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Which essential oils work for arthritis?
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Dr. Peter Kurzweil
Internal Medicine
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In brief: 14 essential oils...
Exist which are found to be helpful in a variety of ailments.
These oils are concentrated and purified and diluted into a cream, or body oil, or lotion; they are rubbed onto the skin anywhere over body, but never near eyes or any mucus membrane. Some types include basil eo, which has a relaxing effect and good for arthritis; others are boswellia, lavender, lemon, tea tree essential oils.

In brief: 14 essential oils...
Exist which are found to be helpful in a variety of ailments.
These oils are concentrated and purified and diluted into a cream, or body oil, or lotion; they are rubbed onto the skin anywhere over body, but never near eyes or any mucus membrane. Some types include basil eo, which has a relaxing effect and good for arthritis; others are boswellia, lavender, lemon, tea tree essential oils.
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Dr. Kathryn Riordan
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
In brief: Essential oils
The best use of essential oils depends on the type of arthritis.
Peppermint and wintergreen are often used with osteoarthritis and for local pain. Patients with RA are often helped with lavender for relaxation and calendula for inflammation and pain.

In brief: Essential oils
The best use of essential oils depends on the type of arthritis.
Peppermint and wintergreen are often used with osteoarthritis and for local pain. Patients with RA are often helped with lavender for relaxation and calendula for inflammation and pain.
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