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Grandpa Had Another Flareup Of Gout In His Ankles

Author: Tamara P.
Date: 04-01-2015
Views: 6,334
Word Count: 150
Questions Received: 1
Testimonial ID: 10572-OR
Brand Neutral: Yes

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My elderly father has gout in his ankles, and when it flares up his ankle joints get feverish and swollen.

Once this would happen, we would have to call his rheumatologist and get him on a 20-day course of steroids ASAP that would of course have side effects. Then it would repeat again after a month of being off the drugs.

This has been a vicious cycle that has not done any good for my father at all.

He was at my home during Thanksgiving for a visit when he had a flareup. So I looked up gout and essential oils and decided to try what my book suggested.

I put Lemon and Frankincense essential oils on his ankle. By morning, the swelling was gone, and there was no more discomfort. My dad has now been applying those two oils once daily and has not had a problem in over five months!

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