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Headache Over Left Eye


Author: Lorie S.
Skill: Health Coach
Date: 02-06-2011
Views: 3,781
Word Count: 230
Questions Received: 0
Testimonial ID: 5374-OR
Brand Neutral: No
Scientific Studies: 7

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I awoke this morning with a headache over my left eye, top of head and achy backside of my neck. I am pretty sure these are being caused by a combo of structural misalignment of my neck (cervical vertebrae) and the need to have my eyes checked. However until I get in to see our Naturopath (he lives 90+ miles away and I work a lot these days!) I have found a few oils that work wonders, inface almost instantly.

Aroma Life - place a few drops on your finger tips and rub the oil on your neck arteries, behind your ears, a tad bit under your nose, temples and forehead. I also rubbed some on the back of my neck from the bottom of my cervical vertebrae to the top atlas area.

I also used Eucalyptus Radiata (a drop on your finger tips) pressing to the left on each side of your nostrils and the inhaling by cupping your hands over your face. Within seconds my headache was gone! Clarity also works but should be used with caution as it is a stronger oil. Also if you develop a headache by using Clarity, you may have a metal toxicity in your body.

Thank you Young Living for helping me to find natural remedies to heal. These oils have totally changed my life!


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Supporting Scientific Studies
1.Associated topics: headache — "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
2.Associated topics: 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: headache — "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
4.Associated topics: 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
5.Associated topics: headache — "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
6.Associated topics: 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
7.Associated topics: vision-/-eyesight,eyes — "Researchers report that carnosic acid, a component of the herb[s] rosemary [and sage], promotes eye health. The team found that carnosic acid protects retinas from degeneration and toxicity.... Their findings suggest that carnosic acid may have clinical applications for the outer retina, including age-related macular degeneration."Link

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