I Stopped The Bleeding After Slicing My Finger
Author: Angela E.
Skill: Massage Therapist
Word Count: 250
Questions Received: 1
Testimonial ID: 7901-OR
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I was chopping veggies one morning and cut the tip of my index finger pretty deeply. About half-an-inch's worth of skin was missing, it hurt terribly, and the bleeding was profuse.
After keeping it elevated, applying direct pressure with a towel for at least 20 minutes, and experiencing a few waves of dizziness and nausea, the bleeding was not stopping. Then I remembered all the times I've heard that Helichrysum will stop bleeding. I happened to have a small amount left that I won at a party over a year ago.
I put a drop of it as close to the skin and cut as I could get it, and LOW AND BEHOLD, before my very eyes and within 5 seconds, the bleeding stopped completely. It stung like crazy! But I left it alone for a few minutes, then dabbed the blood away that had been sitting on the top. I could see that it was, indeed, no longer bleeding. I was pretty Wowed!
I feel that if i hadn't had that Helichrysum around, I would had been laid up for most of the day- it's hard to do things with a bleeding finger! But i was able to bandage it up not long after that, and get back in the game. Helichrysum definitely came to my rescue :-)
Also, remember that you can TAKE IT INTERNALLY!! It will stop internal bleeding. I think this is an oil more people should be aware of!
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