Q. My sister-in-law says that emu oil has helped clear up both her psoriasis and her arthritis. She had tried all sorts of medications before that without much success. What can you tell me about emu oil?
A. The emu is a large flightless bird, something like an ostrich. It is native to Australia. The oil is derived from a fat pad on the bird’s back.
Emu enthusiasts believe that this oil applied topically can alleviate arthritis pain, eczema and psoriasis, but there are no controlled clinical studies to support these claims. One mouse study suggests that the oil may have anti-inflammatory properties, but more research is needed.

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  1. James
    Texas
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    I have used Emu Oil (local emu farm) for over 5 years. I started using this because of back pain from 2 degenerating disks. I use 3 drops of Aloe Vera gel and 3 drops of Emu oil on my back every night. I have used this combination on tennis elbow and other pains, knees, etc. I find it is very helpful.

  2. Dee
    Reply

    I do not know about for pain, but Emuaid has a chat line available, and I would not hesitate to use it.

  3. Dee
    OR
    Reply

    I found myself starting to have a toenail fungus problem. I researched many methods, including prescriptions, that users did not sound at all happy with. I stumbled across Emuaid on the Internet , during my research, and decided it looked promising. They offer a line of products, and testimonials are from validated users. I purchased and used their probiotic, bar soap, and cream. I can report complete success. I like the soap so much, I continue to use it in the shower, on my body, and still use the cream on my feet, to help make sure I do not have a repeat visit from the fungus!mi highly recommend the products and company.

  4. Geoff
    Mebane, nc
    Reply

    I was checking to see if there was any information on emu oil. I have had success using it for shoulder and Knee pain and my wife has tried it on her shoulder and hip with a relief in pain also. Any thoughts or anyone else tried this? Love the show, long time listener!

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