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Found Itch Relief From A Yeast Infection

Author: Suzette L.
Skill: Massage Therapist
Date: 10-26-2012
Views: 10,576
Word Count: 146
Questions Received: 0
Testimonial ID: 7906-OR
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My dentist prescribed penicillin for my tooth infection, and I started taking it immediately. Of course, in about a day and a half, the vaginal yeast infection ensued. I stopped taking the antibiotic immediately and went on an increased dose of probiotics (Life 5 is great!). However, the skin in that area was very uncomfortable, and at times embarrassingly so.

Using Higley's reference book, I quickly formulated a blend of Myrrh - several drops, Thieves - a few drops, Melaleuca, and Oregano (sparingly!) for their anti-fungal properties, and added a few drops of Peppermint to control the itching.

I diluted them in a carrier oil and adjusted the dilution as needed. I applied about a 1/4 teaspoon 3-4 times a day, or as needed. It certainly helped the discomfort to decrease and in less than a week to be gone completely.

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Additional keyword(s) assigned by the editor: candida, antifungal, fungus, vaginal, itchy, thrush.

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