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Ingesting Capsules Of Oil For Seasonal Allergies


Author: Michelle W.
Date: 02-08-2014
Views: 5,728
Word Count: 143
Questions Received: 0
Testimonial ID: 9342-OR
Brand Neutral: Yes
Scientific Studies: 7

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In the spring and fall months, my allergies are horrible. In years past, I would have to use a prescription called Nasonex twice a day to keep them under control. I really didn't like the way I felt using the Nasonex, and it's expensive!

Now I use 6 to 8 drops of a certified organic brand of Lavender oil in a capsule. I fill it up the rest of the way with olive oil. I start this as soon as I notice symptoms in the spring and fall, and it controls my allergies wonderfully!

Most days I will only need to do this in the morning. When my allergies are at their worst, I do it twice a day. It is very rare that I need the second dose! Lavender works like a charm for me!

I don't miss my overpriced, side-effect ridden prescription at all!!


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Additional keyword(s) assigned by the editor: allegra, allergic, antihistimine, antihistimines, claritin, hayfever, pollen, rhinitis, singulair, sinus, sinuses, sinusitis, sinusitus, wheeze, wheezing, zyrtec.

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Supporting Scientific Studies
1.Associated topics: rhinitis — "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: sinusitis — "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: rhinitis,seasonal-allergies — "The lemon-based nasal spray [containing Lemon, Melaleuca Quinquenervia, and Ravintsara] was a good alternative to conventional medicine for the treatment of perennial [pet dander, dust mites] and seasonal allergic and vasomotor rhinopathy."Link
4.Associated topics: rhinitis,seasonal-allergies — "Lavender essential oil displays the stronger antioxidant activity against lipid peroxidation in a linoleic acid model system and good antibacterial activity against four rhinitis-related bacteria including staphylococcus aureus, Micrococcus ascoformans, Proteus vulgaris, and Escherichia coli."Link
5.Associated topics: sinusitis,sinuses — "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
6.Associated topics: seasonal-allergies — "[L]avender oil inhibits immediate-type allergic reactions [anaphylaxis] by inhibition of mast cell degranulation in-vivo and in-vitro."Link
7.Associated topics: seasonal-allergies — "[T]he biological activity of 20 essential oils (EOs) from herbal plants and citrus fruits were investigated in terms of mammalian DNA polymerase (pol) inhibitory activity, cancer cell (human colon carcinoma) growth inhibitory activity, antiallergic activity... in rat basophilic leukemia cells, and antioxidant activity.... Among these EOs, chamomile... showed significant effects on both cancer cell growth and mast cell degranulation. On the basis of these results, chamomile EO can be recommended as a potentially useful, bioactive candidate for therapeutic applications."Link

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