Extreme Cycle Symptoms After Having Fourth Child
Author: Dawn A.
Word Count: 201
Questions Received: 0
Testimonial ID: 10428-OR
Scientific Studies: 8
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Since the birth of my fourth child, I have had intense cramps during my period and awful, emotional turbulence (PMS) the week before my period. I tried acupuncture, and after that I tried a balancing cream. Neither stopped the cramps and mood swings or shortened the very long days of my period.
Then I saw Lady Sclareol listed in my Young Living catalog as an essential oil blend that could help make our monthly times more comfortable. I took my Christmas present cash and ordered straight away.
Once it came, I applied two drops to the bottoms of both feet. I did not enjoy the smell; however, my husband liked it very much, and that was good enough for me!
My menses hit, and I had zero cramps and no discomfort at all; and it was a healthy, short period. I couldn't believe it and was overjoyed! My husband noticed my mood was also even and elevated.
For the first time, I am looking forward to my next period and wonder if I will have these terrific results again. Lady Sclareol is an expensive essential oil blend, but by my results it is worth every penny to me.
Additional keyword(s) assigned by the editor: period, cramps, pms, dysmenorrhea, hypermenorrhea, menorrhagia, hormones, hormonal.
|Supporting Scientific Studies|
|1.||"[T]he level and duration of menstrual pain and the amount of menstrual bleeding were significantly lower in the aromatherapy group than in the placebo group. These results suggest that aromatherapy is effective in alleviating menstrual pain, its duration, and excessive menstrual bleeding. Aromatherapy can be provided as a nonpharmacological pain relief measure and as a part of nursing care given to girls suffering of dysmenorrhea or excessive menstrual bleeding."||Link|
|2.||"The present study indicated that lavender aromatherapy as a potential therapeutic modality could alleviate premenstrual emotional symptoms, which, at least in part, is attributable to the improvement of parasympathetic nervous system activity. This study further implies that HRV could evaluate the efficacy of aromatherapy using various fragrances to relieve premenstrual symptoms, and ultimately, support the mind and body health of women."||Link|
|3.||"Results of bone density, bone mineral content, bone tensile strength and histological analysis also showed similar trend of results, which supported initial observations of this study. It is proposed that hydroalcoholic extract of dried clove buds has bone-preserving efficacy against hypogonadal [hormonally deficient] osteoporosis."||Link|
|4.||"Therapy with beta-caryophyllene [present in many essential oils] may present a promising novel, non-toxic therapeutic option for patients with endometriosis."||Link|
|5.||"After inhalation of clary sage oil, cortisol levels were significantly decreased.... Thyroid stimulating hormone was also reduced.... Clary sage oil has antidepressant-like effect...."||Link|
|6.||"DHEA [a component of PD 80/20], an androstene hormone [precursor to estrogen, testosterone, progesterone, cortisone, and other hormones], has been shown to possess a wide range of beneficial biological effects mainly attributed to immune system modulation.... thus leading to beneficial effects in diverse human diseases including resistance to infection, neuroprotection, wound healing, diabetes, hepatic injury, cardiovascular disease, and cancer."||Link|
|7.||"Most studies, as well as clinically applied experience, have indicated that various essential oils, such as lavender, lemon and bergamot can help to relieve stress, anxiety, depression and other mood disorders. Most notably, inhalation of essential oils can communicate signals to the olfactory system and stimulate the brain to exert neurotransmitters (e.g. serotonin and dopamine), thereby further regulating mood."||Link|
|8.||"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|
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