Geranium Essential Oil is one oil that is very useful to keep around. I found this out not too long ago and it helped relieve the pain of it immensely. The key to making this work so well is to be on a time schedule.
So here’s my story…
One morning I awoke from sleeping and as soon as I rolled out of bed into a better position — well let me rephrase that. I didn’t quite make it to a sitting position until about a minute after the roll. If you already know – gout is an ailment that affects your ankle area and toes. My version of gout was affecting my ankle area. I felt like I had played basketball the previous night and rolled my ankle on someone’s foot after getting a rebound.
Yes, it’s very similar to a twisted ankle.
Yes, it’s very likely to move into your toes – especially the big toe.
I went to the urgent care in near my house (thankfully it didn’t require me getting a ride there). I still hobbled into the office, filled out my forms and then waited to be called in. I told my story to the nurse and doctor, and after all the questions and answers they suspected that my symptoms lead to gout in my foot. To be sure there were no ligaments torn or any further damage to my ankle, they ordered some x-rays.
Injury is the most common reason for an XRAY. I know this because this is the same foot that I broke some bone in and it’s right in the area that was affected after I dropped an 90 pound office printer on my foot. on one of my previous jobs, I was transporting a printer – an HP 4250 to another building where I had to place it into my trunk.
It was cold outside.
In the middle of winter.
Slippery conditions outside made it tough navigating the roads and sidewalks. So, when I dropped the printer, I thought nothing of it until the next morning. Very similar to how gout feels.
So you can see where I wouldn’t expect to have anything other than a twisted ankle.
I saw the XRAYs almost immediately. This happened because of our ability to have technology at our fingertips. There was nothing surprising to me. The doctor gave me a prescription for an internal medicine. Internal medicines would require me to take it on a full stomach, which there could be complications with this medicine.
I already had intentions of using essential oils with this to help speed up my recovery, but when I heard what the medicine she was prescribing to me could do to me, I decided to skip it all together – save my money and use my oils as my way to support my foot and ankle health
Here’s what I Did With Geranium Essential Oil
I did a little research on the internet and books that I had access to at home.
What I came up with, was to use Geranium essential oil as the main oil but to also use any citrus mixed in with water all day.
I drank water all day anyways, so why not add lemon or lime to it? The benefits from it are amazing too. What the citrus oil will do help support the blood flow throughout your body. I also used Melaleuca to support my gut health.
The key to this working is implementing it on a regular basis. Keep in mind that small amounts several times a day is much better than one large dose once or twice a day.
The biggest key to the oils is that your body will use what it can at that moment and discard the rest. It’s a little bit of work but it’s well worth it. Geranium essential oil is a natural product.
Prescription for what?
The doctor told me to take all the medication for 2 weeks. I was able to see how my foot and ankle could be supported by using geranium essential oil on my foot in a little over a week. one further item of praise to share is that I could stop using the oil immediately and continue with the lemon, lime, or any other citrus oil as I preferred to do.
I mean… Who doesn’t like lemon in their water, right?!
So that’s my story of using oils with gout in my foot.
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