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Broken Toenail Repaired Itself After Injury


Author: Elisabeth G.
Date: 08-05-2012
Views: 19,383
Word Count: 205
Questions Received: 2
Testimonial ID: 7666-OR
Brand Neutral: No
Scientific Studies: 2

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While assembling some new furniture, my daughter's boyfriend dropped the kitchen table, almost 100 pounds, on his foot. His big toenail split four ways! By the time she saw him; a couple of hours after the injury, the toe had turned black from bruising, and was bleeding constantly. He was also in severe pain all day, convinced he'd broken it. He grudgingly let her wrap the toe with some Lavender oil.

By the next morning, all of the bruising was gone. While the nail was still bleeding, he only felt pain when applying weight to the foot. She alternated applications of PanAway, Wintergreen, and Lavender to the toe throughout the day, applying the Lavender directly to the wound.

The next day, the bleeding finally stopped, and he continued applying Lavender. By the end of the first week, he felt no pain at all, and continued occasionally applying Lavender to the nail. Although no longer in pain, he was still convinced that he'd lose the nail.

But by the end of the second week, white seams appeared in the cracks in the nail. The nail had grown itself back together! We didn't even think this was possible!


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Supporting Scientific Studies
1.Associated topics: bleed-/-hemorrhage — "[T]he level and duration of menstrual pain and the amount of menstrual bleeding were significantly lower in the aromatherapy group than in the placebo group. These results suggest that aromatherapy is effective in alleviating menstrual pain, its duration, and excessive menstrual bleeding. Aromatherapy can be provided as a nonpharmacological pain relief measure and as a part of nursing care given to girls suffering of dysmenorrhea or excessive menstrual bleeding."Link
2.Associated topics: bleed-/-hemorrhage — "[A] pulverized mixture of four herbs including Agrimonia Eupatoria (A), Nelumbo Nucifera Gaertn (N), Boswellia Carteri (B) [Frankincense], and Pollen Typhae Angustifoliae (P)... was first described in Chinese canonical medicine about 2000 years ago for treatment of various trauma disorders, such as hemostasis [bleeding], anti-inflammatory, analgesia [pain], and wound healing, etc.... [W]e showed that local ANBP treatment not only significantly enhanced wound healing by relieving inflammation, increasing formation of granulation tissue, and accelerating re-epithelialization, but [it] also reduced scar formation by decreasing collagen production [and] protuberant height and volume of scars and [by] increasing collagen maturity.... [Results show that ANBP] promot[es] wound healing and alleviat[es] scar formation, which may be an effective therapy for human wounds at the earliest stage."Link

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