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Marriage Improved After Husband Stopped Snoring


Author: Sara E.
Date: 02-23-2014
Views: 2,981
Word Count: 150
Questions Received: 0
Testimonial ID: 9383-OR
Brand Neutral: Yes
Scientific Studies: 8

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My husband's snoring has been a problem area for us forever. He had resorted to wearing a surgical neck brace (I know sexy, right); when I would nudge him awake he'd put it on.

Last week I applied one drop of Lavender and one drop of Peppermint on a makeup remover pad. I laid it on his pillow, and within minutes his roaring stopped. Later it started up if he rolled away from the scent. I simply picked it up and waved it in the air above him, and his snoring stopped immediately!

I've reused the same pad nightly by putting it in a sealed bag daily and pulling it out at night. This has worked all week. He now asks if I have it and looks for it by his pillow.

Another marriage is saved (23 years of bliss so far). I love my oils!!


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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: 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
3.Associated topics: 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
4.Associated topics: sleep — "[T]he lavender fragrance had a beneficial effect on insomnia and depression in women college students."Link
5.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
6.Associated topics: sleep — "Women [with insomnia] receiving aromatherapy experienced a significant improvement in sleep quality after intervention."Link
7.Associated topics: sleep,snoring — "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
8.Associated topics: sleep — "Valerian may be an alternative treatment for the symptom management of [restless legs syndrome] RLS with positive health outcomes and improved quality of life, [including improved sleep quality and decreased daytime sleepiness]."Link

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