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Horse Digestion And Colic Is Very Serious


Author: Cheryl A.
Date: 06-23-2012
Views: 1,910
Word Count: 218
Questions Received: 0
Testimonial ID: 7473-OR
Brand Neutral: No
Scientific Studies: 5

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I wanted to share my testimonial about how DiGize has helped my 3 horses through gas colic. They love any extra attention I can give to them. One of the things I love to do, and they enjoy is when I put a couple of drops of DiGize or ParaGize in my palms. I rub my hands together, and then pet them on their belly or the tips of their ears. They enjoy the petting, loving and attention.

When my horses have had a "tummy ache" and beginning to get colicky, I drop DiGize in their mouth, about 4 to 8 drops depending on the size of the horse, and the severity of the colic. I also take a drop or two and rub the tips of their ears with it. I was told that there is an acupressure point for colic at the tips of a horses ears.

Within a very short time they begin to pass gas and feel much better. If my horses do not show any signs of relief, then my first call is to my vet immediately. Colic is can be very serious and painful, so I would want someone to call their vet when the need is there.

I love all my Young Living oils, and DiGize is definitely in my horsey first aid kit.


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Supporting Scientific Studies
1.Associated topics: gas-(flatulence) — "A 4 weeks treatment with peppermint oil improves abdominal symptoms in patients with irritable bowel syndrome.... The symptoms evaluated were: abdominal bloating, abdominal pain or discomfort, diarrhea, constipation, feeling of incomplete evacuation, pain at defecation, passage of gas or mucus, and urgency at defecation."Link
2.Associated topics: gas-(flatulence) — "In traditional folk medicine, tarragon [Artemisia dracunculus L. (Asteraceae)] has been used for treatment of pain and gastrointestinal disturbances.... This study reported the peripheral and central antinociceptive activity of the EOAD [essential oil of A. dracunculus] and rationalized the traditional use of the plant in the treatment of different painful conditions."Link
3.Associated topics: gas-(flatulence) — "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
4.Associated topics: gas-(flatulence),colic — "The use of aromatherapy massage using lavender oil was found to be effective in reducing the symptoms of colic."Link
5.Associated topics: gas-(flatulence),colic — "Fennel seed oil has been shown to reduce intestinal spasms and increase motility of the small intestine.... Our study suggests that fennel seed oil emulsion is superior to placebo in decreasing intensity of infantile colic."Link

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