Tuesday, October 31, 2006

Emu Oil

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It was Trade Days in Seguin this past weekend. Lots of crafty stuff and then I saw this vendor. How funny. Who knew emu oil had so many uses for ailments! Have you used any before??

9 comments:

Bill said...

I think they should be standing up on an old wagon when they sell the stuff :)

Annie said...

I've got friends who swear by the stuff - but I can't remember how they used it.

photowannabe said...

Never heard of that. I kinda agree with Bill, "Snake Oil"

Candice & Megan said...

They sell it close to my house here in Houston, but I've never used any. Is it supposed to be used for sore muscles?

Thiên said...

Good one, snake oil. I have not used any myself but if I do, I sure will post about it. Saw emus at the Zoo yesterday and thought about this shot. Made me wonder what emu oil is and how they got it. ;)

Anonymous said...

Emu Oil - What To Look For When Buying Emu Oil

Here’s What To Look For When Buying Emu Oil

Talyala Emu Farm has been in the emu farming and emu oil retailing industry for over 15 years. We pride ourselves on selling high quality ‘fresh’ Pure Emu Oil and Emu Oil Capsules. Over this time we have had hundreds of people ask us ‘is it PURE EMU OIL’ or they have said ‘I have tried that ‘emu oil stuff’ and it didn’t work on my aches and pains’! When we actually talk to the people, nine times out of ten, the ones who have ‘tried’ emu oil and it ‘didn’t work’ have actually bought a product containing emu oil (a very small percentage in most cases) that is meant for moisturising and have thought it would work on their sore neck or knee. People need to be aware that there is a definite difference in the quality of the different Emu Oils on the market and so we have compiled a list of things that may help you when looking to purchase Pure Emu Oil.

Pure Emu Oil is an ‘oil’ not a cream

Pure Emu Oil is a natural product and can vary in colour from a yellowy colour to almost white. When pure emu oil is warm it will be in a liquid form (almost the consistency of olive oil) and when it is cold or refrigerated it will be more solid (like butter or even a bit harder)

Make sure the Pure Emu Oil you buy is listed with the Therapeutic Goods in Australia

All Pure Emu Oil should have an AUSTL Number on the label – this is the number to say that the product you are buying is listed with the Therapeutic Goods in Australia. The product has to go through stringent testing and must be processed and bottled at licenced premises. Unfortunately there are still some products on the market that do not meet these criteria – they are usually the cheaper versions

Read the Label to make sure it is ‘Pure Emu Oil’

Many of the products on the market today have the words ‘Emu Oil’ on the jar or bottle in large letters and then the words ‘cream’ or ‘crème’ written in very small letters under the large ‘Emu Oil’. In our opinion this is very misleading to the public – because they think they are getting the ‘Emu Oil’ that is good for helping them with their aches & pains, arthritis, eczema, psoriasis etc.

Beware of Pure Emu Oil with added fragrances

In most cases when you see a product saying ‘Pure Emu Oil with lavender’ or some other fragrance added you can almost bet that the emu oil is ‘older’ emu oil and the lavender or fragrance is used to cover up the ‘old or rancid’ smell.

There are good products out there with Emu Oil added – like Emu Oil Moisturiser, Emu Oil Rubs, Massage Oils with Emu Oil etc., but you must bear in mind what you want the product for.

There are many excellent products on the market as mentioned above but you must be aware of what they are used for. For example, an Emu Oil moisturiser is great for your face and for moisturising but it won’t do much for your aches and pains. Likewise, an Emu Oil Rub is usually very good for your aches and pains but you would never rub it on your face for moisturising.

This is where ‘Pure Emu Oil’ comes into its own – you can use ‘Pure Emu Oil’ for many things, including some of the following:

· Arthritis

· Eczema

· Psoriasis

· Aches & Pains

· Face Moisturiser

· Sunburn

· Burns

· Sporting Injuries

· Recent Bruising

· Soothes Insect Bites

· Healing Wounds

Make sure your Emu Oil is not mixed with other Mineral Oils

Again, you need to be careful that the product you are purchasing has nothing else added – it should have 100% pure emu oil. There are some products out there that are mixed with mineral oils and the truth is that to be the colour and consistency they are there would be very little actual emu oil in the product – in our opinion this is also very misleading to the general public – if in doubt read the label and make sure it says ‘100% Pure Emu Oil’ and that it has an AUSTL number. The number will be displayed on the label and should look something like this AUSTL95322 (it usually has either 5 or 6 numbers after the letters AUSTL)

Does the product you are buying come with a FULL MONEY BACK GUARANTEE – if not, why not?

It is our belief that if you have a good product that does actually work then you should guarantee it. Talyala Emu Farm has been guaranteeing their products for over 7 years and we are happy to say we do not get many returns or customers asking for a refund. Our guarantee is simply – ‘If you are not happy with the results of using our product, then please contact us and we will arrange to do a refund for you’

Do you want Pure Emu Oil in the bottle to rub in or Pure Emu Oil Capsules to take internally?

Pure Emu Oil Capsules are more for long term use. They are used for helping most of the symptoms that the Pure Emu Oil is rubbed on the outside for – arthritis, eczema, psoriasis, aches and pains etc. We have thousands of customers who now use ‘Talyala’ Pure Emu Oil Capsules for the above conditions and most find that once they take the capsules they do not need to rub the emu oil on the outside anywhere near as much. This makes it much easier for people who have a number of areas they need to treat – eg. Sore neck, back and knees – they do not need to rub it here, there and everywhere! The Emu Oil Capsules work on the symptoms from the inside.

How long have the people you are buying from been in business & do they know much about Emu Oil – or do they just sell emu oil products as a sideline and buy cheap imitations and hope the customer will not know the difference ?

There are many great operators out there, but you just need to be careful about how much back up service and information you will be able to get after you have purchased your product.

Can you make a quick Phone Call to a FREECALL number with any questions you would like to ask prior to purchasing product ?

Some companies have a Freecall Phone number which is very handy if you have any questions, while other companies expect you to email them and sometimes you have to wait for your answer for days or sometimes even weeks. In this impatient society we live in we all want quick answers and want it now !

Do they have a REAL address and are they easily accessible?

With all the good things about the internet you still need to be careful that you are dealing with ‘real people and/or a real company’ and it helps ease your mind if they do actually show an address and phone contact details rather than just an email address as a contact.

We at Talyala Emu Farm hope that this information will be helpful for you as you make your choice about which Emu Oil to try and if you have any questions whatsoever, please feel free to phone us on:

FREECALL 1800 18 18 15

Or visit our Website

www.emu-shop.com

for more information

WebOJ said...

Cousin of the camel?

Healthy Oil Guy said...

Emu oil ingredients are primarily essential fatty acids. It's high in linoleic acid and palmitic acid, both found in human skin. The fatty acid profile of emu oil is almost identical to human skin. This makes emu oil highly compatible.

Due to this compatibility, there are many uses of emu oil such as natural skin moisturizing, treating bruises and burns, dry skin and more.

jda said...

I agree with everyone here...emu oil is a magnificent product that has completely helped me get rid of aching joints and stiff muscular pain, i swear by it and can recommend it to anybody. I found heaps of great information info at this emu oil cream site --- hopefully it can help your readers as much as it helped me! Take care.