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Mold expert stumbles upon an amazingly powerful and method of mold removal...in his wife's aromatherapy kit

In 2005, Edward Close, PhD, a mold remediation consultant with 30 years experience in the environmental industry, was asked to do third-party sampling for mold in an apartment complex that had been flooded, evacuated, and later put up for sale. The buyer who was renovating the apartments had paid a company which had used the strongest products available to remediation professional. Yet Dr Close's sampling showed that either the product had not killed the mold or that the mold had already re-established itself.

After much urging by his wife, he diffused Thieves oil in the apartments for a 24-hour period. The research project yielded astonishing results! And two weeks later they were even more astonishing!

In another instance, 10,667 stachybotrys mold spores were identified in a per cubic meter area. After diffusing Thieves essential oil for 48 hours, Dr Close retested. Only thirteen stachybotrys remained. Similarly, 75,000 stachybotrys mold spores were identified in a sample of sheetrock. After 72 hours of diffusing, no stachybotrys mold spores remained.

Disappearing Mold Spores
10,667 to 13 in 48 hours
75,000 to 0 in 72 hours

Most remarkable to mold remediation experts is that three factors about Thieves oil merge to create a perfect storm against mold...

  1. It's powerful.
  2. It's safe. There may be many substances to help resolve mold issues, but often they are very unhealthy. So you exchange one set of less-than-optimal substances with another set and the building remains uninhabitable. In contrast, Thieves oil has an FDA supplement facts panel on the label. People often purchase it to diffuser specifically so that it will be part of the atmoshpere they breath in their healthy home.
  3. It's long-lasting. While mold may be reduced immediately by standard remediation products, it often makes a fast comeback. Yet, in Close's study, the spore count continued to decrease for weeks afterward.

Dr Close documented his first 20 case studies (yielding similar results) in his book Nature's Mold Rx.

While it is exciting to finally see Thieves-specific research on mold, the following studies on the individual ingredients in Thieves have been telling us the same story for years.

Every fall, we get mold growing on the siding of our house, so last October, I cleaned a 4 ft. X 4 ft. area with Thieves® Household Cleaner. I sprayed it on, scrubbed it with a brush, waited five minutes, and sprayed it down with the hose. I showed my husband how clean it was, but he still chose to clean the rest of the side of the house with bleach. This October, I looked at that side of the house. Again, the seasonal mold is all over the siding...except for the 4 ft. X 4 ft. area I cleaned with Thieves last year!
— Deb Bowman in the Nov 23 2005 Young Living E-News

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After some heavy rain, we got mold and mildew in our carpet, causing the room to smell horrible. I put a few drops of Thieves® oil in a spray bottle with water and sprayed the carpets and the air in the effected room. Almost instantly the smell dissipated and never returned.
— Melissa Giaquinto in the Sep 30 2005 Young Living E-News

These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

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