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Pulled Tendon & Broken Blood Vessel

Author: Angela G.
Skill: Massage Therapist
Date: 09-29-2007
Views: 5,037
Word Count: 137
Questions Received: 0
Testimonial ID: 2445-OR
Brand Neutral: No
Scientific Studies: 1

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On family vacation my dad pulled a tendon and broke a blood vessel near his right elbow from golfing. It was swollen and he was unable to move it.

So I applied the PanAway oil blend and Peppermint oil. The pain subsided significantly.

For the next two days he applied it only about once every 10 - 12 hours to keep the pain away. After two days we parted ways and he planned to just use Tylenol or Advil for pain management.

After two days he called me, desperate to know where he could get the PanAway and Peppermint for himself, since he had not been able to sleep without the oils, due to the pain.

Now, Dad swears by my "snake-oils". Applied right on the painful location, they are more powerful than most drugs he has relied on!

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Supporting Scientific Study
swelling-/-swollen-/-puffy - "[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

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