How Oils Helped Me Overcome Lupus
Author: Anna D.
Word Count: 452
Questions Received: 6
Testimonial ID: 9199-OR
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I was originally diagnosed with SLE in 2009 and by the time I found essential oils I was on several different medications every day to treat the different symptoms. I got my essential oils reference book, did my research and prayed over the protocol. I was tired of fatigue and brain fog and aching all over, especially the hips. Last summer when I saw my doc he said if I didn't make serious changes I was going to end up parenting my kids from a wheelchair. Let's say that statement scared the life INTO me! I knew I had to make serious changes.
I started a regimen where I apply 2 drops of ImmuPower every night to each foot, so that it covers the whole foot. I also use 2 drops of Thieves every morning to each foot, so it covers the whole foot. I used 2 drops of EndoFlex on my adrenal glands every day and one drop to my throat. For 2 months I used 2 Thyromin at night before bedtime and when my blood levels checked out ok, I switched to Myrtle oil on the thyroid and vitaflex point for Thyroid twice a day. I added a drop of Frankincense to my ART moisturizer every morning so no rash on the face and it has helped fade out my sun spots. (Bonus!) That's it. That was my 6 month lupus protocol.
After prayer in April 2013, against the advice of my doctor, I threw out all prescriptions and started oiling and have never felt better. My doctor felt confident enough to say I no longer required the care of a specialist and I didn't need to see him every 3 months. I could call him if I needed him. That was in October 2013 and I am still symptom free. (I still do this even after being "cleared" medically to keep my immune system strong and operating optimally.)
For the brain fog I found applying 2 drops of Peppermint to my wrists is helpful and diffusing it first thing in the morning when I get to work helps set the tone of the day. If I was having a rough day pain wise I would reach for Deep Relief. It is by far one of my favorite oils with too many benefits to list.
In addition to getting off meds I totally changed my diet and I believe that is a key factor too and I started following the Paleo Auto Immune protocol to reduce inflammation in my body. Getting off sugar and refined, processed foods is key for anyone with any type of inflammatory disease!
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