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Thick Green Mucus Cleared Up Almost Immediately!


Author: Heidi N.
Skill: Massage Therapist
Date: 06-30-2006
Views: 15,452
Word Count: 393
Questions Received: Not available for contact
Testimonial ID: 1549-OR
Brand Neutral: No
Scientific Studies: 5

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I have had an amazing experience using Thyme. My 8-year-old daughter got sick about three weeks ago with a cold and fever. That passed but left behind a yucky snotty nose.

She was completely stuffed up and had dark green, thick mucus, that she was having to blow constantly. In between blowings you could visibly see the mucus in her nose, lining the edges of the nostrils, etc. Okay, get the picture? Anyone who is a parent can relate, I'm sure!

This has lingered for over two weeks, and now I noticed she started to not "feel" well in general, becoming lethargic and generaly grumpy... all the while conpletely stuffed up and the dark green nose gunk not going away!

Well, I am very new to oils and don't have a lot to choose from. I don't even have the Desk Reference yet. But I knew something had to be done or else it was time to take her to a doctor for a suspected infection.

I looked at the oils I did have and then read the brief bio on each one out of my product brochure. Among the few oils in my possesion I had a bottle of Thyme, which I believe, my mom left with me some time back. I've never used it until now. I decided to apply Thyme to her spine in the fashion of Raindrop Technique. I started with Valor and followed it with the Thyme. It was a bit "hot" for her, so I followed up with some olive oil from my cupboard (improvising here). Then I applied two drops of RC blend to her chest area.

Literally in less than two hours I realized that there was no green snot showing out of her nose! I asked her if she had been blowing her nose, and, with a bit of confusion, she replied, "No." By that afternoon she was breathing freely through her nasal passages... and still no green gunk!

I did the treatment on her back and chest once more before she went to bed that night. It has been two days now, and she is completely symptom free, not to mention feeling great. Incredible! I would have never thought it possible. If I ever doubted before, I doubt no longer! Thanks, Mom!


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Supporting Scientific Studies
1.Associated topics: breathing,lungs-/-pulmonary — "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: breathing,lungs-/-pulmonary,sinus-infection — "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: sinus-infection — "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
4.Associated topics: congestion-/-mucus-/-phlegm,sinus-infection — "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
5.Associated topics: breathing,lungs-/-pulmonary — "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

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