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A Bandage Helped To Get Rid Of My Warts

Author: Sara T.
Date: 09-25-2011
Views: 5,403
Word Count: 187
Questions Received: 0
Testimonial ID: 6345-OR
Brand Neutral: No
Scientific Studies: 2

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I had warts on my hands for a couple of years as well as on the bottom of my foot (I describe the plantar foot wart experience in another testimonial about plantar warts and Thieves).

I tried literally everything for them, including Lavender, Cypress and the Thieves oil blend. Nothing really worked at all.

Then my friend recommended that I try covering the warts after putting on the oil so that it had time to sink in and not evaporate.

I started putting Lavender directly onto the warts each night before bed and then covering them with little square band aid right away. I did this for a few weeks and began to notice they were going down. After a while, they completely disappeared! Probably it took less than a month total.

I think the important thing is that I covered the spot so that the oil could sink in. I tried Lavender before, just rubbing it in, but to no effect. The oil really needed to get down into the skin.

This was a problem that plagued me for so long! And it cleared up very quickly.

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Additional keyword(s) assigned by the editor: papilloma, papillomavirus, verruca, verrucae, verrucas.

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Supporting Scientific Studies
1.Associated topics: warts — "Essential oil of Australian lemon myrtle (Backhousia citriodora) [was effective] in the treatment of molluscum contagiosum in children."Link
2.Associated topics: human-papillomavirus-(HPV),warts — "Tea tree oil (TTO) (Melaleuca alternifolia) has been used recently as an effective topical application for the treatment of skin infections due to a variety of aetiological microbial agents, including mainly bacterial infections. We detail... the successful treatment with TTO of a paediatric patient with warts on her right middle finger. TTO was applied topically once daily to the lesions for 12 days, with a successful outcome, including complete re-epithelization of the infected areas. The case highlights the potential use of TTO in the treatment of common warts due to human papilloma virus."Link

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