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Sickness Knocks On Our Door But Entry Is Prevented


Author: Martha D.
Date: 11-07-2013
Views: 4,887
Word Count: 194
Questions Received: 0
Testimonial ID: 9103-OR
Brand Neutral: No
Scientific Studies: 6

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I almost always have a bottle of Thieves essential oil blend with me wherever I go. Whenever I start to feel a little sick, or feel a cold coming on, I take a drop or two of Thieves in the palm of my hand and rub it in with the other hand. Then I cup my hands over my nose and breathe in deeply several times. Quite often I begin to feel better almost immediately.

I usually follow up with more oils once I get a chance. I rub Longevity on my feet, and diffuse Thieves at night beside my bed whenever I feel I am coming down with something. It usually goes away quickly.

I also use some Thieves oil, or Thieves hand sanitizer to clean my hands after shopping, or other situations when I feel I may have picked up some germs on my hands. Whenever I am in a compromising situation, such as meeting new people, in a crowd, on an airplane, visiting the sick, etc., I use the Thieves oil to protect myself. It always seems to work. Praise God for these precious oils!


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Supporting Scientific Studies
1.Associated topics: colds — "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: colds — "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: viruses — "The presence of beta-caryophyllene in many essential oils might contribute strongly to their antiviral ability. These results indicate that phenylpropanoids and sesquiterpenes present in essential oils contribute to their antiviral activity against HSV [herpes simplex virus]."Link
4.Associated topics: viruses,colds — "Taken together, we found an essential oil blend [Orange, Clove, Cinnamon Bark, Eucalyptus, and Rosemary] notably attenuates influenza virus PR8 infection in vitro via inhibition of viral protein synthesis at the post-transcription level. The lack of toxicity and potent specific inhibition ability make the essential oil a possible antiviral drug for influenza virus proliferation control and treatment."Link
5.Associated topics: viruses — "Tea tree oil (TTO) (Melaleuca alternifolia) has been used recently as an effective topical application for the treatment of skin infections due to a variety of aetiological microbial agents, including mainly bacterial infections. We detail... the successful treatment with TTO of a paediatric patient with warts on her right middle finger. TTO was applied topically once daily to the lesions for 12 days, with a successful outcome, including complete re-epithelization of the infected areas. The case highlights the potential use of TTO in the treatment of common warts due to human papilloma virus."Link
6.Associated topics: viruses — "Essential oils from anise, hyssop, thyme, ginger, camomile and sandalwood were screened for their inhibitory effect against herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2) [genital herpes]. A clearly dose-dependent virucidal activity against HSV-2 could be demonstrated for all essential oils tested. Chamomile oil exhibited a high selectivity index and seems to be a promising candidate for topical therapeutic application as virucidal agents for treatment of herpes genitalis."Link

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