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Friend Struggled With Neuropathy For Years


Author: Judy W.
Skill: Nurse
Date: 06-18-2010
Views: 35,007
Word Count: 217
Questions Received: 19
Testimonial ID: 4403-OR
Brand Neutral: No
Scientific Studies: 2

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My friend is not diabetic but has been troubled with neuropathy of his feet/toes for over 3 years. He has see different doctors for this problem as it gives him severe sharp shooting pains in his toes and feet. He was prescribed several medications none of which did anything for the pain.

I used a blend of Cypress, Wintergreen and Helichrysum. It gave some relief but he needed to use it every 3-4 hours, which was difficult during the day at work.

As I was reading in my essential oils reference book, I came across information that included Nutmeg as a help for nerve pain.

I gave him some Nutmeg oil and he rubbed it on his feet/toes every night with the OrthoEase. He also started taking the Nutmeg 2-3 drops in a capsule every AM. After 3 days he no longer had any pain in his feet/toes.

He now uses only the one capsule of Nutmeg daily and once a week a foot soak, then applying the Nutmeg with the OrthoEase. He has not had any; not even one episode of the pain since the 3rd day he started this regimen. Such a wonderful relief after years of painful feet.

The Nutmeg, like the other Young Living oils, are high quality and do not cause any side effects.


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Supporting Scientific Studies
1.Associated topics: neuropathy — "The patient was successfully treated with topical peppermint oil [for postherpetic neuralgia, a complication of shingles].... The authors believe this is the first evidence of peppermint oil (or menthol) having a strong analgesic effect on neuropathic pain."Link
2.Associated topics: neuropathy — "Ameliorative effects of Ocimum sanctum [holy basil] in sciatic nerve transection-induced neuropathy...."Link

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