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

Frankincense and myrrh, two venerated gifts obtained from the gum resins of trees - the Boswellia and the Commiphora, respectively – make marvelous partners in healing! 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 Cross Chiropractic Center sees in our Sandy 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 in combination, 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 components of an anti-tumor drug for various cancers with recent research presenting its effect on hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). How? By controlling pathological processes like cytokine-receptor binding and pathways and affecting the blood vessels that feed tumors in HCC. Tumor volume was reduced, and pathological structure was reduced 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 is a winning/healing one!

NEUROPATHIC PAIN

Cross Chiropractic Center appreciates combinations of treatments to help our Sandy Springs chiropractic patients seeking healing. Chinese medicine treats diabetic neuropathy, a critical complication of diabetes and trigger of kidney disease, by regulating pathways involved in the glucose/lipid metabolism regulation, antioxidation, anti-fibrosis, anti-inflammation, etc. (4) Chinese medicine treatment of neuropathic pain commonly involves the frankincense-myrrh combination as it is explained as being able 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 preventing TRPV1 and inflammatory factor expression. (5). Cross Chiropractic Center knows all this detail may not be “up your alley” of wanting to know, but we want to give you the whole story if only to get to the point that frankincense-myrrh eases neuropathic pain, a great effect!

CONTACT Cross Chiropractic Center

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 management of inflammation. In the chiropractic treatment plan, adding natural pain-relieving nutrients like Boswellia serrata (frankincense) to the nutrition part may help, too!

Schedule your Sandy Springs chiropractic appointment today. Gifting frankincense and myrrh may not be popular today, but implementing them for healing may need to grow in popularity!

 
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