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Respiratory Allergies In Control Now


Author: Patricia D.
Date: 01-28-2005
Views: 6,310
Word Count: 355
Questions Received: 0
Testimonial ID: 605-OR
Brand Neutral: No
Scientific Studies: 8

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In mid 2002 I was having reactions to 15 years on Claritin. If I was active during the day, it was no problem, but as soon as I lay down to sleep I realized that my extremities were tight! It was like they were wired and would suddenly involuntarily tense. I couldn't relax to sleep. I began to experiment and test when I felt that way and when not, so that I confirmed to myself the culprit.

When my doctor could not accept that this reaction was possible, I decided to try what my friend and upline had been sharing...emails about others who had gotten rid of allergies or coped with them now using the oils. My allergies were mostly respiratory due to pollution, emissions, pollens, etc. I have lived in very highly polluted cities for the last 20 years. One email spoke about a lady who had gotten rid of hers by putting Myrtle on the bridge of her nose a couple times a day. So I began my odyssey.

I began with Myrtle, alternated with Eucalyptus Radiata, then have been using mainly RC for the last year. I put it on the bridge of my nose, also on my chest, rub it in, cover it with a thin shield of lotion - at first about 3 or 4 times a day, now about twice a day. Also, I rub the oil on the Vita Flex points for sinus on my feet. I have not taken Claritin for almost 3 years. I used to have coughing spells regularly (even with the drugs) when I changed body position - a couple hours upon rising in the morning, same on the horizontal at night - but now I have very few. Only if I've been driving in the city with windows down. I vary the oils sometimes, but stick with RC most of the time now. Because we still live in these big cities, I have not gotten totally free of allergies, but things are wonderfully in control and no more "wired" toes, feet, hands and fingers.


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Supporting Scientific Studies
1.Associated topics: breathing,respiratory — "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,respiratory — "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: respiratory — "Foeniculum vulgare Mill, commonly called fennel, has been used in traditional medicine for a wide range of ailments related to digestive, endocrine, reproductive, and respiratory systems. Additionally, it is also used as a galactagogue agent for lactating mothers.... Foeniculum vulgare has emerged as a good source of traditional medicine and it provides a noteworthy basis in pharmaceutical biology for the development/formulation of new drugs and future clinical uses."Link
4.Associated topics: respiratory — "The antibacterial activity of 14 essential oils and their major constituents in the gaseous state was evaluated against [respiratory tract pathogens] Haemophilus influenzae, Streptococcus pneumoniae, Streptococcus pyogenes, and Staphylococcus aureus. [The] oils [with cinnamon bark, lemongrass, and thyme being most potent] and their major constituents were shown to be effective against various bacteria tested.... These results indicate that the antibacterial action of essential oils was most effective when at high vapor concentration for a short time."Link
5.Associated topics: seasonal-allergies — "The lemon-based nasal spray [containing Lemon, Melaleuca Quinquenervia, and Ravintsara] was a good alternative to conventional medicine for the treatment of perennial [pet dander, dust mites] and seasonal allergic and vasomotor rhinopathy."Link
6.Associated topics: allergic-reaction,seasonal-allergies — "Lavender essential oil displays the stronger antioxidant activity against lipid peroxidation in a linoleic acid model system and good antibacterial activity against four rhinitis-related bacteria including staphylococcus aureus, Micrococcus ascoformans, Proteus vulgaris, and Escherichia coli."Link
7.Associated topics: congestion-(mucus) — "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
8.Associated topics: breathing,respiratory — "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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