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Cancer Patient Unable To Have Chemo

Author: Monya E.
Date: 07-21-2006
Views: 10,859
Word Count: 285
Questions Received: 2
Testimonial ID: 1607-OR
Brand Neutral: No
Scientific Studies: 8

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A friend has cancer in the lining of his abdomen. He has had surgery to remove part of his intestines. He has not been able to have chemotherapy because of his blood count has been so low each time he was scheduled. He is on oxycontin for his extreme pain. So he was in an extremely weakened condition.

I gave a Raindrop session to him on Fri July 14th. Before the Raindrop he was unable to get out of his recliner by himself. His wife and brother got him up and put him on my massage table.

It took us quite along time just to get him comfortable enough to perform the Raindrop. After the therapy, his daughter helped him up and he walked into the kitchen from the living room unassisted. He was still in pain, but the pain had subsided a lot.

That night his brother went to check on him and he was sitting outside on the porch with his dog drinking a glass of ice water. The next morning his brother called to check on him and he was making his own breakfast. Said he felt pretty good. On Monday he was able to get his first chemo treatment.

He had not gotten sick as of yet from the chemo. I did another Raindrop on him on Wednesday of this week. He said that his pain has gone from being off the scale of being 10 down to a 4. He's been walking a lot, no longer sits all day nor sleeps in the recliner and he is now sleeping back in his bed.

Thanks to God, and Young Living essential oils, we can help others in their time of need.

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Supporting Scientific Studies
1.Associated topics: 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
2.Associated topics: pain — "Peppermint and its active ingredient menthol have long been used for the treatment of various pain conditions including headache.... Menthol solution can be an efficacious, safe and tolerable therapeutic option for the abortive treatment of migraine."Link
3.Associated topics: pain — "[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: cancer — Frankincense and myrrh showed anticancer effects.Link
5.Associated topics: cancer — "Local application of frankincense essential oil may provide a non-surgical treatment alternative, with no or minimal side effect for carcinoma in situ, minimally invasive carcinoma and pre-cancerous conditions such as actinic keratosis."Link
6.Associated topics: cancer — "DHEA [a component of PD 80/20], an androstene hormone [precursor to estrogen, testosterone, progesterone, cortisone, and other hormones], has been shown to possess a wide range of beneficial biological effects mainly attributed to immune system modulation.... thus leading to beneficial effects in diverse human diseases including resistance to infection, neuroprotection, wound healing, diabetes, hepatic injury, cardiovascular disease, and cancer."Link
7.Associated topics: pain — "Lavender essential oil has been used as an anxiolytic [anxiety] drug, a mood stabilizer, a sedative, spasmolytic [muscle spasms], antihypertensive [high blood pressure], antimicrobial, analgesic [pain] agent as well as a wound healing accelerator.... The present study suggests that inhalation of lavender essential oil may be an effective and safe treatment modality in acute management of migraine headaches."Link
8.Associated topics: cancer — "Many plant extracts that protect against the development of oxidative stress manifest clear antilithiasic activity [preventing the formation of or relieving the symptoms of kidney stones].... Evidence obtained to date supports a contributory role of polyphenols [present in essential oils] in the prevention of cardiovascular disease, some cancer types, and osteoporosis.... The results show an improvement of the renal function in some treated groups with an increase of diuresis and creatinine excretion due to polyphenols pretreatment. Our results clearly validate the ability of polyphenols to protect against papillary calcification of kidney tissue, consequently preventing the development of papillary calculi [kidney stones].... The collective findings to date support a protective effect of polyphenols on kidney tissue. Thus, considering that injury of papillary tissue constitutes the first step in the development of COM papillary calculi, the antioxidant action of polyphenols may contribute significantly to their antilithiasic action."Link

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