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I Prefer Essential Oils For Neck Arthritis Relief

Author: Susan C.
Date: 04-12-2021
Views: 3,371
Word Count: 166
Questions Received: 0
Testimonial ID: 11413-OR
Brand Neutral: Yes
Scientific Studies: 2

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I've been applying a drop of Peppermint oil, neat, at the slightest hint that pain may be surfacing in my neck from arthritis. When I catch the pain early on I can usually prevent the pain from increasing in the neck as well as from growing into a full headache.

Lately, however, I've been getting tired of Peppermint oil and thinking it might not be as effective because I've been using it so long - like for years! So I decided to try Sandalwood oil just because I like the smell. I apply a few drops to my neck for the arthritis pain at the earliest twinge of pain. If I wait for the pain to grow too much no essential oil will work and I have to take a Tylenol pill which I try to limit to a few times a year. I am grateful for the relief this oil provides.

And I also smell like the 70's girl that I am!

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Supporting Scientific Studies
1.Associated topics: arthritis — "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
2.Associated topics: arthritis — "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

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