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St. Jude’s Miracle oilTM July 9, 2016 Got Pain?, Got sight? and Got canine pain? expo

Posted on: July 1st, 2016 |

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St. Jude’s Miracle oilTM at ADC’s 2016 Health & Wellness Expo

Posted on: April 1st, 2016 |

 


ADC’s 2016 Health & Wellness Expo held at the North Austin Medical center had booths from businesses interested in community.  It was held between 11:30 am – 1:30 pm,Second Floor,    Classroom A & B.

 

St Jude’s Miracle Oil® test against Canine rash (Staphylococcal Dermatitis & Hypersensitivity in Dogs)

Posted on: March 8th, 2016 |

Samson and Delilah when they were puppies

By William Vandry

Contents

Staphylococcus

SJMO test on my dog with Staph Dermatitis

How is Staphylococcal hypersensitivity treated on dogs?

SJMO oils reference studies using same oils on Dog rashes, infections, parasites, mites, ticks, fleas

References

 

Staphylococcus

Staphylococcus is a name of a group of bacteria commonly found on the skin.  Dermatitis is a term that means inflammation of the skin.  This condition is also referred to as Staphylococcal pyoderma or Staph. pyoderma.  Pyoderma is a medical term for bacterial skin infection.

  • Staph infections are caused by staph bacteria that exist on the skin of many people and animals.
  • Staph bacteria lies dormant until the skin is irritated or the immune system is compromised.
  • Symptoms include lesions, itching, fever, pain, and loss of appetite.
  • Staph infections are usually treated with antibiotics, but the underlying cause must also be addressed.  In some cases, the infection may return after treatment is completed. This situation may be the result of an allergy to the staph bacteria, called Staphylococcus hypersensitivity or Staphylococcus allergy.

This is a different disease than a staph infection, and is characterized by recurrence. Because of this, treatment for staph hypersensitivity is usually long term and involves routine injections of the staph bacteria as a way to desensitize the pet’s immune system to the bacteria. Many pets respond well to desensitization therapy, but those that do not may require long term treatment with antibiotics as well as medicated baths.

Source: https://www.petcarerx.com/article/staph-infection-in-dogs-and-cats/2858

SJMO test on my dog with Staph Dermatitis

My dog Delilah had what most dogs get. They receive doggy rashes (Staphylococcal Dermatitis) on their stomach and ear areas among others.  I wipe her from head to paws each time she comes in, but at times there are bushes, plants or grass where they can still receive a reaction.  I applied topically a few drops of the Miracle oil product on her stomach area lightly around the rash.  The rash was not itching after a day.  The rash began to subside and was under control within 2 days.  We then applied it to her rash for 12 days, and these are photos of the first day and 12th:

Test 1

1. December 10, 2015 Delilah has staph or common dog rash

2. December 22, 2015 dog rash is gone, and as of February 9, 2016 it has not returned.

NOTE: The veterinary reference below is merely a reference to essential oils in studies.  Please consult your veterinarian and do not attempt to self treat or treat dogs.

12 days, no antibiotics, no cream, just sjmo applied 1-2x day.  (Not orally, and do not suggest your own trials, as essential oils can be toxic if consumed orally)  Usually a vet gives an antibiotic, and I have read in the veterinarian journals that there is no cure for staph or canine rash,  and you must keep maintaining the ointment up to two years.

My other dog Samson has a scrape on his paw that became aggravated when he played or ran. We applied a few drops of the SJMO directly on his paw scrape.

Test 2

  1. Samson’s paw due to scrape

2. Samson paw scape heals without scabbing two days later.

Test 3, Samson side scrape.

App. one day later wound has no scabbing, wound is bright pink, and even scab around fur in first photo showing darker fur has sloughed off.

Wound is totally healed within 5 days time.  Hair has grown back within app. 14 days.  Note dark spot is not former wound, it is a dark patch on skin.  Please read our wounds article for more information on SMO oils vs. wounds.

Test 4

Samson had also acquired the same rash as Delilah above, around same time.

Staph rash gone after SJMO application, same app. time as Delilah.

How is Staphylococcal hypersensitivity treated on dogs?

From: http://www.vcahospitals.com/main/pet-health-information/article/animal-health/staphylococcal-dermatitis-hypersensitivity-in-dogs/941

  1. “In hypersensitivity cases, long-term control is best achieved with periodic routine injections of Staphylococcal bacterin.”
  2. Treatment begins the same as for Staphylococcal dermatitis: oral antibiotics, medicated shampoos, and treatment to stop the itching.
  3. In hypersensitivity cases, long-term control is best achieved with periodic routine injections of Staphylococcal bacterin.
  4. After the initial series is completed, the injections are given subcutaneously (just below the skin) on an interval ranging from every three to four days to every two weeks.
  5. These injections frequently will give profound improvement when other treatments have failed.

How successful is this?

Desensitization therapy or “allergy shots” are rarely successful 100% of the time, in dogs or in people. Research has demonstrated that up to 77% of the dogs to respond well.

Most dogs will remain on routine injections for the first one to two years and then less frequent injections may be attempted.

What happens if Staphylococcal bacterin desensitization is not successful?

The dog will require periodic treatment with antibiotics and medicated baths.

This is not the most desirable approach because Staphylococcus will often develop resistance to the antibiotics.

If this occurs, a change in the specific antibiotic used will be necessary. This will also involve more bacteriological tests and antibiotic sensitivity testing in order to establish another appropriate course of treatment.

SJMO oils reference studies using same oils on Dog rashes, infections, parasites, mites, ticks, fleas

Upon researching essential oils that are also in our product, what do the medical journals say?  Is there any scientific research to gear for future clinical trials on a more formal level than tests?  The ever watchful FDA has a purpose.  There are many claims of new cures, or product sales more than actual research.  There is a valid reason the FDA regulates quick cures, or products we know take advantage of those concerned medically.   We do not do that.  We do not make claims of cures, or anything that prescribes medicine.  More research is needed, and we always look forward to future clinical trials.  Let’s look at what the very hard to find trials have shown success with staph or bacteria, viruses, etc. Below are medical journals from NCBI and PubMed medical journals specifically correlating essential oils effect on above viruses, strains, etc.  Our research is comparing the oils specifically from St. Jude’s Miracle oilTM (peppermint, eucalyptus, lavender, geranium, clary sage, clove bud, myrrh, and frankincense and wintergreen) and effect on viruses, MDR, MSSA, MRSA,  bacteria, staph and others.

Eucalyptus
Research has shown eucalyptus oil used as herbal gel has had a therapeutic efficacy on skin rashes for dogs1.
Eucalyptus oil has Anti-nociceptive (lower pain stimuli) and anti-inflammatory effects2.
Ectoparasites (fleas and other skin parasites) in dogs) can be transmitted dog to dog, trees, environment. General treatments such as Flea collars, shampoos and powders are not suggested as in the past. Lice generally has spot on treatments similar to flea treatment and is generally a 4-8 week time, including treatment of house, cars, etc.. Ticks should be removed properly and if removed with jaw area still intact, the tick can regurgitates blood possibly causing infection. Mites are spot on treated, or medicinal shampoos.3
Another application that may be of interest to livestock producers is as a treatment for ectoparasites and non-specific skin infections. Two experimental herbal mixtures (AV/EPP/14 and AV/AAGD/14 produced by Dabur Ayurvet Limited in India), which contain Eucalyptus globulus oil along with several other plant oils, have been tested on dogs to treat ectoparasites, fungal skin infections, and non-specific skin infections. While the mixtures appear to be effective, no comparative treatments were used in the studies. (Agrawal 1997 and Bhilegaonkar and Maske 1997).4
And acaricidal effect of Pelargonium roseum and Eucalyptus globulus essential oils against adult stage of Rhipicephalus (Brown tick), immersion in a 5% solution.%.5
Data is from research studies on essential oils and ectoparasites.6
Eucalyptus antibacterial effect against multidrug-resistant (MDR) bacteria.7
Antibacterial effect of essential oils from two medicinal plants against Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA).8

Geranium
Gentle and safe, antifungal. Good for skin irritations, fungal ear infections. Effective in repelling ticks.1
In vitro contact assays using the dog ear mite, Otodectes cynotis (Hering) (Astigmata: Psoroptidae), found that the essential oil constituent, geraniol, killed all mites within 1 h at concentrations of ≥5% (v/v). (NOTE: Geraniol is a monoterpenoid and an alcohol that occurs in small quantities in geranium).2
Engorged adults of Rhipacephalus spp. immersed in 5% essential oil of geranium (Pelargonium roseum) (Pirali-Kheirabadi et al., 2009) were found to have mortalities of 79.2% after 24 h and 83.3% after 48 h, respectively, and a significant decrease in the egg mass laid by female Rhipicephalus was observed after immersion in the essential oils of geranium (Pirali- Kheirabadi et al., 2009).3
Studies show Geranium antimicrobial susceptibility of Staphylococcus pseudintermedius from dogs.4.
Patchouli, tea tree, geranium, lavender essential oils and Citricidal (grapefruit seed extract) anti-bacterial activity.5
Antimicrobial activity of geranium oil against clinical strains of Staphylococcus aureus.6

Clove
Antifungal activity of the clove essential oil from Syzygium aromaticum on Candida, Aspergillus and dermatophyte species.1

Lavender
Lavender effect against MSSA and MRSA.1
Lavender against antibiotic-restistant bacteria.2
Lavender oil, petigrain oil, clary sage oil, ylang ylang oil and jasmine combination against Staph.3

Myrrh
Black pepper, cananga, and myrrh oils have potential against Staphylococcus aureus.1
Myrrh antibacterial, antifungal activity against pathogenic strains E coli, Staph, Pseudomonas and Candida.2

Frankincense
Frankincense (Boswellia serrata) effective against Staphylococcus.1

Wintergreen
Wintergreen acts as an anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial agent.1

Peppermint

(Including Eucalyptus, Lavender, Clove Bud, Peppermint) effective antiseptic topical , Lavender, Clove Bud, PeppermintAtta, A.H. and A. Alkofahi. 1998. Anti-notreatment for MRSA and antimycotic-resistant Candida species.1

The battle against multi-resistant strains: Renaissance of antimicrobial essential oils as a promising force to fight hospital-acquired infections.2

 

William Vandry

 

References

Eucalyptus

1.Atta, A.H. and A. Alkofahi. 1998.                                                                                                                                                                                                            2.Anti-nociceptive and anti-inflammatory effects of some Jordanian medicinal plant extracts. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, 60 (2): 117-124.  (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/9582001)
3.http://www.willows.uk.net/general-practice-service/pet-health-information/ectoparasites-in-dogs
4.Bhilegaonkar, N.G. and D.K. Maske. 1997. Efficacy of a herbal compound AV/EPP/14 against ectoparasites of dogs.  Indian Veterinary Journal, 74 (10): 869-870 http://www.ansci.cornell.edu/plants/medicinal/eucalyp.html
5.Pirali-Kheirabadi, K., Razzaghi-Abyaneh, M. & Halajian, A. (2009) Acaricidal effect of Pelargonium roseum and Eucalyptus globulus essential oils against adult stage of Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) annulatus in vitro. Veterinary Parasitology, 162, 346–349. 6.http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/mve.12033/pdf From research studies on essential oils and ectoparasites.
7.http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21591991
8.http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19576738

Geranium

1.http://www.natural-dog-health-remedies.com/essential-oils-for-dogs.html
2.Perrucci, S., Cioni, P.L., Flamini, G., Morelli, I. & Macchioni, G. (1994) Acaricidal agents of natural origin against Psoroptes cuniculi . Parassitologia (Rome), 36, 269–271. Perrucci, S., Macchioni, G., Cioni, P.C., Flamini, G., Morelli, I. & Taccini, F. (1996) The activity of volatile compounds from Lavandula angustifolia against Psoraptes cuniculi . Phytotherapy Research, 10, 5–8.
3.Pirali-Kheirabadi, K., Razzaghi-Abyaneh, M. & Halajian, A. (2009) Acaricidal effect of Pelargonium roseum and Eucalyptus globulus essential oils against adult stage of Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) annulatus in vitro. Veterinary Parasitology, 162, 346–349.
4.In vitro evaluation of topical biocide and antimicrobial susceptibility of Staphylococcus pseudintermedius from dogs (Geranium safe), 1Departments of Clinical Studies and Pathobiology, Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada Valentine BK1, Dew W, Yu A, Weese JS.  http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=geranium+oil+canine+dogs
5.http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15555788
6.http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=8.+Antimicrobial+activity+of+geranium+oil+against+clinical+strains+of+Staphylococcus+aureus

Clove

1.http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=Antifungal+activity+of+the+clove+essential+oil+from+aromaticum+on+Candida%2C+Aspergillus+and+dermatophyte+species+Euge%C2%B4+nia+Pinto%2C1+Lu%C4%B1%C2%B4s+Vale-Silva%2C1+Carlos+Cavaleiro2+and+L%C4%B1%C2%B4gia+Salgueiro2

Lavender

1.http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19249919
2.http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25174508                                                                                                                                                                                   3.http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=lavender+oil%2C+petigrain+oil%2C+clary+sage+oil%2C+ylang+ylang+oil+and+jasmine+combination+against+Staph

Myrrh

1.http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=Black+pepper%2C+cananga2C+and+myrrh+oils+have+potential+against++Staphylococcus+aureus
2.http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/10865454

Frankincense

1.http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=Frankincense+(Boswellia+serrata)+effective+against+Staphylococcus

Wintergreen

1.http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21555977

Peppermint

1.http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2957173/Essential oils Eucalyptus, Lavender, Clove Bud, Peppermint
2.http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19473851

 

 

Essential oils research on wounds, burns

Posted on: February 2nd, 2016 |

Disclaimer: Information within this site is for educational purposes only. The U.S. Food & Drug Administration has not evaluated statements about the product efficacy. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.  Consult your physician before using for advice.

Content

1, Burns and Wounds

2. Medical journals essential oils wounds and burns

3. SJMO wound tests

4. Medical references

1. Burns and Wounds

From the website on hospitals and burns, here is a chart to define burns.1

From the same website, here are photos of burn wounds in the first, second and third degree.  Burn injury is the destruction of the layers of the skin and associated structures.  Burn injury is the destruction of the layers of the skin and associated structures.

What exactly is the healing time for wounds or burns?  From sharecare, Dr. Stuard A. Linder, MD (Plastic surgery) defines healing time:

“…Length of healing time for burning wounds to heal depends on the depth and extend of the wound.  First-degree burns heal quite quickly in usually less than 3 weeks.  Deep second-degree and third-degree burns may require debridement, antibiotic dressing change, and surgical reconstruction with skin grafts or flaps requiring months of healing and rehabilitation.  Larger 2nd and 3rd degree burns over 90% fo total body surface area may be fatal if not aggressively treated soon after the incident..”2

All open wounds are contaminated with bacteria, sometimes leading to wound infection which is a scourge to patients and caregivers, with some estimates as high as 30% of wounds affected.3

Development of wound treatment methods were developed in 2001 at the bedside, primarily to provide pain relief in dying patients with painful pressure ulcers. At that time there were no guidelines for palliative wound care, and wound healing was seen as an unrealistic goal of treatment in this patient population.4

What are general pain methods?  Studies using lidocaine for burns showed it was safe for topical use on a wound, as long as it is below toxicity level.  Nothing in the literature was found to either support or contradict use of lidocaine in the wound bed for pain relief, yet it is known that topical lidocaine can decrease pain.5

2. Medical journals reference to essential oils wounds and burns

Regarding wounds, I researched our oils in the St. Jude’s Miracle oilTM product, and compared them with medical journals on potential EO may have on wounds or burns.  What does the NCBI or Pubmed state oils we also have in our product do?  Here are medical references regarding the some of the same oils in or product.

Wintergreen

Oil of wintergreen has a strong and cooling aroma, and it contains 85%-99% methyl salicylate which is aspirin-like and can contribute to pain relief as promoted in commercial literature.7

Peppermint

Antibacterial and antifungal properties of essential oils.  Essential oils of spices and herbs (thyme, origanum, mint, cinnamon, salvia and clove) were found to possess the strongest antimicrobial properties among many tested.8

Myrrh

Effect of myrrh (Commiphora molmol) on leukocyte levels before and during healing from gastric ulcer or skin injury.  Myrrh (Commiphora molmol) has been widely used as an anti-inflammatory and wound healing commercial product.9

This complimentary study also discusses the use of myrrh in wound management.10

Myrrh oil has anti-inflammatory and analgesic activity in wound management.11

Anti-inflammatory and analgesic activity of different extracts of Commiphora myrrha.12

Frankincense

In addition to anti-inflammatory effects, Frankincense has been shown to have wound healing, antiulcer, and anti-diarrheal properties.13

Frankincense was used for symptomatic knee osteoarthritis.14

Lavender

From PubMed, this paper reports on a literature review of evidence on the influence of essential oils on wound healing and their potential application in clinical practice. It focuses mainly on tea tree, lavender, chamomile, thyme and ocimum oils.15

Among the PubMed claims made for lavender oil are that is it antibacterial, antifungal, carminative (smooth muscle relaxing), sedative, antidepressive and effective for burns and insect bites.16

This study on PubMed compared the effects of transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS), saline solution (SS), povidone-iodine (PI), and lavender oil (Lavandula angustifolia) through expression of growth factors in a rat model of wound healing.  Wound closure progressed more rapidly in the TENS and lavender oil groups than in the control and other study groups.17 

A natural polymeric composite films made of essential oils (EOs) dispersed in sodium alginate (NaAlg) matrix, with remarkable anti-microbial and anti-fungal properties. Namely, elicriso italic, chamomile blue, cinnamon, lavender, tea tree, peppermint, eucalyptus, lemongrass and lemon oils were encapsulated in the films as potential active substances.18  

Pharmacological profile of essential oils derived from Lavandula angustifolia and Melissa officinalis with anti-agitation properties: focus on ligand-gated channels.  These properties are similar to those recently reported for Mo. The anti-agitation effects in patients and the depressant effects of La we report in neural membranes in-vitro are unlikely to reflect a sedative interaction with any of the ionotropic receptors examined here. These data suggest that components common to the two oils are worthy of focus to identify the actives underlying the neuronal depressant and anti-agitation activities reported.19

Healing advantages of lavender essential oil during episiotomy recovery: a clinical trial.  This study suggests application of lavender essential oil instead of povidone-iodine for episiotomy wound care.20 

The antimicrobial activity of high-necrodane and other lavender oils on methicillin-sensitive and -resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MSSA and MRSA).21

Pharmacological profile of essential oils derived from Lavandula angustifolia and Melissa officinalis with anti-agitation properties: focus on ligand-gated channels.22

Anti-inflammatory and analgesic properties of the leaf extracts and essential oil of Lavandula angustifolia Mill.23

Pain relief assessment by aromatic essential oil massage on outpatients with primary dysmenorrhea: a randomized, double-blind clinical trial.  Essential oils blended with lavender (Lavandula officinalis), clary sage (Salvia sclarea) and marjoram (Origanum majorana) in a 2:1:1 ratio was diluted in unscented cream at 3% concentration for the essential oil group. All outpatients used the cream daily to massage their lower abdomen from the end of the last menstruation continuing to the beginning of the next menstruation.24

Pain relief assessment by aromatic essential oil massage on outpatients with primary dysmenorrhea.  Essential oils blended with lavender (Lavandula officinalis), clary sage (Salvia sclarea) and marjoram (Origanum majorana) in a 2:1:1 ratio was diluted in unscented cream at 3% concentration for the essential oil group. All outpatients used the cream daily to massage their lower abdomen from the end of the last menstruation continuing to the beginning of the next menstruation.25

Geranium oil

In this study the tested geranium oil was efficacious against Gram-negative pathogens responsible for problems with wound treatment. The results suggest that geranium oil may be considered an effective component of therapy in the case of frequent recurrences of infections caused by resistant pathogens.26 

The effect of essential oils on methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus using a dressing model.  A combination of Citricidal and geranium oil showed the greatest-anti-bacterial effects against MRSA, whilst a combination of geranium and tea tree oil was most active against the methicillin-sensitive S. aureus (Oxford strain). This study demonstrates the potential of essential oils and essential oil vapours as antibacterial agents and for use in the treatment of MRSA infection.27

Geranium has shown temporary relief of neuralgia pain.28

Antibacterial activity of geranium oil against Gram-negative bacteria isolated from difficult-to-heal wounds.29

Clary sage

Clary sage oil may be applied to treat wounds and skin infection.30

Pain relief assessment by aromatic essential oil massage on outpatients with primary dysmenorrhea: a randomized, double-blind clinical trial.  Essential oils blended with lavender (Lavandula officinalis), clary sage (Salvia sclarea) and marjoram (Origanum majorana) in a 2:1:1 ratio was diluted in unscented cream at 3% concentration for the essential oil group. All outpatients used the cream daily to massage their lower abdomen from the end of the last menstruation continuing to the beginning of the next menstruation.31

Clove

Antifungal activity of the clove essential oil from Syzygium aromaticum on Candida, Aspergillus and dermatophyte species.32

Antibacterial and antifungal properties of essential oils.33 

Eucalyptus

The Phytochemical composition of Cymbopogon citratus and Eucalyptus citriodora essential oils and their anti-inflammatory and analgesic properties on Wistar rats.34

Antibacterial activity of the essential oils from the leaves of Eucalyptus globulus against Escherichia coli and Staphylococcus aureus35

3. SJMO wound tests

Before I start, a few things on evidence.  Anecdotal trials can be a testimony, a hearsay statement or a claim without backing.  Wikepedia defines Anecdotal evidence as considered dubious support of a generalized claim; it is, however, within the scope of scientific method for claims regarding particular instances, for example the use of case studies in medicine.

Scientific method (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scientific_method)

Wikipedia defines SM as:

  1. general, the strongest tests of hypotheses come from carefully controlled and replicated experiments that gather empirical data.
  2. If a particular hypothesis becomes very well supported a general theory may be developed.
  3. Although procedures vary from one field of inquiry to another, identifiable features are frequently shared in common between them.
  4. The overall process of the scientific method involves making conjectures (hypotheses), deriving predictions from them as logical consequences, and then carrying out experiments based on those predictions.
  5. A hypothesis is a conjecture, based on knowledge obtained while formulating the question.
  6. The hypothesis might be very specific or it might be broad. Scientists then test hypotheses by conducting experiments.
  7. Under modern interpretations, a scientific hypothesis must be falsifiable, implying that it is possible to identify a possible outcome of an experiment that conflicts with predictions deduced from the hypothesis; otherwise, the hypothesis cannot be meaningfully tested.
  8. The purpose of an experiment is to determine whether observations agree with or conflict with the predictions derived from a hypothesis.

Below are some interesting tests regarding the Miracle oil product.  We have received photos, testimonies, along with general information on the cause and effect regarding using the oil with wounds.  These are just tests, for more clinical trials on essential oils please reference the journals below to different research.

Test 1 on wounds

These photos show a wound that were observed in 2014, and Miracle oil was applied around wound, and photos are from a 32 hour timeline.

Photo 1 of wound was taken July 7, 2014 at 12:08pm

Photo 2 of wound was taken July 08, 2014 5:57 AM

Photo 3 of wound was taken July 8, 2014 at 7:55pm

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These photos show a wound that was observed, and Miracle oil was applied around wound, and photos are from a 32 hour timeline.  Below are photos of a an abrasion from wikipedia, which has nothing to do with this product or our research, it is simply an independent comparison on a similar wound.  You can see the normal time for abrasions take quite a while, and even after 14 days, the wound below from wikipedia is still not healed after. (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Abrasion_(medical)

        

Photo 1, 32 minutes after injury, Photo 2 day, 19 hours after injury, Phoro 3 14 days after injury.

SJMO test shows after after 32 hours, wound is not bleeding, sealed, and healing.

Wound comparison from Wikipedia show 14 DAYS, wound has not healed, and is still clearly inflamed, even showing bright redness around wound.

Test 2 on wounds

Here my student Mauricio obtained a black eye.  The hematoma is clear, yet we applied the oil.  22 hours and 22 minutes later, the hematoma is gone.  You can also compare the authenticity of the photo noticing the black eye is still fresh and dark, and has not faded out to a lighter color when healed after a week or so.  Standard RICE therapy for 7-10 days is the usual therapy.  What is the standard therapy and healing time according to WebMD?

“…Besides icy treatment, there’s not much that can be done for a black eye except avoid doing anything that could cause further injury, such as putting pressure on the swollen eye or trying to force it open. If you need a pain reliever, take aspirin or acetaminophen…” (Tylenol)  – WebMD

Photo 1, 1 9:17pm May 19, 2015

Photo 2, 6:55pm May 20, 2015

Mauricioeye1  mauricioeye4

Test 3 on wounds

The two photos below are an eye wound.  The clear tear in the eyelid area needed a few stitches.  If you ever have any wound, please see your physician or ER immediately.  Do not use our models for reference as a means of treating yourself. The oil was applied around the wound for five days.  After approximately 45 minutes, the wound stopped bleeding and began to seal.

Day one                                                        Day five

Test 4 on wounds

I had one of my children’s parents contact me.  Her son had burned his leg on a motorcycle and had an impressive deep 2nd degree burn.  She notified me that her Medical Doctor was concerned and stated he was to be without any activity for almost two months.  I have a copy of the doctor’s letter, and antibiotics and gauze changing were a mandatory requirement.  If it were to be infected, an immediate visit to a local ER or appointment was required to not allow the infection to spread.  She used the oil and within a day the pain was reduced and within three days it was very manageable.  In 10 days she posted photos on our facebook page which showed impressive results.  Her final post shows day one, day 10 and day 20, which you can barely even see there was a burn.  I would like more clinical trials, and perhaps we can do more to explore the effects of the oils.

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You can read the parent’s post on our facebook page:

https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=1505322029774466&set=gm.952901314789768&type=3&theater

Upon researching essential oils that are also in our product, what do the medical journals say?  Is there any scientific research to gear for future clinical trials on a more formal level than tests?  The ever watchful FDA has a purpose.  There are many claims of new cures, or product sales more than research.  There is a valid reason the FDA regulates quick cures, or what we know take advantage of those concerned medically.   We do not do that.  We do not make claims of cures, or anything that prescribes medicine.  More research is needed, and we always look forward to future clinical trials.  More formal research and trials we aspire for.

William Vandry

4. Medical references

  1. http://hospitals.unm.edu/burn/classification.shtml
  2. https://www.sharecare.com/health/skin-burn-treatment/how-long-take-burn-heal
  3. Lindholm C. Pressure Ulcers and Infection-Understanding Clinical Features. Ostomy Wound Manage. 2003;49(5): 4-7. – See more at: http://www.woundsresearch.com/article/palliative-wound-treatment-promotes-healing#sthash.gcCu3Nsi.dpuf
  4. Rinne C. Laying the foundation: the multidisciplinary approach to program development. Paper presented at: Southwest Missouri State University, Four-Day Wound Management Workshop; September 2001; Warrensburg, MO. – See more at: http://www.woundsresearch.com/article/palliative-wound-treatment-promotes-healing#sthash.gcCu3Nsi.dpuf
  5. Christensen T, Thorum T, Kubiak E. Lidocaine analgesia for removal of wound vacuum-assisted closure dressings: a randomized double-blinded placebo-controlled trial. J Orthop Trauma. 27(2):107-112 – See more at: http://www.woundsresearch.com/article/palliative-wound-treatment-promotes-healing#sthash.gcCu3Nsi.dpuf
  6. Mathieu et al., 2006; Menke et al., 2007
  7. Wintergreen essential oil same as birch? www.experience-essential-oils.com/wintergreen-essential-oil.html. – See more at: http://www.woundsresearch.com/article/palliative-wound-treatment-promotes-healing#sthash.gcCu3Nsi.dpuf
  8. Curr Med Chem. 2003 May;10(10):813-29.Antibacterial and antifungal properties of essential oils.  Kalemba D, Kunicka A.SourceInstitute of General Food Chemistry, Technical University of Lodz, Poland.
  9. Effect of myrrh (Commiphora molmol) on leukocyte levels before and during healing from gastric ulcer or skin injury http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19995243
  10. Integrating complementary and alternative medicine: use of myrrh in wound managementWalsh ME 1, Reis D, Jones T. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20709267
  11. Analgesic, anti-inflammatory and anti-hyperlipidemic activities of Commiphora molmol extract (Myrrh), http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4576796/

Anti-inflammatory and analgesic activity of different extracts of Commiphora myrrha.  http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21167270

  1. Anti-inflammatory and analgesic activity of different extracts of Commiphora myrrha.  Source: Jiangsu Key Laboratory for TCM Formulae Research, Nanjing University of Chinese Medicine, Nanjing 210046, PR China.,
  2. A review of the efficacy of traditional Iranian medicine for inflammatory bowel disease. World J Gastroenterol. 2010;16:4504–14. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3924999/
  3. Chopra A, Saluja M, Tillu G, Sarmukkaddam S, Venugopalan A, Narsimulu G, et al. Ayurvedic medicine offers a good alternative to glucosamine and celecoxib in the treatment of symptomatic knee osteoarthritis: A randomized, double-blind, controlled equivalence drug trial. Rheumatology (Oxford) 2013;52:1408–17.  http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4175880/
  4. The influence of essential oils on the process of wound healing: a review of the current evidence http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17722522
  5. Biological activities of lavender essential oil. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12112282
  6. A Comparison Study of Growth Factor Expression following Treatment with Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation, Saline Solution, Povidone-Iodine, and Lavender Oil in Wounds Healing http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23861704
  7. All-natural composite wound dressing films of essential oils encapsulated in sodium alginate with antimicrobial properties. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24211443
  8. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18957173
  9. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21168115
  10. The antimicrobial activity of high-necrodane and other lavender oils on methicillin-sensitive and -resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MSSA and MRSA). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19249919
  11. Pharmacological profile of essential oils derived from Lavandula angustifolia and Melissa officinalis with anti-agitation properties: focus on ligand-gated channels.  http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18957173
  12. Hajhashemi, V., Ghannadi, A., & Sharif, B. (2003). Anti-inflammatory and analgesic properties of the leaf extracts and essential oil of lavandula angustifolia mill. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, 89(1), 67-71.(Lavender), http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874103002344
  13. Pain relief assessment by aromatic essential oil massage on outpatients with primary dysmenorrhea: a randomized, double-blind clinical trial.  http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22435409
  14. Pain relief assessment by aromatic essential oil massage on outpatients with primary dysmenorrhea: a randomized, double-blind clinical trial.  Ou MC, Hsu TF, Lai AC, Lin YT, Lin CC.  SourceDepartment of Applied Cosmetology, Hungkuang University, Taichung, Taiwan. [email protected], http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=Pain+relief+assessment+by+aromatic+essential+oil+massage+on+outpatients+with+primary+dysmenorrhe
  15. The antibacterial activity of geranium oil against Gram-negative bacteria isolated from difficult-to-heal wounds  http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24290961
  16. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15555788
  17. Greenway, f, Frome & Engels, T. (2003). Temporary relief of postherpetic neuralgia pain with topical geranium oil. American J of Medicine, 115, 586-587.
  18. The antibacterial activity of geranium oil against Gram-negative bacteria isolated from difficult-to-heal wounds.  http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24290961
  19. The effect of clarysageoil on staphylococci responsible for wound infections.  http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=Wounds+clary+sage+oil
  20. Pain relief assessment by aromatic essential oil massage on outpatients with primary dysmenorrhea: a randomized, double-blind clinical trial.  http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22435409
  21. Antifungal activity of the clove essential oil from aromaticum on Candida, Aspergillus and dermatophyte species Euge´ nia Pinto,1 Luı´s Vale-Silva,1 Carlos Cavaleiro2 and Lı´gia Salgueiro2, http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19589904
  22. SAA no. 8
  23. Phytochemical composition of Cymbopogon citratus and Eucalyptus citriodora essential oils and their anti-inflammatory and analgesic properties on Wistar rats.  Gbenou JD, Ahounou JF, Akakpo HB, Laleye A, Yayi E, Gbaguidi F, Baba-Moussa L, Darboux R, Dansou P, Moudachirou M, Kotchoni SO.  SourceLaboratoire de Pharmacognosie et des Huiles Essentielles, Faculté des Sciences de la Santé, Faculté des Sciences et Techniques, Université d’Abomey Calavi, 01 BP 918, Cotonou, Benin. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=ical+composition+of+Cymbopogon+citratus+and+Eucalyptus+citriodora+essential+oils+and+their+anti-inflammator
  24. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3609378
  25. Agrawal, A.K. 1997. Therapeutic efficacy of a herbal gel for skin affections in dogs. Indian Veterinary Journal, 74 (5): 417-419.

Further research into the efficacy, safety, optimal uses, and standardization of herbal remedies is clearly needed. Inhibiting factors in the United States include the nonpatentability of herbal materials in a system in which the typical costs of double-blind testing for Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval of drugs range in the millions of dollars, requiring patentability for private enterprises to attain a profit. Since herbal remedies currently remain in the category of dietary supplements, a different mechanism of funding for research is needed. The funding for complementary and alternative medicines research provided through the National Institutes of Health is meager compared with private and public funding of research for conventional drugs.

Got Pain? You better read this!

Posted on: February 2nd, 2016 |

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Pain has many identities.  Some have joint pain, or migraines, and there are past articles on those.  See:

http://www.williamvandry.com/2013/04/28/professor-vandrys-view-again-the-racehorse-theory-for-joints-collagen-1-2-and-3-vitamins-and-minerals-for-the-joints-serrazyme-nattokinese-fibrinogen-breakup-lumen-90-and-of-course/

Different pains in this article are Chronic pain, and specifically Neurological pain, or Neuropathy and Spinal paralysis.

I have Jiu-jitsu students or friends over the years due to pinched nerves, injuries and other causes develop neuropathy.  I found a research journal on essential oils and neuropathy.  Most of you reading this already know this, but for those that don’t, my wife and I invented the product St. Jude’s Miracle oil TM.  The product is a proprietary trade secret of 9 essential oils originally designed to relieve pain for athletes.  I have seen Neurological pain with new students, and new clients with pre-existing neuropathy.  Let’s break down a few points on pain.

Source: Dawn Langley-Brady RN, MSN, CHPN, Advanced Graduate Paper for The East West School of Herbal and Aromatic Studies

(http://theida.com/ew/wp-content/uploads/2010/10/Neuropathies-Essential-oils-show-promising-results-in-the-fight-against-symptoms.pdf):

Chronic pain

Chronic pain affects 1.5 billion people worldwide with 116 million of those people residing in the United States of America.1

Pain is divided into two categories:

Nociceptive pain, which includes visceral and somatic pain.

Neuropathic pain.

Of those 116 million people suffering from chronic pain, approximately four million people in the United States of America are currently suffering from neuropathic pain.2

Neuropathic pain is defined as a pain caused by a lesion or disease of the somatosensory nervous system and can be further divided into central and peripheral neuropathic pain.3

Causes

According to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (neuropathic pain is caused by physical trauma or injury, systemic diseases, autoimmune disorders, infections and can be inherited (NINDS, 2011).4

Systemic diseases causing neuropathic pain include:

Renal disease, heart and respiratory disease, endocrine diseases such as diabetes metabolic disorders, hormonal imbalances, toxins, connective tissue and inflammatory disorders, alcoholism, vitamin deficiencies, tumors (malignant and benign) and repetitive stress.

Infections causing neuropathic pain include:

Human immunodeficiency virus, herpes varicellazoster, herpes simplex virus, cytomegalovirus, Epstein-Barr virus, Lyme disease, diphtheria, leprosy and bacterial and viral infections.

Some neuropathies are caused by inflammation resulting from immune system disorders include:

Fibromyalgia, multiple sclerosis, Guillain-Barre Syndrome, or acute inflammatory demyelinating neuropathy, chronic inflammatory demyelinating neuropathy, trigeminal neuralgia and multifocal motor neuropathy. Neuropathic pain can also be caused by a hereditary genetic abnormality, genetic mutations or by no known cause (idiopathic).

Current Treatment

The Cleveland Clinic describes neuropathic pain and treatments:

1.Tricyclic antidepressants or over the counter pain relievers, and anticonvulsants

2.Serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors such as Cymbalta and Effexor XR.

3.When those no longer work, opiates are prescribed.  Opiates often used are Oxycontin, Oxycodone, Morphine Sulfate.

4.Alternatives less used are: TENS unit, acupuncture, aromatherapy, biofeedback, hand and foot baths, diet therapy, exercise, guided imagery, herbal remedies, infrared light therapy, massage, physical therapy, reflexology, Reiki, Yoga and more.5

Many Jiu-jitsu practitioners, athletes or general public generally have neck pain, usually in the cervical disk area, and a lot of those are rolling off your necks during the years of training, and of course those are also related to malnutrition where the collagen levels in the disks degenerate.

I know so many fellow black belts that develop tingling, or nerve pain, chronic tightness in the neck or shoulder areas among others.  Langley-Brady’s research shows different essential oils used, but I will specify more in the direction of the oils in our Miracle oil product specifically for Neuropathy/neuralgia and medical research in the ncbi or pubmed.

Research on Mentha piperita (Peppermint oil)

Peppermint oil has shown anti-nociceptive effects (reducing sensitivity to painful stimuli) against induced writhing and thermal stimulation in laboratory rats as well as anti-inflammatory properties for induced ear edema and granulomas in study rats.6

Menthol, the primary alcohol in Mentha x piperita, is the active ingredient in the over the counter product Eucalyptamint.  A research study on Eucalyptamint, was conducted in 1991 and found up to four times an increase in cutaneous blood flow and skin and muscle temperatures along with diminished pain at the site of application which lasted upwards of forty-five minutes.7

Research on Pelargonium x asperum (Geranium oil)

A research study of an over the counter homeopathic remedy approved by the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Neuragen PN, showed a reduction of at least fifty percent of pain reported by fifty-six percent of those study participants diagnosed with diabetic peripheral neuropathy (“Neuragen PN,” 2010, p. 5).

Neuragen PN contains a blend of six homeopathic substances and five essential oils.  The five oils used are:

Geranium oil, Lavender oil, Bergamot oil, tea tree oil, and eucalyptus oil.8

In 2006, a Japanese research study show the effectiveness of geranium essential oil on both acute and chronic inflammatory processes, significant reduction of inflammation and prevention of arthritis was found.9

A Korean study in 2011 using an aromatherapy blend with massage for pain relief of menstrual cramping. The study used a five percent dilution of the essential oils of cinnamon, clary sage, geranium, ginger and marjoram in a base of almond oil. The study group showed great reduction in pain without re-dosing unlike the needed re-dosing of the control group participants who received acetaminophen.10

Dr. Jane Buckle, PhD. recommends, amongst many, the use of essential oils of Piper nigrum, Mentha x piperita (Peppermint oil) and Rosmarinus officinalis and for children – Pelargonium graveolens.11

Mentha x piperita (Peppermint oil) for analgesic use for headaches and a blend of Pelargonium graveolens, Citrus limon and Juniperus communis for an allover massage oil for pain.12

Jade Shutes recommends blends with any of the following oils for pain reduction in patients with Fibromyalgia: Piper nigrum, Betula lenta, Matricaria recutita, Chamaemelum nobile, Metha x piperita (Peppermint oil), Rosmarinus officinalis and more.13

Valerie Ann Worwood recommends Lavendula agustifolia (Lavender), Chamaemelum nobile, Eugenia carophyllata (Clove bud) and Mentha x piperita (Peppermint oil) for neuralgia.14

In August 2006, studies found Mentha x piperita (Peppermint oil) to have analgesic and anesthetic effects on the central and peripheral nervous systems as well as relaxing the gastrointestinal tract and having anti-tumoral, antiviral and antibacterial properties.15

In 2010, Iranian researchers found Mentha x piperita (Peppermint oil) to be effective against E. Coli, S. aureus, Pseudomonas aeruginose, S. faecalis and Klebsiella pneumonia in addition to being a potent anti-oxidant and cytotoxic to the human tumor cell line.16

Geranium essential oil is widely prized generally for its astringent, hemostatic, diuretic, antiseptic, antidepressant, tonic, antibiotic, anti-spasmodic, and anti-infectious properties and its overall balancing effect.17

Geranium essential oil can be beneficial to individuals suffering from nerve pain (neuropathy) where it is applied on the skin directly to relieve the pain, particularly that associated with shingles, a viral disease known for its painful blistering skin rash.18

In addition, because of the anti-neuroinflammatory effects of Geranium essential oil on microglial cells and hence its potential benefits in the prevention or treatment of neurodegenerative diseases where neuroinflammation is part of the pathophysiology, geranium essential oil has steadily gained the interest of the research community and medical profession.19

In the study of Pattnaik, Subramanyam, and Kole (1996), geranium essential oil was harmful to twelve bacterial strains out of the twenty-two bacteria evaluated, including Grampositive cocci and rods and Gram-negative rods, and was inhibitory against twelve fungi.20

The anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial effects of geranium essential oil altogether present treatment to individuals with diseases of bacterial or inflammatory etiology.

For instance, geranium essential oil (Geranium robertianum) in conjunction with essential oils from clove (Syzygium aromaticum) and lavender (Lavandula angustifolia) can diminish the symptoms of acute external otitis (viz., tenderness, itching, redness, edema, and discharge) with proven efficacy that is even equal to ciprofloxacin, an antibiotic.21

I have found research regarding pain, and PTSD that was quoted in a past article on the SJMO website:

Aromatherapy has major effects on decreasing pain and depression levels, and can be a useful nursing intervention for arthritis patients.  The essential oils used were lavender, marjoram, eucalyptus, rosemary, and peppermint.22

Pain relief assessment by aromatic essential oil massage on outpatients with primary dysmenorrhea: a randomized, double-blind clinical trial.  Essential oils blended with lavender (Lavandula officinalis), clary sage (Salvia sclarea) and marjoram (Origanum majorana).23

Menthol, the cooling natural product of peppermint, is widely used in medicinal preparations for the relief of acute and inflammatory pain in sports injuries, arthritis an Pain.24

Vitamins and supplements research in neuropathy.25

Alpha Lipoic Acid can help those suffering from diabetic neuropathy by positively influencing the metabolism of glucose.(1)  improves the flow of blood to the nerves.(2)  A dose of just 600 mg a day taken for 4 years improved symptoms and slowed down the progression of neuropathy.(3)

B-Vitamins can significantly relieve the symptoms of diabetic neuropathy.(4)(5).  Vitamin B12 can extenuate nerve damage caused by neuropathy by activating a chemical signal, which helps nerves to regenerate.(6)  Combinations of Vitamin B12 and 6 (methylcobalmin, folic acid and pyridoxal) have been found to improve symptoms and maintain the health of nerves in the extremities.(7).  Taken orally at 1500 mcg a day, research has found that it improves symptoms including numbness, pain and gait and it also proved more effective than notriptylene, a commonly prescribed antidepressant to treat neuropathic pain.(8)

Vitamin E alone can improve peripheral neuropathy symptoms and improve nerve function and health in those with type 2 diabetes.(9)

A deficiency in Vitamin D may be a risk factor in peripheral diabetic neuropathy.  A deficiency is typically present in those with type 1 and 2 diabetes and is even more common in those suffering neuropathy symptoms.  One study published in 2008 was carried out on 51 patients and found that supplementing with Vitamin D reduced pain levels by up to 50%.(10)

Acetyl l-Carnitine might help increase insulin resistance, allow the cells to utilize glucose effectively and boost nerve regeneration.(11)  And helps reduce pain, improves the sensation of vibration in the limbs and helps nerves to regenerate. (11,12)

N-acetyl cysteine protects the nerves from oxidative stress and damage.(13)

Curcumin might be able to reduce pain signals caused by damaged nerves as well as preventing oxidative damage of the nerves.(14)

Resveratol combined with insulin reduced sensitivity to pains.(15)

Peppermint research on pain with cancer patients.26

Results from NCBI:

“…This proof-of-concept study indicates that topical menthol has potential as a novel analgesic therapy for cancer treatment-related neuropathic pain. Improvements in patient-rated measures are supported by changes in objective measures of physical function and sensation. Further systematic evaluation of efficacy is required.”

A novel treatment of postherpetic neuralgia using peppermint oil.27

“…The authors believe this is the first evidence of peppermint oil (or menthol) having a strong analgesic effect on neuropathic pain.”

Nerve Injuries in Surgery and Nerve and/or Spinal Cord Complications.28

A nerve that is injured from compression (a common scenario with a disc herniation or bone spur) may not fully recover even after surgery that was designed to decompress the nerve.  Under very careful and meticulous surgical manipulation, a nerve can still become damaged.  Pain can be from three causes:

  1. Instrumentation (Instrumentation can also cause nerve irritation or damage).
  2. Cervical Cord and Root Injuries (Some patients have such tight (stenotic) canals that the act of opening the canal to decompress the spinal cord can cause injury).
  3. Arachnoiditis (Arachnoiditisis inflammation of the membrane that surrounds the nerves in the canal).

There are three membranes, the dura mater, pia mater and the arachnoid that surround the spinal cord and nerves

1. Dural Tear/Leak

During spine surgery, there exists the possibility that a small rent (or tear) of the dura will occur.  Most commonly, it occurs when attempting to remove material such as bone, ligament (ligamentum flavum), cyst, or disc material that is scarred or stuck to the dura. The incidence of dural tear increases with a history of prior surgery in the same area from scar formation.  Symptoms of a dural leak: most commonly, patients describe a positional headache in which standing aggravates and laying down improves and/or resolves the headache.  Other commonly reported symptoms include the following: nausea, dizziness, ringing in the ears and a feeling of malaise/fatigue.  Physical exam findings may note a swollen incision.

Treatment for dural leak

Further treatments, if a dural leak were to persist despite primary repair during surgery, include the following: blood patch, use of caffeine, and consideration of a ‘diverting drain’.  On rare occasions, re-operation must be considered.

Repair of the dura mater with processed collagen devices.29

From NCBI:

“..These measured differences influenced device intraoperative handling and installation as well as the post-operative biological response, where differences in device resorption, cell penetration, vascularization, and collagen remodeling were observed.”

Basically it shows the importance of collagen relating with dura mater.  Similar to disk degeneration, basically the repair of the tissue is needed, and usually through surgery.

The effect of aroma inhalation method on stress responses of nursing students.30

In the experimental group, aromas were given using an aroma lamp, lavender, peppermint, rosemary and Clary-Sage. In the control group, the treatment was not administered.  As a result of administering aroma inhalation to nursing students, their physical symptoms decreased, their anxiety scores were low, and their perceived stress scores were low, showing that aroma inhalation could be a very effective stress management method.” Frankincense use against Cerebral Ischemic injury.31

Given the use of the Boswellia resin to treat all kinds of injuries as well as inflammatory conditions, the effects of its major anti-inflammatory constituent, IA mice following head trauma was examined.  Its anti-inflammatory effects were thus associated with improved neurobehavio, on ral and cognitive functions in a mouse model of traumatic brain injury (Pettigrew et al., 2008).

Effects of olfactory stimulation on the vigilance performance of individuals with brain injury 32

“..Observers with brain injury and control participants performed a vigilance task during which they received periodic whiffs of unscented air or air scented with peppermint. Under both fragrance conditions, controls reduced the frequency of commissive errors (false alarms) over the course of the vigil, an adaptive strategy given the low probability of signals employed (0.04). The false alarm rate of observers with brain injury increased precipitously toward the end of the vigil in the unscented air condition. However, exposure to the scent of peppermint rendered the false alarm scores of observers with brain injury similar to that of controls, a result which is consistent with evidence that olfactory stimulation activates brain areas vital for planning and judgment…”

Regarding NSAIDS for pain, I referenced an article a few years back on the effects of NSAIDS.33:

Even at normal NSAID dosages, people with compromised kidney function can develop NSAID toxicity”.

1. Adverse effects of NSAIDs cause 103,000 hospitalizations and 16,500 deaths per year in the United States.

2. In patients with such a history, however, use of NSAIDs (aside from low-dose aspirin) was associated with more than 10-fold increase in heart failure.

3. “You may as well wear a sign, ‘Please kill my kidneys’”(4, Rice University).

St. Jude’s Miracle Oil®.34

Regarding Neuropathy, or nerve pain, tingling, etc., I have received testimonials from those with pinched nerves, degenerated disk pain, muscle pain, and I remember almost two years ago Jiu-jitsu Master Carlos Machado and I both had a pinched nerve, mine due to training, his due to a chronic nerve pain he had for years.  The Miracle oil we used to apply on the direct area (shoulder, arm, etc.), and it did provide relief. We did it down the spine and what a difference!  Now I apply the oil directly on the spinal cord area of the back from the neck to the waist.  This way the oil seeps through the skin and can help relieve pain directly to the spinal cord.  A goal of ours would be to do more research, more trials in this area.  For medical references, are there any medical references to pain in the medical journals regarding the 9 oils we use in our Miracle oil product?  Unlike many products, we do not make claims of cures or medical treatments, as we note in our disclaimer below.  However, it is interesting to look at ncbi and pubmed references to pain.  We refer to medical journals on each of our 9 oils in St. Jude’s Miracle Oil®:

Wintergreen acts as an anti-inflammatory agent (1-4).

The medicinal properties of peppermint oil are analgesic, anti-septic, anti-inflammatory, and antimicrobial, among others (5).

Lavender has anti-inflammatory and analgesic properties (6), and pain relief assessment (7).

Eucalyptus Blue has anti-inflammatory and analgesic properties (8).

Clove bud has anti-infectious properties include: anti-viral, anti-bacterial, anti-fungal effects (9-10).

Geranium has shown temporary relief of neuralgia pain (11).

Clary Sage in pain relief on outpatients with primary dysmenorrhea (Painful menstration) (12).

Frankincense was used for symptomatic knee osteoarthritis (13)

Myrrh oil has anti-inflammatory and analgesic activity (14).

In closing on this article, I have to make another point that may be just as important as the research in here with nerve pain.  The CDC reported the major causes of death in the USA are from:

Heart disease: 611,105

Cancer: 584,881

Chronic lower respiratory diseases: 149,205

Accidents (unintentional injuries): 130,557

How many people think nutrition is related to nerve pain, or look at the correlation with surgeries? Let’s look at actual medical references.35:

Skeletal diseases may be induced by malnutrition that involves certain nutrients, notably calcium, phosphorus, and vitamin D, but also iodine, copper, zinc, manganese, fluorine, silicon, vitamin A and perhaps vitamin C, as well as protein and energy. The number of these nutrients.

Malnourished patients are more likely to have complications following total knee or hip replacement surgeries than morbidly obese patients, according to new research from researchers at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania.

The findings are being presented at the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting, and their interactions is so large that dietary intervention in bone abnormalities is likely to be most effective if directed at consumption of a diet that is completely balanced for growth, maturity, old age, or stress.

I have many students and customers from the USA that keep purchasing the oil to help whether it smells good, sinuses, pain, or whatever they use it for.  We get orders from the UK, Australia too.  Even NBA players use our product. When I speak to the blind, many do not know a majority of blindness is preventable.

Did you know, according to the World Health Organization, that 80% of all visual impairment can be avoided or cured?

Read it: Reference: http://www.who.int/mediacentre/factsheets/fs282/en/

You can also read testimonials, before and after videos or pics on facebook for SJMO:

https://www.facebook.com/groups/132501736829734/

Absorb and think,

Professor William Vandry

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References

  1. (American Academy of Pain Medicine [AAPM], 2011)
  2. (Dickson, Head, Gitlow, & Osbahr, 2010, p. 1637). (Bennett, 1998, p. 104)
  3. (International Association for the Study of Pain [IASP], 2011)
  4. (falls, sports-related injuries, accidents, fractures, phantom limb pain, spinal cord compressions, complex regional pain syndrome, etc.)
  5. (Lindsay, Rodgers, Savath, & Hettinger, 2010, figure 1)

(The Northern California Chapter of the Neuropathy Association, 2008, p. 1-8). (Peppin, 2011, p. 1-4)

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  4. Repair of the dura mater with processed collagen devices. Zerris VA1, James KS, Roberts JB, Bell E, Heilman CB. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17465025
  5. The effect of aroma inhalation method on stress responses of nursing students, http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15314330
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  2. An estimated 10-20% of NSAID patients experience dyspepsia, and NSAID-associated upper gastrointestinal adverse events are estimated to result in 103,000 hospitalizations and 16,500 deaths per year in the United States, and represent 43% of drug-related emergency visits. Many of these events are avoidable; a review of physician visits and prescriptions estimated that unnecessary prescriptions for NSAIDs were written in 42% of visits. Kearney, Pm; Baigent, C; Godwin, J; Halls, H; Emberson, Jr; Patrono, C (June 2006).
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  1. St. Jude’s Miracle Oil® References:
  1. Methyl salicylate 2-O-β-D-lactoside, a novel salicylic acid analogue, acts as an anti-inflammatory agent on microglia and astrocytes.Lan X, Liu R, Sun L, Zhang T, Du G.J Neuroinflammation. 2011 Aug 11;8:98. doi: 10.1186/1742-2094-8-98.
  2. A novel naturally occurring salicylic acid analogue acts as an anti-inflammatory agent by inhibiting nuclear factor-kappaB activity in RAW264.7 macrophages. Zhang T, Sun L, Liu R, Zhang D, Lan X, Huang C, Xin W, Wang C, Zhang D, Du G.Mol Pharm. 2012 Mar 5;9(3):671-7. doi: 10.1021/mp2003779. Epub 2012 Feb 15.
  3. Anti-inflammatory activity of methyl salicylate glycosides isolated from Gaultheria yunnanensis (Franch.) Rehder.Zhang D, Liu R, Sun L, Huang C, Wang C, Zhang DM, Zhang TT, Du GH.  Molecules. 2011 May 9;16(5):3875-84. doi: 10.3390/molecules16053875
  4. Evaluation of the new anti-inflammatory compound ethyl salicylate 2-O-β-d-glucoside and its possible mechanism of action.  Xin W, Huang C, Zhang X, Zhang G, Ma X, Sun L, Wang C, Zhang D, Zhang T, Du G.Int Immunopharmacol. 2012 Dec 4;15(2):303-308. doi:10.1016/j.intimp.2012.11.014.
  5. Mullally BH, James JA,CoulterWA,LindenGJ. The efficacy of a herbal-based toothpaste on the control of plaque and gingivitis. J Clin Periodontol. 1995;22(9):686–9.
  6. Hajhashemi, V., Ghannadi, A., & Sharif, B. (2003). Anti-inflammatory and analgesic properties of the leaf extracts and essential oil of lavandula angustifolia mill. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, 89(1), 67-71.(Lavender)
  7. Pain relief assessment by aromatic essential oil massage on outpatients with primary dysmenorrhea: a randomized, double-blind clinical trial.  Ou MC, Hsu TF, Lai AC, Lin YT, Lin CC.  SourceDepartment of Applied Cosmetology,HungkuangUniversity,Taichung,Taiwan
  8. Phytochemical composition of Cymbopogon citratus and Eucalyptus citriodora essential oils and their anti-inflammatory and analgesic properties on Wistar rats.  Gbenou JD, Ahounou JF, Akakpo HB, Laleye A, Yayi E, Gbaguidi F, Baba-Moussa L, Darboux R, Dansou P, Moudachirou M, Kotchoni SO.  SourceLaboratoire de Pharmacognosie et des Huiles Essentielles, Faculté des Sciences de la Santé, Faculté des Sciences et Techniques, Université d’Abomey Calavi, 01 BP 918,Cotonou,Benin.
  9. Antifungal activity of the clove essential oil from aromaticum on Candida, Aspergillus and dermatophyte species Euge´ nia Pinto,1 Luı´s Vale-Silva,1 Carlos Cavaleiro2 and Lı´gia Salgueiro2
  10. Curr Med Chem. 2003 May;10(10):813-29.Antibacterial and antifungal properties of essential oils.  Kalemba D, Kunicka A.SourceInstitute of General Food Chemistry, TechnicalUniversity of Lodz,Poland.
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  12. Pain relief assessment by aromatic essential oil massage on outpatients with primary dysmenorrhea: a randomized, double-blind clinical trial.  Ou MC, Hsu TF, Lai AC, Lin YT, Lin CC.  SourceDepartment of Applied Cosmetology, HungkuangUniversity, Taichung, Taiwan.
  13. Rheumatology (Oxford). 2013 Jan 30. Ayurvedic medicine offers a good alternative to glucosamine and celecoxib in the treatment of symptomatic knee osteoarthritis: a randomized, double-blind, controlled equivalence drug trial.  Source Center for Rheumatic Diseases, Pune, School of Biomedical Sciences, Symbiosis International University, Pune, BJ Medical College, Pune, Department of Rheumatology, Nizam Institute of Medical Sciences, Hyderabad, Department of Medicine, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Delhi, Interactive Research School for Health Affairs, Bharati Vidyapeeth Deemed University, Pune, SPARC Institute, Mumbai, Department of Medicine, KEM Hospital, Mumbai and Symbiosis International University, Pune, India
  14. Anti-inflammatory and analgesic activity of different extracts of Commiphora myrrha.  Source:JiangsuKey Laboratory for TCM Formulae Research,NanjingUniversityof   Chinese Medicine,Nanjing210046, PR China.
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Miracle oil Co-inventor speaks on joints, inflammation and nutrition at Got pain? expo

Posted on: September 21st, 2015 |

September 19, 2015

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Got pain? clinic thumbs up approval

St Jude’s Miracle Oil® Co-inventor Chandra Vandry was lead speaker at the second Got Pain? clinic on nutrition, joints, inflammation, and also covered a variety of topics such as insomnia, migraines, foods, minerals, and many other points on health issues in today’s society.  November 2014 the first Got Pain? clinic was held in Dallas/Ft. Worth.  On her powerpoint, statistics on diet, and every day issues were referenced via PubMed, NCBI and other medical journals.  Questions such as insomnia and migraines were discussed, and many testimonies of the St Jude’s Miracle Oil® product were mentioned by the audience.  The Vandry’s have been asked to speak again in the DFW area later this year.

Dietary changes discussed.

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Supportive audience for Got Pain? clinic!

Got pain? September 19 Austin Clinic regarding nutrition, joints, inflammation and Miracle oil!

Posted on: September 9th, 2015 |

Dallas Ft. Worth hosted the first Got Pain? clinic regarding nutrition, joints, inflammation, and the St. Jude’s Miracle oilTM product last year.  This year September 19 speakers Chandra and William Vandry will cover these topics for educational purposes.  Lead speaker Chandra Vandry will discuss new research and answer questions.

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St Jude’s Miracle Oil® anecdotal evidence on Black eye | periorbital hematoma | shiner

Posted on: May 22nd, 2015 |

DISCLAIMER

Information within this site is for educational purposes only. The U.S. Food & Drug Administration has not evaluated statements about the product efficacy. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.  Consult your physician before using for advice.

Periorbital hematoma, or what is known as a black eye or ‘shiner’, is the ecchymosis around the eye commonly due to an injury to the face rather than eye injury. The name is given due to the color of bruising. The so-called black eye is caused by bleeding beneath the skin and around the eye.1

Dr Calvin Inalsingh M.B., Chairman, WBA Medical Advisory Committee discussed injuries in boxing such as hematoma or swelling of the eye from blows:

“…A blow to the face causes the skin to be compressed against the facial bone and the tissue in between is crushed. The blood vessels, which are under the skin, can be ruptured without the skin being damaged. In this case, blood flows into the underlying tissues and causes a swelling or a haematoma.  This injury is commonly seen in the skin around the eye. The swelling in this area can be extensive and sometimes completely occludes the vision of the boxer. When the pressure in the haematoma equalizes the pressure in the blood vessels, then the swelling will not get any bigger.  The ringside treatment is to apply ice and external pressure on the swelling. This will prevent any further bleeding into the tissues by constricting the blood vessels. The healing process of this injury takes about 5 to 7 days. The underlying blood breaks down in the healing process and it can be seen that the haematoma, which is at first reddish, goes through color changes of blue to black to brown….”2

Dr. Inalsingh states swelling can be reduced in about one week.  Usually within two weeks swelling and black eye is yellow-green and eventually fades.  Remedies in general on WebMD, are:

“…Besides icy treatment, there’s not much that can be done for a black eye except avoid doing anything that could cause further injury, such as putting pressure on the swollen eye or trying to force it open. If you need a pain reliever, take aspirin or acetaminophen…” (Tylenol).3

Expected duration from swelling of black eye from drugs.com article is generally 7-10 days:

“Most of the swelling and discoloration go away within seven to 10 days after injury. The color of the skin around the eye will change over the course of recovery, typically showing green and yellow tones as the blood ages and is cleared from the tissue.”4

In my Jiu-jitsu class, a student had an accidental colliding with a fellow student.  He was unaware of impact, but he developed a hematoma, or black eye and swelling.  We read above it usually is 7-10 days to reduce swelling.  During class, we had a bottle of St Jude’s Miracle Oil® and immediately took a picture with my iphone at 9:17pm. 

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Photo 1 9:17pm May 19, 2015

We applied the oil under the eye directly to the swelling.  We took a second photo at 9:31:

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Photo 2 9:31pm May 19, 2015

I texted student at night and asked if he could take one more pic.  He immediately texted me back at 11:00pm another photo.

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Photo 3 11:00pm May 19, 2015

The next day during the night class, I stopped by and saw his eye.  I took another photo immediately and emailed myself the photo at 6:55pm

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Photo 4 6:55pm May 20, 2015

SJMO vs. RICE total time reducing hematoma to normal along with swelling and pain comparison:

1. St Jude’s Miracle Oil® 21 hours, 38 minutes

2. Standard RICE therapy 7-10 days

Student told me he had applied the oil around noon that day and when he saw me a few minutes before the last photo.  Normally, according to medical research as referenced above by Dr Calvin Inalsingh M.B., Chairman of WBA Medical Advisory Committee in professional boxing reducing swelling to normal usually takes 7-10 days.  What is more evidence of the fast swelling reduced is you can view in last photo student’s black eye is still dark, has not become yellow or light colored yet.

Wounds

Hematoma or in this case a black eye is swelling induced from inflammation.  Essential oils in St Jude’s Miracle Oil® referenced from medical journals reduce inflammation.  Studies give hope on Myrrh, Frankincense, Lavender, Peppermint, Eucalyptus, Geranium for future research on wound healing.  (See article Essential oils in studies for wounds, bleeding)5,6

Myrrh (Commiphora molmol) has been widely used as an anti-inflammatory and wound healing commercial product(1)

In addition to anti-inflammatory effects, Frankincense has been shown to have wound healing, antiulcer, and anti-diarrheal properties.(2)

From PubMed, this paper reports on a literature review of evidence on the influence of essential oils on wound healing and their potential application in clinical practice. It focuses mainly on tea tree, lavender, chamomile, thyme and ocimum oils. (3)

Among the PubMed claims made for lavender oil are that is it antibacterial, antifungal, carminative (smooth muscle relaxing), sedative, antidepressive and effective for burns and insect bites.(4)

This study on PubMed compared the effects of transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS), saline solution (SS), povidone-iodine (PI), and lavender oil (Lavandula angustifolia) through expression of growth factors in a rat model of wound healing.  Wound closure progressed more rapidly in the TENS and lavender oil groups than in the control and other study groups.(5)

A natural polymeric composite films made of essential oils (EOs) dispersed in sodium alginate (NaAlg) matrix, with remarkable anti-microbial and anti-fungal properties. Namely, elicriso italic, chamomile blue, cinnamon, lavender, tea tree, peppermint, eucalyptus, lemongrass and lemon oils were encapsulated in the films as potential active substances.(6)

In this study the tested geranium oil was efficacious against Gram-negative pathogens responsible for problems with wound treatment. The results suggest that geranium oil may be considered an effective component of therapy in the case of frequent recurrences of infections caused by resistant pathogens.(7)

This complimentary study also discusses the use of myrrh in wound management.(8)

Wintergreen acts as an anti-inflammatory agent (9). inflammatory, and antimicrobial, among others(10), inflammatory and analgesic properties(11), and pain relief assessment(12), inflammatory and analgesic properties(13), anti fungal effects(14).  Geranium has shown temporary relief of neuralgia pain (15).

Clary Sage in pain relief on outpatients with primary dysmenorrhea (16).

Frankincense was used for symptomatic knee osteoarthritis (17)

Myrrh oil has anti-inflammatory and analgesic activity (18)

William Vandry

Co-Inventor St Jude’s Miracle Oil® product

References:

1. http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/249231.php

2. http://www.wbanews.com/box-medical-articles/some-common-injuries-in-boxing

3. SOURCES: James B.; Chew C, Bron A. “Trauma,” Lecture Notes on Ophthalmology, Blackwell Publishing, 2003. AmericanAcademy of Ophthalmology

4. http://www.drugs.com/health-guide/black-eye.html

5. http://www.stjudesmiracleoil.com/essential-oils-in-studies-for-wounds-bleeding/

6. Medical references:

1. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19995243

2. Rahimi R, Shams-Ardekani MR, Abdollahi M. A review of the efficacy of traditional Iranian medicine for inflammatory bowel disease. World J Gastroenterol. 2010;16:4504–14. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3924999/

3. J Wound Care. 2007 Jun;16(6):255-7.  http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17722522

4. Phytother Res. 2002 Jun;16(4):301-8. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12112282

5. Evid Based Complement Alternat Med. 2013;2013:361832. doi: 10.1155/2013/361832. Epub  2013 Jun 3 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23861704

6. Int J Pharm. 2014 Mar 25;463(2):137-45. doi: 10.1016/j.ijpharm.2013.10.046. Epub  2013 Nov 5. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24211443

7. 2014 Aug;40(5):1046-51. doi: 10.1016/j.burns.2013.11.002. Epub  2013 Nov 28.  http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24290961

8. use of Myrrh in wound management, J Vasc Nurs. 2010 Sep;28(3):102. doi: 10.1016/j.jvn.2010.06.001. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20709267

Methyl salicylate 2-O-β-D-lactoside, a novel salicylic acid analogue, acts as an anti-inflammatory agent on microglia and astrocytes.Lan X, Liu R, Sun L, Zhang T, Du G.J Neuroinflammation. 2011 Aug 11;8:98. doi: 10.1186/1742-2094-8-98.

9. A novel naturally occurring salicylic acid analogue acts as an anti-inflammatory agent by inhibiting nuclear factor-kappaB activity in RAW264.7 macrophages. Zhang T, Sun L, Liu R, Zhang D, Lan X, Huang C, Xin W, Wang C, Zhang D, Du G.Mol Pharm. 2012 Mar 5;9(3):671-7. doi: 10.1021/mp2003779. Epub 2012 Feb 15.

10. Anti-inflammatory activity of methyl salicylate glycosides isolated from Gaultheria yunnanensis (Franch.) Rehder.Zhang D, Liu R, Sun L, Huang C, Wang C, Zhang DM, Zhang TT, Du GH.  Molecules. 2011 May 9;16(5):3875-84. doi: 10.3390/molecules16053875

11. Evaluation of the new anti-inflammatory compound ethyl salicylate 2-O-β-d-glucoside and its possible mechanism of action.  Xin W, Huang C, Zhang X, Zhang G, Ma X, Sun L, Wang C, Zhang D, Zhang T, Du G.Int Immunopharmacol. 2012 Dec 4;15(2):303-308. doi:10.1016/j.intimp.2012.11.014.

12. Mullally BH, James JA, CoulterWA, Linden GJ. The efficacy of a herbal-based toothpaste on the control of plaque and gingivitis. J Clin Periodontol. 1995;22(9):686–9.

13. Hajhashemi, V., Ghannadi, A., & Sharif, B. (2003). Anti-inflammatory and analgesic properties of the leaf extracts and essential oil of lavandula angustifolia mill. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, 89(1), 67-71.(Lavender)

14. Pain relief assessment by aromatic essential oil massage on outpatients with primary dysmenorrhea: a randomized, double-blind clinical trial.  Ou MC, Hsu TF, Lai AC, Lin YT, Lin CC.  SourceDepartment of Applied Cosmetology, HungkuangUniversity, Taichung, Taiwan

15. Phytochemical composition of Cymbopogon citratus and Eucalyptus citriodora essential oils and their anti-inflammatory and analgesic properties on Wistar rats.  Gbenou JD, Ahounou JF, Akakpo HB, Laleye A, Yayi E, Gbaguidi F, Baba-Moussa L, Darboux R, Dansou P, Moudachirou M, Kotchoni SO.  SourceLaboratoire de Pharmacognosie et des Huiles Essentielles, Faculté des Sciences de la Santé, Faculté des Sciences et Techniques, Université d’Abomey Calavi, 01 BP 918, Cotonou, Benin.

16. Antifungal activity of the clove essential oil from aromaticum on Candida, Aspergillus and dermatophyte species Euge´ nia Pinto,1 Luı´s Vale-Silva,1 Carlos Cavaleiro2 and Lı´gia Salgueiro2

17. Curr Med Chem. 2003 May;10(10):813-29.Antibacterial and antifungal properties of essential oils.  Kalemba D, Kunicka A.SourceInstitute of General Food Chemistry, Technical University   of Lodz, Poland.

18. 20Greenway, f, Frome & Engels, T. (2003). Temporary relief of postherpetic neuralgia pain with topical geranium oil. American J of Medicine, 115, 586-587.

19. Pain relief assessment by aromatic essential oil massage on outpatients with primary dysmenorrhea: a randomized, double-blind clinical trial.  Ou MC, Hsu TF, Lai AC, Lin YT, Lin CC.  SourceDepartment of Applied Cosmetology, HungkuangUniversity, Taichung, Taiwan. [email protected]

20. Rheumatology (Oxford). 2013 Jan 30. Ayurvedic medicine offers a good alternative to glucosamine and celecoxib in the treatment of symptomatic knee osteoarthritis: a randomized, double-blind, controlled equivalence drug trial.  Source Center for Rheumatic Diseases, Pune, School of Biomedical Sciences, Symbiosis International University, Pune, BJ Medical College, Pune, Department of Rheumatology, Nizam Institute of Medical Sciences, Hyderabad, Department of Medicine, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Delhi, Interactive Research School for Health Affairs, Bharati Vidyapeeth Deemed University, Pune, SPARC Institute, Mumbai, Department of Medicine, KEM Hospital, Mumbai and Symbiosis International University, Pune, India

21. Anti-inflammatory and analgesic activity of different extracts of Commiphora myrrha.  Source: Jiangsu Key Laboratory for TCM Formulae Research, NanjingUniversity of Chinese Medicine, Nanjing 210046, PR China.

 

St. Jude’s Miracle oilTM at Martial arts Health Expo DFW

Posted on: November 10th, 2014 |

November 9, 2014

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Photo: St. Jude’s Miracle oilTM Co-inventors and Martial artists William and Chandra Vandry

The Martial arts and Health expo hosted by Professor Marcos Santos in Dallas Ft Worth had co speakers William and Chandra Vandry addressing medical information, and their product, Miracle oil.  Lead Speaker Chandra Vandry, and R.N. in neurology and allergy, discussed JAMA, NCBI and PubMed references to the plague of Chronic pain in the USA.  Chronic pain effects more people in the USA than Diabetes, Cancer or heart disease combined.  Pain statistics show:

Chronic pain 116 million (Institute of medicine of national academies)

Diabetes 25.8 million americans (American Diabetes Association)

Heart disease 16.3 million americans (American Heart Association)

Cancer 11.9 million americans (American cancer society)

Vandry also discussed the FDA’s warning on NSAIDS, and the overuse of them.  As she finished with a question and answer section, many in the audience discussed their own chronic pain, migraines, arthritis and other pain related conditions.

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Vandry’s addressing questions.  Marcos Santos to the right.

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student Matt Brazille and Expo host Professor Marcos Santos of RCJ Machado academy Ft Worth.

 

Jiu-jitsu Master Carlos Machado promotes St. Jude’s Miracle oilTM on radio interview

Posted on: October 19th, 2014 |

 

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Photo: Master Carlos Machado holding bottle of St. Jude’s Miracle oilTM and co-inventor and student William Vandry

On October 14, 2014 world re-known BJJ Master Carlos Machado was interviewed by Carlos Kremer on his radio show.  Machado is of the famous Machado brothers from Brazil, and is one of the leaders of Brazilian Jiu-jitsu worldwide.  Machado is the nephew of the founder of Brazilian Jiu-jitsu, Grandmaster Carlos Gracie.  In the interview, Machado discusses philosophy, history, his upcoming Machado brothers camp, which will be on the October 24-26 weekend in Dallas, Texas.  Machado, who is also a consumer and promoter of St. Jude’s Miracle oilTM, discusses the product in his interview with Carlos Kremer.  The link below has the full interview:

http://wsradio.com/category/entertainment-radio/kick-ass-radio/

On the third segment at 3:04 Master Carlos Machado discusses the effects of St. Jude’s Miracle oilTM, and gives a nice plug:

CM: I, before I came here I just wanted to mention I talked to one of my black belts, we are very health oriented.  I have a Black belt called William Vandry, he’s among one of my first black belts and he is a great story in itself, an amazing man that has overcome incredible obstacles.  He created an oil called the St. Jude’s Miracle oilTM, and for us who do Jiu-jitsu that are always complaining about our joints, or people take cortisone shots, anti inflammatory things can be harmful to your health.  This oil, if you go to their facebook page, just type St. Jude’s Miracle Oil.

CK: Aha

CM: Youre gonna find information, and I kid you not, when I send you my book, I am also gonna send a sample of that oil.

CK: Ok

CM: And your gonna tell me once you put that thing on any joint that aches, what is gonna happen afterwards.

CK:  You know that I could use that, that’s incredible because I ache all over..