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Master Of Ceremonies Hit Me With His Microphone


Author: Andrea M.
Skill: Massage Therapist
Date: 11-04-2005
Views: 3,096
Word Count: 114
Questions Received: 0
Testimonial ID: 1060-OR
Brand Neutral: Yes
Scientific Studies: 2

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During an event, the master of ceremonies was bringing the microphone up to my level, and banged it into the space between my eye and eyebrow. That really hurt! It immediately became red and swollen, and was sensitive to the touch, especially the bone just above the eye.

The only oil I had was Lavender, so when I got home a few hours later, I put the oil on the painful, red, swollen area and went to bed. I was not looking forward to having to explain how I got the bruise. As it turns out, the next morning, there was no pain and no evidence of having been hit.


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Supporting Scientific Studies
1.Associated topics: swelling-/-swollen-/-puffy — "[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
2.Associated topics: eyes — "Researchers report that carnosic acid, a component of the herb[s] rosemary [and sage], promotes eye health. The team found that carnosic acid protects retinas from degeneration and toxicity.... Their findings suggest that carnosic acid may have clinical applications for the outer retina, including age-related macular degeneration."Link

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