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Ringworm On My Dog, Cats And Husband


Author: Tammy F.
Date: 03-11-2012
Views: 11,128
Word Count: 187
Questions Received: 0
Testimonial ID: 6940-OR
Brand Neutral: No
Scientific Studies: 4

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My dachshund puppy got ringworm on his tummy. I had read that Lavender worked on ringworm so I gave it a try. It seem to be working and drying it up, but to make sure I took him to vet and the vet ran a test and it did not show up as ringworm, but just by looking he really felt thats what is was. He did give me some meds to put on spot area, but i just kept using Lavender a few more days and it was completely gone away.

Now I'm pretty sure that it was ringworm due to that a couple of my cats come up with same thing. I did the same with Lavender and it went away on them. Now on the cats I did dilute oil with drops of V-6 oil. I was told that cats are more sensitive so thats why I diluted it.

My husband also got ringworm on his neck, I put Lavender on it along with a drop of Lemon oil to help dry it up faster and within a day it was almost gone.


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Supporting Scientific Studies
1.Associated topics: puppy-/-dog-/-canine — "Idiopathic vestibular syndrome is the most common cause of peripheral vestibular disease in dogs and, despite its dramatic clinical presentation, can improve without intervention."Link
2.Associated topics: ringworm-(Tinea) — "[M]any curative properties attributed to various plants in indigenous medicine are also present in their essential oils.... These oils exert a number of general effects from the pharmacological viewpoint. When applied locally, the essential oils mix readily with skin oils, allowing these to attack the infective agents quickly and actively.... In vitro studies [were] conducted by the author on antimicrobial and anthelmintic [destructive to parasitic worms] properties of some essential oils...."Link
3.Associated topics: puppy-/-dog-/-canine — "[T]opical fatty acids and essential oils are a useful treatment option for canine atopic dermatitis."Link
4.Associated topics: ringworm-(Tinea) — "Topical 5% tea tree oil is an effective treatment for mild to moderate acne vulgaris.... Tea tree oil has broad-spectrum antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory activity in vitro. These properties have formed the basis of its use in the treatment of a range of superficial dermatoses such as cuts, insect bites, boils, and dermatophytosis [ringworm]."Link

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