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Bitten By 19 Baby Black Widows All At Once


Author: Mary Ella R.
Date: 05-02-2014
Views: 4,701
Word Count: 425
Questions Received: 0
Testimonial ID: 9662-OR
Brand Neutral: No
Scientific Studies: 8

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On July 16th, I got 19 baby black widow spider bites while weeding and throwing weeds to the animals. (Later I found the black widow with her babies was the same shape and configuration as my bites. These baby spiders were about 1/8" size.)

At first the bites turned yellow and green. They were watery-looking blisters about the size of a half dollar. I got a headache before I washed or applied any treatments to the 19 bites.

I bathed using Young Living Lavender soap and layered on 7 different essential oils that I knew were antiviral and antibacterial. The essential oils I used were Melrose, RC, Idaho Blue Spruce, Raven, Transformation, Stress Away, and Valor. I then put on one oil blend, Peace & Calming, that has properties similar to Benadryl.

Then I started breakfast food and took my Frankincense and Progessence Plus, as customary. I put Purification and M-Grain on the bites after breakfast.

I prayed that God would use this trial for His good. And I trusted Him entirely to heal me with the oils, like Ezekiel 47:12: "...and the fruit thereof shall be for meat, and the leaf thereof for medicine." And Rev 22: "...and the leaves of the tree were for the healing of the nations."

Later at work I used ComforTone and ParaFree to cleanse the toxins out. (At least that is what I hoped to do.) I ate Bulgarian yogurt later in the day with almonds and blackberries too.

The swelling lessened in about an hour. I continued this protocol occasionally for the next 3 days, to combat some internal swelling. (I quit using Peace & Calming on the second day when my body got overrelaxed after using it that day. I usually avoid that oil blend, as it normally makes me sleepy.)

I felt like my head was foggy for about 3 days as toxins left, and I found that I needed lots more water than normal since I got bitten. My head felt clear again, and my water intake was back to normal as of July 20th.

The rashes were also all gone by July 20th. The tiny blisters were drying up from all the bites. The dark circles that were around the large swelling at the bite sites were gone at the end of the second day, and the black specks at the center of the bite sites disappeared on July 19th (on the 3 or 4 bites that had those).

From Tuesday to Saturday, I saw a miraculous improvement. It seems like a much longer timeframe. This was intense!


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Supporting Scientific Studies
1.Associated topics: inflammation — "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
2.Associated topics: inflammation — "[W]e studied the anti-inflammatory and gastroprotective effects of C. citratus [Lemongrass] and E. citriodora [Lemon Eucalyptus] essential oils on formol-induced edema and acetic acid induced abdominal cramps in Wistar rats.... In vivo analysis and histological assay showed that the two essential oils displayed significant dose-dependent edema [swelling] inhibition effect over time. They displayed strong analgesic [pain-relieving] and antipyretic [fever-reducing] properties similar to that induced by 50 mg/kg of acetylsalicylate of lysine.... This work demonstrates the anti-inflammatory property of Cymbopogon citratus [Lemongrass] and Eucalyptus citriodora [Lemon Eucalyptus], suggesting their potential role as adjuvant therapeutic alternatives in dealing with inflammatory-related diseases."Link
3.Associated topics: inflammation — "To assess their anti-inflammatory activities, effects of essential oils on neutrophil activation were examined in vitro.... All essential oils tested at 0.1% concentration suppressed TNF-945;-induced neutrophil adherence, and, in particular, lemongrass, geranium, and spearmint oils clearly lowered the reaction even at 0.0125%. Similar inhibitory activities for the neutrophil adherence were obtained by their major constituent terpenoids: citral, geraniol, citronellol and carvone. Thus, some essential oils used as anti-inflammatory remedies suppress neutrophil activation by TNF-945; at a low concentration (0.0125-0.025%) in vitro."Link
4.Associated topics: inflammation — "Ruxiang (Gummi olibanum), the dried gum resin of Boswellia carterii (BC) [frankincense], has been used in traditional Chinese medicine to alleviate pain and inflammation for thousands of years.... The data show that BC extract has significant anti-arthritic and anti-inflammation effects and suggest that these effects may be mediated via the suppression of pro-inflammatory cytokines."Link
5.Associated topics: inflammation — "We have demonstrated that Boswellia frereana [frankincense] prevents collagen degradation, and inhibits the production of pro-inflammatory mediators and MMPs. Due to its efficacy we propose that B. frereana should be examined further as a potential therapeutic agent for treating inflammatory symptoms associated with arthritis."Link
6.Associated topics: inflammation — "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
7.Associated topics: inflammation — "Phytogenic compounds with antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties are currently discussed as promising complementary agents in prevention and treatment of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). Our study aimed to evaluate possible protective and curative effects of broccoli extract (BE) and of the essential oils of turmeric (Cuo), thyme (To), and rosemary (Ro) in a rat model with a mild dextran sulphate sodium- (DSS-) induced colitis.... We conclude that the phytogenic additives tested have a promising anti-inflammatory potential in vivo and a particular role in the prevention of IBD."Link
8.Associated topics: inflammation — "Demodex blepharitis is a common but overlooked external eye disease. The pathogenesis of Demodex blepharitis in eliciting ocular surface inflammation has been further clarified. The modified eyelash sampling and counting method makes it easier and more accurate to diagnose Demodex infestation. Tea tree oil shows promising potential to treat Demodex blepharitis by reducing Demodex counts with additional antibacterial, antifungal, and anti-inflammatory actions."Link

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