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Peppermint And Thieves Did The Trick For A Fever


Author: Ann B.
Date: 10-25-2010
Views: 4,383
Word Count: 127
Questions Received: 0
Testimonial ID: 4763-OR
Brand Neutral: No
Scientific Studies: 2

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My daughter age 10 started getting sick with the chills and a headache. I immediately reached for the Thieves and Peppermint. I applied both to her feet but her temperature continued to rise. Her headache went away. I re-applied Peppermint 2 hours later and the fever would not break. I was getting frustrated so I looked at other testimonials.

I then decided to re-apply the Peppermint to her feet 2 more times- only waiting 15 minutes in between applications. She fell asleep and when she woke up 30 minutes later the fever was gone. It took 4 hours but the oils worked! I then diluted some Peppermint and gave her a back massage, followed by straight Lavender. She slept through the night!! No more fever.


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Supporting Scientific Studies
1.Associated topics: fever-/-febrile -/-temperature — "[W]e studied the anti-inflammatory and gastroprotective effects of C. citratus [Lemongrass] and E. citriodora [Lemon Eucalyptus] essential oils on formol-induced edema and acetic acid induced abdominal cramps in Wistar rats.... In vivo analysis and histological assay showed that the two essential oils displayed significant dose-dependent edema [swelling] inhibition effect over time. They displayed strong analgesic [pain-relieving] and antipyretic [fever-reducing] properties similar to that induced by 50 mg/kg of acetylsalicylate of lysine.... This work demonstrates the anti-inflammatory property of Cymbopogon citratus [Lemongrass] and Eucalyptus citriodora [Lemon Eucalyptus], suggesting their potential role as adjuvant therapeutic alternatives in dealing with inflammatory-related diseases."Link
2.Associated topics: fever-/-febrile -/-temperature — "Burn Healing Potential of Nigella sativa seed oil in rats.... Nigella sativa L. (Black cumin) has shown a broad spectrum of pharmacological effects like antipyretic [fever reducing], analgesic [pain reducing], anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial.... The present study suggests the burn wound healing action of seeds may be due to anti-inflammatory, antioxidant and antimicrobial activities of major compounds in the oil."Link

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