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Thieves For Cough And Cold

Author: Carole G.
Date: 05-25-2008
Views: 8,846
Word Count: 178
Questions Received: 0
Testimonial ID: 2883-OR
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I have used Thieves any time that my grandson has a cough or cold. He's now 9 years old and I have been using Thieves on him since he was about 4 years old. When he was between about 4 and 6 years old, I would dilute the oil before rubbing on the soles of his feet (then put socks on), also his chest and back.

I remember the first time I used it on him and I was truly amazed that he stopped coughing in about 10 minutes! He did not cough again until the next morning.

He has never really like the smell - too strong - so my strategy has always been to apply it after he goes to sleep.

Now that he is older, I use the oil 'neat' on his feet. Usually after he goes to sleep. However, now if he is still coughing in the daytime, I can usually convince he to let me apply it when he is awake!

I seldom get a cough or cold myself, but always reach for my Thieves.

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