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What Not To Do For A Sunburn

Author: Robert D.
Skill: Aromatherapist
Date: 07-05-2004
Views: 8,015
Word Count: 134
Questions Received: 2
Testimonial ID: 207-OR
Brand Neutral: No

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Before we really got involved with Young Living Essential Oils, we had some cheaper oils that we purchased from a local Health Food Store. One day, after spending too much time out in the sun, my wife came home with a horrible sunburn. Knowing that Lavender is good for burns, I rubbed some on her back. This was a huge mistake, as her body had a bad reaction to this particular "cheap" oil.

This summer she received another bad sunburn while being at the water park. We again applied Lavender, but this time used Young Living's because they are therapeutic-grade. Not only was there no allergic reaction, but it actually comforted her burn. This will forever serve as a reminder to our family that not all oils are equal!

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