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Ligament Damage And Relief

Author: Eileen M.
Skill: Healer
Date: 01-29-2012
Views: 5,128
Word Count: 548
Questions Received: 0
Testimonial ID: 6803-OR
Brand Neutral: No
Scientific Studies: 8

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Essential oils smell good and make me feel good. My first was Peppermint, and it cleared my sinuses, stopped my asthma, and eliminated nausea, so I became a distributor. I did nothing with it for almost two years.

Extreme pain and no insurance prompted me to read the desk reference to investigate the website. Hidden in plain sight was my answer: PanAway, which is one of the oils in the basic kit I had stored in my cabinet. It provided instant relief. Two doctors had told me, and medical websites claimed that surgery, chemical pain killers, and pain management were my only options. Essential oils, however, have been providing relief without those drastic measures.

**Update from September 2013**

"Extreme pain and no insurance prompted me to read the desk reference to investigate the website. Hidden in plain sight was my answer: PanAway, which is one of the oils in the basic kit I had stored in my cabinet. It provided instant relief. Two doctors had told me, and medical websites claimed that surgery, chemical pain killers, and pain management were my only options. Essential oils, however, have been providing relief without those drastic measures."

Why was I in pain? In 1981, I had a skiing accident in which the Ski Patrol carried me down a lengthy Colorado ski trail in a basket. I was in shock and could not walk. The paramedics released me to my boyfriend after giving me some crutches and instructions to see my doctor for the treatment of damaged ligaments. My young adult self had a brand new ACE bandage, new crutches, and could handle the pain, so I ignored their advice.

It took a year to 'heal', but I noticed that conditions like cold or stress caused pain. I thought it was arthritis, and ignored it. After aging, having children, and gaining weight, the pain became a constant. The knee was also weak. One day in 2008, I tried to stand, but my knee made a loud popping sound and I fell. I had no insurance, no doctor, so I bought myself a cane. The pain and weakness got worse, so I found a walker. I thought it was the result of age and weight, but I was only 50.

A year or so later, a friend invited me to a meeting where Young Living Essential Oils were presented. Peppermint relieved my asthma, and eventually replaced my inhaler. Although I resisted spending money, I bought the Everyday Oils Kit to become a distributor. Then old habits die hard - I ignored it.

In 2011, I decided to find out what was wrong with my knee. I went to a Chiropractor and had x-rays taken. My bones were practically perfect; there was NO arthritis. The pain and weakness were from the thirty-year-old skiing accident. Finally, in 2012, I opened my Everyday Oils and looked up the benefits of each bottle. There was what I needed for ligament repair! Twice per day, I applied a drop of PanAway mixed with a few drops of Ortho-Ease. Six months later, a man offered to pray for my knee, and the very last of the pain, weakness, and discomfort left.

Today, I walk without a cane and without pain. I joined a gym and feel years younger. PanAway relieves the pain of overused muscles, too.

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Supporting Scientific Studies
1.Associated topics: inflammation — "Cineole has mucolytic, bronchodilating and anti-inflammatory properties and reduces the exacerbation rate in patients suffering from COPD, as well as ameliorates symptoms in patients suffering from asthma and rhinosinusitis.... The effects of Cineole in the treatment of acute bronchitis were clearly measurable and could be proven after a treatment period of merely 4 days. This study corroborates the fact that Cineole actively and significantly reduces cough frequency after four days."Link
2.Associated topics: inflammation — "[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
3.Associated topics: inflammation — "To assess their anti-inflammatory activities, effects of essential oils on neutrophil activation were examined in vitro.... All essential oils tested at 0.1% concentration suppressed TNF-945;-induced neutrophil adherence, and, in particular, lemongrass, geranium, and spearmint oils clearly lowered the reaction even at 0.0125%. Similar inhibitory activities for the neutrophil adherence were obtained by their major constituent terpenoids: citral, geraniol, citronellol and carvone. Thus, some essential oils used as anti-inflammatory remedies suppress neutrophil activation by TNF-945; at a low concentration (0.0125-0.025%) in vitro."Link
4.Associated topics: inflammation — "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
5.Associated topics: inflammation — "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
6.Associated topics: inflammation — "Anti-inflammatory, spasmolytic [muscle spasms], antimicrobial, antioxidant, carminative [flatulence] and immunomodulatory properties of caraway suggest that it might exert beneficial effects on inflammatory bowel disease (IBD).... CHE and CEO [caraway essential oil] at all doses tested were effective in reducing colon tissue lesions and colitis indices and the efficacy was nearly the same when different doses of plant fractions were administered p.o. or i.p..... These data suggest that caraway fractions are both effective and possess anti-colitic activity irrespective of the dose and route of administration."Link
7.Associated topics: inflammation — "Phytogenic compounds with antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties are currently discussed as promising complementary agents in prevention and treatment of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). Our study aimed to evaluate possible protective and curative effects of broccoli extract (BE) and of the essential oils of turmeric (Cuo), thyme (To), and rosemary (Ro) in a rat model with a mild dextran sulphate sodium- (DSS-) induced colitis.... We conclude that the phytogenic additives tested have a promising anti-inflammatory potential in vivo and a particular role in the prevention of IBD."Link
8.Associated topics: inflammation — "Demodex blepharitis is a common but overlooked external eye disease. The pathogenesis of Demodex blepharitis in eliciting ocular surface inflammation has been further clarified. The modified eyelash sampling and counting method makes it easier and more accurate to diagnose Demodex infestation. Tea tree oil shows promising potential to treat Demodex blepharitis by reducing Demodex counts with additional antibacterial, antifungal, and anti-inflammatory actions."Link

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