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Eardrum Burst Resulting In Blood & Distress


Author: Holly D.
Date: 09-02-2012
Views: 4,069
Word Count: 258
Questions Received: 0
Testimonial ID: 7746-OR
Brand Neutral: Yes
Scientific Studies: 8

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My daughter had constant trouble with her ears and getting infections in them. I had dealt with doctors and different antibiotics that were doing no good. She kept getting repeated infections and eventually ended up with a burst eardrum resulting in blood from her ears and terrible pain.

A friend of mine told me about essential oils and I decided to try them. I read in her essential oil reference book about ears and how careful you must be not to put the oils directly in the ear.

I tried a drop of Thyme oil on the outside opening of her ear, put a couple of drops on a cotton ball and also placed that on the outside opening. She slept for the first time with an ear infection all night.

The next day she told me that her ear did not hurt anymore. I did the same regimen for 2 more nights. I called the doctor and said that I wanted her ear checked. They told me it would take 2 weeks for the antibiotic to work.

I said I wanted her checked anyway. I took her in and they checked her ear. The doctor was amazed! She informed me that my daughters ear infection was gone!

The doctor also asked me what I did to make the infection go away. I explained that I used some "all natural" things and a lot of prayer.

She then told me to continue whatever I was doing because it was working! What a blessing.

Thank you to those who make these oils available!


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Supporting Scientific Studies
1.Associated topics: ear-infection,ears — "Essential oils or their components placed in the ear canal can provide effective treatment of acute otitis media."Link
2.Associated topics: ears — "[We] evaluate[d] the efficacy of the Pycnogenol [French maritime pine bark extract] in improving cochlear flow and symptoms... for patients with Meniere’s disease (MD), tinnitus, and cochlear hypoperfusion.... Symptoms of Meniere’s disease [spontaneous vertigo, positional vertigo, hearing loss, tinnitus, pressure in the ear, unsteady gait], flow at cochlear level, and tinnitus improved in Pycnogenol subjects...."Link
3.Associated topics: ear-infection,ears — "[We] investigate[d] antimicrobial treatment of an infected [Staphylococcus aureus] cochlear implant, undertaken in an attempt to salvage the infected device.... 5 percent tea tree oil completely eradicated the biofilm following exposure for 1 hour.... Treatment of infected cochlear implants with novel agents such as tea tree oil could significantly improve salvage outcome."Link
4.Associated topics: anxiety — "After inhalation of clary sage oil, cortisol levels were significantly decreased.... Thyroid stimulating hormone was also reduced.... Clary sage oil has antidepressant-like effect...."Link
5.Associated topics: anxiety — "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
6.Associated topics: anxiety — "Beta-Caryophyllene [component of cannabis, clove, copaiba], a CB2 [cannabinoid] receptor agonist produces multiple behavioral changes relevant to anxiety and depression in mice.... these preclinical results suggest that CB2 receptors may provide alternative therapeutic targets for the treatment of anxiety and depression. The possibility that BCP may ameliorate the symptoms of these mood disorders offers exciting prospects for future studies."Link
7.Associated topics: anxiety — "A number of essential oils are currently in use as aromatherapy agents to relieve anxiety, stress, and depression. Popular anxiolytic oils include lavender (Lavandula angustifolia), rose (Rosa damascena), orange (Citrus sinensis), bergamot (Citrus aurantium), lemon (Citrus limon), sandalwood (Santalum album), clary sage (Salvia sclarea), Roman chamomile (Anthemis nobilis), and rose-scented geranium (Pelargonium spp.)."Link
8.Associated topics: anxiety — "Most studies, as well as clinically applied experience, have indicated that various essential oils, such as lavender, lemon and bergamot can help to relieve stress, anxiety, depression and other mood disorders. Most notably, inhalation of essential oils can communicate signals to the olfactory system and stimulate the brain to exert neurotransmitters (e.g. serotonin and dopamine), thereby further regulating mood."Link

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