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Sprained Ankle From Foot Caught In Skirt

Author: Amanda S.
Date: 01-27-2014
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Testimonial ID: 9304-OR
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In June 2013, I caught my foot in a long skirt and fell hard into an asphalt parking lot. My right ankle bore my full weight as it caught on the curb. By the time I took a bath, I could barely get around.

As a young mother with 4 children, I immediately looked to my Young Living's essential oils for relief. I first tried the Deep Relief roll on, which wasn't very effective. Next I tried Cypress and Frankincense together (about 3 drops of each), and I could feel some relief as it worked into my joint. I did this about every hour until bed.

When I awoke the next morning, my ankle was still swollen and painful, but being somewhat concerned about cost, I switched to Cypress and Elemi (poor man's Frankincense) again every hour and saw the pain and swelling Improve throughout the day. By 36 hours after my fall, I could walk normally.

I credit the oils for my quick recovery. However, I wish I had realized how jarred my ribs were. My ankle pain was the most intense, but I wish I had used the same regimen on my ribs. I still have some discomfort where they are not quite right. I believe that using oils frequently with intense situations, such as an injury or the beginning of an illness, works well.

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