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Extinguished Intense Itching From Seed Tick Bites


Author: Cheryl F.
Date: 10-20-2012
Views: 3,771
Word Count: 139
Questions Received: 0
Testimonial ID: 7889-OR
Brand Neutral: No
Scientific Studies: 3

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Several days ago we took an unexpected walk through a wooded area on our property. While there I found a few seed ticks and when I got home, removed them as quickly as I could.

A while later I began to itch, so I put some Lavender on it, but it didn't stop so I also added Purification. This seemed to help some but didn't do away with it.

During the night I used coconut oil as a means to spread it and used these two and added Peppermint! This combination eased it but didn't do away with it.

The next evening after a miserable day at work I saw a bottle of Cedarwood that I had just gotten but hadn't used. I thought, "Why not"? Almost immediately the itching subsided completely! I was amazed!

Cedarwood is definitely my new favorite oil!


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Additional keyword(s) assigned by the editor: burrow, disease, infestation, itchy, larva, rash, tick bites.

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Supporting Scientific Studies
1.Associated topics: itching — "[T]ea tree oil seems to be a more effective anti-eczematic agent than zinc oxide and clobetasone butyrate...."Link
2.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
3.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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