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My Dry Itchy Skin Is Gone Forever

Author: Dona D.
Skill: Nurse
Date: 04-06-2011
Views: 23,847
Word Count: 241
Questions Received: 1
Testimonial ID: 5736-OR
Brand Neutral: No
Scientific Studies: 4

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I recently joined Young Living and I love it. Its so therapeutic and IT WORKS. I have been having terrible itchy skin on my forehead and I would go on a scratching phase which would never stop for weeks.

It was because I had been using tiger balm for more than 18 years and one day my body started fighting and rejecting it, then my skin would break out in redness, rash and slight bumps.

I used my first Young Living oil, Lavender on my itchy skin (my favourite scent) and within an hour my itching completely stopped and my dry flaky skin started peeling off.

The itch came back later that evening and I immediately applied Lavender and the itch stopped. I threw my tiger balm away and now whenever I have a headache I use Lavender oil and not tiger balm!

Lavender oil is very soothing to skin. Mix it with 100% pure almond oil and apply, or even just use it neat (directly). My dry skin is slowly going away but the itchiness and red spots and bumps on the skin have vanished. YOUNG LIVING OILS WORK as they don't adulterate the oils at all and what is distilled out of the plants is what they sell to you in a bottle.

Young Living has utilized their knowledge which has been GOD given, to have the determination to share the intelligence about the oils, and pass it on to other humans.

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Supporting Scientific Studies
1.Associated topics: allergic-reaction — "Lavender essential oil displays the stronger antioxidant activity against lipid peroxidation in a linoleic acid model system and good antibacterial activity against four rhinitis-related bacteria including staphylococcus aureus, Micrococcus ascoformans, Proteus vulgaris, and Escherichia coli."Link
2.Associated topics: allergic-reaction — "[L]avender oil inhibits immediate-type allergic reactions [anaphylaxis] by inhibition of mast cell degranulation in-vivo and in-vitro."Link
3.Associated topics: itching-(Pruritus) — "[T]ea tree oil seems to be a more effective anti-eczematic agent than zinc oxide and clobetasone butyrate...."Link
4.Associated topics: allergic-reaction — "[T]he biological activity of 20 essential oils (EOs) from herbal plants and citrus fruits were investigated in terms of mammalian DNA polymerase (pol) inhibitory activity, cancer cell (human colon carcinoma) growth inhibitory activity, antiallergic activity... in rat basophilic leukemia cells, and antioxidant activity.... Among these EOs, chamomile... showed significant effects on both cancer cell growth and mast cell degranulation. On the basis of these results, chamomile EO can be recommended as a potentially useful, bioactive candidate for therapeutic applications."Link

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