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Our 14-year-old Had His First Asthma Attack


Author: Lilian N.
Date: 03-01-2015
Views: 1,855
Word Count: 198
Questions Received: 0
Testimonial ID: 10515-OR
Brand Neutral: No
Scientific Studies: 5

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My 14-year-old son had been wheezing. This was his first asthma attack, and it was so loud that his brother could not sleep. Thank God that he came to us.

I applied Sacred Frankincense essential oil on his chest and back. After 3-5 minutes the wheezing could only be heard when I put my ears against his back. It was amazing that, even though a person may not be able to smell the essential oil, it gets absorbed fast into the skin when applied and does its designed work.

Through the night I rubbed Dorado Azul, Lavender, and Sacred Frankincense on his feet and back. When my hubby came in to check on us, he could not hear wheezing, and my boy was sound asleep.

For the next 5 days my son would apply 1 essential oil every 3-4 hours. This included Eucalyptus Radiata and the RC essential oil blend. He would put 1-2 drops in his palm, rub it onto his temples (on each side of his head), rub it onto the back of his neck, and then cup his palm over his nose and smell the remainder.

I am grateful God for the knowledge of how to use essential oils.


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Supporting Scientific Studies
1.Associated topics: breathing,respiratory — "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.Associated topics: breathing,respiratory,asthma — "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.Associated topics: respiratory — "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.Associated topics: respiratory — "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.Associated topics: breathing,respiratory — "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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