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Taking Clindamycin Caused C. Diff Colitis


Author: Tony & Sue v.
Skill: Esthetician
Date: 06-09-2014
Views: 6,889
Word Count: 207
Questions Received: 5
Testimonial ID: 9793-OR
Brand Neutral: No

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On Good Friday morning I woke up with the left side of my face red, painful, and severely swollen (my eye was almost closed). I went to the hospital emergency room, was diagnosed with an abscessed tooth, and was prescribed 300 mg x 3 times daily of strong antibiotic clindamycin.

On the second day of taking the antibiotic, I experienced a severe adverse reaction. Later after a colonoscopy, the problem was identified as Clostridium difficile colitis (C. diff colitis).

I quickly consulted with my sister Carla Green, who has been using essential oils in her medical practice for 14 years. She suggested "Gary's Super-Antibiotic in a Cap":

12 drops Thieves essential oil blend
2 drops Frankincense oil
6 drops Oregano oil

It all goes in a clear vegetable capsule and is taken 3 times daily.

Before starting this protocol, I prudently brought the information to my doctor, who said go ahead and try it. (My face was still very swollen and painful up to this point.) Within 2 days the swelling and pain were totally gone -- an amazing result!

I later found out that clindamycin is the worst culprit for causing C. diff colitis (20% - 30% of users contract it), which is difficult to get rid of and can become very serious.


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