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My Experience With Food-borne Hepatitis


Author: Karen T.
Date: 05-07-2010
Views: 3,517
Word Count: 143
Questions Received: 1
Testimonial ID: 4301-OR
Brand Neutral: No
Scientific Studies: 8

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I got food-borne hepatitis from eating out. Once we figured out why I had been feeling awful (which we figured out once my skin turned yellow), I began using more oils. Already when I had very little energy, I had started taking 1 to 2 ounces of NingXia Red juice a day, and that had helped my energy enough that I could function.

Once we identified the hepatitis, I started using the Inner Defense oil blend once a day and a capsule of the Juva Cleanse oil blend (about 6-8 drops) once a day. I used the Deep Relief oil blend to help with the joint pain.

I was constipated with the hepatitis (some experience the opposite), so besides eating prunes, I also rubbed the DiGize oil blend or Peppermint over my abdomen to help things keep moving.

The oils were a big help.


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Supporting Scientific Studies
1.Associated topics: 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
2.Associated topics: fatigue,colon-/-gut-/-intestines-/-bowel — "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
3.Associated topics: colon-/-gut-/-intestines-/-bowel — "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
4.Associated topics: hepatitis,immune-system — "DHEA [a component of PD 80/20], an androstene hormone [precursor to estrogen, testosterone, progesterone, cortisone, and other hormones], has been shown to possess a wide range of beneficial biological effects mainly attributed to immune system modulation.... thus leading to beneficial effects in diverse human diseases including resistance to infection, neuroprotection, wound healing, diabetes, hepatic injury, cardiovascular disease, and cancer."Link
5.Associated topics: constipation-/-irregularity,colon-/-gut-/-intestines-/-bowel — "A 4 weeks treatment with peppermint oil improves abdominal symptoms in patients with irritable bowel syndrome.... The symptoms evaluated were: abdominal bloating, abdominal pain or discomfort, diarrhea, constipation, feeling of incomplete evacuation, pain at defecation, passage of gas or mucus, and urgency at defecation."Link
6.Associated topics: colon-/-gut-/-intestines-/-bowel — "In traditional folk medicine, tarragon [Artemisia dracunculus L. (Asteraceae)] has been used for treatment of pain and gastrointestinal disturbances.... This study reported the peripheral and central antinociceptive activity of the EOAD [essential oil of A. dracunculus] and rationalized the traditional use of the plant in the treatment of different painful conditions."Link
7.Associated topics: immune-system — "Immunomodulatory activity of frankincense oil: Biologically, the oil exhibited a strong immunostimulant activity (90% lymphocyte transformation) when assessed by a lymphocyte proliferation assay."Link
8.Associated topics: joints — "Ruxiang (Gummi olibanum), the dried gum resin of Boswellia carterii (BC) [frankincense], has been used in traditional Chinese medicine to alleviate pain and inflammation for thousands of years.... The data show that BC extract has significant anti-arthritic and anti-inflammation effects and suggest that these effects may be mediated via the suppression of pro-inflammatory cytokines."Link

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