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Migraine With Tooth Agitation


Author: Laura B.
Skill: Massage Therapist
Date: 04-06-2005
Views: 3,262
Word Count: 120
Questions Received: 0
Testimonial ID: 673-OR
Brand Neutral: No
Scientific Studies: 6

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For those who suffer with the kind of migraines that also involves tooth pain try the Thieves oil blend. I mixed equal parts of Thieves and organic extra virgin olive oil in a small glass container. Everytime my teeth start hurting I know a migraine is soon to follow. Vigerously shake up the mixture and with clean fingers, never using the one you just put in your mouth, rub the oil on your gums. Try to keep your mouth opened and your tounge off the gums so the oil has the best chance to absorb.

This has actually saved me from a full blown migraine many times and also helps with my very sensitive to hot/cold room temperature and sweets teeth.


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Supporting Scientific Studies
1.Associated topics: migraine — "Peppermint and its active ingredient menthol have long been used for the treatment of various pain conditions including headache.... Menthol solution can be an efficacious, safe and tolerable therapeutic option for the abortive treatment of migraine."Link
2.Associated topics: migraine — "Lavender essential oil has been used as an anxiolytic [anxiety] drug, a mood stabilizer, a sedative, spasmolytic [muscle spasms], antihypertensive [high blood pressure], antimicrobial, analgesic [pain] agent as well as a wound healing accelerator.... The present study suggests that inhalation of lavender essential oil may be an effective and safe treatment modality in acute management of migraine headaches."Link
3.Associated topics: migraine — "We report on a patient whose severe post-ECT headaches responded completely to methyl salicylate [wintergreen] ointment, applied to the area of his temporalis and masseter muscles. Topical methyl salicylate is generally well tolerated and may be a viable option for some patients with post-ECT headache."Link
4.Associated topics: migraine — "This controlled study showed for the first time that a 10% peppermint oil in ethanol solution efficiently alleviates tension-type headache. Peppermint oil thus proves to be a well-tolerated and cost-effective alternative to usual therapies."Link
5.Associated topics: sensitive-teeth,tooth-/-teeth,toothache — Study 1: "[Oil pulling] would benefit the general population by giving more confidence in the ancient practices, thus preventing tooth decay and loss." Study 2: "Oil pulling therapy has been equally effective like chlorhexidine on halitosis and organisms, associated with halitosis." Study 3: "The oil pulling therapy showed a reduction in the plaque index, modified gingival scores, and total colony count of aerobic microorganisms in the plaque of adolescents with plaque-induced gingivitis." Study 4: "Oil pulling can be used as an effective preventive adjunct in maintaining and improving oral health." Study 5: "The myth that the effect of oil-pulling therapy on oral health was just a placebo effect has been broken, and there are clear indications of possible saponification and emulsification process, which enhances its mechanical cleaning action."Link
6.Associated topics: sensitive-teeth,tooth-/-teeth,toothache — "Both clove and benzocaine gels had significantly lower mean pain scores than placebos. No significant difference was observed between clove and benzocaine regarding pain scores. Clove gel might possess a potential to replace benzocaine as a topical [anesthetic] agent before needle insertion."Link

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