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Burned My Thumb In The Kitchen


Author: Melody S.
Date: 04-17-2012
Views: 1,047
Word Count: 244
Questions Received: Not available for contact
Testimonial ID: 7106-OR
Brand Neutral: No
Scientific Studies: 3

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I was smart enough to use a pot holder when I took my frying pan of broiled steak out of the oven. But 5 minutes later, I was dumb enough to use my thumb to reposition the hot frying pan handle. As soon as I felt my thumb begin to burn I knew I was in trouble. I reached for my bottle of Young Living Essential Oils Lavender and applied it directly on the burning thumb, using the other fingers of the same hand to rub it thoroughly into my thumb. Making sure to do things that did not cause me to put my hand in water (didn't want to wash off the Lavender oil) I went on about my business.

About an hour later I noticed that the injured thumb never blistered or swelled. In fact, I don't even remember when the burning sensation disappeared. Thank God for therapeutic grade YLEOs.

The oil-testomonials.com site says to share what you know, and learn what you don't. This is the first time I'm sharing what I know. However, for years I've used the site to learn what I don't. I am grateful for the group of people who had the foresight to create the website to begin with, and who diligently maintain it. Use the basic search options and put in the keyword Lavender, to see how others have used it with success. You'll be amazed at the results.


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Supporting Scientific Studies
1.Associated topics: food-/-cooking — "Z. officinale [ginger] has been used to control diabetes and dyslipidemia [high cholesterol].... The marked rise in body weights, glucose, insulin, total cholesterol, LDL cholesterol, triglycerides, free fatty acids and phospholipids in serum of the rats that followed 6 weeks of high-fat diet treatment were significantly reduced by Z. officinale treatment.... The present results provide scientific evidence to substantiate the traditional use of Z. officinale in preventing metabolic disorders."Link
2.Associated topics: burns — "Burn Healing Potential of Nigella sativa seed oil in rats.... Nigella sativa L. (Black cumin) has shown a broad spectrum of pharmacological effects like antipyretic [fever reducing], analgesic [pain reducing], anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial.... The present study suggests the burn wound healing action of seeds may be due to anti-inflammatory, antioxidant and antimicrobial activities of major compounds in the oil."Link
3.Associated topics: burns — "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

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