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Ill From Mold Growing In The Cab Of My Semi-truck



Author: Deborah R.
Date: 08-02-2007
Views: 3,025
Word Count: 343
Questions Received: 0
Testimonial ID: 2315-OR

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I would like to tell you of my experience with mold. I drive a semi-truck over the road. A few months ago, I noticed that the carpet was always wet in front of my bunk, in the sleeper portion of my truck. I couldn't for the life of me figure out where it was coming from, and neither could the shop guys at work.

One day I stopped on the on-ramp to the interstate to let my dog out and to catch up on my DOT logs. The length of my truck was leaning downhill on the passenger side. When I walked around that side, I noticed (couldn't miss it!) that water was gushing out all along the bottom of the cab, it's entire length! I was shocked but couldn't find where it was coming from.

Upon returning to Lincoln, the shop finally discovered that the drain tubes for the AC/heater unit, which have filters in them, were completely blocked. The condensation water was backing up into the cab, an easily fixed thing.

Meanwhile, over the couple of months before this was discovered, a healthy batch of mold had accumulated and was growing under the carpet in my truck. I could smell it, and I was also sure it was contributing to my constant tiredness and not feeling "quite right." I started diffusing Thieves and/or Purification 24-7. Within a day my truck no longer smelled funky, and I was feeling much better.

I believe diffusing these essential oils kept me and my dog from getting sick (until the shop finally figured out what the problem was) by eliminating the toxins in my truck's interior environment.

In my own home, I diffuse equal parts of Purification and Lemongrass almost every day for an hour or more. I have cats, a dog, and two birds. I also smoke. My home smells fresh and clean even on those hot days when my house is entirely closed up with the AC running.


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