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Brain Power Oil & Its Effect On Autism


Author: Tina M.
Skill: Life Coach
Date: 03-05-2009
Views: 21,290
Word Count: 298
Questions Received: 6
Testimonial ID: 3393-OR
Brand Neutral: No
Scientific Studies: 8

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I only recently began to use the oils, and the results were remarkable and immediate. Working with a young mentally retarded adult with autism, I used the oil blend called Brain Power. Within 48 hrs of applying 3-4 drops (3x times) of Brain Power to the back of her head (at the brain stem area), the results were so apparent it compelled others to comment on them.

Working outside of her home in a supervised work program for adults with special needs, she is guided and watched over every day. Therefore the staff in charge are very familiar with her habits, her disposition and her level of understanding.

A phone call was received from her work supervisor who had no knowledge of the oil application, therefore making her remarks all the more startling. According to the supervisor the young woman had the best day she had experienced since joining the program 9 months prior.

The supervisor went on to say the young woman was filled with laughter, and was being proactive with her co-workers. Even more remarkable was the leadership role the young woman took that day, by hosting and teaching other special needs adults how to play a card game.

This was a complete turn around for her personality and ability to communicate. Those who are familiar with mental retardation and autism will already know those with these special needs have no investment in the outcome of any experiment, as they live in the "now" not necessarily in future expectations.

How do I know all of this is indeed a fact? The young woman in question is my youngest daughter. I am living proof, as is she, as to the power of the oils, and the life change they can induce. The change was breath taking, awesome, and miraculous.


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Supporting Scientific Studies
1.Associated topics: behavior — "The present study indicated that lavender aromatherapy as a potential therapeutic modality could alleviate premenstrual emotional symptoms, which, at least in part, is attributable to the improvement of parasympathetic nervous system activity. This study further implies that HRV could evaluate the efficacy of aromatherapy using various fragrances to relieve premenstrual symptoms, and ultimately, support the mind and body health of women."Link
2.Associated topics: behavior — "Beta-Caryophyllene [component of cannabis, clove, copaiba], a CB2 [cannabinoid] receptor agonist produces multiple behavioral changes relevant to anxiety and depression in mice.... these preclinical results suggest that CB2 receptors may provide alternative therapeutic targets for the treatment of anxiety and depression. The possibility that BCP may ameliorate the symptoms of these mood disorders offers exciting prospects for future studies."Link
3.Associated topics: behavior — "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
4.Associated topics: behavior — "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
5.Associated topics: behavior — "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
6.Associated topics: behavior — "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
7.Associated topics: learning-disability,behavior,autism — "The results indicate that children’s shared attention behaviors increased during aromatherapy massage and that other aspects of their behavior also changed over the course of the research. Family involvement in the study enabled these changes to be transferred from school to home.... Steve Solomons explores the implications of his research for new teaching and learning opportunities for children with autistic spectrum disorders and severe learning difficulties."Link
8.Associated topics: behavior — "[P]re-clinical and clinical research available today demonstrat[es] the power, safety, and effectiveness of natural compounds [particularly aromatherapy] for relieving stress and anxiety.... [S]imple inhalation of patchouli and rose oil reduced sympathetic nervous activity by 40%, with rose oil reducing adrenaline concentrations by 30%.... Lavender oil... has also been studied for the ability to reduce stress, anxiety, aggression,and cortisol levels, among two dozen other potential therapeutic properties."Link

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