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Complete Turnaround From Nausea, Headache, & Fever


Author: Sherry O.
Date: 06-13-2012
Views: 3,199
Word Count: 316
Questions Received: 0
Testimonial ID: 7373-OR
Brand Neutral: Yes
Scientific Studies: 8

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I work at the church we attend and part of my job is assisting the Kids Pastor. I left work on Wednesday a few weeks ago and needed to return within a few hours to help teach 2nd and 3rd graders. I received a call from our Kids Pastor about 45 minutes after I got home.

I had been sharing some of my oils with her and she knew that I was excited about the uses and benefits of essential oils. Her first words to me were, "You told me to call you if I was having symptoms." She proceeded to tell me that she was not feeling well... which is REALLY not a good thing on Wednesday nights, as she is in charge of the program and has to be "on her game" for about 2 1/2 hours.

She told me that she had a headache, felt nauseous, and also felt like she was running a fever. I immediately thought of Peppermint oil and told her I would be there to help her in about 15 minutes.

When I got there I had her put a few drops of Peppermint oil on the bottom of her feet for the fever... on her temples and the nape of her neck for her headache... and had her rub some on her stomach for the nausea. I then instructed her to lay down and relax for 15-20 minutes and that I would finish with setup for the night.

When I was finished, I went upstairs to see how she was doing... and she had experienced a TOTAL turnaround. No more headache, nausea, or fever. Praise God! She was able to get on stage and and run the large group portion of the night (twice) in her usual vibrant, cheerful, and creative way.

This is a story that I love to share. :-)


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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: fever — "[W]e studied the anti-inflammatory and gastroprotective effects of C. citratus [Lemongrass] and E. citriodora [Lemon Eucalyptus] essential oils on formol-induced edema and acetic acid induced abdominal cramps in Wistar rats.... In vivo analysis and histological assay showed that the two essential oils displayed significant dose-dependent edema [swelling] inhibition effect over time. They displayed strong analgesic [pain-relieving] and antipyretic [fever-reducing] properties similar to that induced by 50 mg/kg of acetylsalicylate of lysine.... This work demonstrates the anti-inflammatory property of Cymbopogon citratus [Lemongrass] and Eucalyptus citriodora [Lemon Eucalyptus], suggesting their potential role as adjuvant therapeutic alternatives in dealing with inflammatory-related diseases."Link
4.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
5.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
6.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
7.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
8.Associated topics: fever — "Burn Healing Potential of Nigella sativa seed oil in rats.... Nigella sativa L. (Black cumin) has shown a broad spectrum of pharmacological effects like antipyretic [fever reducing], analgesic [pain reducing], anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial.... The present study suggests the burn wound healing action of seeds may be due to anti-inflammatory, antioxidant and antimicrobial activities of major compounds in the oil."Link

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