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Chronic Infections Required Tubes In Baby's Ears

Author: Rebecca V.
Date: 11-21-2015
Views: 6,884
Word Count: 257
Questions Received: 0
Testimonial ID: 10802-OR
Brand Neutral: Yes
Scientific Studies: 5

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Like most new mamas, I tend to become quite anxious when my baby is sick. Because she is in day care, this happens more often than I would like.

At only five months old, she was recently diagnosed with a double ear infection. The nurse practitioner who diagnosed my baby suggested that she go on a third round of antibiotics. He also gave us a referral to an ear, nose, and throat specialist (ENT) for possibly installing tubes in her ears.

I was naturally very upset by this diagnosis and did not want to put my baby on antibiotics again, but I let fear drive my decision. This was on a Wednesday. She ended up vomiting everywhere after her second dosage of the Augmentin.

I threw my hands up in the air and told my husband that was the end. We were going to handle this holistically. I took my baby to a chiropractor and also rubbed Lavender essential oil (1 drop diluted in coconut oil) behind her ears in the morning, after work, and before bed.

I took my baby back to the pediatrician on Monday, just five days after the initial diagnosis/antibiotics/ENT debacle, and the pediatrician said that her ears looked very good. Needless to say, I signed up to get the essential oils at wholesale that very evening!

In the days that followed, my baby improved even more with continued application of Lavender essential oil.

I truly believe that the Lavender oil not only soothed her ear pain but supported her body in its fight against the infection.

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Supporting Scientific Studies
1.Associated topics: ear-ache-/-infection-(Otitis),ears — "Essential oils or their components placed in the ear canal can provide effective treatment of acute otitis media."Link
2.Associated topics: ears — "[We] evaluate[d] the efficacy of the Pycnogenol [French maritime pine bark extract] in improving cochlear flow and symptoms... for patients with Meniere’s disease (MD), tinnitus, and cochlear hypoperfusion.... Symptoms of Meniere’s disease [spontaneous vertigo, positional vertigo, hearing loss, tinnitus, pressure in the ear, unsteady gait], flow at cochlear level, and tinnitus improved in Pycnogenol subjects...."Link
3.Associated topics: ear-ache-/-infection-(Otitis),ears — "[We] investigate[d] antimicrobial treatment of an infected [Staphylococcus aureus] cochlear implant, undertaken in an attempt to salvage the infected device.... 5 percent tea tree oil completely eradicated the biofilm following exposure for 1 hour.... Treatment of infected cochlear implants with novel agents such as tea tree oil could significantly improve salvage outcome."Link
4.Associated topics: antibiotic — "As proven in vitro, essential oils [Eucalyptus, Melaleuca Alternifolia, Thyme, Lavender, Lemon, Lemongrass, Cinnamon, Grapefruit, Clove, Sandalwood, Peppermint, Sage] represent a cheap and effective antiseptic topical treatment option even for antibiotic-resistant strains [such] as MRSA and antimycotic [antifungal]-resistant Candida species."Link
5.Associated topics: ears — "Ginger root reduced the induced vertigo significantly better than did placebo."Link

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