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Something I Ate May Have Caused Nighttime Nausea

Author: Terrie B.
Date: 03-19-2015
Views: 848
Word Count: 117
Questions Received: Not available for contact
Testimonial ID: 10547-OR
Scientific Studies: 4

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I really thought that I was in for a night of stomach flu, or maybe it was something that I had eaten. When I laid down in bed that night, I prayed that I wouldn't be sick, but the nausea just would not stop.

Then I remembered (and the Lord reminded me of) my bottle of Peppermint essential oil. I put one drop in about 8 ounces of water and drank about half of it. I immediately felt the cooling effect as it went down my throat.

When I went back to bed, I had a smile on my face, and I felt like laughing because it was such a relief! I slept all night without a problem too.

Additional keyword(s) assigned by the editor: influenza, stomachache, indigestion, nauseous, nauseated, antiemetic, queasy, queasiness, foodborne, stomachache, vomit, vomiting, puke, puking, throw, throwing, gastroenteritis.

Supporting Scientific Studies
1."In traditional folk medicine, tarragon [Artemisia dracunculus L. (Asteraceae)] has been used for treatment of pain and gastrointestinal disturbances.... This study reported the peripheral and central antinociceptive activity of the EOAD [essential oil of A. dracunculus] and rationalized the traditional use of the plant in the treatment of different painful conditions."Link
2."14 plant essential oils -- anise (Pimpinella anisum), bay leaves (Laurus nobilis), cinnamon bark (Cinnamomum verum), clove (Eugenia caryophyllata), fennel (Foeniculum vulgare), hop (Humulus lupulus), Istanbul oregano (Origanum vulgare subsp. hirtum), Izmir oregano (Origanum onites), mint (Mentha piperita), myrtus (Myrtus communis), orange peel (Citrus sinensis), sage (Salvia officinalis), thyme (Thymbra spicata), and Turkish oregano (Origanum minutiflorum) -- were related to inhibition of 10 bacteria (Listeria innocua, coagulase-negative staphylococci, Staphylococcus aureus, Bacillus subtilis, Yersinia enterocolitica, Salmonella Enteritidis, Salmonella Typhimurium, Proteus mirabilis, Escherichia coli O157:H7, and Klebsiella oxytoca)."Link
3."Lavender essential oil displays the stronger antioxidant activity against lipid peroxidation in a linoleic acid model system and good antibacterial activity against four rhinitis-related bacteria including staphylococcus aureus, Micrococcus ascoformans, Proteus vulgaris, and Escherichia coli."Link
4."Ginger root reduced the tendency to vomiting and cold sweating significantly better than placebo did.... Remarkably fewer symptoms of nausea and vertigo were reported after ginger root ingestion...."Link

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