Had To Pop My Knee If I Sat Too Long With It Bent
Author: Susanna S.
Word Count: 215
Questions Received: 0
Testimonial ID: 10740-OR
Scientific Studies: 3
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My knee has bothered me for 20 years, and I am only 47 years old! If I were to sit with it bent for too long, like at a movie or on an airplane, it would begin to ache so much that I would have to extend it and pop it. It would literally make a cracking sound.
My mom applied some PanAway essential oil blend around my kneecap the night before I was to fly on an airplane and again the next morning. I did not pay any attention really because I did not have any hope that it would work.
It was the day after the trip that I realized that I had traveled in complete comfort for hours without ever having to get out of my seat to pop my knee!
Now I take Sulfurzyme daily (only two capsules a day does it for me) because my mom said that it helps with her arthritic hip. I saw the results by the next day. I still like PanAway too but do not want to use it all up if I can take Sulfurzyme as a preventive.
If I miss a day of the Sulfurzyme, my angry knee comes back within two days. Otherwise, I have two happy knees and finally feel confident about getting older.
Additional keyword(s) assigned by the editor: cartilage, chondromalacia, crepitus, degenerative, joint, joints, karate, knee, kneecap, knees, meniscal, meniscus, osteoarthritis, osteoarthrosis, patella, patellar, pfps, plica, prepatellar, taekwon.
|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.||"We have demonstrated that Boswellia frereana [frankincense] prevents collagen degradation, and inhibits the production of pro-inflammatory mediators and MMPs. Due to its efficacy we propose that B. frereana should be examined further as a potential therapeutic agent for treating inflammatory symptoms associated with arthritis."||Link|
|3.||"Ruxiang (Gummi olibanum), the dried gum resin of Boswellia carterii (BC) [frankincense], has been used in traditional Chinese medicine to alleviate pain and inflammation for thousands of years.... The data show that BC extract has significant anti-arthritic and anti-inflammation effects and suggest that these effects may be mediated via the suppression of pro-inflammatory cytokines."||Link|
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