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Old Car Accident Injuries Surface Periodically


Author: Shar N.
Skill: Healer
Date: 09-01-2014
Views: 1,493
Word Count: 233
Questions Received: 0
Testimonial ID: 10109-OR
Brand Neutral: No
Scientific Studies: 8

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As a certified aromatherapist and Young Living essential oils user of more than 13 years, these beautiful essential oils continue to amaze me.

As I continue to improve from injuries from a car accident in 2001, old pains and discomforts surface periodically when I lift too much. Recently my pain increased to the point of being awakened several times per night, sometimes unable to return to sleep due to discomfort.

I had used up all of my favorite essential oils for muscle/nerve discomfort (including the Aroma Siez and PanAway oil blends, Peppermint, Cypress -- among others).

While staying with my daughter, I asked to use an over-the-counter pain reliever. I do not recall resorting to these in over 10 years! While the over-the-counter meds "took the edge off," I was still in considerable discomfort for days.

I was happy when my Young Living order arrived. However, the best surprise after applying Cypress and then Peppermint was that I had relief that I had not experienced in a week! I realized, once again, how powerful our Young Living essential oils are and how they help me avoid chemicals and medication that I do not wish to have on my skin or in my body.

As I continue with my journey as well as chiropractic care, I experience these essential oils helping to bring greater comfort on a daily basis.

Thank you beautiful oils, and thank you Young Living!


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Supporting Scientific Studies
1.Associated topics: pain,muscle-pain — "We examined the evidence regarding the effect of herbal medicine on pain in people with non-specific low-back pain (LBP).... Lavender essential oil applied by acupressure appeared effective in reducing pain and improving flexibility compared to conventional treatment."Link
2.Associated topics: pain — "Peppermint and its active ingredient menthol have long been used for the treatment of various pain conditions including headache.... Menthol solution can be an efficacious, safe and tolerable therapeutic option for the abortive treatment of migraine."Link
3.Associated topics: pain — "[W]e studied the anti-inflammatory and gastroprotective effects of C. citratus [Lemongrass] and E. citriodora [Lemon Eucalyptus] essential oils on formol-induced edema and acetic acid induced abdominal cramps in Wistar rats.... In vivo analysis and histological assay showed that the two essential oils displayed significant dose-dependent edema [swelling] inhibition effect over time. They displayed strong analgesic [pain-relieving] and antipyretic [fever-reducing] properties similar to that induced by 50 mg/kg of acetylsalicylate of lysine.... This work demonstrates the anti-inflammatory property of Cymbopogon citratus [Lemongrass] and Eucalyptus citriodora [Lemon Eucalyptus], suggesting their potential role as adjuvant therapeutic alternatives in dealing with inflammatory-related diseases."Link
4.Associated topics: muscle-spasm — "Peppermint oil is harmless and acts locally to inhibit GI [gastrointestinal] smooth muscle contraction.... Peppermint oil solution administered intraluminally can be used as an antispasmodic agent with superior efficacy and fewer side effects than hyoscine-N-butylbromide...."Link
5.Associated topics: muscle-spasm,pain — "Lavender essential oil has been used as an anxiolytic [anxiety] drug, a mood stabilizer, a sedative, spasmolytic [muscle spasms], antihypertensive [high blood pressure], antimicrobial, analgesic [pain] agent as well as a wound healing accelerator.... The present study suggests that inhalation of lavender essential oil may be an effective and safe treatment modality in acute management of migraine headaches."Link
6.Associated topics: pain — "In traditional folk medicine, tarragon [Artemisia dracunculus L. (Asteraceae)] has been used for treatment of pain and gastrointestinal disturbances.... This study reported the peripheral and central antinociceptive activity of the EOAD [essential oil of A. dracunculus] and rationalized the traditional use of the plant in the treatment of different painful conditions."Link
7.Associated topics: pain — "Ruxiang (Gummi olibanum), the dried gum resin of Boswellia carterii (BC) [frankincense], has been used in traditional Chinese medicine to alleviate pain and inflammation for thousands of years.... The data show that BC extract has significant anti-arthritic and anti-inflammation effects and suggest that these effects may be mediated via the suppression of pro-inflammatory cytokines."Link
8.Associated topics: muscle-spasm — "Anti-inflammatory, spasmolytic [muscle spasms], antimicrobial, antioxidant, carminative [flatulence] and immunomodulatory properties of caraway suggest that it might exert beneficial effects on inflammatory bowel disease (IBD).... CHE and CEO [caraway essential oil] at all doses tested were effective in reducing colon tissue lesions and colitis indices and the efficacy was nearly the same when different doses of plant fractions were administered p.o. or i.p..... These data suggest that caraway fractions are both effective and possess anti-colitic activity irrespective of the dose and route of administration."Link

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