Saved From Having Neck Surgery
Author: Doug L.
Skill: Raindrop Technique
Word Count: 514
Questions Received: 4
Testimonial ID: 662-OR
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My experience with essential oils started like most people, with a physical condition and pain. I began having severe neck pain which progressed down my left shoulder and ultimately to my left elbow. At first I just lived with it, but then I started to experience weakness in my left tricep and that's when I decided to contact a doctor and see what was wrong.
An MRI showed the disk between the C-6 and C-7 vertebrae to be bulging. The swelling in the joint was putting pressure on the nerve which was causing the pain and the weakness in my arm. In fact the tricep muscle was actually beginning to atrophy. My doctor gave me 3 options, first, physical therapy sessions. I did that with little effect. Second, an epidural in my neck, which is an injection of anti-inflammatory drugs directly into the disk designed to reduce the swelling and help the disk move back in place. The third option was surgery where they would fuse the two vertebrae together. I was in my early 30's and very active in sports and skiing and did not want options 2 or 3!
That's when a friend told me about the oils and how they had helped him with a similar problem with his back. Long story short, I tried them and it was nothing short of a miracle! Within minutes my neck and shoulder felt better and by the next morning I had no more pain! ZERO! My neck and arm have been fine since, nearly 10 years now, and I regularly use the oils as simple maintenance and for many other reasons that are too numerous to list here.
Many people have asked me which oils were used on my back and neck, so here is a list of the oils and how they were applied by Julie Herbert whose husband Gordon first introduced me to these amazing medicines -- Start with Valor on the feet. Then layer oils of Basil, Marjoram, Aroma Siez, Wintergreen, PanAway, Cypress, Lemongrass, Geranium and Peppermint on the Vita-flex points on the feet one after another. (There is a foot chart in the book, essential oils reference book, which shows where points related to the spine, shoulders and neck are located on the feet called Vita Flex points.)
Then apply the same oils on the neck and shoulder or pain-effected area using Peppermint last, followed by Ortho Ease. Peppermint is used last because it is the amplifier of the other oils followed by Ortho Ease.
Today for someone with the same condition you would also use Idaho Balsam Fir and then start taking the supplements BLM (for bone, muscle, and ligaments) and Sulfurzyme. BLM and Sulfurzyme were not available when I had my neck problem.
I am a true believer in the power of these oils to heal the body, mind, and spirit. I hope you will experience the same kind of results as you use these wonderful products.
I can't put into words how grateful I am to have discovered essential oils! They are truly God's medicines.
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