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Stubbed My Toe To The Point Of Breaking It


Author: Bernadette G.
Date: 01-19-2011
Views: 2,370
Word Count: 139
Questions Received: 0
Testimonial ID: 5235-OR
Brand Neutral: No
Scientific Studies: 1

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In 2003, near Valentine's Day, I was getting ready for a trip and was cleaning a room that I was going to rent out as a little getaway. I was barefoot and was moving too quickly and all of a sudden, I stubbed my toe to the point of breaking it. I had never broken anything but all I knew was that it was extremely painful and brought me to the floor.

I quickly applied Peppermint, Wintergreen and PanAway, several times within the next 8 hours and within 24 hours, all swelling had gone down aong with the pain. I was able to go on my trip to Mexico where I walked to bus stations, wore sandals and even walked on fire at the end of the weekly seminars. Hard to believe, but it's true!


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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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