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Rose Ointment Clears My Eczema

Author: Elise P.
Date: 01-16-2008
Views: 10,087
Word Count: 158
Questions Received: 5
Testimonial ID: 2642-OR
Brand Neutral: No
Scientific Studies: 5

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Every winter I get dry, itchy, cracking and scaly skin on my one hand. I have lived with psoriasis my entire life and now have a form of dermatitis or eczema that was constantly cracked and bleeding. I tried all of my ointments and creams and talked to the doctor about it and received more steroid creams to help it. However, it never stopped cracking and peeling. I had read up on testimonials and also the reference books and tried the Rose Ointment. Immediately the cracks healed and the scaling peeled away to reveal "normal" skin.

I still have flare ups and continually use the Rose Ointment, but I no longer have to wear band aids to cover up my bleeding peeling fingers. I no longer have to be embarrassed for people to see my hands. YEAH! I know that somethings work better than others for different people but I found that this works the best for me.

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Supporting Scientific Studies
1.Associated topics: dermatitis,eczema — "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,eczema — "[T]opical fatty acids and essential oils are a useful treatment option for canine atopic dermatitis."Link
3.Associated topics: dermatitis,eczema — "[T]ea tree oil seems to be a more effective anti-eczematic agent than zinc oxide and clobetasone butyrate...."Link
4.Associated topics: dermatitis,eczema — "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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