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When Eczema Starts To Itch And Burn


Author: Peggy H.
Date: 02-07-2012
Views: 8,281
Word Count: 151
Questions Received: 0
Testimonial ID: 6829-OR
Brand Neutral: No
Scientific Studies: 5

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I have had problems with eczema when I get stressed. The eczema gets very red with small bumps and it burns like a sunburn.

One night it started burning and as I was deciding which essential oil to use I remembered a post on here that I had read about someone using Lemon oil for their eczema and how well it worked. Well I didn't have that much Lemon but I did have an unopened bottled of Citrus Fresh so I decided to try it.

I mixed 10 drops of the Citrus Fresh blend with 1 pump of V-6 oil and rubbed it on the areas that were burning then applied Animal Scents on top of that.

About 10 minutes later I realized that the eczema wasn't burning any more and I was able to sleep all night with no itching which I usually have a problem doing when the eczema is acting up.


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Additional keyword(s) assigned by the editor: dermatitis, ecema, ecxema, excema, exema, exzema, ezema, itchy, rash, rashes, tingling.

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Supporting Scientific Studies
1.Associated topics: dermatitis,eczema — "Eyelid scrubs or massage with tea tree oil could be an effective treatment regimen in cases of blepharoconjunctivitis [and Demodex mite infestation]."Link
2.Associated topics: dermatitis,eczema — "[T]opical fatty acids and essential oils are a useful treatment option for canine atopic dermatitis."Link
3.Associated topics: itching,dermatitis,eczema — "[T]ea tree oil seems to be a more effective anti-eczematic agent than zinc oxide and clobetasone butyrate...."Link
4.Associated topics: dermatitis,eczema — "Herbalists treat skin ailments, such as fungal infections (like candidiasis), wounds, eczema, and acne, with lavender oil. It is also used in a healing bath for joint and muscle pain. One study evaluating treatments for children with eczema found [that] it was therapeutic touch from the mother that improved symptoms; in other words, massage with and without essential oils (including lavender) both reduced the dry, scaly skin lesions. Another study found that lavender oil may improve pain control after surgery."Link
5.Associated topics: dermatitis — "It is suggested that the in vivo effect of tea tree oil ointment in the therapy of fungal infections of the skin and mucous membranes as well as in the treatment of dandruff, a mild form of seborrheic dermatitis, may be at least partly due to an antifungal activity of tea tree oil."Link

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