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Skin Rash That Would Not Go Away


Author: Loreen N.
Skill: Massage Therapist
Date: 11-20-2006
Views: 5,765
Word Count: 142
Questions Received: 0
Testimonial ID: 1837-OR
Brand Neutral: No
Scientific Studies: 5

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A friend's husband had a rash in his groin area that would not go away. He was in the Viet Nam war and he always called it 'jungle rot'(yikes). She said he went to his doctor and was prescribed a cream. He used it for days and still no results. I remembered reading in the Young Living product guide something about the oil Tsuga. It said that the oil is distilled from needles and twigs of conifer trees. The bark from these trees were used historically by Native Americans to make poultices for wounds and sores. I always trust what the Native Americans do with nature, so I decided to suggest this oil to them. So her husband tried it and it was gone in two days with relief from the itching on the first day.


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Supporting Scientific Studies
1.Associated topics: dermatitis — "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: dermatitis — "[T]opical fatty acids and essential oils are a useful treatment option for canine atopic dermatitis."Link
3.Associated topics: dermatitis — "[T]ea tree oil seems to be a more effective anti-eczematic agent than zinc oxide and clobetasone butyrate...."Link
4.Associated topics: dermatitis — "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
5.Associated topics: dermatitis — "It is suggested that the in vivo effect of tea tree oil ointment in the therapy of fungal infections of the skin and mucous membranes as well as in the treatment of dandruff, a mild form of seborrheic dermatitis, may be at least partly due to an antifungal activity of tea tree oil."Link

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