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Maintain Normal Blood Pressure Without Medications


Author: Kim L.
Date: 10-23-2012
Views: 9,729
Word Count: 225
Questions Received: 1
Testimonial ID: 7894-OR
Brand Neutral: Yes
Scientific Studies: 6

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I was very surprised that I had developed high blood pressure after my move to Kansas City. Prior to this, a systolic above 120 or a diastolic over 80 would have been considered high for me. I also felt that I had less stress after the move since I didn't have a job and I had a chance to work on things that I enjoyed like gardening, exercise, and reading for fun--all activities that have been thought to lower blood pressure.

I read about essential oils that might be able to help maintain normal blood pressure, and I started using the ones I already had, including Cypress and Lavender. I applied them to the bottoms of my feet, over my heart, and on points on my feet that represent the heart. I also directly inhaled the oils and found dramatic reduction in blood pressure within minutes. I have now added Ylang Ylang to the oils that I use.

I have found that these oils provided a leveling effect and my blood pressure has been normalized. My doctor told me to keep doing what I was doing. He didn't need to prescribe me medication.

I have observed that blood pressure values can change by as much as 25 systolic points and 15 diastolic points within five minutes of an application or inhalation.

I encourage you to try this for yourself!


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Supporting Scientific Studies
1.Associated topics: cardiovascular — "DHEA [a component of PD 80/20], an androstene hormone [precursor to estrogen, testosterone, progesterone, cortisone, and other hormones], has been shown to possess a wide range of beneficial biological effects mainly attributed to immune system modulation.... thus leading to beneficial effects in diverse human diseases including resistance to infection, neuroprotection, wound healing, diabetes, hepatic injury, cardiovascular disease, and cancer."Link
2.Associated topics: hypertension,blood-pressure — "The ylang ylang oil caused a significant decrease of blood pressure and a significant increase of skin temperature. At the behavioral level, subjects in the ylang ylang oil group rated themselves more calm and more relaxed than subjects in the control group. These findings are likely to represent a relaxing effect of the ylang ylang oil and provide some evidence for the usage of the ylang ylang oil in aromatherapy such as causing a relief of depression and stress in humans."Link
3.Associated topics: hypertension,blood-pressure — "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
4.Associated topics: cardiovascular — "Many plant extracts that protect against the development of oxidative stress manifest clear antilithiasic activity [preventing the formation of or relieving the symptoms of kidney stones].... Evidence obtained to date supports a contributory role of polyphenols [present in essential oils] in the prevention of cardiovascular disease, some cancer types, and osteoporosis.... The results show an improvement of the renal function in some treated groups with an increase of diuresis and creatinine excretion due to polyphenols pretreatment. Our results clearly validate the ability of polyphenols to protect against papillary calcification of kidney tissue, consequently preventing the development of papillary calculi [kidney stones].... The collective findings to date support a protective effect of polyphenols on kidney tissue. Thus, considering that injury of papillary tissue constitutes the first step in the development of COM papillary calculi, the antioxidant action of polyphenols may contribute significantly to their antilithiasic action."Link
5.Associated topics: blood-pressure — "[I]dentifying... the effects of YYA [ylang ylang aroma] on blood pressure (BP) and heart rate (HR) is important in order to demonstrate the effectiveness of YYA. The present results demonstrated that inhalation of YYA significantly decreased the systolic and diastolic blood pressure. Inhalation of YYA also significantly decreased the HRs in 10 leads.... In the present results, YYA caused a reduction of HR and BP, and a relief of the arousal level in healthy men. The present results show a sedative effect of YYA, and this study provides some evidences for the usage of YYA [as a] medicinal agent."Link
6.Associated topics: hypertension,blood-pressure — "Aromatherapy... [consisting of] a blend of oils of lemon (Citrus limonum), lavender (Lavandula angustifolia), and ylang ylang (Cananga odorata)... is effective in lowering systolic blood pressure and sympathetic nerve system activity... of heart rate variability."Link

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