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Essential Oils


Wed, May 17, 2017 6:53 PM

Has anyone tried essential oils to manage pain, symptoms? I recently have become a wellness advocate for doTerra oils and I have had some wonderful changes both physically and mentally. I was diagnosed with moderate to severe Crohns in 2008. Have had inflammation issues since. Currently taking Humira weekly. I recently was on sulfasalazine (which had been tried years ago), and instead of refilling I started taking essential oils. I will say the Lifelong Vitality Pack and probiotic have been amazing to help my symptoms. I have more energy and less digestive issues. I also use them to help mentally when I am feeling down. It really has been a great change for me after almost 10 years of suffering. I didn't even know what all they could do for me. I recently saw my GI and told him I was interested in using essential oils and he was on board for me to try those instead of refilling the sulfasalazine and checking back in 6 months! There are oils for almost every ailment you feel! If you are interested and would like to learn more, please message me!

FPO sunshine11786
Joined Dec 11, 2008

Fri, May 19, 2017 10:39 AM

Reply posted for sunshine11786.

I have not tried that, but have tried cbd oil from http://medicalmarijianainc.com and https://canabidol.com/?ba=lords1979.  Both of these have worked wonders for my pain and without the side effects of the prescribed pain meds.  I have severe crohns and have been hospitalized multiple times for bowel obstructions.  Since using this, I have not been hospitalized.  I live in a state where medical marijuana is not legal somhabe used both of these cbd products that are 50 state legal.

FPO Lords1979
Joined May 19, 2017

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