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Knee Discomfort Disappeared After Bowel Cleansing


Author: Jason B.
Date: 09-07-2012
Views: 11,256
Word Count: 671
Questions Received: 1
Testimonial ID: 7760-OR
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Scientific Studies: 8

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I am 26 years old. I'm a carpenter and have suffered with bad or achy knees since high school. I have had scans and such done on them and what I have been told is that cartilage is fine but it appears I have stretched ligaments.

Towards the end of last year around November my left knee was so bad I would have to strap it up at work to give me stability, I would struggle walking up stairs and climbing a ladder was near impossible. I had what appeared to be, by my doctor's diagnosis, a tear in a ligament that would protrude out of the lateral side when squatting down. It was suggested that I have an MRI and we go from there.

I wasn't very fond of that idea and I had an appointment with my chiropractor in a few days. I figured I would wait and see what his opinion was. He was also a kinesiologist and reflexologist. When I saw him he promptly did a strength test on my knee and informed me that I had no tears anywhere in my knee, but told me what I had been told earlier that I have stretched ligaments.

He then informed me after feeling around under my ribs that my gallbladder was inflamed and was thus causing the inflammation in my knee. He explained to me that my gallbladder was inflamed due to my digestion being slow. And that the gallbladder has a muscle relationship with the stabilizer muscle of the knee. I was quite surprised and a little skeptical about this to say the least.

He gave me a remedy of Lemon juice and olive oil to purge my gallbladder. My chiropractor is not an oiler but knows a little about them. With my busy schedule and upcoming holidays looming I was not very consistent with my purging remedy to say the least.

My fiance and I went on a cruise with some friends around Vanuatu and on the last day I ate some food already cut up in the markets at Villa. By that evening (Thursday) I was feeling rather blocked and bloated. By Friday night I was in a world of cramps and feeling like I needed to go to the toilet but couldn't. I was lucky if I got an hour of sleep without waking up.

Monday afternoon I was back to see my chiropractor. He felt around my abdomen and told me that I had a parasite lodged in the cecum (where the small intestine meets the large). He told me his remedy for that was 1 drop of Tea Tree oil in a glass of water upon waking for 5 days with 3 days break then another 5 days. He said if I could get Young Living oils that would be best.

The next morning I woke at 4 am went and did what he suggested and within about 15 minutes my bloating disappeared and within an hour my bowels where moving again. By the 2nd day (Wednesday) I realized that the pain in my knee was nearly all but gone. By Friday I was walking up stairs carrying tools without pain. Since this happening I have had the pain come back on occasion and it's always when my digestion and bowels slow up.

Since joining Young Living I have used ComforTone to clean my digestion system out. My day to day remedy is to drink lots of water from my old NingXia bottles. I always put 3-4 drops of Lemon and 1-2 drops of Peppermint oil in my water too. If there is a flu going around or I have eaten something a little suspect I add either 1 drop of Thieves, Cinnamon Bark or Tea Tree.

The information provided here is for educational purposes only and is not intended as diagnosis, treatment, or prescription for any disease. This information is from my own personal experience. The decision to use, or not to use, any of this information is the sole responsibility of the reader.


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Supporting Scientific Studies
1.Associated topics: gastrointestinal,indigestion — "Foeniculum vulgare Mill, commonly called fennel, has been used in traditional medicine for a wide range of ailments related to digestive, endocrine, reproductive, and respiratory systems. Additionally, it is also used as a galactagogue agent for lactating mothers.... Foeniculum vulgare has emerged as a good source of traditional medicine and it provides a noteworthy basis in pharmaceutical biology for the development/formulation of new drugs and future clinical uses."Link
2.Associated topics: gastrointestinal,indigestion — "Gastroprotective effects of Lemon essential oil: In ethanol model, CL (citrus lemon) and LIM (limonene) [component of Lemon] demonstrated 100% of gastroprotection.... In the indomethacin model, CL and LIM offered effective gastroprotection...."Link
3.Associated topics: gastrointestinal — "14 plant essential oils -- anise (Pimpinella anisum), bay leaves (Laurus nobilis), cinnamon bark (Cinnamomum verum), clove (Eugenia caryophyllata), fennel (Foeniculum vulgare), hop (Humulus lupulus), Istanbul oregano (Origanum vulgare subsp. hirtum), Izmir oregano (Origanum onites), mint (Mentha piperita), myrtus (Myrtus communis), orange peel (Citrus sinensis), sage (Salvia officinalis), thyme (Thymbra spicata), and Turkish oregano (Origanum minutiflorum) -- were related to inhibition of 10 bacteria (Listeria innocua, coagulase-negative staphylococci, Staphylococcus aureus, Bacillus subtilis, Yersinia enterocolitica, Salmonella Enteritidis, Salmonella Typhimurium, Proteus mirabilis, Escherichia coli O157:H7, and Klebsiella oxytoca)."Link
4.Associated topics: bowels,indigestion — "Lavender, mint [peppermint], orange, rose, chamomile, rosemary, and sage were used.... Depression levels in the touch-music-aroma therapy group... showed a larger decrease than in the... control groups [that did not include aromatherapy].... [FMS] symptoms such as restless sleep, headache, morning fatigue, exhaustion, feeling like crying, and bowel complaints were also significantly reduced."Link
5.Associated topics: gastrointestinal — "[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
6.Associated topics: gastrointestinal,indigestion — "Peppermint oil is harmless and acts locally to inhibit GI [gastrointestinal] smooth muscle contraction.... Peppermint oil solution administered intraluminally can be used as an antispasmodic agent with superior efficacy and fewer side effects than hyoscine-N-butylbromide...."Link
7.Associated topics: gastrointestinal,bloating,constipation,bowels,indigestion — "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
8.Associated topics: indigestion — "Myrtle oil (MO) exerts hypoglycemic as well as mild hypotriglyceridemic activity in diabetic animals. The reduction in blood glucose level may be due to the reversible inhibition of alpha-glucosidases present in the brush-border of the small intestinal mucosa, higher rate of glycolysis as envisaged by the higher activity of glucokinase, as one of the key enzymes of glycolysis, and enhanced rate of glycogenesis as evidenced by the higher amount of liver glycogen present after MO administration."Link

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