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A Tight, Barky, Croupy Cough!

Author: Marika H.
Skill: Aromatherapist
Date: 02-24-2012
Views: 8,987
Word Count: 336
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Testimonial ID: 6873-OR
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My daughter, who is also a type 1 diabetic, developed a very tight, barky, croupy cough earlier this winter. She would cough so hard at times that she would start gagging. I know from her history (asthmatic as a baby), that this was going to get worse before it got better.

In the past, an illness like this lasted between 5-7 days with several nebulizer treatments, and ALWAYS ended up with a visit to the doctor and antibiotics. Because she is a type 1 diabetic, her immune system is pretty much shot, so I know I had to be aggressive with her treatment.

I had been putting Peppermint on her chest and back and Thieves on her feet continually for the first day and night. The second day, the cough got so bad that I could feel rattling in her back when she coughed. The poor thing was miserable.

I read in my essential oils reference book that Hyssop oil was WONDERFUL for breaking up tight coughs, however, I did not have any Hyssop oil on hand. I looked through all my oil blends and saw that ImmuPower had Hyssop in it, so I started applying ImmuPower LIBERALLY all over her chest and back, and she went to bed.

Twenty minutes later, she woke up and told me she felt like she had to vomit. As soon as she said that, she started coughing and gagging so bad that she did start to vomit. Without getting too graphic, she was vomiting up very large pieces of mucus. After she was done, the tight cough was COMPLETELY GONE!

She went back to bed and didn't cough once the entire night, was able to sleep throughout the night, and the next day she woke up feeling so much better!

An illness that would normally render her sick and miserable for a week was decreased to 1-1/2 days, AND, no doctor visit and NO antibiotics! ImmuPower is a truly amazing oil, and my house will never be without it!

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