Valarian root is where Valium comes from. It can be used to make tea. Atashkade, I like the way you think! It is my opinion that expecting the same people that gave us Vioxx, add rat poison to our water as Hitler did at the Camps and put Agent Orange on and IN our food is asinie at best and fatal at worst.
For over 10 years I was a massage therapist. One patient, a 'Mrs. Jane Doe Smith 'had the 5th Cervical nerve root SEVERED by a surgeon. Cut in half, completely. Two facts came to mind while figuring a treatment plan. #1: THE BODY, GIVEN TIME AND OPPORTUNITY, WILL HEAL ITSELF. #2: WE BUILD NEURO PATHWAYS FROM FREE CELLS AND CELLULAR MEMORY IS PROVEN.
Immediately, I took my theory to the chiropractor with whom I worked. The conversation went something like this:
“Hey Doc, #1 & #2 are true, correct?”
(Doc) “Of course.”
“So really, there is no reason C4 and C6 can’t branch off and reconnect to the loose end of C5 and take over these functions, right?”
(Doc) "Absolutely not! The body does not work that way! Do not give this poor woman any such false hope! Our care for her is palliative only!"
However, (I may as well be honest here) the voices in my head insisted I was correct. LOGIC agreed. Add to the mix the patient had a very strong faith in God, believing God to be the archetect of all matter, creater of Heaven and Earth and therefor, maestro of every molecule in existence. Against Dr’s orders I attempted the ‘impossible’.
There were fights. I was in jeapordy of losing everything. I gave the patient the option under oath of secrecy, to attempt my theory. Much of the work was not pleasant. Waking an entire nerve bundle from the spine out would be excruciating should we prove successful. She jumped in with both feet. Hope is some powerful shit (remember that, use it).
Sometime later, a patient presented with a similar complaint. The conversation went something like this:
(Doc) “She did well during adjustment, really this is up to you.”
“How’s that Doc? What am I supposed to do with this? Palliative care?”
(Doc) “Remember patient Jane Doe Smith?”
(Doc, nonchalantly) "Just do that."
Patient Jane Doe Smith had been in a car wreck and recieved an MRI. This diagnostic imagery proved that the repetitive work, mind tricks and creative visualization of streams and tributaries, budding trees, infants repeating motions in conjunction with diligent home care and exercise had stimulated dual neuropathways to branch off of the nerve bundles immediately superior and inferior to the severed root stem and connect to the severed section of that root bundle.
Bear in mind, to date, I have experienced only one 2 hour ‘episode’ of TN1 and I’m guessing the almost constant bizzare burning tongue and / or tooth discomfort, cheek twitch with pain §, tip of chin P, tight, over stretched sensations, numb front teeth and God damned fear constitute TN2 with an onset of only one month ago. The TN1 stuff started about a week ago and I’ve had several mini episodes daily but they haven’t been shit compared to that first writhing in P, unable to communicate or find any comfort attack so I’m pretty new to this.
One thing that has seemed to help keep the looming episodes at bay has been extreme hard labor. At first flash of sharp, shooting, stabbing electric P, I am up and at it like a mad woman. Splitting wood, clearing land, moving furniture, you name it, I jump on it and push it to endorphin level ASAP. The drugs my body makes are what evil Big Pharma attempts to duplicate. Of course, Milk Thistle and Saw Palmetto are indicated as constant production of these chemicals can strain one’s liver but liver cells regenerate and the only other thing that seems 100% effective are lead biscuits so my liver is going to have to heel and toe.
Meanwhile, I have been using pure lavender oil topically and plan to get some fresh lavender to add to salads and pasta dishes, maybe breads too. Lavender shuts nerves up. The chemist that discovered this had knocked over his bunson burner and caught his hand on fire. The largest closest vat of liquid was lavender oil, he was a perfumer. Quickly he submerged his hand extinguishing the flames, marveling at his speedy response, he believed he had avoided any tissue damage. That is until he attempted to extract his hand from the liquid which resulted in absolute agony as he was in fact badly burned! Shoving his hand back into the fragrant elixir again quelched the engulfing pain… Lavender it is said is antiseptic and unlike most essential oils may be used full strength directly on the skin, even near the eyes with no adverse consequences. (Just be sure it is pure lavender and not lavendum it’s cheap, mostly worthless copycat scent.)
Best of luck, I know you can heal yourself. Your body is hands down, the most amazing machine on this planet.