The "Terrible Twos" Phase Is Now Totally Optional
Author: Hannah K.
Word Count: 257
Questions Received: 1
Testimonial ID: 10625-OR
Scientific Studies: 7
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I have a 2 1/2-year-old boy who has always been very happy and easygoing until recently. That is when he started waking up throwing tantrums and getting very easily upset. He was just overall, as they say... TERRIBLE.
I knew something had to be going on in his little body, and I was not content to just chalk it up to the "terrible twos". So I gave him a little less than one ounce of NingXia Red.
The next day he woke up an even better version of his previous self! He was happy and full of life, laughing and playing. And the best part was... NO TANTRUMS!
I continued giving him a little less than one ounce a day for three weeks, and he did not have any more tantrums. Every day he woke up happy, kind, easygoing... the list goes on and on.
Even after all that, I was still skeptical that it was the NingXia Red that had been helping him. I wanted to believe that it was helping him, but I also thought that maybe it was just a coincidence. So I skipped a day....
The next day he woke up, well, terrible! So I gave him NingXia Red every day for another couple of days, and then I skipped it again. Once more, he was terrible the next day!
I am no longer skeptical that NingXia Red is helping his body through the phase of "terrible twos". I am so excited that I have found something to help him navigate this hard phase in his life!
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|Supporting Scientific Studies|
|1.||"Beta-Caryophyllene [component of cannabis, clove, copaiba], a CB2 [cannabinoid] receptor agonist produces multiple behavioral changes relevant to anxiety and depression in mice.... these preclinical results suggest that CB2 receptors may provide alternative therapeutic targets for the treatment of anxiety and depression. The possibility that BCP may ameliorate the symptoms of these mood disorders offers exciting prospects for future studies."||Link|
|2.||"The ylang ylang oil caused a significant decrease of blood pressure and a significant increase of skin temperature. At the behavioral level, subjects in the ylang ylang oil group rated themselves more calm and more relaxed than subjects in the control group. These findings are likely to represent a relaxing effect of the ylang ylang oil and provide some evidence for the usage of the ylang ylang oil in aromatherapy such as causing a relief of depression and stress in humans."||Link|
|3.||"Most studies, as well as clinically applied experience, have indicated that various essential oils, such as lavender, lemon and bergamot can help to relieve stress, anxiety, depression and other mood disorders. Most notably, inhalation of essential oils can communicate signals to the olfactory system and stimulate the brain to exert neurotransmitters (e.g. serotonin and dopamine), thereby further regulating mood."||Link|
|4.||"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|
|5.||"Lavender essential oil has been used as an anxiolytic [anxiety] drug, a mood stabilizer, a sedative, spasmolytic [muscle spasms], antihypertensive [high blood pressure], antimicrobial, analgesic [pain] agent as well as a wound healing accelerator.... The present study suggests that inhalation of lavender essential oil may be an effective and safe treatment modality in acute management of migraine headaches."||Link|
|6.||"A number of essential oils are currently in use as aromatherapy agents to relieve anxiety, stress, and depression. Popular anxiolytic oils include lavender (Lavandula angustifolia), rose (Rosa damascena), orange (Citrus sinensis), bergamot (Citrus aurantium), lemon (Citrus limon), sandalwood (Santalum album), clary sage (Salvia sclarea), Roman chamomile (Anthemis nobilis), and rose-scented geranium (Pelargonium spp.)."||Link|
|7.||"[P]re-clinical and clinical research available today demonstrat[es] the power, safety, and effectiveness of natural compounds [particularly aromatherapy] for relieving stress and anxiety.... [S]imple inhalation of patchouli and rose oil reduced sympathetic nervous activity by 40%, with rose oil reducing adrenaline concentrations by 30%.... Lavender oil... has also been studied for the ability to reduce stress, anxiety, aggression,and cortisol levels, among two dozen other potential therapeutic properties."||Link|
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