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My Experiences Controlling Asthma Symptoms


Author: Ernestine K.
Date: 07-27-2005
Views: 7,115
Word Count: 253
Questions Received: 4
Testimonial ID: 799-OR
Brand Neutral: No
Scientific Studies: 5

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I began suffering with allergies and sinus problems in my early twenties and eventually developed asthma.

During an approximate 30 year time period, these health problems got increasingly worse. I took allergy shots which didn't help. Cortisone injections that left me with a small bump on my neck and many excess pounds.

By the time I was introduced to Young Living, I was taking twice a day asthma medication, injections every couple of months when it would get really bad and oral sprays for emergencies when I couldn't get to a doctor fast enough. Doctors told me that I would have to be on asthma medication for the rest of my life!

Well, I am so happy to say that now at 54 years of age, I am on no medication whatsoever! What helped me was doing three sets of cleansing with the Cleansing Trio and experimenting with many different oils. The ones I found most helpful were Frankincense oil and the RC and Raven oil blends. I also diffused these oils in my bedroom every day for a couple of months.

I really watched my diet as I was going through this period. I would like to say here, that I did get worse before I got better. I almost gave up on the oils and supplements but my upline encouraged me to stay with it and thank God I did.

It is very freeing and emotionally uplifting to be off all medications. I hope this is of help to someone suffering with these health problems.


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Supporting Scientific Studies
1.Associated topics: breathing,respiratory-system — "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-system — "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-system — "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-system — "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-system — "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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