I was so thankful for Bromelain yesterday- still am, actually. But then I learned that Bromelain and other non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) should be discontinued about two weeks before any surgical procedure to reduce the risk of post-operative bleeding. And since I have surgery in my near future, I have discontinued my Bromelain. I miss it already!
I quickly consulted my essential oil books and mixed up a blend of inflammation-fighters. Here’s my recipe…
Combine the following oils in an amber glass bottle:
- Rosemary, 4 drops
- Lavender, 2 drops
- Peppermint, 2 drops
- Clove, 2 drops
- Almond (or other carrier oil), 2 teaspoons
I took my blend to my physical
terrorist therapist who used the oils during my session this morning. (I can’t take the credit for that PT insult. I overheard it at therapy today!)
While I can’t address inflammation with a supplement, I’m glad to be able to address it with essential oils. How do YOU fight inflammation?