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Living With Backache After A Car Accident


Author: Sandy R.
Skill: Nurse
Date: 01-27-2014
Views: 4,349
Word Count: 146
Questions Received: 1
Testimonial ID: 9299-OR
Brand Neutral: No
Scientific Studies: 1

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For years after a car accident, I lived with low back pain. Sitting, standing, driving, the pain was always there. Night time was especially difficult to find a comfortable position even after upgrading two different mattresses.

Stretching, walking, simple yoga, steroid injections, alternating heat and ice all helped, but nothing ever eased the pain for very long. Prescription pain medicine gave me headaches, nausea or that "snowed" feeling and did nothing for the pain.

I use essential oils and heard about the "morphine bomb" and decided to try it. I put 6 drops of Frankincense and 6 drops of Idaho Balsam Fir in a vegetable capsule and within 30 minutes, had relief from the gnawing pain. I use this on an as needed basis and have a better quality of life.

By not focusing on the pain I can focus on remedies with the help of these amazing oils.


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Supporting Scientific Study
spine,back-pain - "We examined the evidence regarding the effect of herbal medicine on pain in people with non-specific low-back pain (LBP).... Lavender essential oil applied by acupressure appeared effective in reducing pain and improving flexibility compared to conventional treatment."Link

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