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Common Fix For Boils, Earaches & Yeast Infections


Author: Amy T.
Date: 05-22-2013
Views: 9,902
Word Count: 254
Questions Received: 0
Testimonial ID: 8579-OR
Brand Neutral: No
Scientific Studies: 8

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I recently used the Melrose oil blend, with great success for three completely different and unrelated health problems for my family.

To start with, I cannot emphasize enough how varied these health issues were and how effectively Melrose worked on each of them!

With the boil, I applied Melrose neat on my 6 year old daughter without any complaint of burning or skin irritation. I applied a few drops of the oil 3 times daily for 3 days. It caused the boil to come to a head (without my help of any kind) and it began to release the infection on its own. It dried up by itself with the use of Melrose.

I originally bought Melrose to try for yeast infections. I hadn't had one in years, and all of a sudden I knew that's what my issue was. I used Melrose successfully to treat my vaginal yeast infection by applying a couple of drops neat every time I felt discomfort and it passed shortly, in about a week.

Lastly, I treated my husband's earache with Melrose. When he gets sick with the common cold, it spreads to his ears, causing pretty intense pain. He rubbed a few drops of Melrose behind his ears, rubbing the eustachian tube area 3-4 times a day. Within a couple of days the ear pain was completely gone.

I would have used the Thieves oil blend, but not having it on hand, I can say Melrose was an excellent substitute!

I highly recommend Melrose oil. It is a very versatile blend!


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Additional keyword(s) assigned by the editor: albicans, candida, candidiasis, carbuncle, ear infection, folliculitis, furuncle, furunculosis, itch, itching, itchy, otitis, otitus, staff, staph, staphylococcal, staphylococcus.

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Supporting Scientific Studies
1.Associated topics: ear-infection — "Essential oils or their components placed in the ear canal can provide effective treatment of acute otitis media."Link
2.Associated topics: staph-infection,ear-infection — "[We] investigate[d] antimicrobial treatment of an infected [Staphylococcus aureus] cochlear implant, undertaken in an attempt to salvage the infected device.... 5 percent tea tree oil completely eradicated the biofilm following exposure for 1 hour.... Treatment of infected cochlear implants with novel agents such as tea tree oil could significantly improve salvage outcome."Link
3.Associated topics: staph-infection — "The antibacterial activity of 14 essential oils and their major constituents in the gaseous state was evaluated against [respiratory tract pathogens] Haemophilus influenzae, Streptococcus pneumoniae, Streptococcus pyogenes, and Staphylococcus aureus. [The] oils [with cinnamon bark, lemongrass, and thyme being most potent] and their major constituents were shown to be effective against various bacteria tested.... These results indicate that the antibacterial action of essential oils was most effective when at high vapor concentration for a short time."Link
4.Associated topics: staph-infection,candida — "As proven in vitro, essential oils [Eucalyptus, Melaleuca Alternifolia, Thyme, Lavender, Lemon, Lemongrass, Cinnamon, Grapefruit, Clove, Sandalwood, Peppermint, Sage] represent a cheap and effective antiseptic topical treatment option even for antibiotic-resistant strains [such] as MRSA and antimycotic [antifungal]-resistant Candida species."Link
5.Associated topics: staph-infection,boils — "14 plant essential oils -- anise (Pimpinella anisum), bay leaves (Laurus nobilis), cinnamon bark (Cinnamomum verum), clove (Eugenia caryophyllata), fennel (Foeniculum vulgare), hop (Humulus lupulus), Istanbul oregano (Origanum vulgare subsp. hirtum), Izmir oregano (Origanum onites), mint (Mentha piperita), myrtus (Myrtus communis), orange peel (Citrus sinensis), sage (Salvia officinalis), thyme (Thymbra spicata), and Turkish oregano (Origanum minutiflorum) -- were related to inhibition of 10 bacteria (Listeria innocua, coagulase-negative staphylococci, Staphylococcus aureus, Bacillus subtilis, Yersinia enterocolitica, Salmonella Enteritidis, Salmonella Typhimurium, Proteus mirabilis, Escherichia coli O157:H7, and Klebsiella oxytoca)."Link
6.Associated topics: staph-infection — "Streptococcus pyogenes [strep] plays an important role in the pathogenesis of tonsillitis.... [T]hyme, cinnamon, lemongrass, tea tree, lavender, oregano, clove, palmarosa, or cajeput [melaleuca] EOs [essential oils] are known to be active against Streptococcus pyogenes, while oregano, basil, mint [peppermint], rosemary, and lavender EOs are known to inhibit another Gram-positive bacteria, Staphylococcus aureus [staph].... We showed that cinnamon presented the higher activity against S. pyogenes compared to the other EOs tested.... 14 [essential oils] showed antibacterial activity against Streptococcus pyogenes.... Among them Cinnamomum verum [cinnamon bark], Cymbopogon citratus [Xiang Mao], Thymus vulgaris CT thymol [thyme], Origanum compactum [oregano], and Satureja montana [Mountain Savory] essential oils exhibited significant antibacterial activity. The in vitro results reported here suggest that, for patients suffering from bacterial throat infections, if aromatherapy is used, these essential oils, considered as potential antimicrobial agents, should be preferred."Link
7.Associated topics: staph-infection,boils — "Lavender essential oil displays the stronger antioxidant activity against lipid peroxidation in a linoleic acid model system and good antibacterial activity against four rhinitis-related bacteria including staphylococcus aureus, Micrococcus ascoformans, Proteus vulgaris, and Escherichia coli."Link
8.Associated topics: staph-infection — "[T]he antibacterial activity of lemongrass oil (LG) and its major components (citral, geraniol, and myrcene) against four strains of clinically isolated bovine mastitis pathogens (Staphylococcus aureus, Streptococcus agalactiae, Bacillus cereus, and Escherichia coli).., as well as their activity on S. aureus biofilm formation [were investigated].... [T]hey inhibit S. aureus biofilm formation and exhibit effective killing activities on preformed biofilms."Link

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