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Daughter No Longer Has Migraines


Author: Mir-Yam S.
Skill: Reiki Practitioner
Date: 07-20-2004
Views: 8,054
Word Count: 189
Questions Received: 1
Testimonial ID: 236-OR
Brand Neutral: Yes
Scientific Studies: 7

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Migraines are hereditary in my family and my daughter who is herself a parent has suffered with migraines since age 6. She gets the "need to go into a total darkness and no sounds" place which is accompanied by sporadic vomiting. Even though I have suggested the oils to her in the past, she is always very reluctant to try anything "new". Much to my surprise, after she saw good oil results with her own son and nephew, she did try some oils.

We spoke one evening and she mentioned that she had a weird sort of headache starting and some nausea so she put a couple of drops of Eucalyptus Globulus, Peppermint and Lemon oil in her A/C filter. Within a few minutes she was completely relaxed and fell sound asleep. It had been years since she slept so soundly and it surprised her in the morning when she awoke with no headache and feeling refreshed.

Re-applying the oils every few days onto the filter has kept her sleeping well and neither she nor her son have allergy problems in the house anymore.


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Supporting Scientific Studies
1.Associated topics: household-allergens — "The lemon-based nasal spray [containing Lemon, Melaleuca Quinquenervia, and Ravintsara] was a good alternative to conventional medicine for the treatment of perennial [pet dander, dust mites] and seasonal allergic and vasomotor rhinopathy."Link
2.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
3.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
4.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
5.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
6.Associated topics: household-allergens — "[T]he biological activity of 20 essential oils (EOs) from herbal plants and citrus fruits were investigated in terms of mammalian DNA polymerase (pol) inhibitory activity, cancer cell (human colon carcinoma) growth inhibitory activity, antiallergic activity... in rat basophilic leukemia cells, and antioxidant activity.... Among these EOs, chamomile... showed significant effects on both cancer cell growth and mast cell degranulation. On the basis of these results, chamomile EO can be recommended as a potentially useful, bioactive candidate for therapeutic applications."Link
7.Associated topics: vomiting-/-puking-/-throwing-up,nausea-/-queasy — "Ginger root reduced the tendency to vomiting and cold sweating significantly better than placebo did.... Remarkably fewer symptoms of nausea and vertigo were reported after ginger root ingestion...."Link

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