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Son's Concussion Healed In The ER Waiting Room


Author: Deanna H.
Date: 06-08-2017
Views: 170
Word Count: 276
Questions Received: 0
Testimonial ID: 11178-OR
Brand Neutral: No
Scientific Studies: 8

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This was my a-ha moment. My son had suffered two head traumas in the span of two weeks playing baseball, and then being silly. He seemed fine, then one morning woke up with symptoms of a concussion, including dizziness, vomiting, and headaches.

As directed by his pediatrician, I rushed him to the ER. He couldn't even walk. I had to carry him in, and they handed me a buzzer to wait in the waiting room with until they were ready to register him. Of course, I was very upset over that, seeing how my son was suffering and the waiting room was filled with other people waiting, as well.

We went in and sat down, then he sat on my lap. I put a few drops of the Thieves oil blend on his spine, and inhaled some myself, to support our immune systems. I had to work with what I had on me. Then I put a small drop of Cypress and Copaiba oils on the Vita Flex points for the brain on his hands (thumbs) about every 5 minutes, along with Frankincense on his brain stem (where the back of the head meets the neck). Within 30 minutes, he had zero symptoms left.

When they finally called us in to be registered, I was stunned, and the ER staff must have just thought I was an overreacting mommy when I came in. I was thrilled! Hesitantly, I allowed a CAT scan, which showed zero swelling, and my son didn't have to miss any sports moving forward.

I remain so grateful for these high quality essential oils!


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Supporting Scientific Studies
1.Associated topics: dizzy-/-lightheaded-(Vertigo) — "[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
2.Associated topics: spine — "We examined the evidence regarding the effect of herbal medicine on pain in people with non-specific low-back pain (LBP).... Lavender essential oil applied by acupressure appeared effective in reducing pain and improving flexibility compared to conventional treatment."Link
3.Associated topics: headache — "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
4.Associated topics: headache — "Peppermint and its active ingredient menthol have long been used for the treatment of various pain conditions including headache.... Menthol solution can be an efficacious, safe and tolerable therapeutic option for the abortive treatment of migraine."Link
5.Associated topics: headache — "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
6.Associated topics: head-trauma,headache — "We report on a patient whose severe post-ECT headaches responded completely to methyl salicylate [wintergreen] ointment, applied to the area of his temporalis and masseter muscles. Topical methyl salicylate is generally well tolerated and may be a viable option for some patients with post-ECT headache."Link
7.Associated topics: headache — "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
8.Associated topics: headache — "This controlled study showed for the first time that a 10% peppermint oil in ethanol solution efficiently alleviates tension-type headache. Peppermint oil thus proves to be a well-tolerated and cost-effective alternative to usual therapies."Link

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