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Gum And Mouth Discomfort While On Vacation

Author: Beth B.
Date: 04-30-2012
Views: 2,427
Word Count: 184
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Testimonial ID: 7189-OR
Brand Neutral: No
Scientific Studies: 2

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I was out of town and started experiencing a raw feeling in my lower gums inside my mouth. I started using Thieves Mouthwash and did not notice any improvement. I knew that Myrrh essential oil would help, but I did not have it with me. I canceled my 6-month dental cleaning because it was too intense to even think about any poking going on inside my mouth.

As soon as I got home on a Wednesday afternoon, I put 2 drops of Tea tree oil and 2 drops of Myrrh oil on my palm. I swirled these oils 3 times with the intention of healing and then directly rubbed the oils into the area inside my mouth. I did this once that afternoon and twice the next day. By Friday it was 85% better.

By the weekend all the discomfort was gone. This discomfort was also in the lower jaw. I feel as if it was serious, and I am once again amazed and full of gratitude by the healing power of the Young Living essential oils.

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Supporting Scientific Studies
1.Associated topics: periodontal-disease,gums,gingivitis,gum-disease — 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
2.Associated topics: periodontal-disease,gums,gingivitis — "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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