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Skeptical Brother Desperate For Poison Ivy Relief

Author: Dawn C.
Date: 10-03-2015
Views: 5,048
Word Count: 229
Questions Received: 0
Testimonial ID: 10773-OR
Brand Neutral: No
Scientific Studies: 1

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My brother is set in his ways, knows everything (just ask him), and is a skeptic of everything. Yesterday he came home from work with poison ivy. Unfortunately, he gets it often in his line of work.

I am new to therapeutic-grade essential oils and did not open my mouth right away. In fact, I had just learned that same day of That evening I logged on and searched on poison ivy.

Then this morning my brother was hanging outside with my husband and his friends. I asked him to come in because I had something to help him with his itching.

He barked back at me that he already had enough crap on him and that he already felt sticky enough. I got mad, said "fine!" and slammed the door.

Twenty minutes later he appeared and wanted to know what I was talking about, as he was scratching his arms again. His over-the-counter stuff only gives him about two hours of relief, I might add.

So I dropped 2 drops each of Peppermint, the Purification and Thieves blends into his palms to rub onto the affected areas. Then I sent him on his way.

I called four hours later to let him know that I had made up a small container for him to take home. He replied, "I smell great, and there is no itch. So I don't need any right now!"

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Supporting Scientific Study
itching-(Pruritus) - "[T]ea tree oil seems to be a more effective anti-eczematic agent than zinc oxide and clobetasone butyrate...."Link

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