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Pressure Sore On Daughter's Spine Healed Up


Author: Robin N.
Date: 07-21-2014
Views: 5,361
Word Count: 232
Questions Received: 1
Testimonial ID: 9931-OR
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My daughter, who has cerebral palsy, had a pressure sore (a.k.a. bed sore, pressure ulcer, decubitus ulcer) on her spine that was becoming quite problematic, to the point that it wasn't going to be too long before it would start bleeding, as the outer skin was beginning to crack and peel.

As I was new to essential oils, I felt certain there had to be one that would help with this issue. So I began researching what could be used. All my research pretty much pointed me to Helichrysum oil, but I have still not been able to order that due to it being "out of stock" since joining Young Living in mid-May 2014.

I decided to just try Lavender oil applied neat (undiluted) directly to the pressure sore, since Lavender oil has been touted by so many people and for such a wide variety of ailments. After about two to three weeks of faithfully applying the oil to her spine once or twice a day, the skin was no longer peeling and cracking.

Now, after about nine weeks, the place where the pressure sore was is just a darkened, red-colored spot on the skin, and it is totally healed. I am still using the Lavender oil to attempt to lighten the scar. Because I wasn't able to get Helichrysum oil, I am thrilled that I decided to try Lavender oil... and that it worked.


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