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Colds Are A Struggle With A Weakened Immune System

Author: Meerkat M.
Skill: Reiki Practitioner
Date: 10-28-2015
Views: 2,638
Word Count: 133
Questions Received: 0
Testimonial ID: 10788-OR
Scientific Studies: 4

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Longstanding suffering from Lyme disease plus rheumatoid arthritis has weakened my immune system so that an ordinary cold becomes a struggle.

My sponsor brought over her diffuser and added about 5 drops of therapeutic-grade Peppermint essential oil to the water. Within a few minutes of diffusing, I could feel relief. She told me to keep her diffuser overnight and to add more water in order to get all of the Peppermint oil into the air.

That night, for the first time in days, I slept well without waking up struggling to breathe. Even though I had turned off the diffuser a few hours before bedtime, my congestion had lightened considerably by morning!

I told a friend about my experience, which inspired her to immediately order the Premium Starter Kit to experiment with essential oils herself.

Additional keyword(s) assigned by the editor: breathing, congested, coryza, diffuse, flem, mucous, mucus, nasal, nasopharyngitis, phlegm, phlem, respiratory, rhinitis, rhinopharyngitis, stuffed, stuffy.

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."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
4."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

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