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How My Son Extinguished Asthma Problems


Author: Kristin E.
Skill: Raindrop Technique
Date: 08-19-2012
Views: 7,615
Word Count: 232
Questions Received: 1
Testimonial ID: 7707-OR
Brand Neutral: No
Scientific Studies: 5

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My son was very small when he contracted RSV and had to spend sometime in the hospital. Ever since then, he has had issues with asthma. He has been known to have attacks that last several minutes at one time. We have seen asthma and breathing specialists. His worst seasons for attacks seem to be at the end of spring-early summer, and end of fall-early winter. He used to use a rescue inhaler all the time.

Since we made the decision to use Young Living Essential Oils, we decided to get him off of all the scrips and asthma medications. Here is what worked for us.

For an attack:
Use Breathe-Again roll-on under the nose and along the sides of the nose along the bone. Dorado Azul IF Breathe-Again did not work.

Daily oils:
Apply Thieves on his feet and especially his big toe--daily (before he leaves the house to go to school)
1 to 2 oz NingXia Red juice daily
Mightyzymes daily

For coughing due to asthma:
RC on his chest.

For use as a rescue inhaler:
An empty bottle of RC--he takes the lid off and cups his hands around the bottle and breathes in.

The first year we went through the fall and winter using Young Living oils, he did not have any attacks that caused him to miss school or visit the emergency room at the hospital.

Thank you to Young Living for natural solutions for my family.


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Supporting Scientific Studies
1.Associated topics: breathing,respiratory,lungs — "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,lungs,asthma — "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: breathing,respiratory,lungs — "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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