Something Bit Child While Playing In The Leaves
Author: Janice H.
Word Count: 115
Questions Received: 1
Testimonial ID: 10392-OR
Scientific Studies: 2
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My 7-year-old granddaughter came to my house after school. While she was doing her homework, she had an area on her hand that was itchy.
I looked at the spot, and it looked like a bug bite; it was raised and red. She said that they had been outside for recess and that she had been playing in the leaves.
I used a little bit of olive oil along with a drop of Frankincense essential oil and rubbed that on the spot. After doing her homework -- about 15 minutes later -- I looked at the spot, and it was gone! I took pictures of the before and after to show her mom.
Additional keyword(s) assigned by the editor: repellent, repellant, mosquito, mosquitos, mosquitoes, insect, insects, chigger, chiggers, camping, bugs, bedbug, bedbugs.
|Supporting Scientific Studies|
|1.||"Topical 5% tea tree oil is an effective treatment for mild to moderate acne vulgaris.... Tea tree oil has broad-spectrum antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory activity in vitro. These properties have formed the basis of its use in the treatment of a range of superficial dermatoses such as cuts, insect bites, boils, and dermatophytosis [ringworm]."||Link|
|2.||"α-Thujaplicin, a minor component of Aomori Hiba [Hinoki], showed rather strong antifungal activity against seven kinds of plant-pathogenic fungi.... α-Thujaplicin and hinokitiol (the major component of Aomori Hiba [Hinoki]) also showed clear antibacterial activity against Legionella pneumophila SG 1 and L. pneumophila SG 3 [Legionnaires disease, pneumonia].... This compound showed strong insecticidal activity against Reticulitermes speratus [termites], and it also had clear acaricidal [ticks, mites] activity against Dermatophagoides farinae [house dust mites].... [T]he strong cytotoxic effect of α-thujaplicin on murine P388 lymphocytic leukemia cell line [CLL, chronic lymphocytic leukemia] should be emphasized...."||Link|
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