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How I Climbed Out Of The Abyss Of Anemia

Author: Tearahni C.
Date: 07-22-2014
Views: 55,426
Word Count: 296
Questions Received: 7
Testimonial ID: 9932-OR
Brand Neutral: Yes
Scientific Studies: 4

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Okay, so I have been using Young Living essential oils for two years now, and I never really had "a story". Well, I do now!

For a week and a half I was feeling like a real space cadet... weak and lightheaded, etc. I asked a doctor friend what she thought it might be (I am not one to go "see" doctors), and she said that it sounded like it could be low hemoglobin. I said, "Anemia? Makes sense." (Viewer discretion here: I have a lot of blood loss due to and during my monthly cycle, FYI.)

So I thought about this, and then I checked my essential oils reference book. Come to find out that Lemon essential oil is one of the oils suggested... wow! Light bulb moment! I realized that I had stopped having my morning warm *Lemon oil* water!

So... taking another suggestion from the desk reference, Frankincense essential oil (I figured Frankincense might work faster with its high frequency of 147 MHz), I started right away with my new morning protocol. For the past week (the weekend and today), I have been adding 2 drops of Frankincense to some Traditional Medicinals (burdock with nettle leaf) herbal tea. I am also back to drinking Lemon oil in my daily water and being more mindful of my iron intake lately.

Well, I am happy to report that I am feeling 100 times better! Yes, I will still need to see a doctor about the cause of the anemia, get a CBC (blood test), and get my "issue" corrected. But I am able to fully function again instead of feeling like I am going to fall or pass out every time I move. I will take it!

Kudos to Young Living Essential Oils. I could not be happier. Love them!

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Supporting Scientific Studies
1.Associated topics: menstruation-/-period — "The present study indicated that lavender aromatherapy as a potential therapeutic modality could alleviate premenstrual emotional symptoms, which, at least in part, is attributable to the improvement of parasympathetic nervous system activity. This study further implies that HRV could evaluate the efficacy of aromatherapy using various fragrances to relieve premenstrual symptoms, and ultimately, support the mind and body health of women."Link
2.Associated topics: menstruation-/-period — "Peppermint oil is harmless and acts locally to inhibit GI [gastrointestinal] smooth muscle contraction.... Peppermint oil solution administered intraluminally can be used as an antispasmodic agent with superior efficacy and fewer side effects than hyoscine-N-butylbromide...."Link
3.Associated topics: menstruation-/-period — "[T]he level and duration of menstrual pain and the amount of menstrual bleeding were significantly lower in the aromatherapy group than in the placebo group. These results suggest that aromatherapy is effective in alleviating menstrual pain, its duration, and excessive menstrual bleeding. Aromatherapy can be provided as a nonpharmacological pain relief measure and as a part of nursing care given to girls suffering of dysmenorrhea or excessive menstrual bleeding."Link
4.Associated topics: menstruation-/-period — “The main constituent of the essential oils of Fennel and anise, anethole, has been considered to be the active estrogenic agent... [and has] been reputed to...increase milk secretion, promote menstruation, facilitate birth, alleviate the symptoms of the male climacteric, and increase libido."Link

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