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Poison Ivy Caused Severe Rash

Author: Carolyn O.
Date: 07-20-2006
Views: 3,953
Word Count: 140
Questions Received: 1
Testimonial ID: 1605-OR
Brand Neutral: Yes
Scientific Studies: 1

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I took my son to the doctor to diagnose what looked like a severe rash. The doctor said it was a good case of poison ivy, would take wks to heal & a week or so to quit itching. We had put Lavender on it & within two days of it starting to itch, it had dried up & crusted over (which is good or it can continue to spread). Within 6 days from the itching began, it was like new baby skin! That was by 3rd day we started also spraying it with Lavender & Lemongrass oil & filtered water. We had tried taking only 2 pills of overcounter antihisthamine-which is only supposed to help with itch not heal it any faster. But my son noticed the best relief with the oils & prayer!

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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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