Stopped Smoking After 40 Years - Addiction Gone!
Author: Melissa F.
Skill: Social Worker
Word Count: 203
Questions Received: 0
Testimonial ID: 10983-OR
Brand Neutral: No
Scientific Studies: 6
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My friend’s husband quit smoking, using essential, oils after 40 years of hard-core smoking at least two packs a day! It is so dramatic and remarkable that he is free from the urges and addiction! I wrote down what he did in hopes that others can benefit too! Here is what he did:
* Applied a few drops of Eucalyptus Globulus and Frankincense on his back and chest area (over his lungs) both morning and night.
* Used a drop or two of the Stress Away blend on his temples and the back of his neck as needed.
* Drank 5 drops of Thieves in 16-20 ounces of water several times a day which really helped when urges came on.
He also had a terrible cough from smoking for which he applied the RC oil blend on the Vita Flex points of his feet at least twice a day. Then the cough was finally suppressed!
This wasn't an overnight success, as it took a month before he started to feel the urge to smoke decline. Then it took two months of reduced oil applications before he was totally over it.
Feel free to contact me if you have questions. If he can do it, anyone can!
Additional keyword(s) assigned by the editor: cessation, nicotine, smokers, tobacco.
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|Supporting Scientific Studies|
|1.||Associated topics: respiratory,lungs — "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|
|2.||Associated topics: respiratory,lungs — "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|
|3.||Associated topics: respiratory — "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|
|4.||Associated topics: respiratory — "The antibacterial activity of 14 essential oils and their major constituents in the gaseous state was evaluated against [respiratory tract pathogens] Haemophilus influenzae, Streptococcus pneumoniae, Streptococcus pyogenes, and Staphylococcus aureus. [The] oils [with cinnamon bark, lemongrass, and thyme being most potent] and their major constituents were shown to be effective against various bacteria tested.... These results indicate that the antibacterial action of essential oils was most effective when at high vapor concentration for a short time."||Link|
|5.||Associated topics: respiratory,lungs — "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|
|6.||Associated topics: withdrawals,addictions — Valerian improves the sleep of insomniacs after benzodiazepine (tranquilizer) withdrawal. "Valerian subjects reported significantly better subjective sleep quality than placebo ones...."||Link|