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Overcome Sinus Inflammation In Head & Neck


Author: Bonnie T.
Date: 07-30-2010
Views: 4,312
Word Count: 146
Questions Received: 0
Testimonial ID: 4509-OR
Brand Neutral: No
Scientific Studies: 5

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I suffer with severe sinus headaches, causing pain all through my head and neck. I also have pressure in my face causing pain. Sometimes the sinus infection settles in my teeth and ears.

This can be very painful and last for days. I have found that the RC oil blend has taken care of this problem for me. I usually dilute the oil with V-6 or a vegetable oil 50/50.

When I first started using RC, sometimes it took a couple of days to relieve the pain. Now usually within 30 minutes the pressure and pain is gone. I put the oils wherever I am hurting. I just massage them on any pressure points that hurt. I have also rubbed the diluted RC oil on my gums and it relieves the pain.

The RC oil blend is the best; I love it and could not live without it.


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Additional keyword(s) assigned by the editor: earaches, headache, sinuses, sinusitis, sinusitus.

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Supporting Scientific Studies
1.Associated topics: sinus-headache,sinusitis — "Cineole has mucolytic, bronchodilating and anti-inflammatory properties and reduces the exacerbation rate in patients suffering from COPD, as well as ameliorates symptoms in patients suffering from asthma and rhinosinusitis.... The effects of Cineole in the treatment of acute bronchitis were clearly measurable and could be proven after a treatment period of merely 4 days. This study corroborates the fact that Cineole actively and significantly reduces cough frequency after four days."Link
2.Associated topics: sinus-headache — "Peppermint and its active ingredient menthol have long been used for the treatment of various pain conditions including headache.... Menthol solution can be an efficacious, safe and tolerable therapeutic option for the abortive treatment of migraine."Link
3.Associated topics: sinus-headache — "We report on a patient whose severe post-ECT headaches responded completely to methyl salicylate [wintergreen] ointment, applied to the area of his temporalis and masseter muscles. Topical methyl salicylate is generally well tolerated and may be a viable option for some patients with post-ECT headache."Link
4.Associated topics: sinus-headache,sinusitis,sinuses — "The result for the primary end point was validated by the amelioration of the following secondary end points: headache on bending, frontal headache, sensitivity of pressure points of trigeminal nerve, impairment of general condition, nasal obstruction, and rhinological secretion.... In patients with acute nonpurulent rhinosinusitis, timely treatment with cineole [a.k.a. eucalyptol... found in eucalyptus, camphor laurel, laurus nobilis, tea tree, mugwort, basil, wormwood, rosemary, sage, and cannabis] is effective and safe before antibiotics are indicated."Link
5.Associated topics: sinus-headache — "This controlled study showed for the first time that a 10% peppermint oil in ethanol solution efficiently alleviates tension-type headache. Peppermint oil thus proves to be a well-tolerated and cost-effective alternative to usual therapies."Link

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