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Tinnitus & Middle Ear Infection Resolved

Author: Siu-yin W.
Date: 12-05-2008
Views: 50,724
Word Count: 271
Questions Received: 5
Testimonial ID: 3239-OR
Brand Neutral: No
Scientific Studies: 5

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My aunt was diagnosed with a middle ear infection, both by her GP and a Chinese Traditional Medicine Practioner after she started vomiting and experiencing nausea every time she tried to walk.

It was really debilitating, but the doctors could only advise her to rest and wait it out. To make matters worst, she started hearing a continuous ringing in the ear as well.

At the time, I had read about the wonderful properties of Helichrysum oil, but only had the Brain Power oil blend that contained it. So I showed my aunt how to apply a drop of Brain Power on the ear lobe as instructed in the essential oils reference book.

I also added the Thieves oil blend in front and behind the ear for the infection. Just in case the symptoms were due to infected kidneys, I also advised her to apply some Thieves on her back in the area around the kidneys. She was to repeat the procedure again that night.

The next day, I called to inquire how my aunt was doing and was pleasantly surprised to learn that as soon as she applied the Brain Power a second time, the ringing noise instantly stopped, plus the nausea also disappeared!

Since that time, I have helped 2 other people with Tinnitus, once with Brain Power again and once with the PanAway oil blend, because I had ran out of Brain Power. It seems that as long as the blend had Helichrysum, it was still effective.

Young Living essential oils have provided me with the tools to enhance the health of my family and friends, to bring our bodies back to balance.

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Supporting Scientific Studies
1.Associated topics: ear-ache-/-infection-(Otitis),ears — "Essential oils or their components placed in the ear canal can provide effective treatment of acute otitis media."Link
2.Associated topics: ringing-ears-(Tinnitus),ears — "[We] evaluate[d] the efficacy of the Pycnogenol [French maritime pine bark extract] in improving cochlear flow and symptoms... for patients with Meniere’s disease (MD), tinnitus, and cochlear hypoperfusion.... Symptoms of Meniere’s disease [spontaneous vertigo, positional vertigo, hearing loss, tinnitus, pressure in the ear, unsteady gait], flow at cochlear level, and tinnitus improved in Pycnogenol subjects...."Link
3.Associated topics: ear-ache-/-infection-(Otitis),ears — "[We] investigate[d] antimicrobial treatment of an infected [Staphylococcus aureus] cochlear implant, undertaken in an attempt to salvage the infected device.... 5 percent tea tree oil completely eradicated the biofilm following exposure for 1 hour.... Treatment of infected cochlear implants with novel agents such as tea tree oil could significantly improve salvage outcome."Link
4.Associated topics: ears — "Ginger root reduced the induced vertigo significantly better than did placebo."Link
5.Associated topics: 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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