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Oils To Ward Off An Illness


Author: Jill C.
Date: 10-14-2008
Views: 2,334
Word Count: 185
Questions Received: 0
Testimonial ID: 3158-OR
Brand Neutral: No
Scientific Studies: 4

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One early evening I felt the familiar shooting pains, the aching along my spine and the exhaustion that often accompanies a virus. I knew I was "coming down with something" so I oiled up my feet with 2 drops Oregano diluted with 2 drops V-6 oil for each foot. I put on a pair of warm socks.

Next, I used Thieves blend neet on my neck over my tonsils/glands. I mixed a few drops of RC blend with a few drops of V-6 oil and rubbed it across my chest. Lastly, I smeared a drop of Peace & Calming across my nostrils and got into a warm bed. I went to sleep earlier than usual and slept a full 10 hours.

When I awoke and got up and about, I noticed that I had NONE of the symptoms that I had felt the previous evening. The symptoms were totally gone and I felt absolutely fine. I had almost resigned myself to a few days of coming misery and was so glad I thought of the oils. Amazing.....


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Supporting Scientific Studies
1.Associated topics: virus — "The presence of beta-caryophyllene in many essential oils might contribute strongly to their antiviral ability. These results indicate that phenylpropanoids and sesquiterpenes present in essential oils contribute to their antiviral activity against HSV [herpes simplex virus]."Link
2.Associated topics: virus — "Taken together, we found an essential oil blend [Orange, Clove, Cinnamon Bark, Eucalyptus, and Rosemary] notably attenuates influenza virus PR8 infection in vitro via inhibition of viral protein synthesis at the post-transcription level. The lack of toxicity and potent specific inhibition ability make the essential oil a possible antiviral drug for influenza virus proliferation control and treatment."Link
3.Associated topics: virus — "Tea tree oil (TTO) (Melaleuca alternifolia) has been used recently as an effective topical application for the treatment of skin infections due to a variety of aetiological microbial agents, including mainly bacterial infections. We detail... the successful treatment with TTO of a paediatric patient with warts on her right middle finger. TTO was applied topically once daily to the lesions for 12 days, with a successful outcome, including complete re-epithelization of the infected areas. The case highlights the potential use of TTO in the treatment of common warts due to human papilloma virus."Link
4.Associated topics: virus — "Essential oils from anise, hyssop, thyme, ginger, camomile and sandalwood were screened for their inhibitory effect against herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2) [genital herpes]. A clearly dose-dependent virucidal activity against HSV-2 could be demonstrated for all essential oils tested. Chamomile oil exhibited a high selectivity index and seems to be a promising candidate for topical therapeutic application as virucidal agents for treatment of herpes genitalis."Link

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