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Radical Recovery From Fire Ant Bite


Author: Theresa H.
Date: 08-15-2012
Views: 1,641
Word Count: 146
Questions Received: 0
Testimonial ID: 7683-OR
Brand Neutral: No
Scientific Studies: 4

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My 2 year old granddaughter had a fire ant bite on her foot. Her foot was swollen double and almost purple in color. She was having a hard time sleeping due to the itching, so I took the Peace & Calming oil blend knowing my daughter didn't believe in the oils.

I told her the Peace & Calming would help her rest. I put the oil on her foot and we put her back to bed. She not only went right to sleep but when she got up in the morning the swelling was down by half and the color in her foot was back to normal.

My daughter couldn't believe it. She has since ordered a bottle to keep with her all the time.

We now use Peace & Calming on all bug bites and stings, it does wonders. I carry it with me all the time.


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Supporting Scientific Studies
1.Associated topics: swelling — "[W]e studied the anti-inflammatory and gastroprotective effects of C. citratus [Lemongrass] and E. citriodora [Lemon Eucalyptus] essential oils on formol-induced edema and acetic acid induced abdominal cramps in Wistar rats.... In vivo analysis and histological assay showed that the two essential oils displayed significant dose-dependent edema [swelling] inhibition effect over time. They displayed strong analgesic [pain-relieving] and antipyretic [fever-reducing] properties similar to that induced by 50 mg/kg of acetylsalicylate of lysine.... This work demonstrates the anti-inflammatory property of Cymbopogon citratus [Lemongrass] and Eucalyptus citriodora [Lemon Eucalyptus], suggesting their potential role as adjuvant therapeutic alternatives in dealing with inflammatory-related diseases."Link
2.Associated topics: itching — "[T]ea tree oil seems to be a more effective anti-eczematic agent than zinc oxide and clobetasone butyrate...."Link
3.Associated topics: insect-bite — "Thujaplicin, a minor component of Aomori Hiba [Hinoki], showed rather strong antifungal activity against seven kinds of plant-pathogenic fungi.... Thujaplicin and hinokitiol (the major component of Aomori Hiba [Hinoki]) also showed clear antibacterial activity against Legionella pneumophila SG 1 and L. pneumophila SG 3 [Legionnaires disease, pneumonia].... This compound showed strong insecticidal activity against Reticulitermes speratus [termites], and it also had clear acaricidal [ticks, mites] activity against Dermatophagoides farinae [house dust mites].... [T]he strong cytotoxic effect of Thujaplicin on murine P388 lymphocytic leukemia cell line [CLL, chronic lymphocytic leukemia] should be emphasized...."Link
4.Associated topics: insect-bite — "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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