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Restless Leg Syndrome Gone With Peace & Calming


Author: Benny D.
Skill: Soapmaker
Date: 08-30-2005
Views: 11,271
Word Count: 192
Questions Received: 0
Testimonial ID: 921-OR
Brand Neutral: No
Scientific Studies: 8

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I have had Restless Leg Syndrome for years and my neurologist prescribed medications for Parkinson's. They didn't work very well as I had to take them at the exact time every night. If I took them too early or too late before bedtime they actually kept me awake. I also felt very groggy in the morning.

My office manager told me that she had problems sleeping, that she would "twitch" all night but found relief in using the Peace & Calming oil blend that her sister told her about. I wasn't too sure, but was willing to try anything! I had been sleeping in the spare bedroom for months because I was disrupting my husband's sleep.

I was told to put one drop on the bottom of each foot at bedtime. I tried it and found it really works well when I put the drop behind each knee as the twitching seems to come from my calves. I haven't slept this well in years! I am anxious to try more of the other products because I also suffer from cluster migraine headaches.

Thanks for some much sought after relief with no side effects!


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Supporting Scientific Studies
1.Associated topics: sleep — "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
2.Associated topics: muscle-spasm-/-twitch — "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
3.Associated topics: muscle-spasm-/-twitch,sleep — "Lavender essential oil has been used as an anxiolytic [anxiety] drug, a mood stabilizer, a sedative, spasmolytic [muscle spasms], antihypertensive [high blood pressure], antimicrobial, analgesic [pain] agent as well as a wound healing accelerator.... The present study suggests that inhalation of lavender essential oil may be an effective and safe treatment modality in acute management of migraine headaches."Link
4.Associated topics: muscle-spasm-/-twitch — "Anti-inflammatory, spasmolytic [muscle spasms], antimicrobial, antioxidant, carminative [flatulence] and immunomodulatory properties of caraway suggest that it might exert beneficial effects on inflammatory bowel disease (IBD).... CHE and CEO [caraway essential oil] at all doses tested were effective in reducing colon tissue lesions and colitis indices and the efficacy was nearly the same when different doses of plant fractions were administered p.o. or i.p..... These data suggest that caraway fractions are both effective and possess anti-colitic activity irrespective of the dose and route of administration."Link
5.Associated topics: sleep — "[T]he lavender fragrance had a beneficial effect on insomnia and depression in women college students."Link
6.Associated topics: sleep — "Valerian improves the sleep of insomniacs after benzodiazepine (tranquilizer) withdrawal. Valerian subjects reported significantly better subjective sleep quality than placebo ones...."Link
7.Associated topics: sleep — "Women [with insomnia] receiving aromatherapy experienced a significant improvement in sleep quality after intervention."Link
8.Associated topics: sleep — "This double-blind study suggests a significant reduction in snoring reported by bed partners in a group of snoring volunteers using either an essential oil spray or gargle formulation."Link

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