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Massed Index Finger And Cut Thumb

Author: Nancy S.
Date: 09-28-2005
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Testimonial ID: 996-OR
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Scientific Studies: 8

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I would like to share my testimony on Helichrysum. Fourteen years ago when I first start my Young Living business I was just learning about the constituents of the oils. I knew what Helichrysum could do, and I used it sparingly, because of the cost.

One day a friend of mine gave me some Helichrysum from another company saying it was just as good as Young Livings. Not wanting to hurt her feelings I took it, because as I said I was just learning and didn't know how vaulable our essential oils are.

Later my husband and I were building a Buck and Pole fence and a ridge that came out onto a ledge. I was holding the Buck which looks like this X. Each panel was fifteen feet long and you lay a pole in the middle of the x for the top rail lay and then you nail the rest on the side of the x to complete the fence.

I was holding the buck so he could start the spike into the pole and into part of the buck so it would hold the buck up. When he got it that far I stepped back so he could really swing the 8 lb. boys axe to drive the spike in. I lost my balance and automatically put my hand out to caught myself on the buck. The boys axe came down on my index finger massing it just below the fingernail. It immedatley turn black, and swelling with blood spurting everywhere.

The throbbing was terrible. Blaine ran to the house to get the Helichrysum because we knew that it would help stop the pain and that throbbing that is caused from it being massed so bad.

When he came back he had the other companies Helichrysum because I had gave it to him when I made him a first aid kit. I didn't want it, but didn't want to through it away. It was easy for him to find instead of searching through my case of oils. I said, as soon as I saw he had that oil, "why did you grab that one?" Because I knew where it was, and I didn't want to take the time to find yours, he said. I took the oil and applied it to my finger. I was waiting for the pain to stop as I knew that from what I had been told that it was suppose to stop the pain and throbbing. I poured on more and still nothing. I could not believe that it wouldn't do anything. I drenched it again and just a little bit of pain resided.

I finished out helping with the fence and then went to the house and got Young Livings Helichrysum. My thumb still hurting like crazy. NOW listen to this, this is the honest to God's truth. Before the dropped touched my finger the throbbing stopped. I could not believe my eye's let alone the feeling. One drop rolled around the finger to the bottom which was swollen like a grape and all purple, the pain there let up also. I put a couple more drops on. Now get this, I only used 3 drops to compared to drenching my finger with the other Helichrysum. I got instance results from Young Living's Helichrysum and nothing from the other. So what does that tell you?? In a half hour the black and blue was fading and by bedtime it was light purple and the swelling almost gone. By morning it was back to normal except where the boys axe had busted the skin open below my fingernail, you would have never known that I had, had that bad of massed finger.

Now you will say why did the pain stop before it touched the finger. Remember everything has a frequency. Well the frequency of Helichrysum is 181, and the frequency started working before it touched my finger. This is why you need to let everyone you know, how important it is to use pure therapuedic grade essential oil. Other grades and adultrated oils you will not have any results from and sometimes they will even harm you because of the chemicals in them. This is why Young Living is so special because of the purity of all our products.

Here is another testimony that happened to me with Helichrysum. I was washing a glass in the Logde and it broke, cutting my thumb below the knuckle clear across and down the side of the thumb and down onto the pad of the thumb. Blood was spurting everywhere. I ran over to our house calling for my husband to help. He was at the corrals saddling the horses to take the guest for a ride. I got into the house and grabbed the Helichrysum and put it on my thumb. The bleeding stopped and where the blood had pooled in the bottom of the sink coagulated when what little Helichrysum dropped off my thumb into the pool of the blood.

Blaine came in to see what had happened and when he saw my thumb he said I had to have stitches. Of course I said no but he wouldn't listen. I applied more Helichrysum to keep it from bleeding and to keep the pain gone. When the doctor saw the cut she checked to see if I had cut a ligement which I hadn't thank goodness and said well we need to stitch this and reach for the pain deadner. I told her it was already deaden but she wouldn't believe me. As she stuck the needle in I didn't jump and she said, "you didn't feel that did you?" and I told her, "No, thats why I metioned I didn't need any thing to deaden it."

She was pretty impressed. It took 11 stitches to put it back together and today you can not see the scar unless I am cold and then you can barely see it.

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Supporting Scientific Studies
1.Associated topics: swelling-/-swollen-/-puffy — "[W]e studied the anti-inflammatory and gastroprotective effects of C. citratus [Lemongrass] and E. citriodora [Lemon Eucalyptus] essential oils on formol-induced edema and acetic acid induced abdominal cramps in Wistar rats.... In vivo analysis and histological assay showed that the two essential oils displayed significant dose-dependent edema [swelling] inhibition effect over time. They displayed strong analgesic [pain-relieving] and antipyretic [fever-reducing] properties similar to that induced by 50 mg/kg of acetylsalicylate of lysine.... This work demonstrates the anti-inflammatory property of Cymbopogon citratus [Lemongrass] and Eucalyptus citriodora [Lemon Eucalyptus], suggesting their potential role as adjuvant therapeutic alternatives in dealing with inflammatory-related diseases."Link
2.Associated topics: finger-/-toe-nails — "Tea tree oil contributes to the successful treatment of toenail fungus [onychomycosis]."Link
3.Associated topics: finger-/-toe-nails — "Topical therapy, including [tea tree oil].., provide[s] improvement in nail appearance and symptomatology.... The use of a topical preparation [such as tea tree oil] in conjunction with debridement is an appropriate initial treatment strategy."Link
4.Associated topics: cut-/-laceration-/-incision — "[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
5.Associated topics: cut-/-laceration-/-incision — "[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
6.Associated topics: cut-/-laceration-/-incision — "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
7.Associated topics: cut-/-laceration-/-incision — "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
8.Associated topics: bleed-/-hemorrhage — "[T]he level and duration of menstrual pain and the amount of menstrual bleeding were significantly lower in the aromatherapy group than in the placebo group. These results suggest that aromatherapy is effective in alleviating menstrual pain, its duration, and excessive menstrual bleeding. Aromatherapy can be provided as a nonpharmacological pain relief measure and as a part of nursing care given to girls suffering of dysmenorrhea or excessive menstrual bleeding."Link

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