Wednesday, August 15, 2012

Essential Oils For Infections

There are four main kinds of germs:
  •  Bacteria – one-celled germs that multiply quickly and may release chemicals which can make you sick
  •  Viruses – capsules that contain genetic material, and use your own cells to multiply
  •  Fungi – primitive vegetables, like mushrooms or mildew
  •  Protozoa – one-celled animals that use other living things for food and a place to live
Antibiotics kill not only the bad bacteria, but also the good bacteria (stomach flora) in your gut.  That “good bacteria” is crucial for your immune system to function properly.
Cells in our bodies are surrounded by an oily membrane.
Bacteria are found on the outside of these cell walls and Viruses are on the inside of the cells.
Regular antibiotics cannot penetrate the cell wall and so they only work on bacterial infections NOT on viruses (and many times cause side effects).
Essential Oils CAN penetrate the cell wall and are therefore effective against bacteria AND viruses.
The following DoTerra Essential Oils have been proven to be most effective in killing microorganisms -without side effects and your body will never become immune to them!

DoTerra Essential Oil Infection Treatment:
Preventative Care
(especially good during cold/flu season or on the onset of symptoms)
Take 2-4 drops each of On Guard Oil BlendThyme Oil and Peppermint Oil in a capsule every other day.
Drink 2-3 drops of Lemon Oil or Wild Orange Oil in 8 oz of water, 1-2 times a day.
Rub 2-4 drops of On Guard Oil Blend on bottoms of feet, nightly
Treatment During Infection
(There can be specific treatments dependent on the seriousness & nature of the infection, however the following treatment has been shown to be effective for most common & uncommon infections)
Take 3-4 drops each of On Guard Oil BlendOregano Oil,  and Peppermint Oil in a capsule daily.
–(Take Oregano no longer than 10 days – then follow with 5 days of a probiotic, if still wanting to take treatment substitute Oregano with Cassia Oil while taking probiotic)
Rub AromaTouch Oil Blend  and Oregano Oil on bottoms of feet 2-3 times a day.
(Put a little coconut or olive oil on feet first to avoid any burning sensations from the Oregano Oil)
Rub 2-4 drops of On Guard Oil Blend and  Lavender Oil on bottoms of feet, nightly
Drink Drink 2-3 drops of Lemon Oil or Wild Orange Oil in 8 oz of water, 1-2 times a day.
For Fever:
Rub one drop of Peppermint Oil on temples, forehead & back of neck
For Congestion:
Rub 3-4 drops of Breathe Oil Blend on chest & nose (can add additional Peppermint oil as well)
For Upset Stomach:
Rub 3-4 drops of DigestZen Oil Blend over abdomen or add to capsule.
Additional Help:
Take Life Long Vitality Vitamins daily
Diffuse Cassia Oil in the air
Have the following “Spine Therapy” done once a week:
First apply coconut oil (olive oil can be substituted) along the length of the spine.
Then, Drop any 2 or all of the following doTerra essential oils down the spine:
Starting with Oregano, then Thyme, On Guard, Clove, Frankincense, Rosemary, Cinnamon, Aroma Touch… and end with Peppermint
Hot compress for 15 mins after you massage into back along the spine area.
A special thanks to Allyson at Doterra Life for sharing this wonderful essential oil information!

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