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Chest Congestion And Stuffy Nose Of A Child

Author: Ellah F.
Date: 10-27-2010
Views: 12,451
Word Count: 335
Questions Received: 0
Testimonial ID: 4778-OR
Brand Neutral: No
Scientific Studies: 4

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My 2 yr old grandson suffers from stuffy nose and chest congestion (from a cold since last winter!) and can't sleep straight at night because he can't breathe! I am new to Young Living oils but I have much faith in them! I read in one of the testimonials at this website that Breathe Again works with chest congestion.

I ordered it right away and the next time my grandson spent his weekend with me, I rubbed it on his chest and back before he went to sleep. I also diffused Thieves and Purification the whole night. And for the first time in ages, my grandson slept like a log, straight thru the morning (and grandma, too!)! Even before the Breathe Again, since I received my oils, I have applied Peace and Calm on his feet and Lavender on his pajamas and his pillows whenever he spends the weekend with me. I'm sure they helped also but he still can't breathe through his nose so he constantly woke up trying to get a better position on the bed so he can breathe better!

He loves it when I apply the oils on him. He thinks it's a game! He asks for "oi" whenever he has an itch or little boo-boos! I am such a believer in oils and so is my grandson, too! I've been searching for oil for a few years but I always get skeptical with the purity of the ones I found in the internet and they were so ridiculously expensive! So I am very grateful that I found Young Living's oils through a colleague. I am building up my collection of various oils that I believe should be handy at my home. I always bring a few bottles with me in my bag whenever I leave the house! One never knows when one would need to apply a drop here and there for whatever ailment, right?

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Supporting Scientific Studies
1.Associated topics: breathing-/-inhale — "In confirming the presence of peripheral airways dysfunction in nonsmokers with uncomplicated common colds, our data imply that the changes can be modified favorably by short-term aromatics inhalation."Link
2.Associated topics: breathing-/-inhale — "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
3.Associated topics: congestion-/-mucus-/-phlegm — "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
4.Associated topics: breathing-/-inhale — "Essential Oil Diffusion [lavender, marjoram, balsam fir, and peppermint] for the Treatment of Persistent Oxygen Dependence in a Three-Year-Old Child With Restrictive Lung Disease With Respiratory Syncytial Virus [RSV] Pneumonia: A 3-year-old female with central core disorder, a static myopathy affecting type one muscle fibers, with an 18-day history of oxygen requirement, acute desaturation episodes on high-flow oxygen, and persistent upper-lobe atelectasis... experienced a rapid reduction in oxygen requirement when treated with diffused plant essential oils after insufficient response to N-acetylcysteine (NAC) and dornase alfa."Link

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