Fibromyalgia Success With Nutmeg And Peppermint
Author: Becky G.
Word Count: 221
Questions Received: 1
Testimonial ID: 3531-OR
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I have had fibromyalgia for 10 years. When I get really bad flares, the pain is so bad I can hardly move, and it is like having a terrible headache all over my body (plus actually having a terrible headache too, that is part of it).
I purchased Young Living's Nutmeg to help with the muscle spasms, and I have found that it works beautifully for local topical application if there is a spasm that will not release with anything else (including massage). You just put a drop or two neat on the knot or spasm, and rub it in, in most cases, the knot releases within minutes.
I have also used it internally when I am flaring all over, as topical application under those circumstances would be impractical. If the flare is really bad, I use 3 or 4 drops of Nutmeg in a veggie capsule, and I use a similar amount of Peppermint in a separate capsule. I have tried putting them in the same capsule, but for some reason, do not get the relief when I do. So the trick is to have them in separate capsules.
I have tried all kinds of remedies, stretching, moist heat packs, theracane etc., and when these all fail on the bad days, the Nutmeg and Peppermint can work wonders.
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