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Husband's Snoring & Sleep Apnea Vanished


Author: Jodi R.
Date: 04-08-2011
Views: 6,853
Word Count: 154
Questions Received: 0
Testimonial ID: 5746-OR
Brand Neutral: No
Scientific Studies: 8

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My husband has snored very loudly for years now, and has brief periods during the night when he stops breathing at the end of each snore and I gently rub his arm to get him to breath again. It was really hard for me to get a good night's rest.

We tried rubbing 3-4 drops of the Valor oil blend on the bottom of his feet, on each big toe, and behind his neck one night, and as he drifted off to sleep I was shocked to find that his snoring was more of a loud breathing and he didn't have any episodes of his stop breathing pattern.

While he was on a recent trip to visit family, he forgot to apply the Valor and his mom reported that he was snoring so loudly that she could hear it through the walls!

He has been using it again ever since and it continues to work!


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Supporting Scientific Studies
1.Associated topics: sleep — "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: sleep — "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
3.Associated topics: congestion-(mucus),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
4.Associated topics: sleep — "[T]he lavender fragrance had a beneficial effect on insomnia and depression in women college students."Link
5.Associated topics: sleep — "Valerian improves the sleep of insomniacs after benzodiazepine (tranquilizer) withdrawal. Valerian subjects reported significantly better subjective sleep quality than placebo ones...."Link
6.Associated topics: sleep — "Women [with insomnia] receiving aromatherapy experienced a significant improvement in sleep quality after intervention."Link
7.Associated topics: sleep,sleep-apnea,snoring — "This double-blind study suggests a significant reduction in snoring reported by bed partners in a group of snoring volunteers using either an essential oil spray or gargle formulation."Link
8.Associated topics: sleep — "Valerian may be an alternative treatment for the symptom management of [restless legs syndrome] RLS with positive health outcomes and improved quality of life, [including improved sleep quality and decreased daytime sleepiness]."Link

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