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I Dislocate Joints Daily, Particularly My Ribs

Author: Amy A.
Date: 03-22-2015
Views: 1,096
Word Count: 130
Questions Received: 2
Testimonial ID: 10550-OR
Scientific Studies: 1

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I have Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (EDS). It's a genetic connective tissue disease that affects the collagen in the body. Consequently, every system of the body is affected.

One of my biggest complaints from it is the extreme discomfort. I partially dislocate joints daily, particularly my ribs. It hurts even after I pop them back in.

I am on stuff that my doctor recommended for the discomfort, as well as remedies that I have tried on my own, but it still hurts. So I apply a couple of drops to my ribs of PanAway essential oil blend mixed with almond oil or fractionated coconut oil. (EDS perk: I can reach my spine by myself.)

This lessens the discomfort to merely a 2 to 3 instead of an 8 to 9. I love this stuff!

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Supporting Scientific Study
"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

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