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No Sleep Because Of Cough & Cold


Author: Lisa L W.
Skill: Raindrop Technique
Date: 12-23-2013
Views: 10,192
Word Count: 643
Questions Received: 0
Testimonial ID: 9207-OR
Brand Neutral: No
Scientific Studies: 8

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My husband Mark has been sick with a very bad cold for several days I have been giving him Thieves oil capsules, the blend that Thieves used during the a Middle Ages so that they could plunder the bodies of dead Bubonic/Black Plague victims for their money and treasures. The Plague killed off a quarter of the population of Europe, and so terrified people that they wouldn't even bury their dead, they left them in the streets to lie till morning, then burned the bodies.

So this virus infection has not developed into strep or bronchitis or pneumonia for my husband, but he still had a terrible hacking cough that had kept him up all night for about four nights in a row. He may have dozed, but that is it, because the cough kept waking him up. Also, his ribs and chest have been hurting because of the hacking cough. I diffused Thieves and RC each night.

Last night, at around ten o'clock we got in a terrible fight because he wouldn't come to bed. I said, "Why not" , and he said, "Because I can't sleep because I keep coughing and waking myself up. And it's been going on for days. I have been sleeping on the couch, or trying too." Well I told him what I thought about that strategy, and it escalated, because neither one of us has slept well for days.

So I prayed, and asked The Lord to help us, and show us what to do? Peppermint and RC oils immediately came to mind, and to rub it directly on his chest, back, and throat, and onto his mustache and beard. And that I should search this website and read other people's testimonies. So I did. Peppermint and RC oils kept coming up, and Raven, and Cypress, which I also had. I immediately knew what to do.

I went in and told him what I was going to do first; and then I prayed, and rubbed the Peppermint oil onto his chest, and had him breath it directly from my cupped hand afterwards. Then I rubbed two more drops onto his back and throat. I remembered reading about layering the oils, and waiting three to four minutes for each oil to penetrate and do it's work. The cough immediately stopped. I mean, it stopped cold, dead in it's tracks. I waited, then added RC. I never made it to the Raven, because his cough has finally stopped after at least four days and nights, and hardly any sleep, and nearly going mad from it and swearing at each other at the end because we both were losing it.

Oh, and after the fight, we made a trip to the grocery store where we got Niquil, cough drops, Cold Eaze, and even a bottle of booze, none of which helped at all. Only the Peppermint oil applied directly worked, and fast! And RC. I gave him Thieves oil throughout this in capsules which stopped bacterial infections (and took it myself and diffused it, so I haven't caught it, nor my parents).

He has been asleep for about 2.5 hours now as I write this. THANK GOD! The change was very dramatic, it stopped it cold, mid-cough. The oils are all unique and amazing , but I have a new respect now for Peppermint. Also good for headaches, and to wake you up, instead of coffee, just take a whiff of this, straight from the bottle. It's also very helpful for helping retain information for tests, with Cedarwood oil, and work.

One thing is for sure, I need to start leaning more about these oils, and use them more, a lot more...and encourage my friend's to try Peppermint. WOW!

Blessings,

Lisa


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Supporting Scientific Studies
1.Associated topics: respiratory-system,lungs-/-pulmonary,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: respiratory-system,lungs-/-pulmonary,colds,cough — "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: 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
6.Associated topics: respiratory-system — "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
7.Associated topics: insomnia-/-sleeplessness — "Lavender, mint [peppermint], orange, rose, chamomile, rosemary, and sage were used.... Depression levels in the touch-music-aroma therapy group... showed a larger decrease than in the... control groups [that did not include aromatherapy].... [FMS] symptoms such as restless sleep, headache, morning fatigue, exhaustion, feeling like crying, and bowel complaints were also significantly reduced."Link
8.Associated topics: congestion-/-mucus-/-phlegm — "The result for the primary end point was validated by the amelioration of the following secondary end points: headache on bending, frontal headache, sensitivity of pressure points of trigeminal nerve, impairment of general condition, nasal obstruction, and rhinological secretion.... In patients with acute nonpurulent rhinosinusitis, timely treatment with cineole [a.k.a. eucalyptol... found in eucalyptus, camphor laurel, laurus nobilis, tea tree, mugwort, basil, wormwood, rosemary, sage, and cannabis] is effective and safe before antibiotics are indicated."Link

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