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Only Missed Half A Day Of Work From Stomach Bug


Author: Shirl G.
Skill: Raindrop Technique
Date: 01-28-2013
Views: 2,441
Word Count: 242
Questions Received: 0
Testimonial ID: 8227-OR
Brand Neutral: No
Scientific Studies: 3

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The stomach bug had been going around my office for a couple weeks. The daily oils that I use are White Angelica and Progessence Plus and I thought they must be helping me avert this illness. Unfortunately, I got hit with the intestinal discomfort after lunch on Thursday and I ended up leaving work early at 3:30. I didn't even feel comfortable going into the store for fear of an "accident."

I got home and went straight to bed - wondering what oil I could use. I didn't even have the strength to look into my reference book. I grabbed the Peppermint oil because I knew it helped with pain and rubbed it on my troubled abdomen area.

A little later, I got up for water and decided to take the Peppermint oil orally - but didn't have the recommended capsules. I put a couple drops on toast with jam and ate it. The Peppermint instantly cooled my throat and while it was a strange feeling, I knew I needed to get it into my internal system. I applied another treatment to my abdomen later that evening.

The next day I was up at 7AM but still felt weak but the discomfort was gone. I was able to get into work at 11:30 Friday morning. This was incredible! I only missed 4.5 hours of work. My co-workers were amazed to see me back to work because they missed multiple days of work.


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Additional keyword(s) assigned by the editor: diarrhea, tummy, stools, bowels.

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Supporting Scientific Studies
1.Associated topics: diarrhea — "A 4 weeks treatment with peppermint oil improves abdominal symptoms in patients with irritable bowel syndrome.... The symptoms evaluated were: abdominal bloating, abdominal pain or discomfort, diarrhea, constipation, feeling of incomplete evacuation, pain at defecation, passage of gas or mucus, and urgency at defecation."Link
2.Associated topics: diarrhea — "In traditional folk medicine, tarragon [Artemisia dracunculus L. (Asteraceae)] has been used for treatment of pain and gastrointestinal disturbances.... This study reported the peripheral and central antinociceptive activity of the EOAD [essential oil of A. dracunculus] and rationalized the traditional use of the plant in the treatment of different painful conditions."Link
3.Associated topics: vomiting,nausea — "Ginger root reduced the tendency to vomiting and cold sweating significantly better than placebo did.... Remarkably fewer symptoms of nausea and vertigo were reported after ginger root ingestion...."Link

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