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Thieves For Blemishes And Tongue Sores


Author: Barbara M.
Skill: Reiki Practitioner
Date: 09-19-2008
Views: 6,184
Word Count: 129
Questions Received: 1
Testimonial ID: 3120-OR
Brand Neutral: No
Scientific Studies: 6

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I was getting one of those deep pimples that never come to a head, but swell horribly and hurt really bad. I was trying to use Purification (which is known to work on pimples), but it didn't seem to help with that one. I put Thieves on my upper lip before bed and by the next morning it was about 1/4 of the size that it was before. I have been applying it each morning and at night before bed and it does seem to be shrinking.

I also used Thieves on my tongue. I had one of those spots on my tongue that felt very swollen and painful. I put what oil was left on my fingertip on the spot and I didn't have anymore pain.


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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: 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
3.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
4.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
5.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
6.Associated topics: canker-sores — "RAU [recurrent aphthous ulceration] patients treated with [topical] lavender oil showed a significant reduction in inflammation level, ulcer size, healing time (from 2-4 days [2 days (40%), 3 days (50%), 4 days (10%)]), and pain relief mostly from the first dose, compared to baseline and placebo."Link

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