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Reversed Hearing Loss & Perforated Eardrum


Author: Melinda M.
Date: 12-12-2017
Views: 378
Word Count: 387
Questions Received: 0
Testimonial ID: 11253-OR
Brand Neutral: No
Scientific Studies: 5

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My 6 year old daughter had a badly perforated ear, hearing loss and needed a skin graft. Our Doctor told us it would not heal without surgery. As she was young he did allow us to wait a year before booking in for an operation. I hated the idea of her needing surgery so I started to look into which essential oils may be able to help with healing.

After some research and recommendations I chose the following blend of oils: Lavender, Frankincense, Ravintsara, Helichrysum, and Thieves. In a 10ml roller bottle I added 10 drops of each oil, except for Thieves which I used only 2 drops. I then filled the remainder of the bottle with Sweet Almond Oil.

Morning and night I rolled the oil all around the outside of her ear (never inside the ear). Sometimes we forgot and it was only used at night, but we were pretty regular with it.

Four months later she was due to see our ENT for a checkup and I was quite excited – I had read some more things about the oils and was really hopeful there would be an improvement.

My daughter sat down in the chair – the doctor put his scope thing in her ear and then said, "oh, hang on I’ve got the wrong side". I said, "no you haven’t" but he switched over and looked in her other ear anyway – no problems there. So he came back and had another close look at the bad ear, muttered to himself, went and checked his notes and came back and said, "I don’t believe it!".

Hah, the hole was completely gone! No sign of it whatsoever, not even any scarring! He checked her hearing – perfect hearing! And only 4 months of using the oils!

My husband and I were grinning from ear to ear. I knew from experience that the doctor would dismiss the oils, but I couldn’t help myself and told him what I had been doing. He just chuckled and said, "Well whatever you're doing it worked!"

So she has been given the all clear, the ENT doesn’t expect to see us again and she no longer has to wear earplugs or a swimming cap each summer. She also doesn’t have to sit in a particular position in class to hear her teacher.

Amazing! 🙂


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Supporting Scientific Studies
1.Associated topics: hearing,ears — "Essential oils or their components placed in the ear canal can provide effective treatment of acute otitis media."Link
2.Associated topics: hearing,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: hearing,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: ears — "Ginger root reduced the induced vertigo significantly better than did placebo."Link
5.Associated topics: helichrysum-oil — "...its flowers and leaves are the most used parts in the treatment of health disorders such as allergies, colds, cough, skin, liver and gallbladder disorders, inflammation, infections and sleeplessness... In vitro studies characterized Helichrysum as an antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory agent. Its flavonoids and terpenes were effective against bacteria (e.g. Staphylococcus aureus), its acetophenones, phloroglucinols and terpenoids displayed antifungal action against Candida albicans and its flavonoids and phloroglucinols inhibited HSV and HIV, respectively.... Regarding Helichrysum italicum in vivo activity, the highlight goes to ...the anti-inflammatory properties exhibited by its flavonoids, acetophenones and phloroglucinols, as seen in animal models."Link

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