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Colorado Springs Anti-inflammatory, Anti-Tumor (and more) Healing with Frankincense and Myrrh

Frankincense and myrrh, two respected gifts obtained from the gum resins of trees - the Boswellia and the Commiphora, respectively – make wonderful healing partners! Both have been incorporated throughout history in perfume, incense, aromatherapy, and medicine, especially Chinese medicine. Their anti-inflammatory, anti-tumor, antioxidant, and more properties tackle issues with a variety of health conditions, many that The Chiropractic TRUhealthDR sees in our Colorado Springs chiropractic patients who may want to know more!

THE COMBINATION: Frankincense and Myrrh

Chinese medicine esteems frankincense and myrrh for their wide-ranging helpful health effects. Used together, their anti-inflammatory and analgesic effects and notably for anti-tumor effects prevented growth of U266 multiple myeloma cells. (1) In Chinese medicine, frankincense-myrrh are elements of an anti-tumor drug for various cancers with recent research showing its effect on hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). How? By controlling pathological processes like cytokine-receptor binding and pathways and affecting the blood vessels that support tumors in HCC. Tumor volume was reduced, and pathological structure was weakend with frankincense and myrrh treatment. (2) Low dose frankincense/myrrh controlled urotheilial wound healing to help symptoms of acute interstitial cystitis/painful bladder syndrome.  (3) The frankincense/myrrh comination proves itself to be a winning/healing one!

NEUROPATHIC PAIN

The Chiropractic TRUhealthDR appreciates combinations of treatments to help our Colorado Springs chiropractic patients seeking healing. Chinese medicine addresses diabetic neuropathy, a serious complication of diabetes and cause of kidney disease, by regulating pathways having to do with the glucose/lipid metabolism regulation, antioxidation, anti-inflammation, anti-fibrosis, etc. (4) Chinese medicine treatment of neuropathic pain commonly involves the frankincense-myrrh combination as it is explained as having the ability to activate blood and dissipate blood stasis. It was tested and found to lessen neuropathic pain likely related to neuro-inflammatory agents TLR4 and MyD88 and to averting TRPV1 and inflammatory factor expression. (5). The Chiropractic TRUhealthDR knows all this detail may not be your “thing” of wanting to know, but we want to share the whole picture if only to highlight how well frankincense-myrrh eases neuropathic pain, a great effect!

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Listen to this PODCAST with Dr. James Cox on The Back Doctors Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson as he illustrates inflammation’s role in spine pain as well as the effects of chiropractic spinal manipulation with the Cox® Technic System of Spinal Pain Management on the immune system and its regulation of inflammation. In the chiropractic treatment plan, adding natural pain-relieving substances like Boswellia serrata (frankincense) to the nutrition section may help, too!

Schedule your Colorado Springs chiropractic appointment now. Gifting frankincense and myrrh might not be popular today, but using them for healing may need to become more popular!

 
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