Recovered From Influenza In Two Days
Author: Jodi M.
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Testimonial ID: 9221-OR
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I did not go to the doctor at all, but since my mom and several others had recently tested postitive for flu, I can rightly assume that is what I had as well. I had just experienced a miscarriage, so my immunity was low and I was vulnerable. Two days later, I was extremely fatigued with body aches, fever, congestion, coughing, and sneezing.
I immediately began using my Young Living essential oils. I put a couple drops of Peppermint neat (not diluted) on my temples and forehead. I used a few drops diluted in olive oil to rub all over my lower back, abdomen, and chest. Then pulled the blanket to my chest. I felt amazing relief as the blanket caused a warming sensation all over my body. I could breathe much better and it lowered my temp just enough to remain comfortable, yet still fight the infection. I also did the same thing with Frankincense once or twice. I diffused Thieves and Peppermint, swapping back and forth.
I drank as much water as I could (with a drop of added Lemon), I drank herbal tea with a drop of Lemon and/or Peppermint. I also made a "hot toddy" with natural, raw, local honey, a drop of Lemon, and a drop of Peppermint. I actually found myself revised. I ate fruits and vegetables, knowing my body needed extra nutrition to recover.
Within 2 days, I was up, still a little weak and foggy-headed, but up and about my life with no fever. I give God the glory and I am thankful He is allowing my body to continue to heal completely.
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