Those who suffer from cystitis know how painful and debilitating it can be. Cystitis can be described as an inflammatory condition that affects the bladder and sometimes the urethra. You probably have cystitis if you face:
The worst part about cystitis is that if not treated properly, it keeps coming back!
Most conventional treatments for cystitis involve antibiotics. While antibiotics help curb the infection, they also destroy the “good bacteria” in the vagina that are so essential for women’s reproductive health. Antibiotics may also give rise to “resistant strains” and cause the infection to recur frequently, leading to a chronic condition. This creates a dreadful cycle of cystitis – antibiotics – cystitis that is extremely traumatic.
If you are prone to frequent attacks of cystitis, you can stop the next one right in its track. Here’s what to do at the first sign of irritation:
COOLING essential oil blend is specially formulated combining essential oils of Bergamot, Lavender, Tea Tree and Niaouli. The components of these essential oils have antibacterial properties. I particularly love this blend because it is so safe, effective and easy to use.
Here’s how you can use it at home:
Note: If your condition is severe and taking antibiotics becomes necessary, you can still use this blend alongside medical treatment. Not only is it safe, it will actually ease the inflammation and help restore the natural flora of your body.
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