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Thieves Kicks Butt For Stopping Colds And Flu


Author: Beverly H.
Skill: Energy Worker
Date: 11-10-2005
Views: 4,342
Word Count: 165
Questions Received: 1
Testimonial ID: 1067-OR
Brand Neutral: No
Scientific Studies: 5

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Upon first sign of a runny nose or any cold coming on I take Gary Young's Thieves essential oil blend internally. I put my finger on top of the bottle tight and turn upside down. Then I apply the oil on my finger to the back of my throat. First my tongue, then my tonsil area, then the roof of my mouth, then the other tonsil area, then back to my tongue in the back of my mouth. I do this 10 times all together.

Every time I apply to a different area I put my finger on the bottle and turn upside down again. So in total I touch my mouth area 10 times and the bottle 10 times. It kicks butt for stopping a cold in it's tracks. You must do at first sign of cold. Repeat as often as necessary to stop cold. Even every 5-10 minutes if symptoms keep reappearing. It tingles abit but nothing compared to the torment of a flu!


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Supporting Scientific Studies
1.Associated topics: colds,runny-nose — "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
2.Associated topics: colds — "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
3.Associated topics: flu-(Influenza),colds — "Taken together, we found an essential oil blend [Orange, Clove, Cinnamon Bark, Eucalyptus, and Rosemary] notably attenuates influenza virus PR8 infection in vitro via inhibition of viral protein synthesis at the post-transcription level. The lack of toxicity and potent specific inhibition ability make the essential oil a possible antiviral drug for influenza virus proliferation control and treatment."Link
4.Associated topics: runny-nose — "The result for the primary end point was validated by the amelioration of the following secondary end points: headache on bending, frontal headache, sensitivity of pressure points of trigeminal nerve, impairment of general condition, nasal obstruction, and rhinological secretion.... In patients with acute nonpurulent rhinosinusitis, timely treatment with cineole [a.k.a. eucalyptol... found in eucalyptus, camphor laurel, laurus nobilis, tea tree, mugwort, basil, wormwood, rosemary, sage, and cannabis] is effective and safe before antibiotics are indicated."Link
5.Associated topics: colds — "...its flowers and leaves are the most used parts in the treatment of health disorders such as allergies, colds, cough, skin, liver and gallbladder disorders, inflammation, infections and sleeplessness... In vitro studies characterized Helichrysum as an antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory agent. Its flavonoids and terpenes were effective against bacteria (e.g. Staphylococcus aureus), its acetophenones, phloroglucinols and terpenoids displayed antifungal action against Candida albicans and its flavonoids and phloroglucinols inhibited HSV and HIV, respectively.... Regarding Helichrysum italicum in vivo activity, the highlight goes to ...the anti-inflammatory properties exhibited by its flavonoids, acetophenones and phloroglucinols, as seen in animal models."Link

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