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Anxiety And Psoriasis Resolved With Everyday Oils


Author: Michele M.
Date: 02-11-2013
Views: 8,931
Word Count: 240
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Testimonial ID: 8277-OR
Brand Neutral: No
Scientific Studies: 8

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I had received my Everyday Oils kit from Young Living for the first time last month. The Lavender oil quickly became my go to oil everyday for my anxiety. I had been on Klonopin for about four years beforehand and never thought I would be able to take myself off it because my anxiety was so bad.

I had heard that Lavender was very good for stress, anxiety, and depression amongst all of the other things it can be used for. I began to inhale it everyday, a few times a day and occasionally put it on the bottoms of my feet, neck and wrists. Within one week I took myself off of the Klonopin and have not been on it since.

Within three weeks the big round blotches of psoriasis that had been haunting my legs and elbows for years had simply disappeared! I had noticed that it was going away slowly but did not put two and two together that Lavender is used to aid in the healing of psoriasis.

My skin is still discolored from the steroid cream I used to apply that was sticky and thick, but at least Young Living therapeutic grade essential oil helped me and to think, I didn't even apply it to the psoriasis. I just inhaled the oils and put it elsewhere on my body and it still worked!

I am so grateful and I hope my story can help someone else with similar issues!


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Supporting Scientific Studies
1.Associated topics: stress,anxiety,depression — "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
2.Associated topics: stress,anxiety,depression — "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
3.Associated topics: psoriasis — "Eyelid scrubs or massage with tea tree oil could be an effective treatment regimen in cases of blepharoconjunctivitis [and Demodex mite infestation]."Link
4.Associated topics: anxiety,depression — "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
5.Associated topics: stress,anxiety,depression — "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
6.Associated topics: stress,anxiety,depression — "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
7.Associated topics: stress,anxiety,depression — "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
8.Associated topics: stress,anxiety — "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

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