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A Bad Fall While On Vacation

Author: Jean D.
Skill: Aromatherapist
Date: 10-19-2011
Views: 2,146
Word Count: 383
Questions Received: 0
Testimonial ID: 6422-OR

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Long story short, I fell while on vacation. Fortunately I travel with my oils. I injured my hip & immediately had severe pain in it. I also hit my forearm and hit the side of my head on a rock.

I had left my oils in the hotel that day. I've heard Gary say, "If you don't have what you need, use what you have”. All I had in my purse was a homemade bug spray. I applied that to the injury on my forearm which I'd scraped pretty badly. That evening I soaked in an Epsom Salt bath, and then layered on the following oils: Deep Relief Roll-on, Copaiba, Oregano, Lemongrass, Marjoram, Aroma Siez, Relieve It, Valor, PanAway, Idaho Balsam Fir, Lavender, and Peppermint.

That night I woke up in so much pain, I truly though I'd broken my hip. I applied the same oils again & was able to fall back asleep.

The next morning it was still very sore, but I applied the oils again. Each time I applied them I started with Deep Relief and ended with Peppermint to drive all the oils in. The pain became less and less and in just a couple of days it was almost gone.

I never applied any oils to the side of my head, because it was the least of my worries. The bump & pain lasted about 2 weeks. The place on my arm where I'd applied the bug spray, healed VERY quickly. What I didn't realize is that the bone was bruised as well as the other side of my arm. Once I started applying PanAway to that bruise it disappeared within a couple of days.

My latest theory is to hit a problem hard, with any oils you MIGHT think will help. If you apply one that really doesn't help, there will be no harmful side effects. In this case I used anything I thought would help for pain or inflammation. It was really quite miraculous how quickly I got over the hip pain, because I thought I was going to have to tell my friend we needed to cut our vacation short... the pain was that severe.

Praise God for the oils He created for our benefit, and thanks to Gary for getting them to us.

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