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Sciatica Down The Back Of My Right Leg


Author: Kim F.
Date: 02-27-2006
Views: 11,627
Word Count: 78
Questions Received: 0
Testimonial ID: 1233-OR
Brand Neutral: No
Scientific Studies: 4

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I have had severe pain shooting down the back of my right leg due to pressure on my sciatic nerve. It was excruciating and debilitating for me.

I looked up sciatica on the Vita Flex chart. I put two drops of the Valor oil blend on both heels, applied some pressure and quickly felt relief.

It came back later that night. I applied Valor oil to my heels and, again, had quick relief.

I really love the Valor oil blend!


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Supporting Scientific Studies
1.Associated topics: sciatica — "We examined the evidence regarding the effect of herbal medicine on pain in people with non-specific low-back pain (LBP).... Lavender essential oil applied by acupressure appeared effective in reducing pain and improving flexibility compared to conventional treatment."Link
2.Associated topics: nerve-pain — "The patient was successfully treated with topical peppermint oil [for postherpetic neuralgia, a complication of shingles].... The authors believe this is the first evidence of peppermint oil (or menthol) having a strong analgesic effect on neuropathic pain."Link
3.Associated topics: nerve-pain,sciatica — "Ameliorative effects of Ocimum sanctum [holy basil] in sciatic nerve transection-induced neuropathy...."Link
4.Associated topics: nerve-pain — "Topical high-concentration L-menthol is the only established human experimental pain model to study mechanisms underlying cold hyperalgesia. We aimed at investigating the combinatorial effect of cold stimuli and topical L-menthol on cold pain and secondary mechanical hyperalgesia. Cold detection threshold and cold pain threshold (CPT) increased after L-menthol and remained high after the cold rekindling cycles.... Skin blood flow increased after L-menthol and stayed stable after cold cycles. Repeated application of cold on skin treated by L-menthol facilitated and prolonged L-menthol-induced cold pain and hyperalgesia."Link

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