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Fall Off Swing + Faceplant On Ground = Concussion


Author: Ashleigh G.
Skill: Doula
Date: 07-23-2014
Views: 4,427
Word Count: 250
Questions Received: 0
Testimonial ID: 9948-OR
Brand Neutral: No
Scientific Studies: 7

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My son fell off a swing and hit on the ground face first, breaking his glasses and smashing up his face pretty badly. He was not responsive when we got to him, but we were able to get him up, get him back to the house and eventually to the emergency room.

My son suffered a concussion but did not have a broken nose. The emergency room nurses wanted us to use Neosporin on all of his cuts and I did for the first night and the next morning.

After that I decided to really put the essential oils to the test because I had read how they will help with healing cuts and scrapes....

For the concussion:
I used a few drops of each of Frankincense oil on the brainstem, the Valor oil blend on the brainstem and sacrum, and the Brain Power oil blend on the brainstem.

For the facial injuries:
I cleaned his face with water and then used a few drops of the Purification and Thieves oil blends to clean out the wounds and to help with any kind of infection.

Then I would apply Lavender diluted in coconut oil from his forehead to his chin because he said it stung to use it neat (undiluted). I applied this mixture to his face several times a day.

By the end of the sixth day, my son's last little scab, between his eyes fell off, and he has zero scarring on his face!

You would never even know that he had been all banged up.


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Supporting Scientific Studies
1.Associated topics: head-trauma — "We report on a patient whose severe post-ECT headaches responded completely to methyl salicylate [wintergreen] ointment, applied to the area of his temporalis and masseter muscles. Topical methyl salicylate is generally well tolerated and may be a viable option for some patients with post-ECT headache."Link
2.Associated topics: scrapes,cuts — "[A] literature review of evidence on the influence of essential oils on wound healing and their potential application in clinical practice... focus[ing] mainly on tea tree, lavender, chamomile, thyme, and ocimum [basil] oils."Link
3.Associated topics: scrapes,cuts,scars — "[One] method employed for wound healing is the application of lavender oil. Due to its antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory, and analgesic properties, it is thought to prevent wound infections and to play a role in reducing pain by lowering inflammation.... Lavender oil is known to have antibacterial, antifungal, sedative, and/or antidepressant effects.... In addition to its antimicrobial effects, the anti-inflammatory analgesic properties of lavender oil have also been emphasized... The use of L. Angustifolia [lavender] is particularly recommended in chronically infected wounds due to its immune-stimulating and antimicrobial effects. There are also reports that lavender oil reduces scar tissue."Link
4.Associated topics: cuts — "Topical 5% tea tree oil is an effective treatment for mild to moderate acne vulgaris.... Tea tree oil has broad-spectrum antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory activity in vitro. These properties have formed the basis of its use in the treatment of a range of superficial dermatoses such as cuts, insect bites, boils, and dermatophytosis [ringworm]."Link
5.Associated topics: cuts — "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
6.Associated topics: cuts,scars — "[A] pulverized mixture of four herbs including Agrimonia Eupatoria (A), Nelumbo Nucifera Gaertn (N), Boswellia Carteri (B) [Frankincense], and Pollen Typhae Angustifoliae (P)... was first described in Chinese canonical medicine about 2000 years ago for treatment of various trauma disorders, such as hemostasis [bleeding], anti-inflammatory, analgesia [pain], and wound healing, etc.... [W]e showed that local ANBP treatment not only significantly enhanced wound healing by relieving inflammation, increasing formation of granulation tissue, and accelerating re-epithelialization, but [it] also reduced scar formation by decreasing collagen production [and] protuberant height and volume of scars and [by] increasing collagen maturity.... [Results show that ANBP] promot[es] wound healing and alleviat[es] scar formation, which may be an effective therapy for human wounds at the earliest stage."Link
7.Associated topics: scrapes,cuts — "[T]he influence of essential oils (mainly tea tree, lavender, chamomile, thyme and ocimum [basil] oils) on wound healing and their potential application in clinical practice."Link

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