these in a few drops of hemp oil. I took 1 capsule 3 times a day.
The first day I had a fever, extreme fatigue, nausea, some coughing, and a headache. By the next morning the fever was gone, I had a little energy, and the headache and cough were slight.
I continued to ingest the oils and used Breathe Again Roll-On on my chest. I also diffused some of the essential oils that are in the Raven blend, as I had given mine to a friend.
In 3 days I was ready to go out for the evening. I think that, if it weren't for the oils, I would still be sick. I'm so grateful to have this resource.
Additional keyword(s) assigned by the editor: stomachache, influenza, vomit, vomiting, puke, puking, virus, throw, throwing, 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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