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Earache Had Been Hurting For Days

Author: Jasmine F.
Date: 12-29-2015
Views: 687
Word Count: 215
Questions Received: 1
Testimonial ID: 10844-OR
Scientific Studies: 2

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On Saturday, my daughter complained that her ear was aching and, over the next few hours, she is full of tears and has a fever. I was thinking that it was likely an ear infection, which is annoying because the last time she had one, she was like 1 year old. Right now she is 5!

So, after dealing with the fever, I decided to try a new oil for her ear, Melrose. I didn't even dilute it because she was in so much pain, but I always suggest that you dilute. (She told us later that her ear had been hurting for DAYS!)

We went to the doctor on Sunday morning, and he thoroughly checked her ear. Diagnosis? Ear infection... but only mild. I was surprised since she was in such pain.

I told him about Melrose oil. He wrote out a prescription for antibiotics, and my daughter said, "But, mommy, antibiotics aren't good for our guts!" The doctor agreed, and said, "Keep using the oil. But, if she still has pain and fever after 2 days, start the meds."

I am happy to report that there was no more fever since then and she hasn't complained of any earache.

Melrose is my new favorite oil!

Additional keyword(s) assigned by the editor: ear infection, ear infections, earaches, ears, otitis, otitus.

Supporting Scientific Studies
1."Essential oils or their components placed in the ear canal can provide effective treatment of acute otitis media."Link
2."[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

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