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Thieves Blend For Bursitis Discomfort

Author: Judee P.
Skill: Massage Therapist
Date: 02-14-2011
Views: 10,631
Word Count: 190
Questions Received: 0
Testimonial ID: 5433-OR
Brand Neutral: No
Scientific Studies: 3

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(testimonial from a client and friend)

For 9 months I have had this ongoing, daily hip pain (I'm pretty sure it's bursitis, I've been researching and the symptoms fit exactly), some days the pain is worse than others, other days not as bad. I'm up to 8 drops of the Thieves oil blend a day, divided in two doses, am and pm every day for the past week.

I have had a remarkable reduction in pain, stiffness, and I've felt in MONTHS. I only took ibuprofen once, it's the only thing that works, but it is very hard on my gut.

I put 4 drops in a glass, pour a bit of water on it, slug it down, put more water in the glass, swirl it and down that so I get any residue. At night I either do the same or put 4 drops in warm apple juice. I don't even feel the heat with 4 drops anymore, I think I'm adjusting to it.

These oils just feel so "right" intuitively. My body, mind and spirit has an inner response to them that I can't explain.

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Additional keyword(s) assigned by the editor: artheritis, arthritic, arthritis, bursitus, hips, joint, joints, trochanteric.

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Supporting Scientific Studies
1.Associated topics: joints,arthritis — "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,arthritis — "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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