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I Was Bitten By A Deer Tick


Author: Kim S.
Skill: Massage Therapist
Date: 07-06-2011
Views: 11,702
Word Count: 271
Questions Received: 6
Testimonial ID: 6053-OR
Brand Neutral: No

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A couple weeks ago I was bitten by a deer tick, I found that it was burrowed into my shoulder because I felt a slight pain, and itch. I looked and panicked, because I knew it was a deer tick, and with all the bad stuff we hear about them I first almost tried to pull it out, but calmed enough down to think and grabbed the Peppermint, I put a drop on it and it wiggled around a bit. So now it became a team effort to get it out. We were able to get it to loosen it's attachment and it came out. But we weren't sure if the head was still attached or if the teeth were since it was so deep.

To the bite I started putting Oregano, Thyme and Thieves on it at least several times a day until we were sure that the head was out, then we applied Lavender and Purification after that.

Internally, I started taking 12 drops Thieves, 6 drops Oregano, and 2 drops Frankincense for the first 3 day's I did that every 4 hours, and then every 8 hours for 4 days. The tick bite is healing, and I'm not displaying any of the known symptoms of Lyme Disease, My shoulder was very sore for a while just localized from the bite itself. But we'd apply Peppermint to that as well and that helped.

I personally haven't been tested for lyme disease, but we have sent the deer tick away to get tested. Should know in a few days. It is absolutely amazing what these oils can do!


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