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Headaches, Actinic Keratoses, Muscle Discomfort & Hives

Author: Julie C.
Date: 07-25-2007
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Testimonial ID: 2300-OR
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Peppermint (for headaches, nausea, & mosquito bites)

GREAT for headaches; I'm in the process of dramatically changing my diet and have experienced "detox" symptoms as a result. So, whenever I've had a headache, I put some Peppermint on my temples, middle of my forehead, and the back of my neck. Within about 2 minutes, the headache is gone.

Peppermint is also great for upset stomach...I mixed some olive oil with a few drops of Peppermint and rubbed it over the stomach area and in about 5 minutes there was no more stomachache.

Peppermint is also great for mosquito bites...I rubbed some oil on the bites, and it stopped the itchy feeling.

Frankincense (for Actinic Keratoses)

Everything I've read about Frankincense says it helps to repair DNA and is an immune builder. Since my dermatologist told me I have "Actinic Keratoses" (pre-cancerous cells that occur when your immune system is down), I decided to try some Frankincense oil on them.

I mixed about 7 drops of oil with equal drops olive oil (for each arm) and rubbed over the affected areas. In 2 days I saw MAJOR improvement. In approximately 5 days, all the actinic keratoses (about 15 in all) were completely gone! Usually the only way to get rid of them is having them "frozen" off at the doctor's office... so I'm very happy I don't have to do that anymore. I'm very pleased with the results that Frankincense oil has given me. As my immune system strengthens, I will continue to use the oil for my AK's.

Peace & Calming (for stress and anxiety)

Peace & Calming helps take the edge off a bad mood, stress, anxiety, etc. I've also found that it helps promote relaxation and more restful sleep.


PanAway helps alleviate and lessen muscle pain. For example, for several months I was having terrible aches and pains in my lower right leg, so much so that I would wake up about every 15 minutes at night. Needless to say, I couldn't get good rest because I was waking up all the time.

The very first day we received our Young Living oils, I mixed about 10 drops of PanAway with some olive oil and rubbed over the sore muscles on my leg. I didn't feel any relief at first, but decided to go to sleep and hope for the best. ***I slept the ENTIRE night without waking up one time! It TOTALLY helped the achiness to go away... I continued to use it nightly for about 2 weeks, and now I don't have to use it anymore. No more leg pain! :)


When our daughter got hives (due to a virus), she had hives all over her body and severe itchiness. I mixed about 5 drops of Lavender (along with a few drops Peppermint) with equal parts olive oil and rubbed over the areas that had hives (except for the eye area - that area is too sensitive for the oils). A few minutes later, she wasn't feeling itchy anymore and was able to sleep the entire night. By the next morning, the hives were completely gone and there was no sign of irritation of her skin.

These oils don't "cure" any diseases, and I feel it's still important for people to see their doctors when they're sick. But I truly believe these essential oils help assist the body in helping itself to get better.

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