Sjogren’s syndrome is an autoimmune disorder primarily
recognized by the symptoms of dry
eyes and dry mouth. Primary Sjogren’s is an instance of the
disease when there is not associated illness, secondary
Sjogren’s is the common situation when it is associated with
another autoimmune disorder such as lupus, rheumatoid
arthritis or scleroderma. Normally the immune system attacks
the glands that make tears and saliva hence the common
symptoms but often other parts of the body are affected with
other painful symptoms. This can include joints, nerves,
lungs, kidneys, circulatory and digestive systems. Those
over 40 are most likely to have Sjogren’s and for no
reported reason 90 percent are female.
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Oils, blends & products
Oils & Blends:
Deep Blue, DDR prime, Frankincense
Essential oils based
products: Life Long Vitality supplements
LemonC, MelaleucaC, OreganoC
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see also general suggestions for
Consistent use of the Life Long Vitality supplements and
8 drops or 1 capsule of DDR Prime 2 times per day. 2
-3 drops of Frankincense 2 - 4 times daily under the tongue
or internally with a spoonful of honey or in a capsule.
Use other oils for symptoms that may occur. Deep Blue for
painful joints, DigestZen for digestive problems, Lavender
or Geranium for skin problems, etc.
Some suggest a candida cleanse for autoimmune diseases. For candida use the GX Assist/PB Assist protocol
more details). Others suggest this has
not been helpful for their
autoimmune disorders. If used consider that some with autoimmune
disorders are particularly sensitive and should start
this cleanse with 1 GX capsule daily for 2 days, if no
skin or digestive reactions increase to 2 capsules for 2
days and then if no reactions to the prescribed 3 per
Experiences and Testimonials of others
I would like to know if there is a
protocol for Sjogren's Syndrom, this is an
autoimmune disease that is not very common
and there is no cure for.
I was diagnosed last December and have since started
using the Life Long Vitality Pack, Frankincense and various
other essential oils on a daily basis with improvement.
I had red spots on my legs, my tongue felt burnt, body and
joint pain all of which was severe, in 3 months time the red
spots have paled or faded some completely gone, the tongue
is now normal, I am still dealing with muscular and joint
pain but not to the extent I was. I taking Frankincense in
honey 2 to 4 times a day.
People who have heard of Sjogren's assume it is only dry
eyes and mouth but there are many more painful symptoms that
accompany this disease that can only be treated
symptomatically. In my case I have a salivary gland involved
and get vertigo, which will appear any time it desires.
Those of us who have salivary gland involvement are at
higher risk for lymphoma than those who do not. My
practitioners and I are trying to keep me off of any
chemical medications for as long as possible, doTerra and my
back ground in natural medicine seem to be making this
possible. My rheumatologist was thrilled when I showed her
the LLV information, she could not get over all the
anti-inflammatory properties in the formulas and said it was
all that I would need.
Charly - I feel for you! I have MCTD,
another autoimmune disease that includes several other
autoimmune diseases such as lupus, fibromyalgia, Reynauds,
schleroderma, and Sjogrens, among others. I am dealing with
almost all my symptoms with doTERRA essential oils with the
exception of the scleroderma. In my case, the schleroderma
is in my esophagus and down into my stomach and creates some
serious problems. So I have to be on a medication for that.
But otherwise, I am using doTERRA.
Sometimes I feel like it has stolen my life. On the other
hand, I am thrilled with the blessings that I have received
and the understanding and empathy I have been able to
develop. I don't think I would trade that. I think I want to
have a T-shirt made that reads "MCTD-- because one
autoimmune disease just isn't enough!" It makes me laugh
every time I think of it.
You might consider some of the other oils that I take for
my joints and muscle pain. Personally, I think I have
purchased a lot of Deep Blue rub. I also use cinnamon,
frankincense and rosemary. I have no idea why – it just
seems to help. Also invest in the mood oils for when you get
discouraged. Even when I feel lousy, one can't help but feel
better when one smells Citrus Bliss!
Cortney - I have
someone that has been diagnosed with Sjogren’s syndrome and
I am just introducing her to lifelong wellness.
She has been dealing with it for years and is always in
pain. If anyone is familiar with this syndrome and has any
advice on what can help her please let me know.
Pat - Sjogrens Syndrome is an autoimmune
disease that can cause debilitating pain and discomfort. All
instances of this disease are systemic and affect the
complete body. I would bet that a protocol of Lemon,
Melaleuca and Oregano in a capsule (5 drops each) would
start the process of feeling better. After 30 days I would
switch to Frankincense, Lemon and Sandalwood in a capsule (5
drops each) for thirty days. Each time you take a capsule
put those same oils on your feet, back and wrists. If you
happen to get great success with the first protocol do it
for an additional 30 days before making a change. This is a
very uncomfortable disease and I hope you have great
success. We do not diagnose or treat people with disease.
These suggestions are just that.