How I Avoided Prescription Painkillers After Surgery

How I Avoided Prescription Painkillers with the Essential Oil Morphine Bomb || TheSimplePen.com

I’m back to report that knee surgery was successful! (It was also not as traumatic as my past surgery experience. So thanks for your prayers!) They were able to remove the renegade pieces of cartilage and do some patella repair. They sent me home wrapped up in gauze and an Ace bandage with crutches and a prescription for Percocet.

I don’t do well with prescription painkillers. You know all those side effects on the warning label? That’s exactly what happens. Somehow being dizzy while trying to navigate on crutches isn’t all that appealing. The problem is that I also don’t do well with pain.

Fortunately I was prepared. I had researched how to deal with post-surgery pain and came across a recipe for a Morphine Bomb, the oily equivalent of a prescription painkiller. To make a Morphine Bomb, simply place 5 drops each of Copaiba, Frankincense, and Idaho Balsam Fir into a vegetable capsule.

I was a little hesitant to use the full five drops of each oil in the first capsule I made. I had just started easing my stomach back into the whole eating routine with light foods, and I didn’t want to get sick from anything too potent. Plus, let’s face it, Frankincense isn’t the cheapest oil in our oily arsenal. But my husband wisely reminded me that THIS is why we have the oils. The first capsule (with 2 drops of each oil) made a dent in the pain but wasn’t quite enough. The next time I did the full five drops and was amazed at how well it worked. (Have I mentioned that I’m always surprised when our oils work so well!? Silly me!) I’ve been doing five drops in each capsule ever since.

If you don’t want to feel like you’re burping pine trees ;) you may want to use a slightly larger vegetable capsule and add some olive oil to the mix. Another option would be to take one Morphine Bomb capsule and one olive oil-filled capsule at the same time.

Also keep in mind that oils are metabolized in a couple of hours. So if you try this, you may need to take capsules more often than you would take prescription or OTC medications. However, your liver and kidneys will both thank you for it.

If you’re interested in trying the Morphine Bomb, make sure that you’re using Young Living Essential Oils. They’re the only company that offers a seed-to-seal quality guarantee. If you’re interested in learning more about Young Living’s oils, click here.

These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, or cure any disease. I’m just a mom sharing our family’s experiences. You should do what you feel is best for your family. 

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Comments

  1. Very interesting, just learning about oils, but have only tried for topical things. Thank you for the info!

    • We’ve taken them internally for things like upset stomach before, but this painkiller has been amazing. Just be sure that you’re only taking Young Living oils internally. Many others have warning labels about internal use, most likely because of purity issues.

  2. This is great! There really is an oil (or a few) for everything!

  3. Where do you get the vegetable capsules?

  4. I suffer from 6 herniated discs in my back and tension of my muscles from the stress of daily chronic pain!! It is a vicious cycle which is usually accompanied by high levels of generalized anxiety, especially as my pain levels get out of control ;) When making the Morphine bomb blend to put into capsules do you drop right out of the bottle or can you mix all 3 oils (NEAT) in a separate bottle and then drop into capsules filled with olive oil? If you were going to mix the Copaiba, Frankincense, and Balsam Fir in a separate bottle ( 25 drops of each in a 5 ml dropper bottle http://go.shr.lc/1lzcqMX ). How many drops of the separate bottle Blend/Formula would you add to the capsules for Pain relief?? Does the Morphine Bomb cause any psychological symptoms or Altered consciousness (“High”) effect? Any side effects if you take too much? I appreciate any advice or tips that you can give me ;)

    • Just going from my own experience, Robert, I dropped the oils straight into the capsule from all three bottles. It was a little cumbersome, and would be especially if you were doing this on a regular basis. If I was taking this long-term, I would mix equal parts of the oils. I would shake the bottle well before each use and 15 drops in a capsule. I found that there wasn’t really room for olive oil in my capsules. I used the 00 size, so maybe you can get bigger ones. You could also do the 15 drops in one capsule and take that along with another capsule filled with olive oil.

      I didn’t experience any type of emotional/psychological symptoms from taking the Morphine Bomb. However, Frankincense is known for being an anti-depressant (in addition to its anti-inflammatory and muscle relaxing properties). It affects the limbic part of the brain, so it might take care of some of the anxiety as well.

      There are not side effects from the essential oils. You might double-check with a doctor or another trusted source if you’re on any other medications though just to make sure that you’re not causing any counter-effects with the oils. Also, for safety’s sake, be sure that you’re only taking Young Living oils internally.

  5. Thank you very much!! The information that you provided was very helpful to me :) I usually use 1-2 drops each of frankincense, copaiba, balsam fir (total 3-6 drops) in a capsule with olive oil every 4 hours for pain relief!! Is there a benefit to using more drops? Does the pain killing effect last longer? When mixing equal parts in a separate bottle… How many drops would equal 1 drop of the original formula?? ( ie., would 3 drops equal 1 drop ..since there are three different oils? ) Can I substitute Idaho Blue Spruce for Balsam Fir? What would be the benefits between IBS and Balsam Fir for pain relief? I appreciate all the advice that you have given me and value your input ;)

    • I went with more drops because of it being post-surgery pain. I would definitely use less if I was continuing to use it regularly. If it was me, I would find the minimum number of drops that are effective, and go with that. I don’t like to waste drops if fewer get the job done. ;) I would think that mixing them in a bottle would give you an equal ratio of the three drops, so however many you think will get the job done should be good.

      I’m not sure about the Idaho Blue Spruce vs. Idaho Balsam Fir. You may want to consult a reference book on that one, as I’m not very familiar with those two.

  6. Hey there, I’ve never made capsules before. I have now looked at a picture of vegetable capsules, so I see what I would be working with. However, how does one get the oils into the “pill?”

    Thank you very much.

    • The vegetable capsules are awesome, Josh! They come apart. So you just take the capsule apart, drop your oils into the larger end, and put the shorter end back on when you’re done. If you don’t want to taste the oils for the next couple of hours, you might want to take a second capsule filled just with olive oil. That will dilute the oils a bit for you.

      • Oh wow! Thank you so much! I have been watching for your reply all day, and since finding this post originally, I have been researching. This is wonderful, as I can tell it will change and improve my life. I’m a 27 y/o former firefighter who had to leave the career because of my health, and to this day I suffer from inflamed muscles and joints. Here’s the best news: I even got permission from my superior officer (aka lovely wife) to give this a try! Thank you for your help and advice, I wish you all the best.

        • Wow, Josh! I hope that you find relief from the pain and healing with the oils. They’ve changed our family’s health, and I hope they’ll do the same for you! Please be sure that you’re only ingesting Young Living oils since they guarantee the quality with their Seed to Seal Guarantee. I want to make sure you’re getting the most effective and safest oils! Let me know if there is anything I can do for you, and I would love it if you kept me updated on your progress!

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