Cinnamon Bark (Cinnamon zeylanicum), Cumin (Cuminum cyminum), Frankincense (Boswelia frereana/carterii), Dill (Anethum graveolens), Ravensara (Ravensara aromatica), Thyme Thymol/carvacrol (Thymus vulgaris), Rosemary ct verbenone (Rosmarinus officinalis), Geranium x asperum (Pelargonium graveolens), Eucalyptus radiata, Oregano (Origanum vulgare), Clary Sage (Salvia sclarea), German Chamomile (Matricaria recutita)
Children? Not suitable due to Cinnamon Bark and Oregano (potential skin irritants). Not orally for children under 6. Low risk mucus membrane irritation when diffused. See Safety information below for more information.
Consider Immune Support.
Pregnancy/Lactation? Not suitable. See Safety information below.
Consider Immune Support.
Indications: The oils in this blend are noted to fight infection, notably candida and urinary tract infection. May be helpful in fighting Lyme disease, strep, tuberculosis, E.coli, pertussis (whooping cough) and CL disease in dairy goats.
Application Suggestions (see Essential Oil Usage for more information and a dilution chart)
Topical: Dilute with a carrier oil and apply as desired. Due to the skin irritation risk of Cinnamon Bark, the suggested dilution is 1mL of Absolve with 29mLs carrier, or more simply, 15 drops in a 15mL bottle, then fill the bottle to just below the shoulder with carrier oil.
Inhalation: Directly inhale; Diffuse
Internal: Absolve is suitable for internal use within safe parameters if such use is deemed appropriate. We feel that internal use is rarely *needed* and should only be used with respect for how concentrated the oils are. HEO does not advocate internal use of essential oils without appropriate knowledge and understanding of how to administer, for what purpose, how much, which essential oils, safety concerns and so on. In our experience, essential oils are generally more effective used topically with proper dilution or inhaled. Kurt Schnaubelt Ph.D. notes that "French aromatherapy literature contains many references to using oils orally." He goes on to note that "generally 1 drop is always enough when ingesting essential oils." A potential toxicity hazard could occur when untrained people use essential oils orally and ingest too much. Keep in mind that while medical doctors or health care practitioners may prescribe essential oils for internal use, they are trained and experienced in the safe application of essential oils. It is not a matter of using "French" or "British" methods, it's a matter of experience and appropriate application.
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1. We had a wild, flu-like infection in this area for the last 3 months, and all my folks needed your Absolve. It was the best one for that sickness:) - Cinda (Health Care Practitioner)
2. I was on vacation and had the feeling like I was fighting a UTI. I usually wait as long as I can and do what I can to heal it, but I had that feeling like I might need to see the doc for an antibiotic when I got home. I pushed water, cut out sugar, applied Absolve mixed with coconut oil over my kidneys and bladder and took a capsule with 3 drops of the Absolve for two days. The infection left and I feel back to normal! To God from whose creation the oils are made and for Hopewell Essential Oils who makes the Absolve blend, I say THANK YOU!! - Margaret
3. I have loved using Absolve for both myself and my son, who has asthma. I feel that the oils interact differently from person to person. As I understand the benefits of both Plague Defense and Warrior, Protect has been one of my favorites instead of those. For some reason it gives us a boost that we need to fight whatever is ailing us. It has been working wonders on my sons cough that is triggered by seasonal allergies and the common cold. - Amber
4. Recurring sore throat that comes on suddenly accompanied with extreme exhaustion with tender, swollen lymph nodes in the neck that leaves you with no energy and an overall awful feeling are definitely symptoms that you are struggling with something. Lymph massage is very helpful. Massage the oils on arms and legs toward the heart, stroking 10 times each, and keep moving rather than lying around (even though you feel ill). You can do the massage every two hours. For the best results, ask someone to do this for you. Increase water intake and eat some raw greens to get the detox moving. Absolve has been helpful for some. You would apply it to the upper back right below the neck in an area about a large as a grapefruit. The entire lymph system runs through this area, so it will be picked up and circulated throughout the body to assist with healing. Also, test your pH. There is a wealth of information online about getting the body alkaline. We try to eat something raw at every meal along with a large green salad to keep our pH balanced and avoid acidity (which is where disease thrives). - Lana (Health Care Professional)
5. My doctor recommended Absolve for my Lyme symptoms. Initially I took 2-3 drops in a small amount of water morning and evening, and as symptoms improved, I took this once daily and alternated applying the blend to the bottoms of my feet. It's fantastic. BTW, my doctor tested your oils and recommended them to me over my YL oils. - Irene
Cinnamon Bark Orally: Not for children orally of six years old or under, and use with caution and in greater dilution for children older than six. Do not use orally in cases of hemophilia or severe kidney or liver disease. Oral use cautions: diabetes medication, anticoagulant medication, major surgery, peptic ulcer, hemophilia and other bleeding disorders.
Oregano Oral Caution: Diabetic medication, anticoagulant medication, major surgery, peptic ulcer, hemophilia and other bleeding disorders (Tisserand page 376).
Oregano Oral Lethal Dose for a Child: 21mls (Buckle)
Cinnamon Bark Dermal Caution: Due to aldehyde content, there is a moderate risk that Cinnamon Bark may be sensitizing.
Oregano Dermal Caution: Oregano can cause irritation of skin and mucus membranes if not appropriately diluted. According to Tisserand/Young, maximum dermal use level is 1.1% (Tisserand page 376).
Pregnancy and Breastfeeding: Cinnamon Bark is contraindicated for pregnancy and breastfeeding because when it was fed to pregnant mice for two weeks it significantly reduced the number of nuclei and altered the distribution of embryos according to nucleus number (Tisserand 249).
Drug interaction: May inhibit blood clotting. Tisserand/Young does not feel that Oregano is suitable to use by any route during pregnancy and breastfeeding (p. 376).
From Essential Oil Safety by Tisserand/Young:
"Cinnamon oil (type not known) caused poisoning after the ingestion of approximately 60mL by a 7-year-old boy who drank the oil when dared to by a friend. Symptoms included a burning sensation in the mouth, chest and stomach, dizziness, double vision and nausea. There was also vomiting and later collapse. The doctors involved considered that had vomiting not occurred the dose could have been fatal, but there were no serious consequences."
Avoid contact with the eyes and other sensitive areas. Essential oils are both lipophilic and hydrophobic. Lipophilic means they are attracted to fat— like the membranes of your eyes and skin. They are also hydrophobic, meaning they do not like water. Flushing with water will only send the essential oil back to the eye's membranes. Applying a carrier oil will create another fat for the essential oil to be attracted to other than the membranes of the eyes or skin. Tisserand suggests: "With essential oils, fatty oil has been suggested as an appropriate first aid treatment, though the advantage of saline [eyewash] is that the eyes can be continually flushed, and this is less easy with fatty oil." We’ve not known this to cause permanent injury or long-term discomfort, but if you feel concerned, please call your health care provider.
Schnaubelt, Kurt, Medical Aromatherapy, 1999, page 133.
Tisserand, Robert; Young, Rodney, Essential Oil Safety: A Guide for Health Care Professionals, Elsevier Health Sciences UK 2nd Edition 2014, pages 151-153, 248-249, 375-376, 652-653.