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Bunions

Bunions Essential Oil Usage

A bunion is a bony protrusion on the side of the big toe or in some less common cases on the outside of the small toe.  The protrusion at the joint of the base of the toe can become irritated, swollen and painful.  As the protrusion becomes larger the toe bends toward the second toe causing further sources of irritation.  There appears to be multiple causes of a bunion.  Genetically the foot may be shaped such that normal activity puts excessive pressure on the big toe eventually causing a bunion.  Some suggest footwear that does not fit properly may also put excessive pressure and cause a bunion.  The protrusion may be excessive bone structure or a fluid sac called the bursa that becomes inflamed.  In any case the deformity of the toe makes it difficult to find proper fitting footwear, is not a pleasant sight, and can be very painful.

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Bunions Essential Oil Usage

Oils & Blends: AromaTouch, Balance, Lemongrass, Wintergreen

Essential oils based products: Life Long Vitality supplements

Also consider: Breathe, Cypress, Deep Blue, Immortelle, PastTense

Suggested protocols:

One very experienced oils user has had success using Balance topically on the bottoms of the feet and on the back of the neck at least 2 time daily. Also topically apply to the area Wintergreen, Lemongrass and AromaTouch for pain and healing. Breathe, Deep Blue, Immortelle and/or PastTense may also be used for pain. Covering the feet after applying the oils will speed up the effects.

Healing varies from a few weeks to months. Cypress for increased circulation to speed the process. Plus the Life Long Vitality supplements will give balanced nutrition and speed the process.

If the bunion is the result of an inflamed bursa of the toe then consider the essential oils suggested for bursitis.

 

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