Behavioral Specialist Diagnosed Impulse Disorder
Author: Michelle N.
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Testimonial ID: 10650-OR
Scientific Studies: 5
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My 4-year-old son just would not listen! No matter how many times I would tell him or how loudly I would tell him, he would still touch everything and everyone within his reach and would have the biggest meltdown temper tantrums.
This behavior did not start until he hit age 3. Before that he was the sweetest child you could ever meet. I was literally at my wits' end.
I told the doctor at my son's routine checkup that his behavior was horrible. The doctor asked how I was punishing him. I said that I have tried everything. I have talked to him, spanked him, put him in time out, and even taken his favorite toys and activities away.
I do not want to... but one of us needs medication... either him for behavior or me for nerves! The doctor sent us to a behavioral specialist who said that my son has an impulse disorder. Basically my son never thinks about anything he does; he just reacts on impulse.
The behavior specialist wanted to put my son on a special medication. He said that it would be normal for my son to want to do nothing but sleep for the first 2 weeks until his body gets used to it. I did not want this for my child but did not know what else to do.
After talking to a friend who uses therapeutic-grade essential oils, I had my son scanned with a ZYTO Compass at a party. The number one thing my son scanned for was Gathering essential oil blend, so I ordered it.
I started applying Gathering oil to the bottoms of my son's feet every morning before putting on his socks and shoes. After a week I was astonished that I could see a huge difference in my son. I have my sweet little boy back!
My babysitter says that, if I am ever out of Gathering essential oil blend, she would rather that I keep my son home. She simply cannot handle it. LOL!
Thank you, God, for these amazing products. My son now, at age 5, tells me, "Momma, I need my oils please. I feel like I am going to be bad."
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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.||"[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|
|5.||"The results indicate that children's shared attention behaviors increased during aromatherapy massage and that other aspects of their behavior also changed over the course of the research. Family involvement in the study enabled these changes to be transferred from school to home.... Steve Solomons explores the implications of his research for new teaching and learning opportunities for children with autistic spectrum disorders and severe learning difficulties."||Link|
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