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Sore Throat

Here is the question:

I’ve got a sore throat but only on one side and the pain goes up
towards my ear just a little. This is over a week now. I’ve been doing
oregano, thieves and frankincense. I’ve also used myrrh once. I’ve
taken the formula in a capsule and I’ve gargled with thieves in water.
It’s not going away. Any suggestions?

And a couple of the responses:

I’d try rosemary down the eustation tube area, behind the ear down
along the jawline. Just rub it all over your head! *grin* Rosemary is my
new favorite, it’s helped when other things didn’t with sinus, breathing,
etc.

Also, I put either 3 drops of hyssop or thieves (or both!) in a french
press of tea. The thieves tastes better but either is very soothing to a
sore throat.

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I’d add a good old fashioned salt water gargle to the
mix, a few times a day. I also see you putting oils on
your neck, and wrapping it in a hot compress, sitting
in the comfiest chair you have, covering with a soft
cozy blanket, putting your feet up, laying your head
back and visualizing ….

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I’ve had some lumps in my throat lately, as well. I had gone to the ER once, and they said I had pharyngitis. (inflammation of the pharynx)…well anyway, I was on Pennicillin, and when the ‘lump’ came back, I did NOT want to use the Penn. again. So, I took what oils I had left of my essential 7 from my dist. kit, Purification and Frankincense. I had a little of each left.

I took a cotton ball and dabbed Purification 2 drops on it, then swiped the ‘vents’ of my Cool-Air Humidifier and carefully stuck the cotton ball in the vent (not getting caught in the fan) and left the humidifier on all night. I did this procedure about 15 min. before going to bed and closed my bedroom door. When I went in to go to bed, my room was filled with Purification and it wasn’t so dry b/c of the humidifier. 2 for 1!

I also took Frankincense (actually mixed it with some olive oil) and added it to a cup of hot tea. I could tell after 1 cup my throat was feeling better, but I was desperate for immediate response. I made another cup of tea and added more Frankincense mixture (about 1-2 teaspoons!) and drank the second cup. I will not kid you, I was feeling better after that second cup! I slowly sipped both and made sure they were both almost piping hot.

I’ve also taken pure thieves and put 1-2 drops on a tablespoon of honey and ate it that way. I did this 3 times a day and the following morning, no lump in my throat!

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