Product Review – Happy Breast Balm
Always on the lookout for great products that help to increase breast health, this one actually landed in my lap without my looking for it. A lovely lady by the name of Sue McKenna contacted me and told me about her product, Happy Breast Balm. She liked my website and thought that my readers might like to know about her product. Sue was kind enough to send me a bottle to try, along with a skin brush and instructions on how to use both. I have spent a couple of weeks using Happy Breast Balm and in this article, I’ll share with you more about it.
Sue’s story is similar to my own – we both lost our mothers to breast cancer, and then found we were battling it ourselves a few years later. Sue healed three breast lumps (diagnosis: DCIS) with all-natural therapies. Her story is inspirational, check it out: Sue’s Story
The balm Sue describes in that article is the one I’m reviewing today, Happy Breast Balm. Sue used this balm herself , along with a huge amount of other natural therapies, described in the above article, to heal her three breast lumps.
Sue learned that (among other things) using a combination of the balm along with a specific method of dry brushing the skin using a soft skin brush provided stimulation of blood and lymphatic flow, and encouraged detoxification and nourishment to breast tissue. The dry brushing routine was inspired by the work of Dr Bruce Berkowsky (www.naturalhealthscience.com).
Each of the ingredients in Happy Breast Balm are included for very specific reasons. It contains:
* Fractionated coconut oil – A natural antioxidant and antiseptic, it facilitates the absorption of other oils in the product and is a great source of healthy triglycerides
* Organic hemp seed oil – Contains 94% of the body’s daily needs for essential fatty acids in the perfect proportion of omega 3, 6, and 9, also gamma-linolenic acid, or GLA. It’s better than both flax seed oil and fish oil. Hemp is wonderfully healing for many different conditions.
* Magnesium oil – Most of us are deficient in magnesium. Delivered transdermally (through the skin) is a very effective way to get it into the cells of the body. The body relies on magnesium for over 300 biochemical processes. Magnesium helps rid the body of toxins and acid residues, and it is required for the synthesis of vitamin D and absorption of calcium. A Swedish study reported that women with the highest magnesium intake had a 40 percent lower risk of developing cancer.
* Lugol’s iodine – Among other very important functions in the body, iodine suppresses carcinogenesis (the development of cancer) in the breast and other tissues. See my article Why Iodine and Selenium are Useful for Breast Cancer.
* Therapeutic grade essential oils – Included are lemon, grapefruit, thyme, myrtle, peppermint, frankincense, rosemary and ylang ylang. All of these essential oils have very particular anti-cancer properties. I’ve been studying essential oils for years and I can tell you that nearly every single study I’ve read on essential oils discusses their anti-cancer benefits. To see some of this research, just go to Google Scholar or www.pubmed.gov and in the search field put the name of the oil and the word “cancer”. You’ll be surprised at the many studies that have been done from countries all over the world.
More about each ingredient and why they are included appears in the website. Here’s the link.
One thing that really impressed me was the reminder to use affirmations of good health, gratitude and self-love while using the products. This is so often overlooked as we go about our busy days. Take time out to do this, it really is important and makes a huge difference.
The Bottom Line:
I loved using this product. It smells amazing, the texture of it is quite divine – definitely not too oily and it is easily absorbed – and you can really feel that it is a healing product. I especially appreciated the inclusion of the organic hemp seed oil, together with therapeutic grade essential oils. The combination is just wonderful. The product comes from Australia, but Sue does offer international shipping as well.
To order, CLICK HERE. For more questions, contact Sue on firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Really interesting article. Thank you for the review x
very interested but wondering if the same techniques for lymph drainage are required if the breast tissue is removed via surgery? I have Direct to Implant Surgery
would i still benefit from this product?
Thanks for your message about Happy Breast Balm. So am I reading your message correctly? You have implants? If you have had a bilateral mastectomy and implants, this product would still have some benefits because it has some really great essential oils and iodine in it, both of which have research on them showing their benefits for those healing from breast cancer. You can still massage the balm into the surgical lines to help them heal and into the lymph nodes. The product comes with info on how to use it. Hope that helps!
Hi, does this work for TNBC?
Yes! This would be an excellent product for general breast health, regardless of the diagnosis.
Can you use this all over as a body oil?Giving the benefits tomyiur whole body… I have had a double mastectomy.
You definitely could use this all over as a body oil, but it might prove to be a little expensive that way. If you decide to use it, rub it into the mastectomy scar lines because it helps reduce and heal scars, and may possibly prevent cancer cells from returning in the scar lines (I mention that because I’ve seen it happen a little too often!).