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I No Longer Need A Knee Operation

Author: Betty T.
Skill: Yoga Instructor
Date: 08-20-2009
Views: 11,883
Word Count: 208
Questions Received: 4
Testimonial ID: 3724-OR
Brand Neutral: No
Scientific Studies: 3

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Just wanted to let you know that in April of this year I was supposed to have undergone a knee operation and according to my doctor I had a real bad case of arthritis. They were going to cut off a part of the tibia bone in my lower limb and replace it with titanium.

Anyway to make a long story short, I was introduced to Young Living oils and got into it right away and was given Wintergreen and Rosemary for my knee. I applied a few drops of each oil twice a day on my knee joint. To this day I haven't had any pain. More importantly, I did not go for my operation.

Did I mention that I could not sleep at night as the pain in my knee was like a continuous toothache and it was so bad that no matter how hard I tried to find my comfort zone, it just wasn't possible to get a good nights sleep as I was always in continuous pain until I started using the essential oils.

All I can say is that I have since April have been sleeping well, have no pain and most importantly, no operation. Now that is something to be grateful for!

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Additional keyword(s) assigned by the editor: ache, aching, arthritic, hurting, joints, knees, osteoarthritis, osteotomy, replacement, shinbone, tibial.

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Supporting Scientific Studies
1.Associated topics: joints,osteoarthritis — "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
2.Associated topics: joints,osteoarthritis — "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
3.Associated topics: joints — "Herbalists treat skin ailments, such as fungal infections (like candidiasis), wounds, eczema, and acne, with lavender oil. It is also used in a healing bath for joint and muscle pain. One study evaluating treatments for children with eczema found [that] it was therapeutic touch from the mother that improved symptoms; in other words, massage with and without essential oils (including lavender) both reduced the dry, scaly skin lesions. Another study found that lavender oil may improve pain control after surgery."Link

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