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Plug In Air Fresheners Made Us Cough


Author: Peggy W.
Date: 03-02-2006
Views: 3,923
Word Count: 287
Questions Received: 0
Testimonial ID: 1241-OR
Brand Neutral: No
Scientific Studies: 2

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Hello all, My name is Joy Walker, I visited with my daughter while in Illinois for Gary Youngs talk on the 18th of Feb, 2006. My daughter used those air fans in her car to keep it smelling fresh. I got a headache on the way up and we were all coughing. Not a little but hard coughs like you had something stuck in your throat. On the way home I asked her if we could try something. We removed the air freshners and no one was coughing when we got home.

The next day we took the air freshner and poured out what was left. I washed the inside and the wick down with Lemon oil and then soap and water. Next we put about 3 drops of Peace & Calming and Lavender in the bottle. Next we added a drop of my shampoo. Then filled with water. When we went out that afternoon. We had three small children with us. They all went to sleep on our drive out. They had all been quite cranky before we left home.

My daughter now knows that those sprays are illness causing. I didn't get any more headaches and we had some content children riding with us. The car by the way smelled wonderful.

She no longer uses those sprays in her house either. We have Purification in a spay bottle for when the kids get rambunkouse or the house develops odors from cooking. Spray and the house smells wonderful. No toxic buildup and, wonder of wonders, the cough my daughter has had for months is gone. Got to love these oils!


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Supporting Scientific Studies
1.Associated topics: cough — "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
2.Associated topics: food-/-cooking — "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

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