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Years Of Knee And Joint Arthritis After Surgery


Author: Debbie K.
Skill: Chiropractor
Date: 12-17-2012
Views: 5,326
Word Count: 194
Questions Received: 0
Testimonial ID: 8076-OR
Brand Neutral: No
Scientific Studies: 3

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I had surgery on my knee in my early 20s due to many sports injuries. My friend told me that if I would Vita Flex the Longevity oil blend into my knee, my arthritis and pain would improve. I don't Vita Flex it into the joint too often, BUT I did take 5 drops internally every day.

In October, I went out of state to teach classes about the Young Living oils. I had taken a brand new bottle of Longevity with me because my old bottle was almost gone. Well, I ended up selling the new bottle to a gal who came to my class. Because I was traveling and waiting on my next order, it was about 2.5 weeks before I got my new bottle of Longevity again. My knee was really screaming at me!

When I got my new bottle, I took 5 drops twice a day for a couple of days just to really saturate my body with the oils again. After about a day and a half, the pain had greatly reduced and after a few days, my knee was back to its "new Young Living" normal - almost totally pain-free!


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Supporting Scientific Studies
1.Associated topics: joints,arthritis — "Ruxiang (Gummi olibanum), the dried gum resin of Boswellia carterii (BC) [frankincense], has been used in traditional Chinese medicine to alleviate pain and inflammation for thousands of years.... The data show that BC extract has significant anti-arthritic and anti-inflammation effects and suggest that these effects may be mediated via the suppression of pro-inflammatory cytokines."Link
2.Associated topics: joints,arthritis — "We have demonstrated that Boswellia frereana [frankincense] prevents collagen degradation, and inhibits the production of pro-inflammatory mediators and MMPs. Due to its efficacy we propose that B. frereana should be examined further as a potential therapeutic agent for treating inflammatory symptoms associated with arthritis."Link
3.Associated topics: joints — "Herbalists treat skin ailments, such as fungal infections (like candidiasis), wounds, eczema, and acne, with lavender oil. It is also used in a healing bath for joint and muscle pain. One study evaluating treatments for children with eczema found [that] it was therapeutic touch from the mother that improved symptoms; in other words, massage with and without essential oils (including lavender) both reduced the dry, scaly skin lesions. Another study found that lavender oil may improve pain control after surgery."Link

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