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An Allergic Reaction To Foods With Cinnamon

Author: Julia W.
Date: 11-17-2013
Views: 2,635
Word Count: 219
Questions Received: 1
Testimonial ID: 9137-OR
Brand Neutral: Yes

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For the past 12 years I have done everything in my power to avoid Cinnamon and all products/food that contains it. This was exasperated when it began happening with air-fresheners and candles containing Cinnamon. When I am around it for more than a minute or two, my throat and face begin to swell, leading to a full anaphylactic reaction.

I had begun thinking that I was not allergic anymore when I went to school and they had Cinnamon rolls as dessert. I began feeling an allergic (anaphylactic) reaction coming on. In fact I had a reaction. I was so grateful to have the oils to help me to overcome it. All I had at the time was an oil blend I had made, containing Frankincense, Copaiba, Peppermint, and a few others that I've been successfully using for my shoulder pain. It helped to keep the reaction down until I got home.

Once I was home I stopped and reversed the reaction using a drop of Lavender and a drop of Frankincense under my tongue. I did this several times an hour for the next three hours. It was the shortest time it took me to overcome a reaction and the only time that I did not have an entire day of misery!

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