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Carrying Books Flared Up Tendonitis In Both Elbows


Author: Jean O.
Date: 04-25-2006
Views: 8,855
Word Count: 383
Questions Received: 5
Testimonial ID: 1363-OR
Brand Neutral: Yes
Scientific Studies: 8

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I was one of the fortunate attendees in NYC this month to get some Palo Santo and have three testimonials to share. The first occurred on the day we left NYC. Carrying all the bags, books, NR, etc. really made my tendonitis (inflammation) flare up in both elbows. Before I left the hotel, I rubbed a couple drops on each elbow and noticed within a minute that the pain was 90% gone! I was able to carry all my bags, etc. without difficulty to meet the bus!

A couple days later I rolled over in bed to settle down for the night and some pain SHOT through my SI (sacro-iliac) joint where I occasionally have problems. Immediately I was flat in bed and unable to move. I asked my partner to get the Palo Santo and rub it on the SI joint area and within 15 seconds this pain was gone! I know I shouldn't be surprised when these oils work so quickly and effectively, but I still get tickled when they do! I jumped out of bed rejoicing in this wonderful oil!

This morning's testimonial brought tears to my partner's eyes. Her horse foundered four years ago (founder is an inflammatory condition in the feet which causes swelling followed by the ligaments pulling away from the bone which starts to go through the sole of the foot) and it has been an adventure treating her with wholistic medicine: the special ferrier, the chiropracters, the wholistic vet, the accupuncture, special herbs and YLEO, etc. She has not been ridable in all this time, but this past month we really noticed she was slowing down again, some days just limping in the paddock and often lying down. So a few days ago I suggested we use Palo Santo for the pain. Now, after just three days of applying five drops (once a day!) to her sore foot she WALKED RIGHT OUT OF THE BARN THIS MORNING!! Needless to say, this oil is like gold!

Palo Santo is one of the new oils Gary Young has discovered in Ecuador (rainforest maybe?) these past nine months. It will be highlighted at convention and available for purchase then.)


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Supporting Scientific Studies
1.Associated topics: inflammation — "Cineole has mucolytic, bronchodilating and anti-inflammatory properties and reduces the exacerbation rate in patients suffering from COPD, as well as ameliorates symptoms in patients suffering from asthma and rhinosinusitis.... The effects of Cineole in the treatment of acute bronchitis were clearly measurable and could be proven after a treatment period of merely 4 days. This study corroborates the fact that Cineole actively and significantly reduces cough frequency after four days."Link
2.Associated topics: sciatica,back-pain — "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
3.Associated topics: inflammation — "[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
4.Associated topics: inflammation — "To assess their anti-inflammatory activities, effects of essential oils on neutrophil activation were examined in vitro.... All essential oils tested at 0.1% concentration suppressed TNF-945;-induced neutrophil adherence, and, in particular, lemongrass, geranium, and spearmint oils clearly lowered the reaction even at 0.0125%. Similar inhibitory activities for the neutrophil adherence were obtained by their major constituent terpenoids: citral, geraniol, citronellol and carvone. Thus, some essential oils used as anti-inflammatory remedies suppress neutrophil activation by TNF-945; at a low concentration (0.0125-0.025%) in vitro."Link
5.Associated topics: inflammation — "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
6.Associated topics: inflammation — "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
7.Associated topics: inflammation — "Anti-inflammatory, spasmolytic [muscle spasms], antimicrobial, antioxidant, carminative [flatulence] and immunomodulatory properties of caraway suggest that it might exert beneficial effects on inflammatory bowel disease (IBD).... CHE and CEO [caraway essential oil] at all doses tested were effective in reducing colon tissue lesions and colitis indices and the efficacy was nearly the same when different doses of plant fractions were administered p.o. or i.p..... These data suggest that caraway fractions are both effective and possess anti-colitic activity irrespective of the dose and route of administration."Link
8.Associated topics: inflammation — "Phytogenic compounds with antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties are currently discussed as promising complementary agents in prevention and treatment of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). Our study aimed to evaluate possible protective and curative effects of broccoli extract (BE) and of the essential oils of turmeric (Cuo), thyme (To), and rosemary (Ro) in a rat model with a mild dextran sulphate sodium- (DSS-) induced colitis.... We conclude that the phytogenic additives tested have a promising anti-inflammatory potential in vivo and a particular role in the prevention of IBD."Link

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