I'm learning about aromatherapy currently and learning from a book from a Dr. David Stewart at the moment (Healing oils of the Bible), but I'm experiencing several side effects which I want to hear others' opinions. It's hard to tell if they're a good sign or a sign of needing to slow down the treatment. :T
I'm dealing with type 1 diabetes, recovery after Amalgam replacement (now 2 years after a huggins-protocol trained dentist removed the last fillings, there were 13 fillings), and insomnia.
The current treatment is a mix of Cinnamon, Frankincense, Thyme, Orange, Lemongrass, Salvie (sage) and Germanium.
A lot of these ingredients have antihelmetic effects (are antiparasitic), so... I don't really know what to think! >.o
I can reply with the ratio of oils used in the mix if requested- the dosaging right now is under 5 drops of each (35 drops max) in 2ml of almond oil, applied in 1 drop on the soles of the feet each night, approx 9:00 PM.
Currently the more uncomfortable side effects are some mild confusion and thrush, irritability with a small hint of hyperactivity, with a waking up between 3-5 AM. Bloodsugars are rising and falling slightly faster than normal, and as opposed to normally intensely dry skin, I am sweating when bloodsugars reach between 5.5-12.4 (with a target range of 4-6).
Also, right after application of the oil, my legs start to ache some and I get a little fitful in bed until I fall asleep.
Beneficial effects have been: some subsidence of neuropathy symptoms, a quickening of the metabolisim (heat in the body as opposed to earlier experience with hypothyroidisim) when paired with vitamin C and multiminerals, and a higher level of energy.
The sweating effect may be preferable, as it's important for eliminating Amalgam poisoning. Given that the testing is experimental, I don't have anything against lowering the dose or changing the formulation.
Individually, I've reacted strongest (and hardest) to cinnamon oil, and to a lesser extent Frankincense.
Future plans are to experiment withe the oils suggested for diabetes management: Frankincense, Coriander, Dill and Cypress.
Cypress so far gives a mercury detox dizziness, but is gentle.