Doctor Clueless After 6 Weeks Of Acute Bronchitis
Author: Diana G.
Word Count: 173
Questions Received: 2
Testimonial ID: 10611-OR
Scientific Studies: 5
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Not long after suffering from a broken hip, I was diagnosed with acute bronchitis. My doctor put me on an inhaler and said that I should be better soon. But after six long weeks of me still suffering, his staff wanted to try putting me on steroids.
Meanwhile, my daughter brought me a jar of cream that her friend had made specifically for me. She said that it consisted of coconut oil, Thieves essential oil blend, Cedarwood essential oil, and RC essential oil blend. She told me to apply the cream on my breastbone.
I did so, and in a few minutes my wheezing was gone! This was amazing to me, as I have never had good results from medicine in my life. Even more amazing is that, after just two more weeks, I was well again.
The cream smelled so good that every morning and every night I looked forward to putting it on. I am thankful that I was able to avoid the radical treatment that the doctor's office had suggested that I try.
Additional keyword(s) assigned by the editor: pneumonia, bronchial, bronchi, bronchitus, broncitis, broncitus, pnuemonia, pnumonia, pnemonia, breathing, lung, lungs, respiratory, wheezing.
|Supporting Scientific Studies|
|1.||"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|
|2.||"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|
|3.||"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|
|4.||"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|
|5.||"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|
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