College Student Is Too Busy For Menstrual Cramps
Author: Mackenzie S.
Word Count: 147
Questions Received: 0
Testimonial ID: 10486-OR
Scientific Studies: 3
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I'm a college student, so being weighed down by cramps isn't something else I need on my plate. Since there are other essential oils and oil blends that one can use for menstrual cramps, this solution is for more of the on-the-go person (like me) who doesn't have time to worry about those stubborn cramps.
I simply apply the Deep Relief Roll-On right along my lower abdomen (and even a little lower depending on where the discomfort is), and within 10 minutes I no longer have cramps! Surprisingly, after I apply once during my cycle, I won't have cramps during the rest of it.
I've been doing this every time I get cramps during my cycle, and boy does it help! It's truly amazing, and I'm in love with this stuff. And now I'm always surprisingly chipper during that time of the month. I blame it on the oils!
Additional keyword(s) assigned by the editor: menstral, mentrual, menses, period, menstruation, dysmenorrhea.
|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.||"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|
|3.||"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|
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