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Valor For Athletes Foot


Author: Nita P.
Date: 08-21-2010
Views: 8,427
Word Count: 216
Questions Received: 2
Testimonial ID: 4557-OR
Brand Neutral: No
Scientific Studies: 8

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My youngest son had chronic athletes foot for as long as I can remember. We tried every thing over the counter to no avail. We didn't know of the oils then. About a year after I sent him off to school, I had a bad car wreck, and spent several months going to a chiropractor, but still had pain from whiplash. Then I joined Young Living. The Valor straightened me out and the pain went away.

I hadn't seen my son in over two years, but had sent him Valor to help heal sports injuries. He had used it as I told him, some on the feet and at the base of his neck and spine, and some on the injury site. As we sat visiting, he slid off his sandals and set his feet in my lap. I had never seen his feet so smooth! I asked him what he'd done to finally clear up the athletes foot. He said he didn't know for sure,but it must be the Valor, because that is when his feet cleared.

A week later I had to test the results. I wore a pair of sandals from goodwill, before sanitizing them....Athletes foot. I tried the recommended oils to no avail, then remembered my son.... Yes, Valor cleared my athletes foot too!


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Supporting Scientific Studies
1.Associated topics: fungus — "As proven in vitro, essential oils [Eucalyptus, Melaleuca Alternifolia, Thyme, Lavender, Lemon, Lemongrass, Cinnamon, Grapefruit, Clove, Sandalwood, Peppermint, Sage] represent a cheap and effective antiseptic topical treatment option even for antibiotic-resistant strains [such] as MRSA and antimycotic [antifungal]-resistant Candida species."Link
2.Associated topics: fungus — "To evaluate the eradication of house dust mites (HDM)... by direct contact using the essential clove oil (Eugenia caryophyllus).... A pilot study was initiated to determine the killing power of clove oil.... SEMs revealed dead mites on the fibers.... The zone of inhibition indicated significant clearance for all the bacteria and fungi indicating greater biocidal activity when compared to the controls.... Clove oil is a promising agent for killing dust mites with a potential use in dust-mite laden mattresses."Link
3.Associated topics: fungus — "Demodex blepharitis is a common but overlooked external eye disease. The pathogenesis of Demodex blepharitis in eliciting ocular surface inflammation has been further clarified. The modified eyelash sampling and counting method makes it easier and more accurate to diagnose Demodex infestation. Tea tree oil shows promising potential to treat Demodex blepharitis by reducing Demodex counts with additional antibacterial, antifungal, and anti-inflammatory actions."Link
4.Associated topics: fungus,athletes-foot,nail-fungus — "Tea tree oil contributes to the successful treatment of toenail fungus [onychomycosis]."Link
5.Associated topics: fungus,athletes-foot,nail-fungus — "Topical therapy, including [tea tree oil].., provide[s] improvement in nail appearance and symptomatology.... The use of a topical preparation [such as tea tree oil] in conjunction with debridement is an appropriate initial treatment strategy."Link
6.Associated topics: fungus — "[One] method employed for wound healing is the application of lavender oil. Due to its antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory, and analgesic properties, it is thought to prevent wound infections and to play a role in reducing pain by lowering inflammation.... Lavender oil is known to have antibacterial, antifungal, sedative, and/or antidepressant effects.... In addition to its antimicrobial effects, the anti-inflammatory analgesic properties of lavender oil have also been emphasized... The use of L. Angustifolia [lavender] is particularly recommended in chronically infected wounds due to its immune-stimulating and antimicrobial effects. There are also reports that lavender oil reduces scar tissue."Link
7.Associated topics: fungus — "Thujaplicin, a minor component of Aomori Hiba [Hinoki], showed rather strong antifungal activity against seven kinds of plant-pathogenic fungi.... Thujaplicin and hinokitiol (the major component of Aomori Hiba [Hinoki]) also showed clear antibacterial activity against Legionella pneumophila SG 1 and L. pneumophila SG 3 [Legionnaires disease, pneumonia].... This compound showed strong insecticidal activity against Reticulitermes speratus [termites], and it also had clear acaricidal [ticks, mites] activity against Dermatophagoides farinae [house dust mites].... [T]he strong cytotoxic effect of Thujaplicin on murine P388 lymphocytic leukemia cell line [CLL, chronic lymphocytic leukemia] should be emphasized...."Link
8.Associated topics: fungus,athletes-foot,nail-fungus — "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

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