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Fingernails Were Pitted And Peeling In Layers

Author: Leanne M.
Date: 02-16-2015
Views: 5,827
Word Count: 146
Questions Received: 0
Testimonial ID: 10491-OR
Brand Neutral: Yes
Scientific Studies: 4

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I had severe issues with two fingernails, and a third was starting to show symptoms. The nails had receding and rough cuticles, pitting on the nails, and were peeling in layers. I had to keep them very short, and they looked awful.

When I received my Premium Starter Kit, I began using Lavender essential oil on those three nails. I would put one drop on one finger and rub it into all three nails every day. A little went a long way! Within a month, the nails had improved.

There are still some signs of psoriasis on the nails, but they are no longer peeling or painful. I now use Lavender oil about 2 times per week to keep them healthier. My doctor had told me that there was nothing that could help my fingernails, but I am thankful that she was wrong!

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Additional keyword(s) assigned by the editor: psoriatic, erythroderma, erythrodermic, elbow, elbows, scales, scaly, scaley, nail, fingernail.

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Supporting Scientific Studies
1.Associated topics: psoriasis — "Eyelid scrubs or massage with tea tree oil could be an effective treatment regimen in cases of blepharoconjunctivitis [and Demodex mite infestation]."Link
2.Associated topics: finger-/-toe-nails — "Tea tree oil contributes to the successful treatment of toenail fungus [onychomycosis]."Link
3.Associated topics: finger-/-toe-nails — "Topical therapy, including [tea tree oil].., provide[s] improvement in nail appearance and symptomatology.... The use of a topical preparation [such as tea tree oil] in conjunction with debridement is an appropriate initial treatment strategy."Link
4.Associated topics: psoriasis — "[T]erpinen-4-ol, the major TTO [tea tree oil] constituent, has been found to have potent anti-inflammatory properties. It is suggested that terpinen-4-ol may be a novel potential agent against psoriasis. This article draws attention to the antipsoriatic effect of TTO...."Link

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