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Ocular Migraine Caused Flashing Lights


Author: Donna M.
Date: 09-13-2023
Views: 332
Word Count: 176
Questions Received: 0
Testimonial ID: 11462-OR
Brand Neutral: Yes
Scientific Studies: 5

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If you have ever had an ocular migraine, you know how frightening it can be. Flashing lights appear out of nowhere. Initially it seems like a camera flash has gone off in your face, followed by spots of light, progressing to zig zag patterns of flashing light.

Because my father had experienced something similar, I did not feel the need to go to the hospital. But I could not stop seeing the flashing lights, which continued even when my eyes were closed.

Having read how helpful Frankincense oil can be with eye issues, I put a drop in the palms of my hands, rubbed them together and then cupped my hands over my eyes. I kept my eyes open and moved them up, down, and side to side. In less than a minute the flashing lights disappeared and my vision returned to normal.

Just had to share this and I'm so very grateful this high quality oil worked. I have a follow-up appointment with my eye doctor, and hoping for a positive outcome.


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Supporting Scientific Studies
1.Associated topics: migraine — "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
2.Associated topics: migraine — "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: migraine — "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
4.Associated topics: migraine — "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
5.Associated topics: vision-/-eyesight,eyes — "Researchers report that carnosic acid, a component of the herb[s] rosemary [and sage], promotes eye health. The team found that carnosic acid protects retinas from degeneration and toxicity.... Their findings suggest that carnosic acid may have clinical applications for the outer retina, including age-related macular degeneration."Link

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