lavender fields for essential oils

Foot Flexing Did Not Relieve The Cramp In My Toe

Author: Roxanne M.
Date: 08-12-2015
Views: 1,713
Word Count: 141
Questions Received: 0
Testimonial ID: 10745-OR
Brand Neutral: No
Scientific Studies: 2

Note: Not all essential oil brands are the same, and you get what you pay for. If you expect to achieve results similar to those described in this testimonial, then ensure that you are using oils from pesticide-free plants. Also, the brand should use 100% pure, high-quality essential oils that do not contain any synthetic additives. Do your own research or ask a trusted friend to find a brand that is reputable. Buyer beware.

Yesterday I had a toe cramp that just would not go away!

Typically I flex my foot by pulling my toes back towards my ankle and holding them there. This normally gives me quick relief. However, this time I was flexing for about 30 minutes with no change.

I thought about what the toe needed, and the word "relaxation" came to mind. Relaxation for me is associated with magnesium, Lavender essential oil, and Valor essential oil blend.

So I got up and took 2 magnesium tablets. Then I sprinkled a few drops of Lavender and Valor directly on the affected toe, rubbing it all around and in-between the toes.

In less than five minutes I had total relief. Was it the essential oils or the magnesium? I lean towards the belief that it was the oils because the relief came so quickly.

10745 false 0 people found this helpful. Was this testimonial helpful to you? yes no
Additional keyword(s) assigned by the editor: charley, charleyhorse, charliehorse, nighttime, spasm, spasms.

Tell Your Friends

Take advantage of social media to introduce your friends to high-quality essential oils. They will not need to login to read any testimonial that you share. If they register for our free membership, then they will be able to conduct their own keyword searches. What an easy way to help others!

Available Options

You can use the link below to ask the author a question. Once you register for your own free membership, all of the following options will be available.



Supporting Scientific Studies
1.Associated topics: foot-cramps,muscle-cramps — "Peppermint oil is harmless and acts locally to inhibit GI [gastrointestinal] smooth muscle contraction.... Peppermint oil solution administered intraluminally can be used as an antispasmodic agent with superior efficacy and fewer side effects than hyoscine-N-butylbromide...."Link
2.Associated topics: muscle-cramps — "[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

Disclaimer is not responsible for the accuracy of content written by testimonial authors. The information on our website is provided for educational and entertainment purposes only. It is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, mitigate, or prevent any diseases, illnesses, or imbalances and should not be used in place of medical advice from your health care professional. The statements made in these testimonials have not been clinically proven or evaluated by the FDA. Extra caution should be taken when using essential oils with young children and animals. We assume no responsibility for the use or misuse of this material. Your use of this website indicates your agreement to our Terms of Use, our Privacy Policy, and our Full Disclaimer.