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Lavender Oil For Burns, Acne & Itchy Testicles


Author: Lynn S.
Date: 10-06-2006
Views: 12,639
Word Count: 208
Questions Received: 0
Testimonial ID: 1765-OR
Brand Neutral: Yes
Scientific Studies: 8

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I started using Lavender oil when my boys got the chicken pox. They wanted me to get the shots, but I held out until they got them. We were planning a trip and I didn't want my kids to be covered in scabs. So I would put them in a tub with baking soda and Lavender oil, about 8 drops per tub, and told them to soak in it. Instead of the usual 21 days, in 2 weeks vacations plans were a go!

My son now uses Lavender for his acne. Also, I didn't know this was a use, but it seems my youngest son used Lavender because his testicles were itching. Instead of powder, this time he reached for the Lavender, tried a little and it didn't burn. He was still itching so he applied a bit more. I'm not sure how much he used, but he said it helped.

Also before I left for a convention my older son burned his hand by slopping hot tomato sauce all over it. We poured Lavender on it. The next day there was only a little red mark left, as I missed a spot when I put the Lavender on the hand.

I love high quality essential oils!


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Supporting Scientific Studies
1.Associated topics: acne-/-pimples-/-zits — "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: burns — "Burn Healing Potential of Nigella sativa seed oil in rats.... Nigella sativa L. (Black cumin) has shown a broad spectrum of pharmacological effects like antipyretic [fever reducing], analgesic [pain reducing], anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial.... The present study suggests the burn wound healing action of seeds may be due to anti-inflammatory, antioxidant and antimicrobial activities of major compounds in the oil."Link
3.Associated topics: burns — "Melaleuca Alternifolia [tea tree] Hydrogel... was compared with tap water as a coolant following application onto a fresh, deep, partial-thickness hot water burn.... Effective cooling of the burn wound and an increased rate of wound healing was achieved by both repeated tap water compresses and by immediate or delayed application of Melaleuca Hydrogel. Cooling is an effective means to reduce tissue damage and increase wound healing."Link
4.Associated topics: itching-(Pruritus) — "[T]ea tree oil seems to be a more effective anti-eczematic agent than zinc oxide and clobetasone butyrate...."Link
5.Associated topics: acne-/-pimples-/-zits — "Tea tree oil... has become increasingly popular as an antimicrobial for the treatment of conditions such as tinea pedis [athlete’s foot] and acne....[T]ea tree oil can reduce histamine-induced skin inflammation."Link
6.Associated topics: acne-/-pimples-/-zits — "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
7.Associated topics: acne-/-pimples-/-zits — "[W]e suggest that Geumgamja [Korean Citrus obovoides] and Cheonyahagyul [Citrus natsudaidai] essential oils are attractive acne-mitigating candidates for topical application... against acne-inducing bacteria."Link
8.Associated topics: acne-/-pimples-/-zits — "Herbalists treat skin ailments, such as fungal infections (like candidiasis), wounds, eczema, and acne, with lavender oil. It is also used in a healing bath for joint and muscle pain. One study evaluating treatments for children with eczema found [that] it was therapeutic touch from the mother that improved symptoms; in other words, massage with and without essential oils (including lavender) both reduced the dry, scaly skin lesions. Another study found that lavender oil may improve pain control after surgery."Link

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