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Uric Acid Build Up Led To Husband's Gout Attack


Author: Carolyn E.
Skill: Nurse
Date: 03-03-2013
Views: 12,393
Word Count: 126
Questions Received: 2
Testimonial ID: 8333-OR
Brand Neutral: No
Scientific Studies: 4

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My husband woke up one morning with a gout flare up in his big toe, the first in quite some time. This is caused by an accumulation of uric acid crystals in the body.

It is one of the most painful forms of arthritis. I had him use a few drops of the PanAway oil blend over the joint three times that day. He also had one Advil with his lemon water as well.

Within 24 hours the swelling and pain was over. I had him continue PanAway once daily for a few more days, and he continued with drinking water with Lemon oil for a week.

Previously he was laid up for a week or more with these attacks, in spite using of over-the-counter anti-inflammatories and prescription medications.


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Additional keyword(s) assigned by the editor: acidic, artheritis, arthritic, gouty, inflammation, joints, knuckles, podagra, swollen, toes.

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Supporting Scientific Studies
1.Associated topics: swelling — "[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
2.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
3.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
4.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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