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My Sick Pet Didn't Want To Eat, Sleep Or Walk


Author: Josephine P.
Skill: Aromatherapist
Date: 05-08-2016
Views: 769
Word Count: 261
Questions Received: 0
Testimonial ID: 10968-OR
Brand Neutral: Yes
Scientific Studies: 8

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One Saturday evening, not long ago, my dog started showing unusual behaviour: hiding under furniture, not wanting to eat, drink or sleep, she yelped when I attempted to pick her up, she couldn't arch her back, and she barely had energy to walk. She appeared to be in a lot of pain.

It was the weekend and my veterinarian's office was closed. I started to research the various testimonials and discovered that Frankincense oil could be used on dogs too. So I placed a drop of high quality Frankincense on the palm of my hand, rubbed my hands together and rubbed her belly and chest with one hand, while rubbing her spine with the other. You don't want to mess around with any cheap oils when it comes to your pet.

Within half hour, she finally cuddled up in her bed. I did this every hour until I went to bed.

The next day, I continued to massage her with Frankincense every few hours. She started to walk normally again and finally ate some food.

On Monday morning I continued with the Frankincense and took her to the vet. She was still showing unusual signs but appeared in better spirits. The vet did the usual tests (urine, blood, examination and x-rays). She was there for 6 hours. He couldn't find anything, except some crystals in her urine and recommended a diet for her.

As soon as I picked her up, brought her to the car, I did one more dose of Frankincense and massage. By evening, she was back to her normal self.

Thank goodness!


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Supporting Scientific Studies
1.Associated topics: sleep — "Lavender, mint [peppermint], orange, rose, chamomile, rosemary, and sage were used.... Depression levels in the touch-music-aroma therapy group... showed a larger decrease than in the... control groups [that did not include aromatherapy].... [FMS] symptoms such as restless sleep, headache, morning fatigue, exhaustion, feeling like crying, and bowel complaints were also significantly reduced."Link
2.Associated topics: sleep — "Lavender essential oil has been used as an anxiolytic [anxiety] drug, a mood stabilizer, a sedative, spasmolytic [muscle spasms], antihypertensive [high blood pressure], antimicrobial, analgesic [pain] agent as well as a wound healing accelerator.... The present study suggests that inhalation of lavender essential oil may be an effective and safe treatment modality in acute management of migraine headaches."Link
3.Associated topics: diet — "Z. officinale [ginger] has been used to control diabetes and dyslipidemia [high cholesterol].... The marked rise in body weights, glucose, insulin, total cholesterol, LDL cholesterol, triglycerides, free fatty acids and phospholipids in serum of the rats that followed 6 weeks of high-fat diet treatment were significantly reduced by Z. officinale treatment.... The present results provide scientific evidence to substantiate the traditional use of Z. officinale in preventing metabolic disorders."Link
4.Associated topics: sleep — "[T]he lavender fragrance had a beneficial effect on insomnia and depression in women college students."Link
5.Associated topics: sleep — "Valerian improves the sleep of insomniacs after benzodiazepine (tranquilizer) withdrawal. Valerian subjects reported significantly better subjective sleep quality than placebo ones...."Link
6.Associated topics: sleep — "Women [with insomnia] receiving aromatherapy experienced a significant improvement in sleep quality after intervention."Link
7.Associated topics: sleep — "This double-blind study suggests a significant reduction in snoring reported by bed partners in a group of snoring volunteers using either an essential oil spray or gargle formulation."Link
8.Associated topics: sleep — "Valerian may be an alternative treatment for the symptom management of [restless legs syndrome] RLS with positive health outcomes and improved quality of life, [including improved sleep quality and decreased daytime sleepiness]."Link

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