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Menstrual Cramps Knocked Out With Powerful Oil Duo


Author: Tammy S.
Skill: Raindrop Technique
Date: 07-17-2013
Views: 6,361
Word Count: 208
Questions Received: 0
Testimonial ID: 8733-OR
Brand Neutral: No
Scientific Studies: 8

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My high-school age daughter had experienced very bad menstrual cramps for at least a year prior to our starting to use Young Living essential oils. She would come home from school every month on the first day of her period, take painkillers and curl up in a fetal position in her bed to sleep them off.

Once I learned the oils were good for virtually every condition and had begun ordering new ones to boost my Essential Rewards each month, I decided to try a couple of the hormone oils on her.

At the first twinge of discomfort and even when she would arrive home in much pain, I would sprinkle Progessence Plus on her lower back area and gently work it all in. Then I would have her roll over and sprinkle Dragon Time on her lower abdomen and massage it in. Spasms were greatly reduced instantly and she would take a nap, waking up refreshed and with absolutely no pain! (These oils smell wonderful, as an added benefit!)

After doing this regimen for about four months, we realized she no longer experienced those debilitating cramps and she sails through each cycle pain-free, as it should be.

We thank God every day for Young Living oils!


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Supporting Scientific Studies
1.Associated topics: menstrual-cramps — "The present study indicated that lavender aromatherapy as a potential therapeutic modality could alleviate premenstrual emotional symptoms, which, at least in part, is attributable to the improvement of parasympathetic nervous system activity. This study further implies that HRV could evaluate the efficacy of aromatherapy using various fragrances to relieve premenstrual symptoms, and ultimately, support the mind and body health of women."Link
2.Associated topics: hormones — "Therapy with beta-caryophyllene [present in many essential oils] may present a promising novel, non-toxic therapeutic option for patients with endometriosis."Link
3.Associated topics: hormones — "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
4.Associated topics: abdominal-pain — "[W]e studied the anti-inflammatory and gastroprotective effects of C. citratus [Lemongrass] and E. citriodora [Lemon Eucalyptus] essential oils on formol-induced edema and acetic acid induced abdominal cramps in Wistar rats.... In vivo analysis and histological assay showed that the two essential oils displayed significant dose-dependent edema [swelling] inhibition effect over time. They displayed strong analgesic [pain-relieving] and antipyretic [fever-reducing] properties similar to that induced by 50 mg/kg of acetylsalicylate of lysine.... This work demonstrates the anti-inflammatory property of Cymbopogon citratus [Lemongrass] and Eucalyptus citriodora [Lemon Eucalyptus], suggesting their potential role as adjuvant therapeutic alternatives in dealing with inflammatory-related diseases."Link
5.Associated topics: abdominal-pain,menstrual-cramps — "Peppermint oil is harmless and acts locally to inhibit GI [gastrointestinal] smooth muscle contraction.... Peppermint oil solution administered intraluminally can be used as an antispasmodic agent with superior efficacy and fewer side effects than hyoscine-N-butylbromide...."Link
6.Associated topics: hormones — "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
7.Associated topics: abdominal-pain — "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
8.Associated topics: hormones — "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

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