Recurring Episodes Of Pneumonia And Collapsed Lung
Author: Fran A.
Skill: ZYTO Compass
Word Count: 307
Questions Received: 0
Testimonial ID: 10411-OR
Scientific Studies: 6
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I have been a Thieves essential oil blend fan for many years. I used it when I had pneumonia years ago and never had to take anything more. And I am someone who had recurring episodes with pneumonia in the past and once had a collapsed lung from it. So I am very aware of the symptoms at the onset and of the length of time it takes to recover.
Recently I felt respiratory symptoms coming up. I know the feeling and the potential for it to turn into something worse. So I did what I typically do. I put a few drops of Thieves essential oil blend in my mouth a couple times a day and applied RC on my chest. This usually works.
This time I felt like doing something I had never done before. I use my diffuser for so many things, but I had not used it for diffusing Thieves. I placed about 7-8 drops in my diffuser and went to sleep.
The next morning the results were amazing. The symptoms were greatly reduced, and I felt like a new person. The results were so much quicker.
I love that Thieves was working even when I couldn't! I still had symptoms of a cold and light respiratory problems, but the initial feeling when I coughed and had chest pain was gone that first night. I love this product!
P.S. I also used other essential oils to get through the cold. I took about 4 shots of NingXia Red per day and used Peppermint essential oil on my chest, alternating with RC (1-2 drops of each). I noticed better results when I used RC on my feet. I also drank a LOT of Lemon water (about 12 drops in 32 oz) to stay hydrated and to encourage elimination.
I hope this helps someone challenged with respiratory issues.
Additional keyword(s) assigned by the editor: bronchial, bronchi, bronchitus, broncitis, broncitus, pnuemonia, pnumonia, pnemonia, coughing, coughs.
|Supporting Scientific Studies|
|1.||"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.||"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.||"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.||"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.||"α-Thujaplicin, a minor component of Aomori Hiba [Hinoki], showed rather strong antifungal activity against seven kinds of plant-pathogenic fungi.... α-Thujaplicin and hinokitiol (the major component of Aomori Hiba [Hinoki]) also showed clear antibacterial activity against Legionella pneumophila SG 1 and L. pneumophila SG 3 [Legionnaires disease, pneumonia].... This compound showed strong insecticidal activity against Reticulitermes speratus [termites], and it also had clear acaricidal [ticks, mites] activity against Dermatophagoides farinae [house dust mites].... [T]he strong cytotoxic effect of α-thujaplicin on murine P388 lymphocytic leukemia cell line [CLL, chronic lymphocytic leukemia] should be emphasized...."||Link|
|6.||"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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