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Insect Bites Relieved With Peppermint Oil

Author: Mary D.
Date: 08-10-2010
Views: 2,735
Word Count: 136
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Testimonial ID: 4533-OR
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I now use Young Living Peppermint essential oil and enjoy a drop or two in my stainless steel water bottle. But this weekend I saw amazing results! My sister had gotten a few insect bites on her left hand so I had her massage two drops of the Peppermint oil onto the affected area. Once treated the itching stopped and the swelling disappeared.

Later that evening she got several bites on her right hand but unfortunately I had left. When I returned the next morning she was crying ... her left hand was so swollen and the burning and itching were unbearable. We applied 2 drops to that hand every few hours. She had instant relief after the first application. By that evening the swelling and itching were gone.

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