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Gums Swelled Up After Sledding Accident

Author: Amber V.
Date: 03-21-2014
Views: 1,233
Word Count: 172
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Testimonial ID: 9493-OR
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While sledding on about 4 inches of frozen sleet and snow, my son fell and hit his mouth hard. He did not bust anything, and no teeth appeared to be injured.

The next morning, however, his top gum was very swollen, almost covering his top front and side teeth. The gum was bruised to a deep reddish purple. It looked horrible, and it was very uncomfortable for him.

It was suggested to me that I rub a drop of Frankincense on his gum. So I diluted a drop with coconut oil to cut the taste and rubbed it around his teeth. He didn't care for the taste, but he was a trooper.

In less than 20 minutes the swelling had reduced significantly. An hour later his gum was completely back to normal. It was amazing!

Now I use Frankincense for all sorts of bruises and minor injuries. I even use it on acne bumps for my older son, and it does a wonderful job in taking the swelling and discoloration down. I love my oils!

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