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Dedication Was Needed To Beat Shingles


Author: Deborah B.
Skill: Raindrop Technique
Date: 06-14-2011
Views: 3,756
Word Count: 222
Questions Received: 0
Testimonial ID: 5976-OR
Brand Neutral: No
Scientific Studies: 3

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I have been under high stress of late and ended up w/shingles on my face of all places! I know that is dangerous & can have the potential of blinding or losing hearing. I thought it was a bug bite so I kept applying Purificaton, Thieves & Lavender. It never developed or changed much over several days but shooting pains went to my eyes and ears.

I went to a clinic to have it identified. They said "we're not sure because it hasn't changed into the weeping, crusty mass." So I had it identified by biofeedback. Then I began a serious attack using Purification, Thieves, Melrose, Lavender applied several times. Frankincense in between. I took Inner Defense too. It never got to the contagious stage. I started breathing in Peppermint, Peace & Calming & Bergamot to calm nerve endings. I applied these to my heart, inhaled and applied to the nerve endings around my ear. It took dedication and I beat it.

A tiny scar that I am working on remains 9 weeks later but no shots, no antibiotics because if not diagnosed within 48 hrs, they are useless. I wouldn't have done that anyway. Removing stress is key and using the oils until the right ones work for you. I love my YLEO! I thank God for them daily.


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Supporting Scientific Studies
1.Associated topics: herpes — "The presence of beta-caryophyllene in many essential oils might contribute strongly to their antiviral ability. These results indicate that phenylpropanoids and sesquiterpenes present in essential oils contribute to their antiviral activity against HSV [herpes simplex virus]."Link
2.Associated topics: neuralgia,herpes,shingles — "The patient was successfully treated with topical peppermint oil [for postherpetic neuralgia, a complication of shingles].... The authors believe this is the first evidence of peppermint oil (or menthol) having a strong analgesic effect on neuropathic pain."Link
3.Associated topics: herpes — "Essential oils from anise, hyssop, thyme, ginger, camomile and sandalwood were screened for their inhibitory effect against herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2) [genital herpes]. A clearly dose-dependent virucidal activity against HSV-2 could be demonstrated for all essential oils tested. Chamomile oil exhibited a high selectivity index and seems to be a promising candidate for topical therapeutic application as virucidal agents for treatment of herpes genitalis."Link

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