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Hit By The Metal Blade Of A Ceiling Fan


Author: Ana B.
Skill: Reiki Practitioner
Date: 04-08-2012
Views: 1,380
Word Count: 330
Questions Received: 0
Testimonial ID: 7047-OR
Brand Neutral: Yes
Scientific Studies: 8

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We have a metal blade fan in our kitchen and it is quite vicious when comes to blowing a breeze. I was in the kitchen preparing lunch because we were having friends over and I stood up on a chair to reach a higher cupboard and forgot the fan was on and a bit close to my destination.

Anyway, next thing I know it is an excruciating pain in my wrist, lost of control to move it and I thought: Great! I have a broken wrist and my lunch is not ready yet!

I yelled to one of my kids to get me blessed Peppermint and pour on my wrist. One of my guests told me I was going to be in agony pain for a while and quite bruised, plus the blade cut through leaving a deep 3cm wide gash. Nonsense, I replied, these oils operate miracles when you are open to receive them.

I kept putting 3 to 4 drops every 10 minutes for the first hour and then quite often throughout the day until I went to bed. I used a bit of Helichrysum as well.

I finished to prepare our lunch without too much ado. The location was painful at the touch or if I had to twist my wrist but nothing unbearable.

At the end of the day I had a scab where the cut was and that was all it was. NO BRUISE, NO SWOLLEN, JUST A THIN SCAB.

It took around 5 to 6 days for no pain at all when pressing the location but it was a very mild pain and I wasn't abstained of doing anything because of it. Peppermint, Lavender and Melaleuca are always at hand in our house and it should be in all the homes of our lovely Universe!

Enjoy the oils, experiment with them. They are a gift from Nature, presented to us from gifted people as Gary Young and the whole wonderful crew and family helping him in his journey.


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Supporting Scientific Studies
1.Associated topics: wound-/-gash-/-injury — "The methods of aromatherapy were applied sitz bath or soap application using essential oils with Lavender, Myrrh, Neroli, Rose, Grapefruit, Mandarin, Orange, and Roman Chamomile.... [T]hese findings indicate that postpartum aromatherapy for perineal care could be effective in healing the perineum."Link
2.Associated topics: swelling-/-swollen-/-puffy — "[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: wound-/-gash-/-injury — "DHEA [a component of PD 80/20], an androstene hormone [precursor to estrogen, testosterone, progesterone, cortisone, and other hormones], has been shown to possess a wide range of beneficial biological effects mainly attributed to immune system modulation.... thus leading to beneficial effects in diverse human diseases including resistance to infection, neuroprotection, wound healing, diabetes, hepatic injury, cardiovascular disease, and cancer."Link
4.Associated topics: wound-/-gash-/-injury — "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
5.Associated topics: wound-/-gash-/-injury — "[A] literature review of evidence on the influence of essential oils on wound healing and their potential application in clinical practice... focus[ing] mainly on tea tree, lavender, chamomile, thyme, and ocimum [basil] oils."Link
6.Associated topics: wound-/-gash-/-injury — "Melaleuca Alternifolia [tea tree] Hydrogel... was compared with tap water as a coolant following application onto a fresh, deep, partial-thickness hot water burn.... Effective cooling of the burn wound and an increased rate of wound healing was achieved by both repeated tap water compresses and by immediate or delayed application of Melaleuca Hydrogel. Cooling is an effective means to reduce tissue damage and increase wound healing."Link
7.Associated topics: wound-/-gash-/-injury — "[One] method employed for wound healing is the application of lavender oil. Due to its antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory, and analgesic properties, it is thought to prevent wound infections and to play a role in reducing pain by lowering inflammation.... Lavender oil is known to have antibacterial, antifungal, sedative, and/or antidepressant effects.... In addition to its antimicrobial effects, the anti-inflammatory analgesic properties of lavender oil have also been emphasized... The use of L. Angustifolia [lavender] is particularly recommended in chronically infected wounds due to its immune-stimulating and antimicrobial effects. There are also reports that lavender oil reduces scar tissue."Link
8.Associated topics: wound-/-gash-/-injury — "Topical 5% tea tree oil is an effective treatment for mild to moderate acne vulgaris.... Tea tree oil has broad-spectrum antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory activity in vitro. These properties have formed the basis of its use in the treatment of a range of superficial dermatoses such as cuts, insect bites, boils, and dermatophytosis [ringworm]."Link

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