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An Upper Respiratory Infection


Author: Angelaa H.
Skill: Colon Hygienist
Date: 08-09-2005
Views: 14,714
Word Count: 223
Questions Received: 0
Testimonial ID: 855-OR
Brand Neutral: No
Scientific Studies: 6

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My children are usually all in good health but when they get sick it always manifests as an URI (Upper resp. infection). Wheezing from the lungs is not uncommon for me to hear when it would get bad. I have had it where I thought they had pneumonia that breathing got so labored and the wheezing sound was alarming.

I used Immupower along the spine with the Raindrop oils and Frankincense all over the chest with RC Blend. All Young Living Essential Oils of course. The wheezing immediately stops! Of course this needs to be repeated all through out the day to get a handle on the infection but with NingXia Red every two hours (1-3oz) and Immupro 2-3 , 3x a day, it is gone within 2 days max! They get instant relief from the oils.

Also when they spike a fever- which they do, I use Peppermint on their feet and tummy and Lavender all over the body. Not even pharmacueticals can give that type of relief! I have worked in a hospital prior to my career change and the usual course for my kids would've been an inhaler (steroid), decongestant, antibotic, and cough suppressant with a sleep aid! Who needs that when you have essential oils! Thank you GOD for these powerful oils!


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Supporting Scientific Studies
1.Associated topics: breathing,respiratory-system,lungs-/-pulmonary — "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,lungs-/-pulmonary,pneumonia,bronchitis — "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,pneumonia,bronchitis — "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,lungs-/-pulmonary,pneumonia,bronchitis — "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
6.Associated topics: pneumonia — "Thujaplicin, a minor component of Aomori Hiba [Hinoki], showed rather strong antifungal activity against seven kinds of plant-pathogenic fungi.... Thujaplicin and hinokitiol (the major component of Aomori Hiba [Hinoki]) also showed clear antibacterial activity against Legionella pneumophila SG 1 and L. pneumophila SG 3 [Legionnaires disease, pneumonia].... This compound showed strong insecticidal activity against Reticulitermes speratus [termites], and it also had clear acaricidal [ticks, mites] activity against Dermatophagoides farinae [house dust mites].... [T]he strong cytotoxic effect of Thujaplicin on murine P388 lymphocytic leukemia cell line [CLL, chronic lymphocytic leukemia] should be emphasized...."Link

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