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Roughhousing Led To Bloody Head Gash


Author: Jessica D.
Skill: Colon Hygienist
Date: 12-16-2012
Views: 858
Word Count: 236
Questions Received: Not available for contact
Testimonial ID: 8073-OR
Brand Neutral: No
Scientific Studies: 8

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One day two teenage boys were playing and one fell or was pushed. Then I heard, "Come quick mom, it's bad!" Running I come to see blood dripping down the youngest boy's forehead, back of neck and around the ears. It was bleeding profusely. I grabbed a towel and applied pressure to the back of his head where the gash was, to slow the bleeding down some.

We then grabbed Geranium essential oil (never used it this way before) and applied liberally around the gash (not getting it in the wound) and generously applied Young Living Animal Scents ointment all over the open area (how does one apply a bandaid to that area?). The bleeder stopped within 5 minutes!

The one that was injured was pretty upset so we also applied the Peace & Calming essential oil blend on him as well as the PanAway oil blend too as he had a major headache. Hitting your head hard on a wooden chair might do that!

With what we did, he was fine! The gash did reopen one time, several hours later (more bleeding but so much less) and I did the same protocol and it stopped. It hasn't reopened in over 18 hours.

If you don't have Geranium essential oil and you want to have something on hand to slow down or stop bleeding from a major cut, I strongly recommend this amazing oil or Cypress oil!


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Supporting Scientific Studies
1.Associated topics: wound — "The methods of aromatherapy were applied sitz bath or soap application using essential oils with Lavender, Myrrh, Neroli, Rose, Grapefruit, Mandarin, Orange, and Roman Chamomile.... [T]hese findings indicate that postpartum aromatherapy for perineal care could be effective in healing the perineum."Link
2.Associated topics: headache — "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
3.Associated topics: headache — "Peppermint and its active ingredient menthol have long been used for the treatment of various pain conditions including headache.... Menthol solution can be an efficacious, safe and tolerable therapeutic option for the abortive treatment of migraine."Link
4.Associated topics: wound — "DHEA [a component of PD 80/20], an androstene hormone [precursor to estrogen, testosterone, progesterone, cortisone, and other hormones], has been shown to possess a wide range of beneficial biological effects mainly attributed to immune system modulation.... thus leading to beneficial effects in diverse human diseases including resistance to infection, neuroprotection, wound healing, diabetes, hepatic injury, cardiovascular disease, and cancer."Link
5.Associated topics: wound,headache — "Lavender essential oil has been used as an anxiolytic [anxiety] drug, a mood stabilizer, a sedative, spasmolytic [muscle spasms], antihypertensive [high blood pressure], antimicrobial, analgesic [pain] agent as well as a wound healing accelerator.... The present study suggests that inhalation of lavender essential oil may be an effective and safe treatment modality in acute management of migraine headaches."Link
6.Associated topics: head-trauma,headache — "We report on a patient whose severe post-ECT headaches responded completely to methyl salicylate [wintergreen] ointment, applied to the area of his temporalis and masseter muscles. Topical methyl salicylate is generally well tolerated and may be a viable option for some patients with post-ECT headache."Link
7.Associated topics: headache — "The result for the primary end point was validated by the amelioration of the following secondary end points: headache on bending, frontal headache, sensitivity of pressure points of trigeminal nerve, impairment of general condition, nasal obstruction, and rhinological secretion.... In patients with acute nonpurulent rhinosinusitis, timely treatment with cineole [a.k.a. eucalyptol... found in eucalyptus, camphor laurel, laurus nobilis, tea tree, mugwort, basil, wormwood, rosemary, sage, and cannabis] is effective and safe before antibiotics are indicated."Link
8.Associated topics: headache — "This controlled study showed for the first time that a 10% peppermint oil in ethanol solution efficiently alleviates tension-type headache. Peppermint oil thus proves to be a well-tolerated and cost-effective alternative to usual therapies."Link

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