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Sore Muscles After Snow Tubing With My Family

Author: Tammy J.
Date: 01-20-2015
Views: 1,493
Word Count: 171
Questions Received: 0
Testimonial ID: 10432-OR
Scientific Studies: 3

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I went on a recent snow-tubing outing with my family, and I must have overdone it. That night after I got home I noticed that my leg, shoulders, and back muscles started to ache so badly that I could hardly move.

I decided to try my essential oils for sore muscles. So I turned to my bottle of Ortho Ease Massage Oil. I dispensed two pumps of it in my hands and massaged it in, then handing it to my daughter to do the same for my back and shoulders. I then went to bed for the night.

In the morning I fully expected to not be able to move, but to my surprise I found that the Ortho Ease Massage Oil had relaxed my muscles so much that I had absolutely no discomfort. I was able to get out of bed that morning and continue with my normal routine.

After experiencing this essential oil massage blend, I will be ordering an extra bottle for occasional muscle aches and pains.

Additional keyword(s) assigned by the editor: pain, exercise, exercising, muscle, muscles, muscular, soreness, workout, workouts, stiffness.

Supporting Scientific Studies
1."Herbalists treat skin ailments, such as fungal infections (like candidiasis), wounds, eczema, and acne, with lavender oil. It is also used in a healing bath for joint and muscle pain. One study evaluating treatments for children with eczema found [that] it was therapeutic touch from the mother that improved symptoms; in other words, massage with and without essential oils (including lavender) both reduced the dry, scaly skin lesions. Another study found that lavender oil may improve pain control after surgery."Link
2."[T]he effect of essential oils on skeletal and smooth muscle...: The first type of effect on skeletal muscle involved a contracture and inhibition of the twitch response to nerve stimulation shown by a sample of clary sage, dill, fennel, frankincense, and nutmeg; ...lavender reduced the twitch response alone."Link
3."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

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