Switched My Deodorant After Recurrent Mastitis
Author: Kelly L.
Word Count: 129
Questions Received: 0
Testimonial ID: 10761-OR
Scientific Studies: 3
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Since about two months after the birth of my last son, I was getting mastitis quite frequently, about every other week. Fevers, slow days, and uncomfortable nursing due to swelling were no fun at all. On top of this, I had six children to care for.
I know that my deodorant was not helping the situation. One of the ingredients in the deodorant was aluminum. I know that that substance does not support our body systems but actually harms them.
So I began a daily regimen of using 2 drops of Purification essential oil blend on each armpit.
This regimen keeps odors away and, at the same time, keeps me toxin free. This regimen also supports me in such a way that my body has been able to keep mastitis at bay!
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|Supporting Scientific Studies|
|1.||"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|
|2.||"Ten of the most known and used commercial essential oils (Cinnamomum zeylanicum L. [cinnamon], Citrus bergamia Risso [bergamot], Eucalyptus globulus Labill., Foeniculum vulgare Mill. [fennel], Origanum majorana L. [marjoram], Origanum vulgare L. [oregano], Rosmarinus officinalis L. [rosemary], Satureja montana L. [mountain savory], Thymus vulgaris L. ct. carvacrol [thyme], Thymus vulgaris L. ct. thymol [red thyme] were tested against six bacteria strains Staphylococcus aureus, Staphylococcus chromogenes, Staphylococcus sciuri, Staphylococcus warneri, Staphylococcus xylosus and Escherichia coli, responsible for mastitis in animals. The best results were achieved by S. montana, T. vulgaris ct. thymol and O. vulgare."||Link|
|3.||"[T]he antibacterial activity of lemongrass oil (LG) and its major components (citral, geraniol, and myrcene) against four strains of clinically isolated bovine mastitis pathogens (Staphylococcus aureus, Streptococcus agalactiae, Bacillus cereus, and Escherichia coli).., as well as their activity on S. aureus biofilm formation [were investigated].... [T]hey inhibit S. aureus biofilm formation and exhibit effective killing activities on preformed biofilms."||Link|
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