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Ingrown Toenail No Longer A Concern

Author: Mrs S.
Date: 12-14-2004
Views: 15,482
Word Count: 115
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Testimonial ID: 549-OR
Brand Neutral: No
Scientific Studies: 2

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My son age 13, had a badly ingrown toenail and when I took him to the doctor for his basketball physical. He said that they might need to remove part of the nail.

I said that I wanted to use essential oils first to see if we could avoid the nail removal procedure.

I used a few drops of each of the Purification, Melrose oil blends and Lavender oil on his toe for a period of two weeks twice a day and had him soak his foot every other day during this period.

He no longer has an ingrown toenail and his doctor is impressed that he didn't need to take the antibiotics that he prescribed either.

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Supporting Scientific Studies
1.Associated topics: ingrown-nail — "Tea tree oil contributes to the successful treatment of toenail fungus [onychomycosis]."Link
2.Associated topics: ingrown-nail — "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

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