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Started Detoxing When Using Lavender As Deodorant

Author: Sarah R.
Skill: Massage Therapist
Date: 03-31-2006
Views: 11,751
Word Count: 120
Questions Received: 3
Testimonial ID: 1284-OR

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I started using Lavender essential oil as my deodorant three months ago. I only rubbed in a couple of drops for each armpit.

I got a rash with itching and oozing a few days later. At first I thought that I was allergic to the Lavender oil, but I ruled that out since I use it on cuts and burns without a problem. I came to the conclusion that the Lavender essential oil was pulling the toxins out of my lymph nodes under my armpits.

I continued to use the Lavender oil daily, and eventually the rash and itching went away. I still use it daily and have not had any more problems with the rash and itching.

Additional keyword(s) assigned by the editor: antiperspirant, pits, underarm, underarms, detox, toxin, detoxify, detoxifying.

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