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I Felt Energized With Peace & Calming


Author: Christina K.
Date: 05-02-2008
Views: 4,870
Word Count: 294
Questions Received: 2
Testimonial ID: 2836-OR
Brand Neutral: No
Scientific Studies: 8

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It sounds contradictory to the name of the oil blend, I'm sure, but this was my experience:

I was feeling very tired and run down physically and emotionally one day. My muscles were all knotted and sore, especially in my neck and shoulders. I was trying very hard to get house work and paper work done as well as take care of my active 2-year-old. The day was wearing on and on and I finally realized I couldn't do anymore. So I gave in to my tiredness and sat down.

I decided to turn on my diffuser. The oil that happened to be in it was the Peace & Calming oil blend. It didn't seem to me at the time to be the oil that would help the most, since I felt pretty tired but I was too tired to change the oil out. I sat and tried not to think of anything else.

After about 10 minutes, I realized my shoulders had relaxed and my body felt soothed. My head felt clear and all of a sudden I had all this energy. Not excitable energy, just mental energy and physical calmness.

I decided my tight muscles had been taking all my energy to keep themselves tight. Once the oil helped me to relax, the muscles relaxed and all the energy that had been used up to keep me tense was redirected to a useful place!

I've continued using Peace & Calming when I'm feeling tired in the same run down way and it continues to be a loyal companion, helping me to feel supported and calm and at peace so my energies can be better used in my day to day life.

It was a simple solution, but it has been profound in my life.


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Supporting Scientific Studies
1.Associated topics: muscle-pain — "We examined the evidence regarding the effect of herbal medicine on pain in people with non-specific low-back pain (LBP).... Lavender essential oil applied by acupressure appeared effective in reducing pain and improving flexibility compared to conventional treatment."Link
2.Associated topics: stress-/-tension-/-burnout,fatigue — "After inhalation of clary sage oil, cortisol levels were significantly decreased.... Thyroid stimulating hormone was also reduced.... Clary sage oil has antidepressant-like effect...."Link
3.Associated topics: stress-/-tension-/-burnout,fatigue — "Lavender, mint [peppermint], orange, rose, chamomile, rosemary, and sage were used.... Depression levels in the touch-music-aroma therapy group... showed a larger decrease than in the... control groups [that did not include aromatherapy].... [FMS] symptoms such as restless sleep, headache, morning fatigue, exhaustion, feeling like crying, and bowel complaints were also significantly reduced."Link
4.Associated topics: muscle-spasm-/-twitch — "Peppermint oil is harmless and acts locally to inhibit GI [gastrointestinal] smooth muscle contraction.... Peppermint oil solution administered intraluminally can be used as an antispasmodic agent with superior efficacy and fewer side effects than hyoscine-N-butylbromide...."Link
5.Associated topics: stress-/-tension-/-burnout — "A number of essential oils are currently in use as aromatherapy agents to relieve anxiety, stress, and depression. Popular anxiolytic oils include lavender (Lavandula angustifolia), rose (Rosa damascena), orange (Citrus sinensis), bergamot (Citrus aurantium), lemon (Citrus limon), sandalwood (Santalum album), clary sage (Salvia sclarea), Roman chamomile (Anthemis nobilis), and rose-scented geranium (Pelargonium spp.)."Link
6.Associated topics: stress-/-tension-/-burnout — "Most studies, as well as clinically applied experience, have indicated that various essential oils, such as lavender, lemon and bergamot can help to relieve stress, anxiety, depression and other mood disorders. Most notably, inhalation of essential oils can communicate signals to the olfactory system and stimulate the brain to exert neurotransmitters (e.g. serotonin and dopamine), thereby further regulating mood."Link
7.Associated topics: stress-/-tension-/-burnout — "The ylang ylang oil caused a significant decrease of blood pressure and a significant increase of skin temperature. At the behavioral level, subjects in the ylang ylang oil group rated themselves more calm and more relaxed than subjects in the control group. These findings are likely to represent a relaxing effect of the ylang ylang oil and provide some evidence for the usage of the ylang ylang oil in aromatherapy such as causing a relief of depression and stress in humans."Link
8.Associated topics: muscle-spasm-/-twitch,stress-/-tension-/-burnout — "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

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