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Large Splinter Jammed Right Under My Fingernail

Author: Rose M.
Skill: Reiki Practitioner
Date: 09-13-2014
Views: 2,803
Word Count: 133
Questions Received: 0
Testimonial ID: 10161-OR
Brand Neutral: No
Scientific Studies: 2

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As I was reaching into a bin of dog food, my finger slid alongside a wooden support, and a large splinter jammed right under my fingernail. The pain was intense! My finger hurt and was throbbing.

My first thought was my essential oils! I don't know why I didn't go for the PanAway essential oil blend, but instead I thought of Clove essential oil. Clove oil is commonly used for toothaches, so it must provide relief for other things as well.

Not having straight Clove essential oil, I picked up my bottle of Thieves (which contains Clove oil) and placed a drop under my fingernail. I found instant relief of the discomfort and also was able to disinfect the wound at the same time. I love my Young Living oils!

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Supporting Scientific Studies
1.Associated topics: finger-/-toe-nails — "Tea tree oil contributes to the successful treatment of toenail fungus [onychomycosis]."Link
2.Associated topics: finger-/-toe-nails — "Topical therapy, including [tea tree oil].., provide[s] improvement in nail appearance and symptomatology.... The use of a topical preparation [such as tea tree oil] in conjunction with debridement is an appropriate initial treatment strategy."Link

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