My Grandson Developed A Fever While Sleeping Over
Author: Lisa B.
Word Count: 136
Questions Received: 0
Testimonial ID: 10524-OR
Scientific Studies: 2
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I was watching my grandsons all night. The youngest, who is 5, came into my room crying. I felt him, and he was burning up with fever. I didn't take his temperature, as I knew that he was feverish.
I put 1 drop of Peppermint essential oil on each of the bottoms of his feet every half hour for 1 1/2 hours. After the third application, he started to sweat. I felt him again. This time his fever was gone, and it NEVER returned!
That really sold me on therapeutic-grade essential oils. I told my daughter-in-law about it. She already uses essential oils but had never tried them for fever. She was so excited about it as well, and I always tell everyone about that experience. We love Peppermint essential oil and marvel at its many uses!
Additional keyword(s) assigned by the editor: pyrexia, febrile, feverish, fevers, temperature, toddler, toddlers.
|Supporting Scientific Studies|
|1.||"Burn Healing Potential of Nigella sativa seed oil in rats.... Nigella sativa L. (Black cumin) has shown a broad spectrum of pharmacological effects like antipyretic [fever reducing], analgesic [pain reducing], anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial.... The present study suggests the burn wound healing action of seeds may be due to anti-inflammatory, antioxidant and antimicrobial activities of major compounds in the oil."||Link|
|2.||"[W]e studied the anti-inflammatory and gastroprotective effects of C. citratus [Lemongrass] and E. citriodora [Lemon Eucalyptus] essential oils on formol-induced edema and acetic acid induced abdominal cramps in Wistar rats.... In vivo analysis and histological assay showed that the two essential oils displayed significant dose-dependent edema [swelling] inhibition effect over time. They displayed strong analgesic [pain-relieving] and antipyretic [fever-reducing] properties similar to that induced by 50 mg/kg of acetylsalicylate of lysine.... This work demonstrates the anti-inflammatory property of Cymbopogon citratus [Lemongrass] and Eucalyptus citriodora [Lemon Eucalyptus], suggesting their potential role as adjuvant therapeutic alternatives in dealing with inflammatory-related diseases."||Link|
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